Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Stack #329754

ABBREVIATIONS 100+

QuestionAnswer
ABX ANTIBIOTICS
AC BEFORE MEALS
AD RIGHT EAR
AD LIB AS DESIRED
APAP ACETAMINOPHEN
AS LEFT EAR
ASA ASPIRIN
ATC AROUND THE CLOCK
AU BOTH EARS
AWP AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE
BID TWICE A DAY
C WITH
CAP CAPSULE
IR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
D/C DISCONTINUE
DAW DISPENSE AS WRITTEN (label)
EC ENTERIC COATED
GM GRAM
GR GRAIN
GTT DROP
HCTZ HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (diuretic)
HR HOUR
HS BEDTIME
HX HISTORY
IM INTRAMUSCULAR
IV INTRAVENOUS
IVP INTRAVENOUS PUSH
IVPB INTRAVENOUS PIGGY BACK
K POTASSIUM
KG KILOGRAM
MCG MICROGRAM
MDI METERED DOSE INHALER
MG MILLIGRAM
ML MILLILITER
N/V NAUSEA AND VOMITING
NKA NO KNOWN ALLERGIES
NKDA NO KNOWN DRUG ALLERGIES
NOC SLEEP
NON REP DO NOT REPEAT
NPO NOTHING BY MOUTH
NTG NITROGLYCERINE
OD RIGHT EYE
OS LEFT EYE
OTC OVER THE COUNTER
OU BOTH EYES
P AFTER
PC AFTER MEALS
PCN PENICILLIN
PM AFTERNOON/EVENING
PO BY MOUTH
PRN AS NEEDED
Q EVERY
Q4H EVERY 4 HOURS
QAM EVERY MORNING
QD EVERYDAY OR DAILY
QH EVERY HOUR
QID 4 TIMES A DAY
QOD EVERY OTHER DAY
QPM EVERY NIGHT
QS QUANTITY SUFFICIENT
QW EVERY WEEK
R or PR RECTALLY
REP REPEAT
RX PRESCRIPTION
S WITHOUT
SC SUBCUTANEOUS
SL SUBLINGUAL
SS HALF
STAT IMMEDIATELY
SUPP SUPPOSITORY
TPN TOTAL PARENTERAL NUTRITION
PA PRIOR AUTHORIZATION
TBSP TABLESPOON
SR SUSTAINED RELEASE
CR CONTROLLED RELEASE
ER EXTAINED RELEASE
XR EXTENDED RELEASE
NS NORMAL SALINE (salt water)
TAD TAKE AS DIRECTED
TCN TETRACYCLINE
TID THREE TIMES A DAY
TSP TEASPOON
U UNIT
UAT UNTIL ALL TAKEN
UD AS DIRECTED
UNG OINTMENT
URI UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
UTI URINARY TRACT INFECTION
V or PV VAGINALLY
DNE DO NOT EXCEED
PSE PSEUDOEPHEDRINE
NTE NOT TO EXCEED
U & C USUAL AND CUSTOMARY
WA WHILE AWAKE
SOB SHORT OF BREATH
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
COPD CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
HBP HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
ACHS WITH MEALS AND AT BEDTIME
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
BM BOWEL MOVEMENT
TEMP TEMPERATURE
ETOH ETHYNOL ALCOHOL
AAA APPLY TO AFFECTED AREA
DUR DRUG USAGE OR UTILIZATION REVIEW
Created by: EBHintzeIII
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards