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med abbreviationsA-R

HS hours of sleep
h hours
gtts drops
DRG diagnostic related group
Hipaa health insurance portability and accountability act
D/C discontinue, discharge
Gyn gynecology
EENT ears,eyes,nose,throat
Hg mercury
Ht height
ECG electrocardiogram
H2O water
FFL force fluids
OR operating room
NPO nothing by mouth
Na sodium
LMP last menstrual period
IM intromuscular
oz ounces
OJ orange juice
N/S normal saline
IV intravenous
NaCl sodium chloride
OPD outpatient department or clinic
mg miligram
IPPB intermittent positive pressure breathing
ob obstetrics
O2 oxygen
OU each eye
LTC long term care
PRN whenever necassary, as needed
RN registered nurse
Rx prescription,take,treatment
pt patient,pint
R respiration,rectal
qid four times a day
q every
qod every other day
qt quart
pc after meals
pre-op before an operation
PT physical therapy
q2h every two hours
ROMs range of motion
q6h every six hours
po by mouth
KCl potassium cloride
ac before meals
Cl clorine or cloride
AP apical pulse
c with line on top with
BP blood pressure
CDC centers for diesease control and prevention
arrow up higher,elevated,up
arrow down decrease,down
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeter
AM morning
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privileges
CCU critical care unit
Bl Wk blood work
CBC complete blood count
BUN blood urea nitrogen
FBS fasting blood sugar
mm milimeters
ADL activities of daily living
c/o complains of
cl liq clear liquids
cap capsule
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
AED automated external defibrilation
BMI bodymass index
Created by: elizabeth2015