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abbreviating microvolts - rmb

Posted: Jan 19, 2010

I know the symbol for the prefix micro- (µ)

But I also know it's not preferred to use that symbol in medical reports. 

Would microvolt then be abbreviated mcV?

it is mV - bluebird

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m is the symbol for milli- - rmb

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mv is millivolts. - NM

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Oops! - bluebird

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Yep, you are right. I haven't typed in a few months - amazing how soon you can forget what you used to know - LOL!

never mind- found a site listing dangerous abbreviations - rmb

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The 2 sources I use does not recognize mcV as a - kt

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valid abbreviation for microvolt or mV either. mv is millivolt.

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