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Appendix A The ones my mother never taught me!

TermDefinition
MRx1 May repeat times one or one time
APAP Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
ASA Aspirin
BM Bowel Movement
H&H Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
CP Chest Pain
DAW Dispense as written
FA Folic Acid
MS Morphine Sulfate
MSO4 Morphine Sulfate
Dig Digoxin
FE or FeSO4 Ferrous Sulfate
HCTZ Hydrochlorothiazide
HL Heparin Lock
K or K+ Potassium
KCL Potassium Chloride
LR Lactated ringers solution
MOM Milk of Magnesia
LA Long Acting
ER Extended release
SR Sustained release
CR Controlled release
MVI Multivitamin
Supp Suppository
WA While awake
ECT Enteric Coated Tablet
SCT Sugar Coated Tablet
MPF Methyl-Paraben Free (Preservative Free)
EPI or epi Epinephrine
DSS Docusate Sodium (colace)
DS Double Strength
Shape of a Triangle Change
DC Discontinue or discharge
D5 Dextrose 5%
D5W Dextrose 5% on water
NS Normal Saline (0.9% sodium chloride)
PRN As Needed
mEq Milliequivalent
mg Milligram
PC After meals
PR Per Rectum
PPD Purified Protein Derivate
q Every
QOD Every other day
q4h Every four hours
AC Before meals
ASAP As soon as possible
BID Twice a day
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
FUO Fever of undetermined origin
gtt drops
gr grain
HS Bedtime
IM Intra muscular
MAO Monoamine oxidase
MRSA Methiciline resistant
NKDA No known drug allergies
OD Right eye
NPO Nothing by mouth
OS Left eye
PO Per oral (by mouth)
R/O Rule out
sl Sublingual
T i=one
TCN Tetracycline
IV Intravenous injection
s,sine, w/o Without
tsp teaspoon
cap capsule
i one
i-ii One to two
TID Three times a day
QID Four times a day
NTE Not to exceed
NSAID Non-steroidal- Anti-inflammatory drug
PCN Penicillin
AD Right ear
wt weight
TPN Total parental nutrition
sol Solution
q.o.d every other day
q.d every day
ou Both eyes
NR No refill
inj Injection
fl oz Fluid ounces
EtOH Alcohol
dr Dram
cc Cubic centimeters
chol Cholesterol
BP Blood Pressure
au Each ear
ad Right ear
fl.dr. Fluid dram
ung ointment
syr. Syrup
NTG Nitroglycerin
Created by: maria.rodriguez
 

 



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