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Abbrevations

TermDefinition
PRN As Needed
mEq Milli Equivalent
Mg Milligram
PC After Meals
PR Per Rectum
PPD Purified Protein Derivative
Q Every
QOD Every Other Day
Q4H Every 4 Hours
AC Before Meals
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BID Twice a Day
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resucitation
FUO Fever of Undetermined Origin
GTT Drops
GR Grains
HS Bedtime
IM Intramuscular
MAO Monoamine Oxidose
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus
MVI Multivitamin Injection
NKDA No Known Drug Allergies
OD Right Eye
OS Left Eye
OU Both Eyes
NPO Nothing By Mouth
PO Per Oral
R/O Rule Out
SL Sublingual
Suppos. Suppository
T Tablespoonful
TCN Tetracycline
UNG Ointment
HCTZ Hydrochlorothiazide
IV Intravenously
S Without
W/O Without
t Teaspoonful
Cap Capsule
i One
ii Two
i-ii One to Two
NTG Nitroglycerin
TID Three Times a Day
QID Four Times a Day
MR1X May Repeat 1 Dose
MOM Milk Of Magnesia
NTE Not To Exceed
NSAID Non-Steroidal Anti- Inflammatory Drug
PCN Penicillin
PC After Meals
AD Right Ear
APAP Acetaminophen
ASA Aspirin
BM Bowel Movement
H & H Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
CP Chest Pain
DAW Dispense as Written
FA Folic Acid
MS Morphine Sulfate
MSO4 Morphine Sulfrate
DIG Digoxin
FE Ferrous Sulfate
HL Heparin Lock
K Potassium
KCL Potassium Chloride
LR Lactated Ringers Solution
LA Long Acting
ER Early Release
SR Sustained Release
WA While Awake
ECT Entric Coated Tablet
SCT Sugar Coated Tablet
MPF Methyl-Paraben Free
EPI Epinephrine
DSS Docusate Sodium
DS Double Strenght
DC Discontiune or Discharge
NS Normal Saline
D5 Dextose 5%
D5W Dextose 5% in Water
Triangle Change
WT Weight
TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition
SYR. Syrup
SOL Solution
NR No Refills
FL.OZ. Fluid Ounce
ETOH Ethyl Alcohol
DR Dram
CC Cubic Centimeter
Chol Cholesterol
BP Blood Pressure
AU Both Ears
FL.DR. Fluid Dram
SL Sublingual
Ante- Before
Anti- Against
Dys- Painful
Hyper- Above
Tachy- Fast
Algia Pain
Brady Slow
Itis Inflammation
Oma Tumor
Pathy Disease
Audi/o Hearing
Arteri/o Artery
Arthr/o Joint
Gastr/o Stomach
Bronch/o Bronchus
Hepat/o Liver
My Muscle
Bradycardia A Slow Heart Rate.
Hypoxemia Too Little Oxygen In The Blood.
Hypokalemia Low Blood Potassum.
Myalgia Muscle-Pain
Rhinorrhea Discharge From The Nose.
Sublingual Under The Tongue.
Otits Inflammation Of The Ear.
Dysphagia Difficulty Eating Or Swallowing.
HIPPA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
NDC National Drug Code
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