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thalia navarro p.3

medical abbreviation

CRT certified respiratory therapist
ABG arterial blood gas
ICD international classification of diseases
Tbsp tablespoon
Subq or sq subcutaneous
WBC white blood count
XR x-ray
Sx symptoms
SNF skilled nursing facility
y/o years old
YOB year of birth
CVA cerebral vascular accident
Tx treatment
* > greater then
* < less than
⇧ arrow (up) higher, up, elevate
⇩ arrow (down) down or lower
# pound or number
' foot or minute
" inch or second
♂ or M male
II or ii or . . TT Two
I or i or . T One
Cl chloride or chlorine
AP apical pulse
c with line on top also w/ with
BP blood pressure
CDC centers for disease control and prevention
AED automated external defilbrillation
BMI body mass index
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeter
AM morning or before noon
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privilages
CCU critical care unit
Bl WK blood work
ADL activities of daily living
cl liq clear liquid
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cap capsule
CT computed tomography
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support
D/C Discontinue or discharge
DRG diagnotic related group
HIPAA health insurance portability and accountability act
gtts drops
h hours
HS hour of sleep
Ht height
ECG electrocardiogram
FBS Fasting blood sugar
Hg mercury
EENT ears, eyes, nose, throat
FFL force fluids
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
Dx diagnosis
EMT emergency medical technician
OR operating room
NPO nothing by mouth
Na sodium
LMP last menstrual period
MRSA Mecillian-resistant staphylococcis aureus
LTC long term care
IM intramuscular
oz ounces
OJ orange juice
n/s normal saline
IV intravenous
NaCl sodium chloride
mm millimeters
mg milligrams
c/o complains of
ippb intermittent positive pressure breathing
kcl Potassium Chloride
KVO keep vein open
prn when necessary
RN Registered Nurse
Rx prescription
qid four times a day
q long arm of a chromosome
qod every other day
Pc phosphocreatine
pt pint
pre-op preoperative
q2h every 2 hours
p (line on top) post or after
PA physician assistant
qd every day
Created by: thalia1103



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