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lakeia gaines

abbreviations La'Keia Gaines

__ aa of each
Ab abortion
abd abdomen
abs absent
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
admin administrator
Am or a.m before noon
amt amount
AP apical pulse
approx approximately
appt appointment
ASA acetylsalicylic acid (asprin)
ASAP as soon as possible
BA backache
b/c birth control
bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
BS blood sugar
BSE breast self examination
- C with
caps capsules
cath catheter,catheterize
cc cheif complaint
chemo chemotherapy
CMA (AAMA) cdertified medical assiting (american association of medical assistants)
c/o complaints of
CS cesarean section
Cx cervix
d day
/d per day
d/c discontinue
d&I dry and intact
dil dilute
disch discharge
DNKA did not keep appointment
DOB date of birth
DOI date of injury
DRE digital rectal examination
DSD dry sterile dressing
NH nursing home
NICU new born intensive care unit
NKA no known allergies
NMP normal menstrual period
NOCT nocturnal
NS normal saline
n&v nausea and vomiting
nva near visual acuity
nvd nasea vomiting diahrea
OB obsterics
occ occasionally
oint ointment
lr operating room
OT occupational therapy
OTC over the counter
OV office visit
P pulse
Pap pap test
path pathology
pc after meals
peds pediatrics
PEN penicillin
per by or through
pharm pharmcy
pm or p.m. afternoon
PMS premenstrual syndrome
po or [P by mouth
pos positive
postop postoperative (after surgery)
preop preparation
prn as needed
PT physical therapy
pt or PT patient
qd everyday
qh every hour
q(2,3,4)h every (2,3,4)hours
qid four times a day
qn every night
QNS quanity not sufficient
abd abdomen
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU in each ear, both ears
EENT eye ear nose and throat
GI gastrintestinal
GU genitourinary
L OR lt left
LA left arm
LL left leg
RLW right lower quadrant
RUQ right upper quadrant
C Celsius
cc cubic centimeter
cm centimeter
dL deciliter
F Fahrenheit
g gram
qod every other day
QS quantity sufficient
quad quadriplegic
R respiration
RE rectal examination
reg regular
rehab rehabilitation
RMA registered medical assistant
Rx prescription
- s without
SC OR SQ subcanteneous
S/E side effects
sec second
qod every other day
Qs quantity sufficient
quad quadriplegic
R respiration
RE rectal examination
reg regular
rehab rehabilitation
RMA registered medical assistant
Rx prescription
- s without
SC OR SQ subcutaneous
S/E side effects
sec second
sigmoid sigmoidoscopy
sl slight
sm small
shortness of breath
sol solution
spec specimen
STAT immediately
SURG surgery
T temperature
tab,tabs tablet,tablets
temp temperature
ther therapy
tid three times a day
TLC total lung capacity ,tender loving care
TPR temperature , pulse , and respiration
tr trace
TSE testicular self examination
vag vagina , vaginal
VE vaginal examination
vit vitamin
VO verbal order
VS vital signs
wk week
WNL within normal limits
WO written order
w/o without
wt weight
Created by: lakeiagaines