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Bio-Medical

abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
D/C discontinue, discharge
OR operating room
prn whenever necessary, as needed
ac before meal
stat immediately, at once
RN registered nurse
wt weight
Cl chloride or chlorine
Rx prescription, take, treatment
AP apical pulse
T temperature
NPO nothing by mouth
spec specimen
c with line on top with
ss with line on top one half
s with line on top without
pt patient, pint
BP blood pressure
R respiration, rectao
Na sodium
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevntion
DRG diagnostic related group
LMP last menstrul period
vp veni puncture
AED automated external defibrillator
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
LTC long term care
BMI body mass index
TPR tempearture, pluse, respiration
qid four times a day
gtts drops
bid twice a day
Created by: ncorrea92