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S-W abreviation

-s (bar on top of s) without
sig. write; to be labeled
SOB shortness of breath
SS half
SSE soap suds enema
staph staphylococcus
stat immediately
strep streptococcus
syr syrup
T temperature
tab tablet
tbsp. tablespoon
tid three times a day
TO telephone order
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
tsp. teaspoon
UP universal precautions
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary track infection
v.o. verbal order
v.s. vital signs
W/C wheelchair
wt. weight
CCU coronary care unit; critial care unit
CS central supply
EENT ears eyes nose throat
ER emergency room
GI Lab gastrointenestenal lab
lab laboratory
MICU medical intensive care unit
NICU neuro intensive care unit; neonatal intensive care unit
OB-GYN obstertrics & gynecology
OR operating room
pedi pediatrics
PT physical therapy
RT respiratory therapy
SICU surgical intensive care unity
ABG arterial blood gas
ACP acute care panel
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C & S culture & sensitivity
CBC complete blood count
chem. chemestry
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
CXR chest x-ray
DPT diptheria, pertussis, tetanus
FBS fasting blood sugar
HCT hematocrit
Hgb hemoglobin
lytes elecrolytes
O & P ova & parasistes
O2 oxygen
RBC red blood count
TB tuberculosis
UA urinalysis
WBC white blood cells
Ca calcium
Cl chloride
CRE creatine
Fe iron
Glu glucose
K+ potasium
Na sodium
NaHCO3 sodium bicarbonate
Created by: alissa_m_l