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Allied Health/Medical Abbreviations/ Study Guide 3

DNR Do not resuscitate
Dx Diagnosis
pc after meals
WBAT weight bearing as tolerated
BRP bathroom privileges
hs hour of sleep
HOB head of bed
NKA no known allergies
ADL activity of daily living
OU both eyes
MRSA methicillin resistant staphylococcus
NPO nothing by mouth
PROM passive range of motion
TID three times a day
UA Urinalysis
QOD every other day
R Respiration, rectal, right
TPR Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
BP Blood Pressure
URI Upper respiratory infection
VS vital signs
DM Diabetes Mellitus
SOB shortness of breath
BID two times per day
Centimeter cm
by mouth po
Intramuscular IM
Three times per day tid
Bowel Movement BM
Non Weight Bearing NWB
Blood Pressure BP
As desired Ad lib
ac before meals
Myocardial Infraction MI
Wheelchair w/c
Teaspoon tsp
cc cubic centimeter
TB tuberculosis
I & O intake and output
UTI urinary tract infection
AROM Active Range of Motion
AP Apical Pulse
B & B Bowel and Bladder
OS left eye
OD right eye
ICU Intensive Care Unit
RLQ Right Lower Quadrant
Every q
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