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Lesson 10

Lesson 10 abbreviation

Abbreviationmeaning
a Before
aa Of each
abd Abdominal
ADL Activity of daily living
ad lib As desired
a.m. Moring
amt. Amount
AROM Active range of motion
AX axillary
BID Two times a day
BM Bowel movement
BP Blood pressure
BRP Bathroom privileges
C Celsius
C With
cal Calorie
cath Catheter
CBR Complete bed rest
cc Cubic centimeter
CHF Congestive heart failure
cm Centimeter
CN Charge nurse
CNS Central nervous system
c/o Complains of
DC Discontionue
DON Director of nurses
Dr. Doctor
DX diagnosis
F Fahrenheit
fx Fracture
GI Gastrointestinal
gtt Drop
GU Genitourinary
h Hour
H2O Water
HOB Head of bed
HOH Hard of hearing
HS Hour of sleep
I/O Intake and output
IV Intravenous
kg Kilogram
L Liter
lb. Pounds
LE / LLE / LUE Lower extremity / left lower extremity / left upper extremity
Lt. Left
MI Myocardial infarction
mm Millimeter
noc Night
NPO Nothing by mouth
N/V Nausea and vomiting
O.D. Right eye
OOB Out of bed
O.S. Left eye
O.U. Both eyes
oz. Ounce
p After
P Pulse
p.c. After meals
PO By mouth
p.m. Evening
pm As needed
PROM Passive range of motion
pt. Patient
qd Every day
qh Every hour
q2h Every two hours
qid Four times a day
qod Every other day
QNS Quantity not sufficient
QS Quantity sufficient
R w/circle Rectal
R Respirations
RE / RUE / RLE Right extremity / Right upper extremity / Right lower extremity
ROM Range of motion
Rx Prescription
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