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a.c before meals
ad lib as desired
ASAP as soon as possible
bid twice a day
BP blood presure
Bx biopsy
cc*, cm3 cubic centimeter
cm centimeter
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
Dx diagnosis
ECG/EKG electrocardiogram
ED emergency department
g, gm gram
h hour
hs at bedtime
Hx history
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
kg kilogram
mcg microgram
mg milligram
mL Milliliter
mm millimeter
m meter
NB newborn
NPO nothing by mouth
OP outpatient
oz ounce
post-op (p/o) after surgery
pp postprandial
pre-op before surgery
PRN as needed
Pt patient
q every
QNS quantity nonsufficient
R/O rule out
R/R recovery room
Rx prescription/treatment
stat immediately
Sx symptoms
TPN total parenteral nutrition (IV feeding)
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
Tx treatment
Wd wound
Wt weight
y/o years old
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