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abbreviations

TermDefinition
PRN as needed
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
PC after meal
PR by rectum
PPD purified protein derivative
q every
QOD every other day
q4h every four hours
AC before meal
ASAP as soon as possible
BID twice a day
CHF congestive heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardio pulmonary resuscitation
FUO fever of unknown origin
gtt drops
gr grain
HS bed time
IM intramuscular
MAO monoamine oxidase
MRSA methicillin resistant staph aureus
MVI multi vitamin
NKDA no known drug allergies
OD right eye
NPO nothing by mouth
OS left eye
PO by mouth
R/O rule out
sl sublingual
suppos. suppository
T tablespoonful
TCN tetracycline
ung. ointment
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
IV intravenous
before meals AC
with out W/O
t teaspoon
cap capsule
one i
i-ii one to two
NTG nitroglycerin
TID three times a day
QID four times a day
MR1X may repeat one time or one time
MOM milk of magnesia
NTE not to exceed
meq milliequivalent
before meals AC
NSAID non steroidal anti inflammatory
NPO nothing per mouth
PCN penicillin
PC after meal
AD right ear
wt wieght
TPN total parental nutrition
syr syrup
sol solution
Q.O.D every other day
q.d every day
P.O orally
ou both eyes
NR no refills
mEq milliequivalent
inj. injection
hs bed time
gtt drops
fl.oz fluid ounce
EtOH alcohol
dr dram
cc cubic centimeter
chol cholestrol
BP blood pressure
au both ears
ad right ears
fl. dr. fluid dram
os left eye
q4h every four hours
ointment ung
NS normal saline(.9 % sodium chloride)
DSS docustate sodium (colace)
EPI epinephrine
LA long acting
triangle symbol change
NTG nitroglycerin
ECT enteric coated tablet
FE or Fe FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
K or K+ potassium
MSO4 morphine sulfate
D5W dextrose 5% in water
WA while awake
FA folic acid
CR controlled release
LR lactated ringers solution
HL heparin lock
dig. digoxin
APAP acetaminophen
ASA aspirin
MPF mmethyl- paraben free preservative
CP chest pain
Created by: gzam