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CNA Abbreviations

CNA 27 Nurse

a.c. before meals
p.c. after meals
q.d. every day
b.i.d. twice a day
t.i.d. three times a day
q.i.d. four times a day
q.o.d. every other day
g.h. every hour
min. minute
h.s. hours of sleep
n.o.c. night
Stat immediately
P.R.N. as neccessary
D/C discontinue
-c with
-s without
abd. abdomen
ax axilla
Ca cancer
CHF congestive heart faliure
CVA cerebral vascular accident
Dx diagnosis
Fx fracture
gastric stomach
G.I. gastrointestinal
G.U. genitourinary
H.O.H. hard of hearing
Lt left
M.I. myocardial infarction ( heart attack)
N/V nausea with vomiting
nephro kidney
O.D. right eye
O.S. left eye
O.U. both eyes
osteo bone
resp respitations
cc cubic centimeters
gr grain
gtt drop
ss one-half
B/P blood pressure
cap capusle
C/S culture and sensitivity
IM intramuscular ( injection to the muscle
IV Intravenous ( in the vein)
Sub-Q subcutaneous( injection to the superficial layers of the skin)
R rectal
PT physical therapy
ROM range of motion
S/A sugar/acetone
supp suppository
TWE tap water enema
SSE soap water enema
U/A urinalysis
UNG ointment
V/S vital signs
ADL activities of daily living
C/O complains of
BRP bathroom privlages
BR bathroom
BM bowel movement
amb ambulate
PCP patient care plan
NPO nothing by mouth
I&O intake and output
pt patient
W/C wheelchair
ad lib as desired
DNR do not resuscitate
S.O.B. short of breath
gtt drop
Created by: sadie33