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Nursing Arts

Medical Abbreviations - Page 3

I&O, I/O intake and output
IVP intravenous pyelogram
IV intravenous
JCAHO joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations
kg kilogram
Lab, lab laboratory
LASIK laser assisted in situ keratomileusis
MD muscular dystrophy
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction
ml milliliter
mo month
MS multiple sclerosis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MVP mitral valve prolapse
NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
NKDA/NKA no know (drug) allergies
NPO nothing by mouth
N & V nausea and vomiting
O2 oxygen
OB obstetrics, occult blood
OD overdose
OP outpatient
OR operating room
OT occupational therapy
PA & lat posteroanterior and lateral
pc after meals
PE pulmonary embolism
PED, ped pediatrics
PI present illness
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PO, postop postoperative
PO, po by mouth, orally
PP postpartum, postprandial
preop, pre-op preoperative
PRK photo reactive keratectomy
prog prognosis
PROM passive range of motion
lb pound
LD, L labor and delivery
LMP last menstrual period
MRSA Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
Created by: wenchie040