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Abbreviation Part 4

qhs Every night
qns Quantity not sufficient
qs Quanitity sufficient
r(R) rectal
R(resp) respirations, rectal
RBC red blood cell/count
reg regular
RLQ right lower quadrant
RML right middle lobe
R/O rule out
ROM range of motion
R.R. recovery room
RUQ right upper quadrant
rt right
Rx prescription
s without
S & S signs and symptoms
ss 1/2
Sats oxygen/blood saturation levels
SB small bowel
sc subcutaneous
Sig: label/write
SL sublingual
SOB shortness of breath
spec specimen
sp. gr. specific gravity
SQ, Sub q subcutaneous
stat immediately
STD sexually transmitted disease
Sx symptoms
T temperature
tab tablet
TB tuberculosis
temp(T) temperature
TIA transient ischemic attack
tid three times a day
tol tolerated
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
TX traction
umb umbilicus
unc. unconscious
ung ointment
unk unknown
ur urine
URI upper respiratory infection
US ultrasonic
UTI urinary tract infection
vag vaginal
VC vital capacity
vit vitamin
vo verbal order
V/S vital signs
WA while awake
WBC white blood cell/ count
w/c wheelchair
WNL within normal limits
wt weight
y/o year(s) old
vol volume
UA urinalysis
Created by: Mbueno1010
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