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Abbreviations

TermDefinition
_ c with
_ s without
_ p after
_ a before
O/2 oxygen
as tol as tolerated
bm bowel movement
c/o complains of
d day
Dx, dx diagnosis (what's wrong)
hs bedtime
R respirations
prn as necessary
q quantity
pt patient
stat immediately
Hbv hepatitis B Virus
bid twice a day
qid four times a day
tid three times a day
qod every other day
tx treatment
Sx symptoms
VS vital signs
bpm beats per minute
d/c discharge, discontinue
MRSA Methicillian Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
Hx medical history
NPO nothing by mouth
AP Apical
W/C wheelchair
Aids acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Hyper above normal
Hypo below normal
Na sodium
DNR Do not resucitate
SOB shortness of breath
H&H Hemoglobin & Hematocrit
CVA Cardiovascular accident
PPE personal protective equipment
Created by: taylorruth09