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TPR terminology

Medical HUC

SOB short of breath
qid four times a day
_q every
_s without
_c with
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
B/P bloop pressure
VS vital signs
q4h every four hours
tid three times a day
bid twice a day
hs hours of sleep
prn as needed
ad lib as desired
_qod every other day
_qd everyday
tachypnea fast breathing
bradypnea show breath
tachycardia abnormally fast hearbeat
bradycardia abnormally slow heartbeat
systole contraction of the heartbeat
asystole absence of heartbeat
eupnea good, normal breathing
apnea absnece of breathing
hyperpnea increased depth of breathing
bounding a strong, forceful pulse
thready throbbing of arteries
hyperventilation overbreathing; faster than your normal breathing pattern
dyspnea difficulty breathing
fever higher-than-normal
febrile symptoms of fever
afebrile non-fever
wheezing highpitch squeal in breathing
rales bubbling sound in lungs
rhonchi rattling sound due to secretion in bronchioles
orthopnea dyspnea when lying flat.. you die
angina chest pains due to insufficient oxygen to the heart
Created by: Nataliee