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Medical Term LPT

Medical Terminology- LPT

medical termmeaning
IM Intramuscular
IV Intravenous
PO oral
subq subcutaneous
ac before meals
pc after meals
AM morning
PM afternoon
n, noc night
h.s. hours of sleep
bid twice a day
qd every day
h, hr hourly
PRN as necessary
qh every hour
q2h every 2 hours
qid four times a day
stat immediately
tid three times a day
(R) right
_ a before
_ c with
_ s without
C Celsius
F Fahrenheit
d/c discontinue
NKA no known allergies
npo nothing by mouth
_ p after
q every
__ ss,ss half
ISS 1 and 1/2
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
qod every other day
ADL activities of daily living
(L) left
BP blood pressure
BM bowel movement
CBC complete blood count
cc cubic centimeter
ml milliliter
mg milligram
Gm gram
gr grain
dr dram
cm centimeter
lb pound
oz ounce
Dx diagnosis
Sx symptoms
Fx fracture
Hx history
Rx prescription
ECG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
EMG electromyogram
EENT eye, ear, nose, and throat
GI gastrointestinal
GU genitourinary
Gynec/o female anatomy
gtts drops
GTT drop
Na sodium
UTI urinary tract infection
URI upper respiratory infection
tsp teaspoon
tbsp tablespoon
tab tablet
UA urine analysis
WBC white blood count
RBC red blood count
a-, an- without, lack of, no
-algia pain
anti- against
arterio artery
arthro joint
oto ear
brady- slow
tach/y- fast
hyper- above, beyond, excessive
hypo- below, deficient, under
broncho bronchus
cardio heart
cephal head
cerebr brain
chlor- green
melan- black
leuko- white
erythro- red
-cidal killer, killing
contra- against, opposite
cyan- blue
cyte cell
derma skin
dis- separation, apart from
dys- disorder, bad, difficult
-ectomy remove
endo- within
epi- upon, in
gingivo gum
hemi- half
hepat/o liver
heter- different
homo- same
inter- between
-itis inflammation
-ology science of, knowledge of
lymph/o lymph
macro- large or abnormal size
micro- small
nephro kidney
neuro nerve
oma- tumor
osteo bone
patho- disease
-penia deficiency, lack of
peri- around
-phasia speech
phlebo vein
-pnea breath
poly- too much, many
post- after
pre- before
psych- of the mind
-rrhea flow, discharge
-stomy new opening
Dr. doctor
T.O. telephone order
V.O. verbal order
SSE soap suds enema
wc, w/c wheelchair
Supp. suppository
Br breakfast
Lu lunch
Su supper
mm millimeter
ht height
wt weight
kg kilogram
CM case manager
BDR behavior drug review
IPP individual program plan
IEP individual education plan
IHP individual habilitation plan
ARC association for retarded citizens
BPRC behavior program review committee
HRC human rights committee
RR resident record
QMRP qualified mental retardation professional
OT occupational therapist
PT physical therapist
DD developmentally disabled
ROM range of motion
SIB self abusive behavior
SSC support service coordinator
IQ intelligence quotient
ID interdisciplinary
abd abdominal
A.S.A Aspirin
ax axillary
cap. capsule
CHO carbohydrate
CNS central nervous system
C.P. Cerebral Palsy
CVA cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
CHD congestive heart disease
NaCl salt (sodium chloride)
NG nasogastric
2000/24 2000 cc in 24 hrs
STNCP short term nursing care plan
NCP nursing care plan
LTNCP long term nursing care plan
N/V/D nausea vomiting diarrhea
Px physical exam
Tx treatment
4 four hours
SGOT serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
K potassium
Cl chloride
O2 oxygen
SpO2 O2 sat. by pulse oximeter
CO2 carbon dioxide
AC level anticonvulsant level
BUN blood urea nitrogen
Hb, Hgb hemoglobin
Hct hematocrit
H2O2 hydrogen peroxide
emia blood
entero intestines
gastro stomach
hem, hema, hemo blood
myelo bone morrow and spinal cord
myo muscle
opthalmo eye
pneumo lungs
rhino nose
ex, exo- out, on outer layer
mega- great, huge
meta- beyond, change
multi- many
necro- dead
para- beside/beyond or after
sub- under
sym/syn together-joined
-opia vision
-rrhagia burst forth, pour
-osis condition
-phobia fear
glyco sugar
hydro water
sclero hard
scolio twisted, crooked
steno narrow
xanth- yellow
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