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Medical Abbrievations

ac before meals
pc after meals
ADL activities of daily living
BRP bathroom privileges
qid 4 times daily
cath catheter
when necessary prn
Dx diagnosis
PT physical therapy
BM bowel movement
H2O water
bid two times daily
DOA dead on arrival
# pound
NPO nothing by mouth
qd everyday
qod every other day
SOB shortness of breath
po by mouth
RN registered nurse
ROM range of motion
- c with
- s without
immediatly stat
DON director of nursing
hs hour of sleep
BSC bedside comode
FSBS finger stick blood sugar
HOB head of bead
PPE personal protective equipment
DNR do not resuscitate
LLE lower left extremity
RUQ right upper quadrant
UA urinalisis
TLC tender love and care
LPN licensed practical nurse
wc wheelchair
CNA certified nurse aid
ap apical pulse
adlib as desired
fx fracture
AKA above knee amputation
BKA below knee amputation
OT occupational therapy
c/o complaints of
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
UTI urinary tract infection
Created by: kelly.staab