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Ch. 21 Abbreviation

Chapter 21 Abbreviation

SC subcutaneously
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
vit vitamin
tox toxoplasmosis vaccine
anti against
a.c. before meal
caps capsule
ad lib freely, as desired (ad libitum)
cc cubic centimeter
gtt drops (guttae)
p.c. after meals (post cibum)
hs at bedtime
c with
s without
po by mouth
Pt patient
SL sublingual
q every
prn as needed
tab tablets
t.i.d 3 times a day
b.i.d 2 times a day
q.i.d 4 times a day
PDR Physicians Desk Reference
h hour
qh every hour
i take 1
ii take 2
iii take 3
a.d. right ear
a.u. both ears
NS non saline
p.r. per retum
stat immediately
a.l. or a.s. left ear
tsp tea spoon
tbsp table spoon
w with
w/o without
qam everymorning
qpm everynight
oob out of bed
brp bathroom privileges
dnr do not resuscitate
dc discontinue; discharge
Fx fracture
Bx biopsy
Hx history
Tx treatment
Dx diagnosis
Rx take thou
Sx symptoms
Created by: brittanymichelle