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Charting Abbrev.

Pima/Mesa Respiratory Med Charting Abbrev 10.07

Resp/RR respiration/respiratory rate
HR heart rate
BP blood pressure
BS breath sounds
P pulse
Temp/T tempurature
TPR tempurature, pulse, respirations
↓ lower/decreases
s (with overscore) without
c (with overscore) with
a (with overscore) before
p (with overscore) after
↑ higher, increases
tol tolerated
q (with overscore) every, each
h hourly
qd everyday
bid twice a day
tid three times a day
qid four times a day
qod every other day
qh every hour
q2h every 2 hours
CCU cardiac care unit
OR operating room
CS central supply
ICU intensive care unit
SICU surgical intensive care unit
MICU mecical intensive care unit
Neuro/NICU neuro intensive care unit/neonatal intensive care unit
PICU pediatric intensive care unit
GF general floor
CP cardiopulmonary
ER emergency room
RR recovery room
LAB laboratory
ACC adult critical care
peds pediatrics
neonates infants
EEG electroencephalogram
EMG electromyogram
EKG electrocardiogram
CVA cerebrovascular accident
URI upper respiratory infection
MI myocardial infarction
CHF congestive heart failure
CA cancer
CF cystic fibrosis
CAD coronary artery disease
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
PDR physician's desk reference
r/o rule out
CXR chest x-ray
amt amount
cc cubic centimeters
ml milliliter
gtt/gtts drops
IV intravenous
MV mechanical ventilation
PEEP positive end expiratory pressure
CPAP continuaous positive airway pressure
C celcius, centigrade
F farenheit
CNS central nervous system
NPO nothing by mouth
I&O intake and output
Hgb hemoglobin
Hct hematocrit
H/H hemoglobin and hematocrit
CBC comlete blood count
WBC white blood count
RBC red blood count
PRN as needed
stat now, immediately
DNR do not resuscitate
DC discontinue
Hx history
Dx diagnosis
H&P histoy and physcial
A&P auscultation and percussion
LUL left upper love
LLL left lower lobe
RUL right upper lobe
RLL right lower lobe
Bilat bilateral
Lat lateral
Lg large
Sm small
Lt/ L with cirlce around it left
Rt/ R with circle around it right
Btwn between
NOC nocturnal, nights
a.m. morning
Created by: annabannana