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Medical Abbreviation

TermDefinition
D/C Discontinue , discharge
ac before meals
CI chloride or chlorine
AP apical pulse
___ c with
BP blood pressure
CDC Centers for disease control and prevention
DRG Diagnostic related group
AED Automated external defibrillation
HIPAA Health insurance portability and accountability act
BMI Body mass index
AM morning
gtts drops
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeter
h hour
HS bedtime care
Ht height
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privagles
ECG electrocardiogram
CCU cardiac care unit
H2O water
Bl blood lab
CBC complete blood count
BUN blood urea nitrogen
FBS blood glucose test
cap capsule
Hg mercury
EENT eye ,ear, nose, throat
Gyn gynecology
ADL activities of daily life
FFl force fluids
cl clear
GERD gastreosophageal reflox disease
DX diagnosis
COPD chronic obstructive pulmanaly
CVA cerebral vascular accident
CT computed tomgraphy
EMT emergency medical treatment
ACLS advanced cardio life support
C/O complain of
CRT certified respitory therapy technician
ABG arterial blood gas
CXR chest x-ray
f female
< less than
> greatee than
# pound or number
" inch or second
' feet or min
v 5
x 10
L 50
C 100
D 500
M 1000
hx history
OR operating room
prn whenever necessary , as needed
stat immetiately , at once
RN resgistered nurse
wt weight
Rx prescription, take, treatment
T temperature
NPO nothing by mouth
spec specimen
__ ss one half
s with line without
pt patient
R respiration
Na sodium
LMP last menstrual period
MRSA methicillin resistant
vp venipuncture venous pressure
LTC long term care
TPR take temperature
pm after noon
IM intramuscular
q every
oz ounces
qid 4 times
Wt weight
tsp teaspoon
NaCl sodium chloride
qt quart
SSE soap sodium enema
po by mouth
pc aftermeals
NPO nothing by mouth
pre-op before operation
OPD outpatient department or clinic
Ob obstetrics
IM
vs vital signs
PT physical therapy
w/c wheel chair
ROMs range of motion
ADL activities of daily life
NG nausogastic tube
o2 oxygen
IPPB intermittent positive pressure breathing
tid three times
RX prescription
KCL potassiun chloride
IV intravenous
NS normal salin
KVO keep vein open
SCD sequential compression device
PROM passive range of motion
I PLUS O intake or output
ICD international classification of disease
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