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D/C Discontinue/Discharge
OR Operating Room
prn Whenever necessary,as needed
ac Before meals
stat immediately, at once
RN Registered Nurse
wt weight
Cl Chloride or chlorine
Rx Prescription, take, treatment
AP Apical Pulse
T Temperature
NPO Nothing by mouth
spec Specimen
_ .............................................C With
__.......................................... ss One-half
_ .............................................s Without
pt patient, print
BP Blood Pressure
R Respiration, Rectal
Na Sodium
CDC Centers for Disease Control
DRG Diagnostic related group
LMP Last Menstrual Period
NPO pre-op Nothing by mouth before operation
Do EENT exam in OPD Do ear, eye, nose, throat exam in outpatient, department, or clinic
Ob-Gyn Obstetrics Gynecology
500 mg qod 8 AM 500 miligrams every other day at 8 AM
VS stat and q2h Vital signs immediately and every 2 hours
To PT by w/c for ROMs and ADL bid To physical therapy by wheelchair for range of motion and activities of daily living twice a day
FF1 cl liq to 240 mL q2h Force fluids clear liquid to 240 mililiters every 2 hours
2 gtts OU qid q6h 2 drops each eye four times a day every 6 hours
Dx: COPD, O2 prn, IPPB bid q12h Diagnosis: Chronic Obstructure pulmonary disease, oxygen as needed, intermittent positive pressure breathing twice a day every 12 hours
Sig: ṪṪ Cap po tid _ food or milk...............C Give the following directions: 2 capsules by mouth 3 times a day with food or milk
Dx: CVA, CT of brain stat Diagnosis: cerebral vascular accident, computerized technology of brain immediately
RX: 20 mL KCL IV Prescription: 20 mililiters postassium chloride intravenous
EMT is certified for ACLS Emergency medical technician is certified for advanced cardiac life support
Created by: TammiTse