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aa Of each
ad To, up to
c (with line over the top) With
KVO, TKO Keep vein open, to keep open
npo, NPO Nothing by mouth (nil per os)
per By means of, by
s (with line over the top) without
stat Immediately
bid twice daily
tid three times daily
qid 4 times daily (considered unsafe abbreviation (can be confused with qd which means each day)
qd each day or daily (considered unsafe abbreviation (can be confused with qid)
h or hr hour
prn as needed
q each
q4h every 4 hours
stat immediately
ASAP polite way of saying "stat"
IM intramuscularly
IV intravenously
subQ , SC, SQ subcutaneously (ALL considered unsafe abbreviation)
cap capsule
tab tablet
gtts drops
soln solution
susp suspension
ung ointment
Created by: mchugh100



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