MmHg To KPa

Question asked by Yvette:

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:

kPa=mmHg*0.1333 or kPa=mmHg/7.5

A Method

posted by duncan:

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

The Conversion Factor

posted by peter:

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.