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Common Abbrev

N110 Common Abbrev

vs vital signs
tpr temperature, pulse, respiration
BP blood pressure
I&O intake and output
OOB out of bed
BRP bathroom previleges
BR bedrest
CBR complete bedrest
N/V nausea & vomiting
BM bowel movement
U/A urinalysis
s/p status post
Hx history
Fx fracture
Dx diagnosis
Rx prescription
Tx treatment
Sx symptom
c with
s without
ROM range of motion
NG nasogastric
oz ounce
PE physical exam
HL heparin lock
ML medication lock
WNL within normal limits
a.c. before meals
p.c. after meals
UTI urinary tract infection
FUO fever of unknown origin
LOC level of consiousness
LLQ left lower quadrant
RLQ right lower quadrant
LUQ left upper quadrant
RUQ right upper quadrant
LLE left lower extremity
RLE right lower extremity
DNR do not resuscitate
C/O complains of
L (circled) left
R (circled) right
q every
NPO nothing by mouth
ad lib as desired
p.o. by mouth
wt. weight
Stat immediately
bid twice a day
tid three times a day
qid four times a day
qd every day
qod every other day
hs hour of sleep
cc cubic centimeter
ml milliliter
prn as needed
R/O rule out
kg kilogram
qs quantity sufficient
TIA transient ischemic attack
OTC over the counter
CVA cerebrovascular accident
WBC white blood count
RBC red blood count
CBC complete blood count
Hct hematocrit
Hgb hemoglobin
PCA patient controlled analgesia
Y/O years old
PERRLA pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
15 drops (gtt) 1 mL
60 mg 1 Gr
2.2 lbs 1 Kg
Created by: aimeeNC