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Abbreviations 7-13

Health practicum

Cath catheter
CBC complete blood count
cc cubic centimeter
c/o complaints of
CO2 carbon dioxide
CVA cerebralvascular accident
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
d/c discontinue
disch. discharged
Dr. Doctor
drsg. dressing
DX. diagnosis
Hs,hs hours of sleep
ht. height
in. inch
I&O intake & output
irr. irregular
L liter
lb. pound
liq. liquid
L.P.N licensed practical nurse
L.V.N licensed vocation nurse
M.D. medical doctor
NPO nothing by mouth
N/V nausea and vomiting
NG, N/G nasal gastric tube
Lg. large
O2 oxygen
OOB out of breath
ortho orthopedics
oz. ounce
Peds. pediatrics
po by mouth
pp postpartum (after delivery)
pt. patient
P.T. physical therapy
q every
qd every day
qh every hour
q2h every two hours
q3h every three hours
q4h every four hours
qhs every night at bed time
qid four times a day
qam every morning
qod every other day
qs quantity sufficient
qt. quart
R (with circle around it) rectal temperature
Created by: glosantelices