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competency 3

TermDefinition
suppository supp
T temperatur
ung. ointment
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
IV intravenous
AC before meals
without w/o
teaspoon tsp
capsule cap
one i
i - ii 1 to 2
NTG nitroglycerin
TID three times a day
QID four times a day
MR1X may repeat 1 time
MOM milk of magnesia
NTE not to exceed
TCN tetracycline
meq milliequivalent
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammantory drug
NPO nothing by mouth
PCN pencillian
PC after meals
ad right ear
wt weight
TPN total parenteral nutrition
syr. syrup
sol solution
q.o.d every other day
q.d every day
P.O. by mouth
ou both eyes
NR no reply
inj injection
hs hour of sleep
gtt drop
fl.oz. fluid ounces
EtOH ethanol
dr doctor
cc cubic centimeters
chol cholesterol
BP blood pressure
au both ear
fl.dr. fluid dram
os left eye
q4h every 4 hours
apap acetaminophen
asa aspirin
BM bowel movement
H and H hemoglobin & hematocrit
CP chest pain
DAW dispense as written
FA folic acid
MS morphine sulfate
MSO4 morphine sulfate
Dig digoxin
FE, Fe, FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
HL heparin lock
K, K+ potassium
KCL potassium chloride
LR lactated ringers
LA long acting
ER extended release
SR sustained release
CR controlled release
MVI multivitamin
WA while awake
ECT enteric coated
SCT sugar coated
MPF methyl-paraben free (preservative free)
EPI epinephrine
DSS docusate sodium (Colace)
DS double strength
DC, D/C, d/c discontinue or discharged
D5 dextrose 5%
D5W dextrose 5% in water
NS normal saline
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