MmHg To KPa

posted by Yvette on 04 November 2008 at 3:38 pm

Can anyone out there help this student convert from mmHg to kPa (for arterial blood gas). Would be greatly appreciated!

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Can Anyone Out There Help This Student Convert From MmHg To KPa (for Arterial Blood Gas). Would Be Greatly Appreciated!

posted by Darren on 05 December 2008 at 12:20 am

kPa=mmHg*0.1333 or kPa=mmHg/7.5

A Method

posted by duncan on 31 August 2009 at 1:49 pm

from kPa to mmHg you multiply by 7.5
from mmHg to kPa you divide by 7.5

The Conversion Factor

posted by peter on 30 January 2010 at 8:57 pm

the general idea is correct but for more accuracy, you can use 7.519 instead of 7.5, depending on how precise you need to be.

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