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NAR Med Abbre.

Medical Abbreviations for Nursing Assistant class

A or Ax Auxillary (armpit temp.)
O2 Oxygen
AROM Active Range of Motion
OT Occupational therapy
ac Before meals
OZ Ounce
ADL Activities of daily living
pc After meals
ad lib At Liberty
Peri Perineal
AEB As evidenced by
PM 12 noon to midnight
AM Midnight to 12 noon
PT Physical therapy
B&B Bowel and bladder program
PRN As needed
bid Twice a day
PROM Passive range of motion
BKA Below Knee Amputation
Px Physical examination
BM Bowel movement
q Every
BP Blood pressure
qd Every day
BRP Bathroom privileges
qh Every hour
c With
q4h Every 4 hours*
cc Cubic centimeter
qid Four times a day
C/O Complains of
R Rectal
CMS Color, circulation, motion, sensitivity
Rt Right
CVA Stroke
SBA Stand by assist
DAT Diet as tolerated
Sx Symptoms
DNR Do not resuscitate
w/o or s Without
h./hr Hour
SOB Shortness of breath
H2O Water
Stat Immediately
HOB Head of bed
TC & DB Turn cough and Deep breathe
HOH Hard of hearing
tid Three times a day
hs Bedtime/hour of sleep
TPR Temperature, pulse & respiration
Ht Height
Tx Treatment
I&O Intake and output
VS Vital sign
MI Myocardial infarction
W/C Wheelchair
Na Sodium
Wt Weight
NKA No known allergies
← or < Less than
NPO Nothing by mouth
→ or > Greater than
O Oral
Created by: pwilson