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Abbreviations #5

Chapter 6 Abbreviations Section 5

TermDefinition
LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse
M.D. medical doctor
MD muscular dystrophy
MDROs multidrug-resistant organisms
MDR-TB multidrug resistant tuberculosis
MDS minimum data sheet
meds medications
med-surg medical-surgical
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction
min minute
mL, ml milliliter
mm millimeter
mmHG millimeters of mercury
MO microorganism
mod moderate
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MRSA methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
MS multiple sclerosis
MSDs musculoskeletal disorders
MSDS materials safety data sheet
MSW medical social worker
MUFA monounsaturated fats
MVA motor vehicle accident
Na sodium
N/A not applicable
N.A. nursing assistant
Nacl sodium chloride
NAS no added salt
NATCEP Nurse Aide Training & Competency Evaluation Program
N/C no complaints, no call
NCS no concentrated sweets
neg negative
NF nursing facility
NG nasogastric
NIBP non-invasive blood pressure monitoring
no number
NIDDM non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
noc night
NP nurse practitioner
NPO nothing by mouth
N, V, and D nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
NWB non-weight bearing
O2 oxygen
OB obstetrics
ob/gyn obstetrics and gynecology
OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder
Created by: cindymiller