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Med Term Abbr 3

Medical Terminology Abbreviations Part 3

IV intravenous
K Potassium
KUB Kidney, Ureter, bladder
Kg kilogram
L liter, left
L & A light and accommodation
lpf low power field
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
lab laboratory
LLQ Left Lower Quadrant
lmp last menstrual period
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
MD Medical Doctor
MTD Right Ear Drum
MTS Left ear drum
mcg microgram
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction
min minimum
ml milliliter
mm millimeter
Na Sodium
neg. negative
noct. nocturnal
NPO nothing by mouth
O2 Oxygen
OB Obstetrics
OD right eye, over dose
oh every hour (UK)
on every night (UK)
OPD outpatient department
OR operating room
OS Left Eye
OU both eyes
oz ounce
P pulse
P & A Percussion and Auscultation
pa in equal amounts
pc after meals
PE physical examination
PI present illness
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
po postoperative or by mouth
prn as needed or as required
PT physical therapy
pt patient
Pap test Papanicolaou test
pH hydrogen ion concentration
Created by: Desiray