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UB Med Term pp93-94

Prescription Abbreviations w/ ** by those that are error prone

a (with a line over top) before (latin= ante)
a.c. before meals (latin= ante cibum)
a.m. before noon (latin=ante meridiem)
b.i.d. twice a day (latin= bis in die)
d day
h hour (latin= hora)
h.s. ** at hour of sleep (bedtime) (latin=hora somni)
noc. night (latin=noctis)
p (with a line over top) after (latin=post)
p.c. after meals (latin= post cibum)
p.m. afternoon(latin= post meridiem)
p.r.n. as needed (latin= pro re nata)
q every (latin= quaque)
q d ** every day (latin= quaque die)
q h every hour (latin= quaque hora)
q 2 h every 2 hours
q.i.d four times a day (latin= quarter in die)
q.o.d ** every other day (quaque altera die)
STAT immediately (latin= statium)
t.i.d three times a day (latin= ter in die)
wk week
yr year
AD ** right ear (latin= auris dextra)
AS ** Left ear (latin= auris sinistra)
AU ** both ears (latin= aures unitas)
ad lib. as desired (latin= ab libitum)
amt amount
aq water (latin= aqua)
(B) (circle around the letter) bilateral
C Celsius, centigrade
c (with a line over top) with (latin= cum)
F Fahrenheit
(m) (circle around the letter) murmur
NPO nothing by mouth (latin= non per os)
OD ** right eye (latin= oculus dexter)
OS ** left eye (latin= oculus sinister)
OU ** both eyes(latin= oculi unitas)
per by or through
p.o. by mouth (latin= per os)
PR through rectum (latin= per rectum)
PV through vagina (latin= per vagina)
q.n.s quantity not sufficient
q.s. quantity sufficient
Rx recipe, prescription
Sig: label; instruction to the patient (latin= signa)
s (with a line over top of it) without (latin= sine)
ss (with a line over top of them) ** one-half (semis)
w.a. while awake
x times or for
> ** greater than
< ** less than
i one (modified lowercase roman numeral)
ii two (modified lowercase roman numeral)
iii three (modified lowercase roman numeral)
iv four (modified lowercase roman numeral)
I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X uppercase roman numerals 1-10 (arabic numerals are preferred)
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