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MOD C WEEK 4 WORDS

WEEK 4 COMMON MEDICAL TERMS OVERALL

TermDefinition
a, ante before
aa of equal parts
a.c. before meals
as left ear
ad right ear
am morning
APAP acetaminophen
aq water
ASA aspirin
au both ears
bid twice daily
biw twice weekly
with
caps capsules
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
dc, d/c discontinue
DEA Drug Enforcement Agency
Diag, dx diagnosis
Disp dispense
DME durable medical equipment
FDA Food and Drug Administration
g, gm gram
gr grain
gtt drop
h, hr hour
H20 water
hs hour of sleep, bedtime
hx history
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
JCAHO Joint Commission or Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
K potassium
KCL potassium chloride
kg kilogram
l liter
lb pound
mcg, ug microgram
Mg magnesium
ml milliliter
MOM milk of magnesia
Na sodium
Non rep, nr do not repeat
npo nothing by mouth
Created by: ruthalcala