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abbreviation 3


caps capsules
cath catheter, catheterize
CC chief complaint
chemo chemotherapy
CMA certified medical assistant
c/o complains of
cs cesarean section
cx cervix
/d per day
d/c sicontinue
d&i dry and intact
disch discharge
DNKA did not keep appointment
DOI date of injury
DRE digital rectal examination
DSD dry, sterile dressing
DTaP diptheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine
D&V diarrhea and vomiting
DVA distance visual acuity
ea each
ED emergency department
EDD exspected date of delivery
Fe iron
flex sig flexible sigmoidoscopy
freq frequent
F/U follow up
Fx fractures
GYN gynecology
h or hr hour
H/A headache
HBP high blood pressure
HC head circumference
Hep B hepitisis B vaccine
Hg mercury
H2o water
HR heart rate
HRT hormone replacemnet therapy
hs at bedtime
ht height
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
IPV inractivated polio vaccine
IV intravenous
lab laboratory
lac laceration
lat lateral
lax laxative
LB lower back
LBP lower back pain
liq liquid
LMP last minstral peroid
med, meds medication, medications
min minute
MMR measels, mumps, and rubella
mod moderate
N/A not applicable
NB new born
N/C no complaints
neg negitive
NH nursing home
NICU newborn intensive care unit
NKA no known alargies
NKDA no known drung alargies
NMP normal menstral peroid
noct nocturnal
NS normal saline
N&V nausea and vomitting
NVA near visual acuity
NVD nasuea, vomiting, and diarrhea
OB obstretrics
occ occasionally
oint ointment
op operation
OR operating room
OT occupational therapy
OTC over the counter
OV office visit
P pules
Pap pap test
path pathology
pc after meals
Created by: darciascearse