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Chpt3 Abbreviations

terminology

TermDefinition
ALB White (albania)
ANTE Before (antepardum, pardum)
ANTI Against (ANTI) (AWAY)
BI Two, Both, (bilateral) 2
BIO Life (Biology)
Ecto Outside (ghost) (ectoplasm outside heave)
Endo Into, within (endo IN EN= IN)
Epi Upon, above (epidermis) SKIN upon
Multi MANY multiple
Myo Muscle, MYO (MUSCLE) My muscle
Poly many
Semi Half, semi full
Ultra Beyond, over the top
Ectomy reomoval, VASectomy take away
Emesis vomit, (emit, throw u)
Gram record (cardiogram) record player
Ism Condition
Itis inflamation (Fire inside flame)
Logy Study of (PHARMACOLOGY)
Oma tumor (coma. cancer)
Pathy Disease (pathogen, spread of disease)
Phobia abnormal fear
Stomy Surgical new, COLOSTOMY bag open
Tomy Inscision, cutting, rinoplastomy
-- aa aa of each
Ac Before meals
AD up to, to
AD Lib As desired
AM morning
Amt AMOUNT AMT MOUNT
AQ water Q
BID Twice daily (D)
BIN Twice Nightly (N)
- c With
CAP CAPSULE (CAP)
COMP COMPOUND (COMPOUND)
D DAY
DIL Dilute
DISP DISPENSE
ELIX ELIXER
HR HR HOUR
IM INTRO MUSCULAR MUSCULAR
INJ INJECTION
IV INTER VEIN
LIQ LIQUID
MIXT MIXTURE
noct AT night noctournal
non rep DO NOT REPEAT No refil!
npo NOT BY MOUTH
OINT OINTMENT
PC AFTER MEAL
PER BY, THROUGH PER HR BY HR
PM AFTERNOON
PO BY MOUTH
PR PER ANAL, RECTUM
PRN AS NEEDED NEED PRN
PULV POWDER (PULVERISE)
q EVERY
Q2H every 2 hours (q 2hours)
qh every HOUR
qid 4 times day (quad)
qn every night
qs quantity sufficent
qv V as much as wish
- s WITHOUT
sig Write label signature
sol solution
sos if NECESSARY
SP spirits SPIRIT
Stat IMMEDIATELY STAT!
supp suppository ANAL
Syr syrup cough syrup
tab tablet
tid 3 TIMES A DAY
Top topically on top skin
tr.tinct tincture TINCT
VO verbal ORDER VO
X MULTIPLY
C CELSIUS
CM CENTIMETER
F FARENHEIGHT
FL FLUID
G GRAM
GTT DROPS EYEDROPS
L LEADER
LB POUNDS LB
QG KILOGRAM
MCG MICROGRAM
MEQ MILLI EQUIVALENT
MG MILOGRAM
ML MI LITER
NO. NUMBER (NO. 1 PENCIL)
OZ OUNCE
T TEMPATURE
TBSP TABLESPOON
TSP TEASPOON
W/V WAIT VOLUME
AP ANTERRIOR / POSTERIOR
BE BARIUM ENEMA ENEMA
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
BX BIOPSY
C CARBON
C&S CULTURE SENSITIVITY
C/O COMPLAINS OF (COMPLAIN)
CA CALCIUM, CANCER
CAD CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
CATH CATHETER
CBC COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
CC CHIEF COMPLAINT
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
CO CARBON DIXOIDE
COPD DISEASE CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE
CVA CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT
CXR CHEST X RAY
D&c dilivations curettage
dob date of birth
dpt Diphtheria pertussis detanius
dx DIAGNOSE
ECG ELECTRO CARDIO GRAM
EEG ELECTRO ENCEPHALO GRAM AM
EENT EYES EARS NOSE THROAT
FBS FASTING BLOOD SUGAR
FE IRON
FUO FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORGIN
GI GASTRO INTESTINAL
GU GENITOURINAIRY
GIN GYNECOLOGY (GIN0)
H HYDROGEN
HP HISTORY PHYSICAL
HBV HEPATIRUS B VIRUS
HCT HEMECRATIC
HG MERCURY
HGB HEMOGLOBIN
HIB HAEMOPHILUS
IN INFLUENZAE TYPE B
HX HISTORY
I Iodine
IUD Intro uterine device (female protection)
K Potassium
lmp Lat menstral period
MI microcardial infart
MMR Measuls mumphs rubella
N nitrogen
NA Sodium
Ob Obstetrics
Perrla Pupils. equal. round. reactive. light accomo.
pt patient
R resperations
r take
r/o ruleout
rom range of motion
sob Shortness breath
Tia transenient ischemic attact
tx TREATMENT X
ua Urinalisis
UTI Uterary tract infection
VES Vitals
WBC White blood cell
Wnl Within normal LIMITS
WT Weight body weight
y/o Yearls old
Created by: Blake09