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Terminology: D/C Discontinue/Discharge
Terminology: OR Operating Room
Terminology: prn Whenever necessary; as needed
Terminology: ac Before meals
Terminology: stat Immediately; at once
Terminology: RN Registered Nurse
Terminology: wt Weight
Terminology: Cl Chlorine or Chloride
Terminology: Rx Prescription, take treatment
Terminology: AP Apical pulse
Terminology: T Temperature
Terminology: NPO Nothing by mouth
Terminology: spec Specimen
Terminology: c with over score With
Terminology: ss with over score One half
Terminology: s with over score Without
Terminology: pt Patient, pint (500ml or cc)
Terminology: BP Blood Pressure
Terminology: R Respiration, rectal
Terminology: Na Sodium
Terminology: CDC Centers for disease control and prevention
Terminology: DRG Diagnostics related group
Terminology: LMP Last menstrual period
Terms: NPO pre-op Nothing by mouth before operation
Terms: Do EENT exam in OPD Do nose, eye, ear, throut exam in out patient department or clinic
Terms: Ob-Gyn Obstetrics-gynecology
Terms: 500 mg qod 8 am 500 milligrams ever other day at 8:00 am
Terms: VS stat and q2h Vital signs status every 2 hours
Terms: To PT by w/c for ROMs and ADL bid To physical therapy by wheelchair for range of motion and activity of daily living twice a day
Terms: FF1 vl liq to 240 mL q2h Force fluids clear liquids to 240 milliliters every two hours
Terms: 2 ggts OU qid q6h Two drops each eye, four times daily, every six hours
Terms: Dx: COPD, O2 prn, IPPB bid q12h Diagnosis: Chronic abstructive pulmonary disease, oxygen whenever needed interimittent, positive pressure breathing every 2 hours
Terms: Cap po tid c food or milk Give the following directions: two capsuled by mouth three times daily with food or milk
Terms: Dx: CVA, CT of brain stat Diagnosis: Cerebral vascular accident (stroke), computerized tomography of brain set
Terms: Rx: 20 mL KCL IV Prescription: 21 milliliter potassium chloride, intravenous
Terms: EMT is certified for ACLS Emergency medical technician is certified for advanced cardiac life support
Created by: AleGisselle