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I did this for Crystal....love

a before
aa of each
abd abdomen
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
am,AM morning
amp ampule
amt amount
aq, H2O water
ax axillary
bid twice a day
BMR basal metabolic rate
BP blood pressure
c with
cap capsule
C Celsius
cc cubic centimeter
cm centimeter
DAW dispense as written
Dc,disc,d/c discontinue
disp dispence
dl, dL deciliter
Dr doctor
dr dram
DW distilled water
EEG electroencephalogram
EENT eye,ear,nose,throat
EKG,ECG electrocardiogram
elix elixir
et and
ext extract
F Fahrenheit
gal gallon
GI gastrointestinal
Gm,gm gram
gr grain
gtt drops
GU genitourinary
H hypodermic
hb,hgb hemoglobin
h, hr hour
HS,hs hour of sleep or at bedtime
ht height
HT hypodermic tablet
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
IV intraveneous
kg kilogram
kL kiloliter
km kilometer
L liter
lab laboratory
lb pound
liq liquid
LLQ lower left quadrant
M meter
mEq milliequivalent
mg miligram
min minute
ml,mL millimeter
MOM milk of Magnesia
MS morphine sulfate
n,NL normal
NaCl sodium chloride
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergy
noc night
NPO nothing by mouth
NS normal saline
OB obstetrics
OD right eye
os mouth
OS left eye
OU both eyes
oz ounce
O2 oxygen
p after
P pulse
pc after meals
per by
PM,pm afternoon or evening
po by mouth
pr per rectum
prn,PRN whenever necessare, as needed
pt pint
q every
qd every day
qh every hour
q2h every 2 hours
q.i.d. 4 times a day
qod every other day
qs quantity sufficient
qt quart
R rectal,right,respiration
RBC red blood cell
RLQ right lower quadrant
Rx medication, take, prescription
s without
SC,SQ subcutaneously
sig to write, label
sL sublingual
sol solution
SOS once if necessary
sp spirits
sp gr specific gravity
spec specimen
ss one-half
SS soap solution
STAT,stat immediately
supp suppository
syr syrup
T temperature
tab tablet
T, tbsp tablespoon
T,tsp teaspoon
t.i.d three times a day
tinc,tr tincture
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
U unit
ung ointment
WBC white blood cell
wt weight
IUD intrauterine device
K potassium
med medication
MI myocardial infarction
Na Sodium
OT occupational therapy
PAR post-anesthesia recovery room
PEUA pelvic exam under anesthesia
PP post partum
prep preparation
PREOP preoperative
PT physical therapy
pt protime
R radial
SOB shortness of breath
sub q subcutaneous
TCDB turn,cough, deep breathe
TO telephone order
tol tolerates
TUR transurethral resection
TURP transurethral resection of prostate
ASA aspirin
cc chief complaint
c/o complains of or complaining of
C.B.C complete blood count
CNS central nervous system
CVA cerebral vascular accident
DnC dilatation and curettage
Dx diagnosis
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
EDC expected date of confinement
Fx fracture
FBS fasting blood sugar
f/u follow-up
ht height
HTN hypertension
hx history
LMP last menstrual period
LUQ left upper quadrant
N negative
OB/GYN obstetrics/gynecology
O.R operation room
PEARL pupils,equal and reactive to light
P.H/PH patient history
PCN penicillin
pt patient
px physical
r/o rule out
sx symptom
TCN tetracycline
T tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TB tuberculosis
Tx treatment
V.O. verbal order
DPT diphtheria,pertussis, and tetanous toxoid
MMR measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine
HIB haemophilus influenza type B
ATD adult tetanous and diphtheria
PPD purified derivative
URI upper respiratory infection
STD sexually transmitted disease
Created by: desi07west