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Med. Abbrev. midterm

a list of medical abbreviations used to study for my midterm :)

mg miligram
oj orange juice
kcl pottassium chloride
ou both eyes
EENT ear, eyes, nose and throat
CVA Cerebrovascular accident; stroke
HIPPA health insurance portability and accountability act
ROM range of motion
BP blood pressure
AM morning
h hours
Hg mercury
PT physical therapy
D/C discontinue; discharge
ADL activities of daily living
H20 Water
ECG electrocardiogram
COPD chronic obstructive pulmenary disease
EMT emergency medical technician
gtts glucose tolerance tests; drops; IV drip
HS bedtime
Gyn gynocology
FFL force fluids
higher; elevate; up
down; diminish
BUN blood urea nitrogen
Ob obstetrics
BR Cˉ BRP only bed rest with bathroom privledges only
AP apical pulse
bid twice a day
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
BL wk blood work
pt patient
q each, every
Rx prescription; take treatment
Iv itravenous
NACL sodium chloride
(:)π 2
cc cubic centimeter
NPO nothing by mouth
ac before meals
2 gtts bid two glucose tolerance tests twice a day
po by mouth
CCU coronary care unit
q2h every two hours
CBC complete blood count
DX diagnosis
Cap; cap capsule
CL chloride; chlorine
R respiration rectal
CT computerized tomography
LMP last menstrual period
qod every other day
OPD out patient department
N/S normal saline
IM intramuscular
o2 oxygen
IPP intermittent positive pressure breathing
LTC long term care
mm millimeter
ML milliliter
AED automated external defribilliation
prn whenever neccesary; as needed
pc after food
Ht height
FBS fasting blood sugar
DRG diagnostic related group
OR operating room
Na sodium
BMI body mass index
CL liq clear liquid
Created by: stephest