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Exploring Medical Language, 8th edition (N.D.'s class) ch12 and 13 abbreviations

ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
amb ambulate
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privileges
W/C wheel chair
WC wheel chair
FU follow-up
F/U follow-up
PDR Physician Desk Reference
IOL intraocular lens
IOP intraocular pressure
ASA aspirin
AMA American Medical Association
CDC Centers for Disease Control
ENT ear, nose, throat otorhinolaryngologist
TM tympanic membrane
gtt(s) drop(s)
Kg kilogram
L liter
lb pound
# pound
mEq milliequivalent
ml milliliter
mL milliliter
OTC over the counter
oz ounce
DTaP diphtheria–tetanus- acellular pertussis. under 7 years
HepA hepatitis A vaccine
HepB hepatitis B vaccine
Hib Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine
IPV polio vaccine
MMR measles, mumps, rubella
Tdap tetanus-diphtheria - acellular pertussis over 7 years
VAR varicella
Created by: skopetsky