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Medical Abbreviations

Tbsp Tablespoon
tsp Teaspoon
staph Staphylocccus
stat immediately
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
std. prec. Standard Precautions
strep Streptococcus
T. Temperature
TB Tuberculosis
T, C, DB Turn, Cough, and Deep Breathe
temp Temperature
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
tid Three Times a Day
TLC Tender Loving Care
TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition
TPR Temperature, Pulse, and Respirations
TWE Tap Water Enema
Tx Traction, Treatment
U/A Urinalysis
UGI Upper Gastrointestinal
unk Unknown
URI Upper Respiratory Infection
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
vag. Vaginal
VRE Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus
VS Vital Signs
WBC White Blood Cells/Count
w/c Wheelchair
WNL Within Normal Limits
wt. Weight
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