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Abbrevi. :Med Term

Abbreviations of Medical Terms

AA of each
a.c Before Meals
ad lib at liberty
am, AM Morning
AS, a.s left ear
AU,a.u each ear
BE Barium enema
BID, b.i.d, bid twice perday
BP blood pressure
BR bedrest
BRP bathroom privilegs
BM Bowel Movement
B&C Biopsy
C(with line above) with
CA,Ca Cancer, calcium
cap capsule
disc, DC, d.c discontinue
DNR do not resuscitate
Dx, dx dignosis
ED erectile dysfunction
ER emergency room
Fx,fx fracture
g, gm gram(s)
gt, gtt drops
H Hydrogen
h.s at bedtime
Ht,ht Height
inj injection
I and O, I/O intake and output
IV intravenous
K Potassium
mg milligram
N&V nausea and vomiting
Na sodium
NC nasal cannuia
NPO Nothing by Mouth
NPO p MN Nothing by Mouth past midnight
oint., ung ointment
OOB out of bed
OTC over the counter
oz ounce(s)
P pulse
p.c after meals
pH degree of acidity or alkalinity
PM,p.m. afternoon
PO,po, p.o By Mouth
PRN as needed everymorning
q.h everyhour
q.i.d four time a day
QNS quantity not sufficient
q.s as much as needed
r, R Right, Respirations
Rx Prescription
S(with line above ) Without
SOB Shortness of Breath
ss a half
stat immediately
syr syrup
susp suspened
sup, supp superior
T temperature
tab tablet
tbsp tablespoon
TID, t.i.d three times a day
TPR temperature
tsp teaspoon
Tx treatment
VS vital signs
W/C, w/c watch carefully
N nitrogen
Created by: michael.m31
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