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RCT 121

abbreviations page 2

p.m. afternoon
RDS Respiratory Distress syndrome
RHF Right Heart Failure
rt. right
SOB Shortness Of Breath
SR Systemic review
T&A Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy
TB tuberculosis
V. O. Verbal Order
VS Vital Signs
yr year
aa of each
abd abdomen
a.c. before meals
ACD anterior chest diameter
ad. lib. as needed or desired
amb ambulatory, walking
amt. amount
ausc & P auscultation and percussion
AP anterior posterior
ARD Acute Respiratory Disease
ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress syndrome
ARF Acute Respiratory Failure
ax axillary (arm pit)
b.i.d or BID twice per day
BP Blood Pressure
BRP Bathroom Privileges
BS Breath sounds
C centigrade
c with
ROS Review of Systems
RR Respiratory Rate
Created by: doria93