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Week 2

Medical Abbreviations

> Greater than
Less than
NKDA No known drug allergies
BP Blood Pressure
\/ Decreased
/\ Increased
c ( with line on top) With
C/O Complaints of
DOB Date of Birth
CBC Complete blood count
CC Chief complaint
CPE Complete physical exam
D & C Dilation & curettage
Dx Diagnosis
EKG Electrocardiogram
ER Emergency room
GU Genitourinary
HEENT Head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
LLQ Lower left quadrant
MI Myocardial infarction
NVD Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
P Pulse
PT Physical therapy
R Respirations
ROS Review of systems
RLQ Right lower quadrant
SOB Shortness of breathe
T & A Tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
UTI Urinary tract infection
WNL Within normal limits
URI Upper respiratory infection
T Temperature
RUQ Right upper quadrant
s (with line above) Without
ROM Range of motion
pt Patient
p( with line above) After
OR Operating Room
N & V Nausea & vomiting
LUQ Left upper quadrant
I & D Incision & drainage
GYN Gynecology
Created by: tifani.winter
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