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Lesson-10

Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
Abbreviation - a Meaning - before
Abbreviation - aa Meaning - of each
Abbreviation - abd Meaning - abdominal
Abbreviation - a.c. Meaning - before meals
Abbreviation - ADL Meaning - activity of daily living
Abbreviation - ad lib Meaning - as desired
Abbreviation - a.m. Meaning - morning
Abbreviation - amt. Meaning - amount
Abbreviation - AROM Meaning - active range of motion
Abbreviation - AX Meaning - axillary
Abbreviation - BID Meaning - two times a day
Abbreviation - BM Meaning - bowel movement
Abbreviation - BP Meaning - blood pressure
Abbreviation - BRP Meaning - bathroom privileges
Abbreviation - C Meaning - Celsius
Abbreviation - c Meaning - with
Abbreviation - cal Meaning - calorie
Abbreviation - cath Meaning - catheter
Abbreviation - CBR Meaning - complete bed rest
Abbreviation - cc Meaning - cubic centimeter
Abbreviation - CHF Meaning - congestive heart failure
Abbreviation - cm Meaning - centimeter
Abbreviation - CN Meaning - charge nurse
Abbreviation - CNS Meaning - central nervous system
Abbreviation - c/o Meaning - complains of
Abbreviation - DC Meaning - discontinue
Abbreviation - DON Meaning - director of nurses
Abbreviation - Dr. Meaning - doctor
Abbreviation - DX Meaning - diagnosis
Abbreviation - F Meaning - Fahrenheit
Abbreviation - fx Meaning - fracture
Abbreviation - GI Meaning - gastrointestinal
Abbreviation - gtt Meaning - drop
Abbreviation - GU Meaning - genitourinary
Abbreviation - h Meaning - hour
Abbreviation - H20 Meaning - water
Abbreviation - HOB Meaning - head of bed
Abbreviation - HOH Meaning - hard of hearing
Abbreviation - HS Meaning - hour of sleep
Abbreviation - I/O Meaning - intake and output
Abbreviation - IV Meaning - intravenous
Abbreviation - kg Meaning - kilogram
Abbreviation - L Meaning - liter
Abbreviation - lb. Meaning - pound
Abbreviation - LE/LLE/LUE Meaning - lower extremity;left lower extremity; left upper extrimity
Abbreviation - Lt. Meaning - left
Abbreviation - MI Meaning - myocardial infarction
Abbreviation - mm Meaning - millimeter
Abbreviation - noc Meaning - night
Abbreviation - NPO Meaning - nothing by mouth
Abbreviation - N/V Meaning - nausea and vomiting
Abbreviation - O.D. Meaning - right eye
Abbreviation - OOB Meaning - out of bed
Abbreviation - O.S. Meaning - left eye
Abbreviation - O.U. Meaning - both eyes
Abbreviation - oz. Meaning - ounce
Abbreviation - p Meaning - post or after
Abbreviation - P Meaning - pulse
Abbreviation - p.c. Meaning - after meals
Abbreviation - PO Meaning - by mouth
Abbreviation - p.m. Meaning - evening
Abbreviation - prn Meaning - as needed
Abbreviation - PROM Meaning - passive range of motion
Abbreviation - pt. Meaning - patient
Abbreviation - qd Meaning - every day
Abbreviation - qh Meaning - every hour
Abbreviation - q2h Meaning - every two hours
Abbreviation - qid Meaning - four time a day
Abbreviation - qod Meaning - every other day
Abbreviation - QNS Meaning - quantity not sufficient
Abbreviation - QS Meaning - quantity sufficient
Abbreviation - R Meaning - rectal
Abbreviation - R Meaning - respirations
Abbreviation - RE/RUE/RLE Meaning - right extremity; right upper extremity; right lower extremity
Abbreviation - ROM Meaning - range of motion
Abbreviation - Rx Meaning - prescription
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