1. a characteristic, as of energy or mass, susceptible of precise physical measurement.
2. a measurable amount. adj., adj quan´titative.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A number or amount.
2. A measurable property of anything.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
quantity (kwŏn′tĭ-tē) [L. quantitas, quantity]
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Patient discussion about quantity
Q. What is the safe amount of alcohol? I like alcohol, but I don’t want to end up an alcoholic. Or even have the problems that come with it (liver problems etc….)
A. the best method is not too drink at all,and you wont have any problems to worry about.
Q. what are the passable amount of sugar one can have while he also diabetic?
A. I'm not sure I understood your question, but the recommended amount of carbohydrates for diabetic patients is 40-65% of the total calories. Generally, diabetic patients are more prone to elevated blood sugar levels after a meal, so food too rich in simple carbohydrates (sugar) are not recommended.
Q. what is the "right" amount , and the safe amount , of alcohol that i can drink? what do a lot alcoh
A. That is different for everyone. You have to take into account a lot of different things like height, weight, gender. Here is a good site with charts to help you find yours: http://www.brown.edu/Student_Services/Health_Services/Health_Education/atod/alc_aayb.htm Hope this helps.More discussions about quantity
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