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Pharmacology Abvr 1

HCS - Pharmacology Abvr list 1

QuestionAnswer
A.C. Before meals
AM Morning
ASA Acetysalic Acid - Aspirin
BCP Birth Control Pills
BE Barium Enema
b.i.d. 2X a day
BP Blood Pressure
c with line over with
s with line over without
Ca Cancer or Calcium
cap capsule
cm centimeter
D5W 5% dextrose in water
D10W 10% dextrose in water
d.c. discontinue
DOB Date of Birth
Fe Iron - mineral
FeSo Ferisol Sulfate
g or gm gram
gr grain
gtt drops
H2O water (hydrogen oxygen)
H2O2 Hydrogen Peroxide
hs Hours of sleep
hyp hypodermic
IM Intra-muscular
INHALN Inhalent
IV Intravenous
K Potassium
KCL Potassium chloride
Kg Kilogram
L Left or Liter
mg Miligram
Mg Magnesium
min Minute or minim (unit)
ml milliliter
MOM Milk of Magnesia
NKA No Known Allergies
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory Drug
O2 Oxygen
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
OD Right Eye
OS Left Eye
OTC Over the counter
OU Both Eyes
oz ounce
p after
pc after meals
PDR Physcians Drug Reference
PO By Mouth
pc after meals
PRN as necessary / as needed
q every
qd every day
qh every hour
qid 4 X a day
q.o.d every other day
SC Subcutaneous
SQ Subcutanious
SL Sublingual
SOB Shortness of breath
PTA Prior to Admission
PPD Purified Protein Derivative TB Test
x Times
wt Weight
Tbsp Tablespoon
T Tablespoon
STAT or stat Immediately
tsp teaspoon
D5/0.9% NaCl 5% dextrose and 0.9% NaCl: 5% dextrose and normal saline
D5/0.25% NaCl 5%dextrose and 0.25% NaCl: 5% dextrose and quarter saline
D5/0.45% NaCl 5%dextrose and 0.45% NaCl: 5% dextrose and half saline
IM Intramuscular ( Injection)
Im Intramuscular (Injection)
IV Intravenous pyelogram
lb pound
LR lactated Ringer's solution
meg microgram(s)
mm millimeter
MS morphine sulfate
NSS normal saline solutions
p.c. after meals
PPD Purified protein derivative (tuberculin)
prn as needed
q.o.d. every other day
qt quart
qwk every week
q 2 h every 2 hours
q 3 h every 3 hours
q 4 h every 4 hours
rt right
SSE Soap Suds Enema
T tablespoon
t.i.d. 3x a day
ung ointment
Vag vaginal
wt weight
x times
Created by: mjargrandma on 2005-06-13



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