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**Question:**

Which documentation style is appropriate according to International System of Units (SI) rules of notation?

**Question Options:**

1.) A

2.) B

3.) C

4.) D

**Correct Option/Answers:** 4

**Rationale:**

* Option 1:* The unit symbol should be written in the singular form; therefore, it is inappropriate to document it as “8.5 mgs of medication.”

*The unit symbol should not be followed by a period unless it is the last word in a sentence; therefore, it is inappropriate to write as “5 mg. of medication.”*

**Option 2:***There should be a space between the number and the unit symbol; therefore, “2mL IV injection” is inappropriate documentation.*

**Option 3:***The documentation “5 mg of medication” recorded by student nurse D is correct notation according to the International System of Units (SI) rules of notation.*

**Option 4:**