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Abbreviations Test 1

TermDefinition
RRR regular rate and rhythm
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
amp ampule
A&O X3 Alert and oriented to person/place/time
bid twice a day
cap capsule
c with
cc cubic centimeter
BSB bedside bag
D/C discontinue or discharge
HOB head of bed
elix elixir
EC enteric coated
ext extract
Fe iron
fl, fld fluid
G, gm gram
gr grain
gtt drop drops
h hour
HS bedtime
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
L liter
liq liquid
HOB head of bed
mcg microgram
mg milligram
ml or mL milliliter
mEq miliequivalent
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
os mouth
oz ounce
pc after meals
per through by
PO by mouth
PRN or prn as needed
qd every day
qh every hour
qid four times a day
qod every other day
R rectal
Rx take
s without
SC, SQ, or subQ subcutaneous
sol solution
ss half
stat immediately
syr syrup
tab tablet
tid three times a day
ung ointment
AKA above knee amputation
BKA below knee amputation
DOA dead on arrival
ax axillary
ROM range of motion
ABG arterial blood gas
BR bed rest bathroom
BRP bathroom priveleges
ADL activities of daily living
ASA aspirin
APAP acetaminophen (Tylenol)
BP blood pressure
TPR temp, pulse respiration
BM bowel movement
c/o complaints of
CXR chest x-ray
CA cancer
<--- down decrease
---> up, increase
C&S culture and sensitivity
tx treatment
fx fracture
dx diagnosis
Rx (med) pharmacy prescription
R/T related to
R/O rule out
c/o complaints of
VS vital signs
WA while awake
abx antibiotics
WNL within normal limits
triangle change
Roman Numerals 1-10 I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
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