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NPO nothing by Mouth
PO By Mouth
pre-op Before operation
EENT ear, eyes, nose, throat examination
Ob-Gyn Obstetrics Gynecology
qod everyother day
VS Vital Signs
stat immediately
q2h every two hours
PT physical therapy
w/c wheel chair
ROMS Range of Motion
ADL activities of Daily living
bid twice a day
FFl force fluids
cl clear
liq liquids
gtts drops
OU each eye
qid four times a day
q6h every six hours
Dx Diagnosis
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease
O2 oxygen
prn whenever necessary, as needed
IPPB intermittent positive pressure breathing
Sig Give the following directions
tid three times a day
-c with
CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident (stroke)
CT computerized tomography
Rx prescription
-ss one half
-s without
KCL potassium chloride
IV intravenous inside
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
ACLS Advance Cardiac Life Saving
Crani pertaining to the skull
otomy cutting into
dys Difficult, Painful, Bad
Uria Urine
Hyster Uterus
Ectomy Surgical Removal of
Hemo blood
Toxic poison
carcin cancer
oma tumor, swelling
electro electrical
encephalo brain
graph diagram, instrument for recording
osteo bone
malacia suffering of tissue
para near, beside, beyond, abnormal
plegia paralisis
py pus
acro extremities
megaly large, enlarged
geront old age, elderly
phagia to eat consume swallow
hydro water
cele swelling, tumor, cavity, hernia
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