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Abbreviations AR

Medical abbrev

hx history
HTN high blood pressure
AMA against medical advice
po by mouth
ac before meals
Pt patient
hs hour of sleep/bedtime
IM intramuscular
qid four times a day
Kg kilogram
mg milligram
DX diagnosis
BPM beats per minute
R/O rule out
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
UA urinalysis
tid three times a day
SOB short of breath
TPR temperature, pulse and respiration
Stat immediately
w/o or s (with line over) without
SL sublingual
DNR do not resuscitate
CA cancer
BMI body mass index
PTSD post traumatic stress disorder
VS vital signs
MVA motor vehicle accident
PCN penicillin
pc after meals
NKDA no known drug allergies
NPO nothing by mouth
PRN whenever necessary
ml milliliter
hr hour
LMP last menstrual period
CHF congestive heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CXR chest X-ray
CBC complete blood count
PT prothrombin time
URI upper respiratory infection
N/V/D nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
bid two times a day
c (with line over) with
MI myocardial infraction
CVA cerebral vascular accident
UTI urinary tract infection
K+ potassium
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
Created by: maxphia32