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vc lvn abbreviations

vc lvn abbreviation a-d for quiz

abd abdomen
ABG(S) arterial blood gas (es)
a.c before meals
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
ad lib as desired as much as needed
adm admission
AFIB atrial fibrilation
A.K above knee
a.m morning
AMA against medical advice
ANA american nurse association
AMB ambulatory
amp amputation ampule
amt amount
ant anterior
approx approximately
ASA aspirin
ASAP as soon as possible
BBG bedside blood glucose
BE barium enema
BID twice daily
BK below knee
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
bpm beats per minute
BR bed rest
BRAT banana, rice, applesauce, tea diet
BRP bathroom privleges
BS bowel sounds
BUN blood urea nitrogen
BSC bedside commode
BX biopsy
Ca calcium, cancer
CABD carotid artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
Cap capsule
CBI constant bladder irrigation
CBC complete blood count
CBR complete bed rest
CCU coronary care unit
C & DB cough and deep breath
CHO carbohydrates
CL central line
cm centimeters
CMS color motor sensory
CO2 Carbon dioxide
c/o Complaining of
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
CVA cerebrovascular accident
DAT diet as tolerated
DC d/c discontinued
DM diabetes mellitus
DNR do not resuscitate
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
DRG's diagnostic related groups
Dsg dressing
Drng drainage
DT dilirium tremors
dx diagnosis
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