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Nursing 1300

AA&O Awake, alert and oriented
Arthro Joint
BRAT Bananas, rice, applesauce, toast diet
c/o Complains of/complaints of
Cutane/o Skin
DNR Do not resuscitate
Gastro Stomach
Neur/o Nerve
Ven/o Vein
Cardi/o Heart
Hemat/o Blood
HOB Head of bed
Retin/o Eye
Pneumon/o Lung
Nas/o Nose
ADL Activities of daily living
ASA Aspirin
BRP Bathroom privileges
Dx or DX Diagnosis
Endo Innermost, within
Intra Within
Peri Around
An Without/not
H&P History and physical
Hyper Above, more than usual
Hypo Below, less than
Brady Slow
Tachy Fast
Dys Painful, difficult, abnormal
Sub Below/deficient
AC With meals
Ad lib As desired/freely
AKA Above the knee amputation
BID Twice daily
BKA Below the knee amputation
CXR Chest x-ray
D/C Discontinue
ENT Ear, nose, throat
gtt Drop
HS Hour of sleep
Hx History
IV Intravenous
MRSA Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
PO By mouth
SQ Subcutaneous
I & O Intake and output
IM Intramuscular
mEq Milliequivalents
NKDA No known drug allergies
NPO Nothing by mouth
OOB Out of bed
PERRL Pupils equal, round, reactive to light
PR Per rectum
PRN As needed
QID Four times daily
Susp Suspension
Tbs Tablespoon
TID Tree times daily
Tsp Teaspoon
Wt Weight
Created by: jlynnpace