Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


aa (with a line over it) of each
Ab abortion
abd abdomen
abs absent
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
admin administer
AM or a.m. before noon
AP apical pulse
approx approximately
appt appointment
ASA aspirin
ASAP as soon as possible
BA backache
b/c because
BC birth control
bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
BC blood sugar
BSE breast self-examination
c (with a line over it) with
caps capsule
cath catheter, catheterize
CC chief complaint
chemo chemo-therapy
CMA certified medical assistant
c/o complains of
CS cesarean section
Cx cervix
d day
/d per day
d/c discontinue
D&I dry and intact
dil dilute
disch discharge
DNKA did not keep appointment
DOB date of birth
DOI date of injury
DRE digital rectal examination
DSD dry, sterile dressing
DTaP diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellur pertussis vaccine
D&V diarrhea and vomiting
DNA distance visual acuity
ea each
ED emergency department
EDD expected date of delivery
fe iron
flex sig flexible sigmoidoscopy
freq frequent
F/U follow-up
Fx fracture
GYN gynecology
h or hr hour
H/A headache
HBP high blood pressure
HC head circumference
Hep B hepatitis B vaccine
Hg mercury
H2O water
HR heart rate
HRT hormone replacement therapy
hs at bedtime
ht height
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
IPV inactivated polio vaccine
IV intravenous
lab laboratory
lac laceration
lat lateral
lax laxative
LB lower back
LBP lower back pain
liq liquid
LMP last menstrual period
med, meds medication, medications
min minute
MMR measles, mumps, and rubella
mod moderate
N/A not applicable
NB newborn
N/C no complaints
neg negative
NH nursing home
NICU newborn intensive care unit
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
NMP normal menstrual period
noct nocturnal
NS normal saline
N&V nausea & vomiting
NVA near visual acuity
NVD nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
OB obstetrics
occ occaisionally
oint ointment
op operation
OR operating room
OT occupational therapy
OTC over the counter
OV office visit
P pulse
Pap Pap test
path pathology
pc after meal
Created by: RachelPenwell