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sterile abbreviation

ACPE American College of Pharmaceutical Education
AHF Antihemolytic factor (Factor VIII, Factor IX)
amp ampule
ASHP American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
BSC biologicai safetY cabinet
epi epinephrine
gtt drops
ID intradermal
IgG immune globulin
IM intramuscular
inj injection
IT intrathecal
IV intravenous
IVP IV push
IVPB intravenousPiggYback
KVO keep veins oPen
LAH laminar airflow hood
LVP large-volume Parenteral
mag bags magnesium sulfate bags used in L&D (labor and delivery
MDV multidose vials
MVI multivitamin injectable or PO (by mouth)
NPO nothing bY mouth
NTG nitroglYcerin
PCA personal controlled anesthesia
PCN penicillin
PF preservative-free
PRN as needed
qs a sufficient quantity of fluid added to a solution to l\raise it to the desired volume
SAS sterile antibiotic solution
SDV single dose vial
SW sterile water
SWFI sterile water for injection
TCN tetracYcline
TKO to keep open; a rate fast enough to keep the vein open
TPA tissue Plasminogen activator
vit. B1 thiamine
vit. B6 PYridoxine
vit B12 cYanocobalamin
Vit C ascorbic acid
Vit K phytonadione, mePhYton
Ca calcium
Cl chloride
Cu copPer
K potassium
K+ potassium ion
KCl potassium chloride
K3 PO4 potassiumphosphate
Mg magnesium
MgSO4 magnesium sulfate
MS or MSO4 morphine sulfate
Na sodium
Na+ sodium ion
NaCl sodium chloride
NaHCO3 sodium bicarbonate
NaPO4 sodium phosphate
PO4 phosphate
SO4 sulfate
Zn zinc
gm gram
kg kilogram
mg milligram
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
L liter
mL milliliter
U International Unit
D70 dextrose 70% in water
D50 dextrose 50% in water
D10W dextrose 10% in water
D5W dextrose 5% in water
D5N5 dextrose 5% in normal saline
D5-1/2NS dextrose 5% in 0.45% normal saline
D5-1/2NS w/20 mEq KCl dextrose 5% in 0.45% normal saline with 20 mEq of potassium chloride
D5-1/4NS dextrose 5% in 0.225% normal saline
NS normal saline (0.9o/o sodium chloride)
1/2NS 0.45% normal saline
1/4NS O.225% normal saline (0.2% on IV bags)
D5LR dextrose 5 o/o in lactated Ringer's
LR lactated Ringer's
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