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RCT 121

abbreviations page 4

med. medication
mid middle
min minute
MSL mid sternal line
no number
noc night
NPO nothing by mouth (nulli per os.)
O2 oxygen
OB obsterics
OR operating room
OS mouth
oz ounce
p pulse
PA posterior anterior
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support
p.c.,P.C after meals
per by or through
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
p.o,P.O By mouth (per os.)
prn or P.R.N as needed, when necessary
pre-op preoperative (before surgery)
pt. patient
qh or QH every hour
PT Physical therapy
q3 hr or q 3 H every three hours
q4 hr or q 4 H every four hours
q5 hr or q 5 H every 5 hours
qid or QID four times per day
R or resp, rr, RR respiratory rate or respiration
RBC red blood cell or red blood count
RD Respiratory disease
Ped.Peds,or Pedi
Created by: doria93