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Abbreviations

Medical Abbreviations Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
ASAP As Soon As Possible
A-V Artrial-Venous
b.i.d Twice a day
c with
Ca Calcium
CA Cancer
cc cubic centimeter
Cl Chloride
cm Centimeter
CNS Central Nervous System
CO Carbon Monoxide
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
CVP Central Venous Pressure
D/C discontinue
EEG Electroencephalogram
EKG Electrocardiogram
ER Emergency Room
ETOH Ethyl Alcohol
Fe Iron
g Grams
ga Gauge
GI Gastrointestinal
H,h Hours
Hct Hematocrit
Hgb Hemoglobin
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IV Intravenous
K+ Potassium
MI Myocardial Infarction
ml Milliliter
mm millimeter
Na Sodium
NH3 Ammonia
NPO Nothing By Mouth
OB Obstetrics
OP Outpatient
OR Operating Room
p Post, after
PKU Phenylketouria
PRN As Needed
PT Prothrombin TIme
PTT Partial Prothrombin Time
q every
qd Every Day
qh Every hour
q.i.d Bour times a day
QNS Quanity not Sufficient
qod Every Other Day
RBC Red Blood Cells
R/O Rule Out
RR Recovery Room
s Without
Stat Immediately
TBA To Be Admitted
t.i.d Three times a day
UA Urinalysis
VP Venipuncture
WBC White Blood Cells
Created by: kspath2