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Medical abbreviations

OR Operating Room
SOB Shortness of Breath
AB Abortion
PTCE Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
PTCB Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
NDC National Drug Code
NF National formulary
HD Hemodialysis
AACP American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
OTC Over the Counter
NEB Nebulizer
MDI Metered dose inhaler
oz Ounce
Amp Ampule
DAW Dispense as written
> greater than
< Less than
/_\ change
IBS Irritable Bowl Syndrome
AAPS American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist
ACCP American College of Clinical Pharmacy
ACPE Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
HMO Hospital, Health Maintenance Organization
NPTA National Pharmacy Technician Association
AAPT American Association of Pharmacy Technicians
APhA American Pharmacist Association
USP United States Pharmacopeia
GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Qt Quart
Gal Gallon
BE Barium Enema
HCTZ Hydrochlorothiazide
PCN Primary Care Network
NTG Nitroglycerin
SSRI Selective Seretonin Reuptake Inhibitor
SNRI Seretonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor
APAP Acetaminophen
Abd Abdomen
ASAP As Soon As Possible
Asa Asprin
Abx Antibiotics
XL Extended Release
BM Bowel Movement
c With
CA Cancer
CO Cardiac Output
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
D5W 5% dextrose in Water
NS Normal Saline
dL Deciliter
FTT Failure To Thrive
DOA Dead On Arrival
ENT Ear, Nose and Throat
ETOH Ethanol
GSW Gun Shot Wound
GC Gonorrhea
IT Internal
HR Heart Rate
ng Nanogram
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Stap Aurea
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