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Cobb Medical abbrevi

ABD Abdomen
Ac Before meals
Postop Postoperative
Preop Preoperative
ADL Activities of daily living
Prn When necessary
Ad lib As desired
Pt Patient
Amb Ambulatory
PT Physical therapy
Bid Twice a day
Q Every
BM Bowel movement
Qd Everyday
Bp Blood pressure
Q2h Every 2 hours
BRP Bathroom privileges
Qhs Every night at bedtime
c With
Qid Four times a day
CBR Complete bed rest
Qod Every other day
CC Cubic centimeter
R Rectal
c/o Complains of
RLQ Right lower quadrant
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
RN Registered nurse
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
ROM Range of motion
Dc Discontinue
RUQ Right upper quadrant
DOA Dead on Arrival
s Without
DON Director of nursing
SSE Soaps suds enema
Drsg Dressing
Stat At once, immediately
Dx Diagnosis
Tid Three times a day
FF Force fluids
TPR Temp, Pulse, Respiration
Ft Foot or feet
UA, u/a Urinalysis
H Hour
VS Vital signs
H2O Water
w/c Wheelchair
HS Hour of sleep or bedtime
Wt Weight
Ht Height
(R) right
I&O Intake and output
® Rectal
IV Intravenous
CO2 Carbon dioxide
Lb Pound
LLQ Left lower quadrant
LPN License practical nurse
LUQ Left upper quadrant
NA Nursing assistant
Neg Negative
NPO Nothing by mouth
02 Oxygen
OJ Orange juice
OOB Out of bed
Pc After meals
Per By, through
PM Afternoon
PO By mouth
Created by: Mela0423