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Medical Terminology

Midterm Review

bid twice a day
c with
d day
dc, D/C dicontinue
h hour
hs at bedtime/hours of sleep
pc after meals
PM afternoon, evening
prn as required/needed
q every
qd every day
qh every hour
qid four times a day
qam every morning
qod every other day
s without
ss half
tid three times a day
ac before meals
ad lib. freely, as desired
AM morning
AK above the knee
ant. anterior
BK below the knee
bilat bilateral
L left
LAD left anterior descending
LAO left anterior oblique
LLE left lower extremity
LLL left lower lobe (lung)
LLQ left lower quadrant
LUE left upper extremity
LUL left upper lobe (lung)
LUQ left upper quadrant
post. posterior
R right
RLE right lower extreminty
RLL right lower lobe(lung)
RLQ right lower quadrant
RUE right upper extremity
RUL right upper lobe (lung)
RUQ right upper quadrant
NPO nothing by mouth
Created by: dp
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