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Letter S

QuestionAnswer
S sacral
S&A sugar and acetone
_ s, w/o without
SA sino atrial (pertaining to the sinus node and atrium)
sc,SC subcutaneous (beneath the skin)
SGOT, SGPT transaminase test (liver function test)
SICU surgical intense care unit
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
Sig give the following directions
sm small
SOB short of breath
sol solution
sos if necessary
spec specimen
SpGr, spgr specific gravity
SPN student practical nurse
spt spirits, liquor
__ ss one half
S/S, S&S signs and symptoms
SSE soap solution enema (an evacuent enema made of 1 ounce of soft soap dissolved in 2 pints of hot water and administered at a temperature at 100 degreesF)
staph staphhylcoccus infection (an infection caused by any one of several pathogenic species of staphylcoccus)
stat immediately, at once
STD sexually transmitted disease
STH somatotrophic hormone (also called growth hormone, secreted by the anterior pituitary gland)
strep streptococcus infection
supp suppository (an easily melted medicated mass for insertion)
Surg surgery, surgical
susp suspension
Sx symptom, sign
syp syrup
Created by: Madison1998