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Common Abr.

Pharmacy Tech Ch. 4

ADD Attention deficit disorder
ADR Adverse drug reaction
AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AWP Average wholesale price
BM Bowel movement
BP Blood pressure
BS Blood sugar
BSA Body surface area
CA Cancer
CHF Congestive heart failure
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
DAW Dispense as written
D/C Discontinue
DM Diabetes melitus
DOB Date of birth
EC Enteric coated
ENT Ears, nose, throat
GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI Gastrointestinal
Gtt Drop
HA Headache
IV Intravenous
NKA No known allergies
NPO Nothing by mouth
NS Normal saline
NVD Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
RA Rheumatoid arthritis
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SOB Short of breath
STD Sexually transmitted diseases
T Temperature
TB Tuberculosis
TEDS Thrombo-embolic disease stockings
TPN Total parenteral nutrition
U Units
UTI Urinary tract infection
Created by: jasmine_c



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