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Abbreviations #8

sl sublingually
SLE systemic lupus erythematosis
SLP speech language pathologist
sm. small
SNAFU situation normal, all fouled up
SNF skilled nursing facility
spec. specimen
SOB shortness of breath
SNS somatic nervous system
SP Standard Precautions
S.P.D. Supply, Processing and Distribution
S & S, S/S signs and symptoms
SSE soaps suds enema
ST standard, speech therapy
staph staphylococcus
STAT/stat immediately
Std prec Standard Precautions
STDs sexually-transmitted diseases
STIs sexually-transmitted infection
strep streptococcus
supp. suppository
surg. surgery
T temperature
TB tuberculosis
tbsp. tablespoon
T, C, DB turn, cough, deep breathe
temp temperature
THR total hip replacement
TIA transient ischemic attack
t.i.d./tid three times a day
TKR total knee replacement
TLC tender loving care
TPN total parenteral nutrition
T.P.R. temperature, pulse and respiration
trach. tracheostomy
tsp. teaspoon
TWE tap water enema
Tx/tx traction, treatment
U/A, u/a urinalysis
UE upper extremity
UGI upper gastrointestinal
unk unknown
URI upper respiratory infection
US ultrasound
USA unstable angina
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
UTI urinary tract infection
vag. vaginal
VAP ventilator-acquired pneumonia
VD veneral disease
VRE vancomycin-resistant enterococcus
VS/vs vital signs
W/A, WA while awake
WBC white blood cell/ count
w/c wheelchair
WNL within normal limits
wt. weight
yr. year
Created by: cindymiller