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CCAC Nursing 110

TermDefinition
PICC peripherally inserted central catheter
ac before meals
p.o. orally
ADL activities of daily living
p.r.n as needed
ad lib as desired
q.i.d four times a day
ABG arterial blood gas
RDA recommended daily allowance
AMA against medical advice
ROM range of motion
ax axillary
R/T relate to
b.i.d. twice a day
SL sublingual
BGM blood glucose monitor
SNF skilled nursing facility
BM bowel movement
SOB shortness of breath
BUN blood urea nitrogen
stat. imediately
cap capsule
subq subqutaneous
CBC complete blood count
tab tablet
c/o complains of
t.i.d. three times a day
CNS central nervous system
TPN total perenteral nutrition
C&S culture and sensitivity
TPR temperature pulse respiration
CSM circulation sensation movement
UA urine analysis
CT computed tomography
VO verbal order
CVC central venous catheter
VS vital signs
CXR chest xray
WBC white blood cells
diff differential
WNL within normal limits
DNR do not resuscitate
ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Dx diagnosis
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
EKG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
ARDS adult respiratory distress syndrome
AKA above knee amputation
EENT eye ear nose and throat
BKA below knee amputation
Fx fracture
BPH benign prostate hypertrophy
GI gastrointestinal
CA cancer
gtt drop
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
GU genitourinary
CAD coronary artery disease
HCT hematocrit
CHF congestive heart failure
HGB hemoglobin
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
H and H hemoglobin and hematocrit
CVA cerebral vascular accident
HOB head of bed
DJD degenerative joint disease
H and P history and physical
DM diabetes mellitus
IM intramuscular
I and O intake and output
DVT deep vein thrombosis
IV intravenous
FTT failure to thrive
KVO keep vein open
LMP last menstrual period
FUO fever of unknown origin
LOC level of consciousness
mmHg millimeters of mercury
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NG nasogastric
GERD gastro esophageal reflux disease
NKA no known allergies
NPO nothing by mouth
OOB out of bed
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
OT occupational therapy
p.c. after meals
PCP primary care physician
HTN hypertension
PERRLA pupils equal regular react to light accommodation
IDDM Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
MI myocardial infarction
MS multiple sclerosis
NIDDM non insulin dependent diabetes melliltus
ORIF open reduction internal fixation
OSHA occupation safety hazard administration
PVD peripheral vascular disease
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
T and A tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TB tuberculosis
TIA transient ischemic attack
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary tract infection
PMI point of maximum intensity
Created by: lmadi0d