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AA of each, arteries
a.c. before meals
AD, a.d right ear
ad lib at liberty
am, AM morning
AS, a.s. left ear
AU, a.u. both ears
BE barium enema
BID, b.i.d., bid twice a day
BP blood pressure
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privelleges
BM bowel movement
Bx biopsy
C (with line above) with
CA, Ca cancer
cap capsule; cancer of prostate
disc, DC, d.c discontinue
DNR do mot reuscitate
Dx, dx diagnosis
ED emergency department
ER emergency room
Fx, fx function
g,gm gram
gt, gtt glucose tolerant test
h hemaglobin
h.s. half strength
Ht., ht height; hypertension
inj. injection
I and O, I/O intake and output
IV intravenous
K+, K potassium
mg milligram
N &V nausea and vomitting
Na+, Na sodium
NPO nothing by mouth
NPO p MN nothing by mouth after midnight
oint., ung ointment
OOB out of bed
OTC over the counter
oz ounces
P pulse
p., c after meals
pH hydrogen ion concentrating
PM, pm afternoon
PO, po, p.o by mouth
PRN as needed
q.am every morning
q.h every hour
q.i.d four times a day
QNS quantity not sufficient
q.s quantity sufficient
r, R Rectal
Rx take ( prescription)
S without
SOB shortness of breath
ss 1/2
stat immediately
syr. syrup
susp. suspension
sup., supp suppository
T temperature
tab tablet
tbsp. tablespoon
TID., t.i.d three times a day
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
tsp. tea spoon
Tx. therapy transplant theory
VS vital signs
W/C., w/c wheelchair
Created by: Nicole_16