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D/C discontinue
ac before meals
CL chlorine or chloride
AP apical pulse
`C with
BP blood pressure
CDC centers for disease control and prevention
DRG diagnostic related group
CRT certified respiratory therapist
ABG arterial blood gas
AED automated external defibrillation
HIPAA health insurance portability and accountability act
BMI body mass index
gtts drops
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeter
h hours
HS bedtime
Ht `height
AM in the morning, before noon
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privileges
ECG electro cardiogram
CCU coronary care unit, critical care unit
H2O water
BL WK blood work
CBC complete blood work
BUN blood urea nitrogen
FBS fasting blood sugar
cap capsule
Hg mercury
EENT ear, eye, nose, throat
gyn gynecology
ADL activities of daily living
FFL force fluids
cl liq clear liquids
Dx diagnosis
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
ii 2
i 1
CVA cerebral vascular accident
CT computerized tomography
EMT emergency medical technician
> greater than
hx history
# pound
` foot or minute
" inch or second
V five
X ten
L fifty
C one hundred
D five hundred
M one thousand
OR operating room
NPO nothing by mouth
Na sodium
LMP last menstrual cycle
LTC long term care
IM intramuscular
oz ounce
OJ orange juice
mL milliliter
N/S normal saline
IV intravenous
NaCL sodium chloride
mm milliliter
OPD outpatient department
Ob obstetrics
mg milligram
OU each eye
IPPB intermitted positive pressure breathing
KCL potassium chloride
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