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PRN as needed
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
PC after meals
PR by rectum
PPD purified protein derivative
Q every
QOD every other day
Q4H every four hours
AC Before meals
ASAP Now, as soon as possible
BID twice a day
CHF congestive heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR Cardiopulmonary resescutation
FUO fever unknown origin
gtt drop
gr grain
HS at bedtime
IM intramuscular
MAO monoamine oxidase
MRSA methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
MVI multi vitamin
NKDA no known drug allergies
OD right eye
NPO nothing by mouth
OS left eye
PO by mouth
R/O rule out
sl sublingually, under the tongue
suppos. suppository
T tablespoon
TCN tetracycline
ung. ointment
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
IV intravenous
W/O without
tsp teaspoon
Cap capsule
i one
ii two
iii three
I-ii 1-2
NTG nitroglycerin
TID three times a day
QID four times a day
MR1X may repeat one dose
MOM milk of magnesia
NTE not to exceed
NSAID non steroidal anti inflammatory drug
pcn penicillin
AD right ear
wt weight
TPN total parenteral nutrition
Syr. syrup
sol solution
Q.O.D. every other day
Q.D. every day
ou both eyes
NR no response
inj injection
fl.oz. fluid ounce
EtOH ethyl alcohol
dr doctor
cc with food, cubic centimeter
chol cholesterol
BP blood pressure
au both ears
fl.dr. fluid dram
Q4H every four hours
NS normal saline(0.9% sodium chloride)
DSS docusate sodium(Colace)
EPI epinephrine
LA long acting
*triange* change
ECT enteric coated tablet
FE, Fe, FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
K, K+ potassium
MSO4, MS morphine sulfate
D5W dex5% in water
WA while awake
FA folic acid
CR cream
LR located ringers solution
HL heparin lock
dig digoxin
APAP acetaminophen
ASA aspirin
MPF methynol-paraben free (preservative free)
CP chest pain
BM bowel movement
H & H hemoglobin and hematocrit
DAW dispense as written
KCL potassium chloride
ER extended release
SR sustained release
CR controlled release
SCT sugar coated tablet
DS double strength
DC, D/C, d/c discontinue, discharge
D5 dextrose 5%
Created by: Samanthiadenney



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