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Med abbreviations

HA headache
HBV hepatitis B virus
Hct hematocrit
Hg mercury
Hgb hemoglobin
HOB head of bed
hr hour
hs bedtime,hour of sleep
ht height
hyper above,high
hypo below,low
ICU intensive care unit
I & D incision and drainage
I & O intake and output
IM intramuscular
inj injection
int internal,interior
irrig irrigation
IV intravenous
IVP intravenous pyelogram
K potassium
KCL potassium chloride
Kg or kg kilogram
KUB kidney,ureter and bladder x-ray
L & D labor and delivery
L left
L left/liter
lab laboratory
Lap laparotomy
lb pound
liq. Liquid
LLQ left lower quadrant
LP lumbar puncture
LPN licensed practical nurse
LUQ left upper quadrant
LVN licensed vocational nurse
M minim
M.D. medical doctor
med. Medicine
mEq millequivalent
mg milligram
Created by: chris jeffers