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Abbreviations CNA

AFO Ankle Foot Orthosis
I and O Intake and Output
C (line above) with
S (line above) without
q (line above) every
W/C Wheel Chair
NWB Non Weight Bearing
WB Weight Bearing
PWB Partial Weight Bearing
FWB Full Weight Bearing
Stat At Once
Rx Treatment
SSE Soap Suds Enema
SOB Short of Breath
ROM Range of Motion
PROM Passive Range of Motion
AROM Active Range of Motion
PRN Whenever Necessary
Prep Prepare
Pre Op Pre Operative
Post Op Post Operative
P.O. By mouth
Per By
OOB Out of Bed
IV Intravenous
ISOL Isolation
HOB Head of Bed
G/C Geri Chair
F/U Follow Up
DRSNG Dressing
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
C/O Complaint of
BSC Bedside Commode
CBR Complete Bed Rest
BRP Bathroom Privileges
BM Bowel Movement
AS TOL As Tolerated
AD LIB As desired
ADL Activities of Daily Living
Pt. Patient
P.T. Physical Therapy
G.B. Gait Belt
O2 Oxygen
DAT Diet as Tolerated
CL LIQ Clear Liquids
NPO Nothing By Mouth
CAL Calorie
NG Nasogastric
CA Cancer
FUO Fever of Unknown Origin
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
Fx Fracture
HTN Hypertension
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
NIDDM Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
HIV Human Immunodeficiency
cm Centimeter
in Inch
Ft Feet
ht Height
wt Weight
Kg Kilogram
lb Pounds
oz Ounce
a.c. (line above) before meals
p.c. (line above) after meals
a (line above) before
p (line above) OR post after
Daily Daily
W/A While Awake
Bid Twice a Day
Tid Three Times a Day
Qid Four Times a Day
QH Every Hour
AM Morning
PM Afternoon/Evening
HS Hours of Sleep
Q4H Every 4 Hours
Noc Night
D/C Discontinue
TPR Temperature, Pulse, Resp.
BP Blood Pressure
VS Vital Signs
F Fahrenheit
C Celsius
O Oral
R Rectal
A OR Ax Axillary
BS Blood Sugar
C and S Culture and sensitivity
CBC Complete Blood Count
CXR Chest X Ray
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
Spec. Specimen
U/A Urinalysis
ABD Abdomen
BLD Blood
Quad Quadrant
EKG Electro cardio gram
EEG Electro encephalo gram
DOB Date of Birth
H and P History and Physical
LMP Last Menstrual Period
R/O Rule Out
NKA No Known Allergies
WNL Within Normal Limits
C/O Complaint of
Dx Diagnosis
Pt. Patient
Created by: kptas220