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QuestionAnswer
AAOC ANTACID OF CHOICE
A.C. BEFORE MEALS
ABD ABDOMEN
ABG ARTERIAL BLOOD GASSES
ADA AMERICIAN DIABETIC ASSOCIATION DIET
ADL ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
AD LIB AS DESIRED, AS MUCH AS NEEDED
AMP AMPULE
APH ADULT PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL
ATC AROUND THE CLOCK
ASA ASPIRIN
ASAP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
AXR ABDOMINAL X-RAY
BaE BARIUM ENEMA
BID TWICE A DAY, 2X A DAY
BIO OR BIOCHEM BIOCHEMISTRY OR CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY
BM BOWEL MOVEMENT
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
B.R. BED REST
BRP BATHROOM PRIVILEGES
BT BARRIER TRAY OR BRAIN TUMOR
BX BIOPSY
C CENTIGRADE
c WITH
Ca CANCER, CALCIUM
CAL CALORIE
CAP CAPSULE
CARD. CATH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION
CC CUBIC CENTIMETER
CCMS CLEAN CATCH MIDSTREAM
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
CHI CLOSED HEAD INJURY
CHOL CHOLESTEROL
CL CHLORIDE
Cl.Liq. CLEAR LIQUID
C & S CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY
CSS CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY
CXR CHEST X- RAY
CYSTO CYSTOSCOPY
D.C., D/C DISCONTINUE OR DISCHARGE
D5W 5% DEXTROSE IN WATER
DX DIAGNOSIS
ECG ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
EEG ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
EKG ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
EMG ELECTROMYOGRAM
ENT EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT
ER EMERGENCY ROOM
ET ENDOTRACHEAL TUBE
FF FORCE FLUIDS
FFP FRESH FROZEN PLASMA
FBS FASTING BLOOD SUGAR (FASTING GLUCOSE)
FL. Liq FULL LIQUID
FR FLUID RESTRICTION
F/U FOLLOW-UP
GB GALL BLADDER
GL GASTROINTESTINAL
GTT GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST
Gen. GENERAL TRAY
GYN GYNECOLOGY
H2O WATER
HEMO HEMATOLOGY
H.O. HOUSE OFFICER
hs HOUR OF SLEEP, AT BEDTIME
ICS IS INCENTIVE SPIROMETER
ICU INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
IM INTRAMUSCULAR
I&O INTAKE AND OUTPUT
IPPB INTERMITTENT POSITIVE PRESSURE BREATHING
ISC INTERMITTENT SELF/STERILE CATHERIZATION
IT SUCTION INTERMITTENT TRACHEAL SUCTION
IV INTRAVENOUS
IVPB INTRAVENOUS PIGGYBACK
IVP INTRAVENOUS PYELOGRAM
K POTASSIUM
KCL POTASSIUM CHLORIDE
L LEFT
L, I LITER
liq LIQUID
LOC LAXATIVE OF CHOICE, LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
LOA LEAVE OF ABSENCE
LOP LEAVE ON PASS
Meds MEDICATION
MRI MAGNETIC RESONANCE
NKA NO LNOWN ALLERGIES
NPO NOTHINGBY MOUTH
n/s, N.S. NORMAL SALINE
OTO OTOLARYNGOLOGY
q. h., QH EVERY HOUR
PRN AS NEEDED
S/P STATUS POST
SVN SMALL VOLUME NEBULIZER
TAB 3 TIMES A DAY
T.F. TUBE FEEDING
TPR TEMPERATURE, PULSE, RESPIRATION
US. U/S ULTRASOUND
V.O. VERBAL ORDER
VOID PATIENT MUST EMPTY BLADDER
WBC WHITE BLOOD CELLS
X-RAY RADIOLOGY
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