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Med abbrev E-N

ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
EENT ears, eyes, nose, and throat
EJ external jugular
ER emergency room
Exam examination
F Fahrenheit, female
FBS fasting blood sugar
FI fluid
FOB foot of bed
Ft feet, foot
FWB full weight bearing
FUO fever of unknown origin
Fx fracture
Gen general
GI gastrointestinal
g, gm gram
gr grain
GSW gunshot wound
GTT glucose tolerance test
GU genitourinary
Hgb hemoglobin
H or HR hour
HR heart rate
HHN hand held nebulizer
HL heparin lock
HMO health maintenance organization
HOB head of bed
ht height
HTN hypertension
Hx history
ICU intensive care unit
ID intradermal
IJ internal jugular
IM intramuscular
I & O intake and output
IVF intravenous fluid
IVP intravenous push
IVPB intravenous piggyback
JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
JP or j-p Jackson Pratt
K potassium
KJ knee jerk reflex
kg kilogram
KVO keep vein open
L left, liter
LAB laboratory
l.a.p. lower abdominal pain
lat lateral
LBP lower back pain
LD left deltoid
LE lower extremity
Liq liquid
LLL lower left lobe
LLQ lower left quadrant
LMP last menstrual period
LOC level of consciousness
LP lumbar puncture
LUG left upper gluteal
LUL left upper lobe
LUQ left upper quadrant
MAR medical administration record
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
mL milliLiter
mm Hg millimeters of mercury
MN midnight
Mod moderate
MOM milk of magnesia
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Na sodium
NA or N/A not applicable
NCLEX National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses
NAS no added salt
NC nasal cannula
Neg negative
NGT nasogastric tube
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
NLN National League for Nursing
NPO nothing per mouth
N & V nausea & vomiting
N,V & D nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
NWB non weight bearing
Created by: mariavaldez77