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Medical Abbreviation

TermDefinition
AAA Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
a.c. before meals
a.d. right ear
a.m. morning, before noon
AMS Altered Mental Status
A/R Accounts Receivable
a.u. both ears
Auth Authorizations
Auto Automobile Accident
bid twice a day
BM Bowel Movement
BS Blood Sugar
bol. bolus
Bucc inside cheek
_ C With
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident
DAW Dispense as Written
D/C Discharge
Disp. Dispense
DRG Diagnosis Related Group
EOB Explanation of Benefits
ER Emergency Room
ESLD End Stage Liver Disease
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
gtt(s) drops
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
h.s. at bedtime
IM Intramuscular
INPT Inpatient
IV Intravenous
IVP Intravenous Push
Mcaid Medicaid
Mcare Medicare
MVA Motor Vehicle Accident
MVC Motor Vehicle Collision
nebul a spray
NS normal saline (0.9%)
o.d. right eye
o.s. left eye
OON Out of Network
OOP Out of Pocket
o.u. both eyes
p.c. after meals
PIP Personal Injury Protection
p.m. afternoon or evening
p.o. by mouth
POE Place of Employment
PPO Preferred Provider Organization
PPS Prospective Payment System
prn as needed
pt Patient or Physical Therapy
q every
qad every other day
qam every morning
qh every hour
qid four times a day
qod every other day
RVR Rapid Ventricular Response
Rx Prescription
_ S Without
SC Subcutaneous
SSRI Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
STAT Immediately
supp Suppository
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
tid three times a day
TPN Total Parental Nutrition
w/ with
WC Workers Compensation/Wheel Chair
X Times
Y.O. Years Old
< Less than
> Greater than
Created by: Ramblelu
 

 



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