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Common Medical Abbrv

Common Medical Abbreviations

IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
IV PB intravenous piggyback
subcut subcutaneous
SL sublingual
ID intradermal
GT gastrostomy tube
NG nasogastric tube
NJ nasojejunal tube
p.o. by mouth
p.r. by rectum
a.c. before meals
p.c. after meals
ad. lib. as desired
p.r.n. when necessary
stat immediately
asap as soon as possible
b.i.d. twice a day
t.i.d. 3 times a day
q.i.d. 4 times a day
min minute
h hour
q.h. every hour
q.2h every 2 hours
q.3h every 3 hours
q.4h every 4 hours
q.6h every 6 hours
q.8h every 8 hours
q.12h every 12 hours
a (line over) before
p (line over) after
c (line over) with
s (line over) without
q every
qs quantity sufficient
aq water
NPO nothing by mouth
gtt drop
tab tablet
cap capsule
et and
noct night
Created by: randall011235