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PhT Abbreviations

PhT Abbreviations 3

q6h every 6 hours
Bid twice a day
qid four times a day
po by mouth
1oz = gm 30gm
1tsp = mL 5mL
15mL = tsp 3 tsp
npo nothing by mouth
ASA Aspirin
apap acetaminophen
TO telephone order
VO verbal order
dtd give as such dose
m. ft mix and make
supp suppository
gtt drop
SOB shortness of breath
n/v nausea and vomiting
H2O water
tbsp tablespoonful
tsp teaspoonful
kg kilogram
mg milligram
gm gram
gr grain
1gr = mg 60 or 65mg
pt pint
1pt =mL 473ml or 480ml
1cc = mL 1mL
Aq Water
CBC complete blood count
RBC red blood cell count
WBC white blood cell count
BS blood sugar
TPN total parenteral nutrition
BM bowel movement
MTE multiple trace element
MVI multivitamin for injection
NTE not to exceed
cp chest pain
atc around the clock
16 oz = pt 1 pint
2 tbsp = oz 1 ounce
3 tsp = tbsp 1 tbsp
2 pt = qt 1 quart
1 kg = lb 2.2 lbs
1ml = unit 100 units
dil dilute
mcg microgram
IM intramuscular
DOB date of birth
y/o years old
wk weekly
ug until gone
Created by: LoriCBD



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