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N110 Common Abbrev

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Abbrev
Meaning
vs   vital signs  
tpr   temperature, pulse, respiration  
BP   blood pressure  
I&O   intake and output  
OOB   out of bed  
BRP   bathroom previleges  
BR   bedrest  
CBR   complete bedrest  
N/V   nausea & vomiting  
BM   bowel movement  
U/A   urinalysis  
s/p   status post  
Hx   history  
Fx   fracture  
Dx   diagnosis  
Rx   prescription  
Tx   treatment  
Sx   symptom  
c   with  
s   without  
ROM   range of motion  
NG   nasogastric  
oz   ounce  
PE   physical exam  
HL   heparin lock  
ML   medication lock  
WNL   within normal limits  
a.c.   before meals  
p.c.   after meals  
UTI   urinary tract infection  
FUO   fever of unknown origin  
LOC   level of consiousness  
LLQ   left lower quadrant  
RLQ   right lower quadrant  
LUQ   left upper quadrant  
RUQ   right upper quadrant  
LLE   left lower extremity  
RLE   right lower extremity  
DNR   do not resuscitate  
C/O   complains of  
L (circled)   left  
R (circled)   right  
q   every  
NPO   nothing by mouth  
ad lib   as desired  
p.o.   by mouth  
wt.   weight  
Stat   immediately  
bid   twice a day  
tid   three times a day  
qid   four times a day  
qd   every day  
qod   every other day  
hs   hour of sleep  
cc   cubic centimeter  
ml   milliliter  
prn   as needed  
R/O   rule out  
kg   kilogram  
qs   quantity sufficient  
TIA   transient ischemic attack  
OTC   over the counter  
CVA   cerebrovascular accident  
WBC   white blood count  
RBC   red blood count  
CBC   complete blood count  
Hct   hematocrit  
Hgb   hemoglobin  
PCA   patient controlled analgesia  
Y/O   years old  
PERRLA   pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation  
15 drops (gtt)   1 mL  
60 mg   1 Gr  
2.2 lbs   1 Kg  


   





 
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