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Med Term Abbr 4

Medical Terminology Abbreviations Part 4

PTA prior to admission
q every
q2h every 2 hours
q3h every 3 hours
qh every hour
qm every morning
qn every night
qs as much as is sufficient
QID four times a day
R respiration
RN Registered Nurse
RUQ Right Upper Quadrant
rbc red blood cell, red blood count
Rh a blood factor
RLQ Right lower Quadrant
Rx take thou (prescription)
s without
Sig give to the following directions
SC Subcutaneous
SQ Subcutaneous
Sub Q Subcutaneous
Sub C Subcutaneous
sed rate sedimentation rate
sp gr specific gravity
ss half
staph staphylococcus
strep streptococcus
stat now, immediately
syr syrup
T temperature
T & A tonsils and adenoids
TB teberculosis
tid three times a day
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
TURP transurethral resection of prostate
tab(s) tablet(s)
tinct tincture
tr tincture
U units
ULQ Upper left quadrant
URQ Upper Right Quadrant
ung ointment
VD venereal disease
WR Wassermann Reaction
wbc white blood count
wt weight
x times
Created by: Desiray