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Abbreviations #7

pt. pint
P.T. physical therapist, Physical Therapy
PTH parathyroid hormone
PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder
PUFA polyunsaturated fats
PVD peripheral vascular disease
PWB partial weight bearing
q every
Q & A questions and answers
QA quality assurance
qam every morning
qd every day
qh, qhr every hour
qhs every night at bedtime
q3h every three hours
qid. q.i.d. four times a day
q.o.d. every other days
qt. quart
quad quadrant, quadriplegic
R respiration, rectal, right
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RBC red blood cell
RDT Registered Dietician
reg. regular
rehab rehabilitation
REM rapid eye movement
req. requisition
res. resident
resp. respiration
RF restrict fluids
RLE right lower extremity
RLQ right lower quadrant
RN Registered Nurse
RNA restorative nursing assistant
R.N.N.P. Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
R.O. rule out
ROM range of motion
RR respiratory rate
R/rt. right
RT Respiratory Therapy/Therapist
RUE right upper extremity
RUQ right upper quadrant
Rx prescription, treatment
s without
ss one-half
S & A sugar and acetone
s.c. subcutaneously
SCA sudden cardiac arrest
SCDs sequential compression devices
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
Created by: cindymiller