Answered By: Jeannie Headley
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2019     Views: 4

In §4.31, the APA Publication Manual states, “Use numerals to express numbers that immediately precede a unit of measurement.”

Is a dose a unit of measurement? If it is, then it is correct to use numerals there. If it is not, you would spell out the numbers.

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