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MA Abbreviations

Abbreviations from Intro to MA

ABG arterial blood gases
b.i.d. twice a day
BP blood pressure
c- (line above c) With
C/O Complains of
CPAP Continuous positive airway pressure
CPB Cardiopulmonary bypass
CT Computerized tomography; CAT scan
CHF Congestive heart failure
dx disease
ECG electrocardiogram(EKG)
EENT Ears, eyes, nose, throat
FBS Fasting blood pressure
Fx Fracture
GERD gastroesophageal refulx disease
GI Gastrointestinal
H&H Hemoglobin and hematocrit
H&P History and physical
HGB hemoglobin
HTN hypertension
hx history
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
NPO Nothing by mouth
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
N/V Nausea and vomiting
OB Obstetrics
P Per = by, through
p- (line over p) After
PRN pro re nata, as needed
PC After meals
qd every day, once daily
q every
R/O Rule out
s- (line over s) (without)
S/P status post
t.i.d. Three times a day
UA Urine analysis
URI Upper respiratory infection
WT Weight
Stat At once; immediately
TPR Temp, pulse, respirations
Created by: Kristin.Camacho