Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

HealthExp. Abbrv.

*#--Medical Abreviatons

abd. abdomin
am/AM morning
amt. amount
approx. apprximatly
bm/BM bowel movement
B/P blood pressure
c* celcius degree
Cath. catheter
CO2 carbon dioxide
CPR cardiopulminary resusitaion
Med. medicine
min. minute
NA nurses aid/ nurses assistant
noct. or noc. night
O2 Oxygen
Ob obstetrics
ORTH orthopedrics
PM/pm night
post after
pre before
Pt/pt patient
P.T physical therapy
RN registered nurse
Rx perscription
Surg. surgeory
TLC tender loving care
VS vital signs
wt weight
O.R operating room
E.R emergency room
R.R recovery room
ECG/EKG electrocardiogram
F* farenheit degree
H2O water
ht height
hyper above
hypo below
ICU intensive care unit
IV intravaneous
lab laboratory
LPN licenced practical nurse
LVN licenced vocational nurse
M.D medical doctor
a.c before meals
ADL activities of daily living
ad lib as desired
amb ambulate/walk
ax axillary/armpit
bid/Bid twice a day
BRP bathroom privilages
c with a line over it with
CA cancer
CBC complete blood count
cc cubic centimeters
CCU coronary care unit
c/o complains of
CVA cerebro accident/ stroke
dc, d/c discontinue
dx diagnosis
EEG electroencephalogram
EENT eyes ears nose throat
fx fracture
GI genitourinary
GU gastrointestinal
hr hour
hs bedtime
I intake and output
ng nasogastric tube
OOB/oob out of bed
O.T ocupational
pc after meals
PEDS pediatrics
per by, through
po by mouth
postop, postOP post operative
prn whenever required
q with a line over it every
qd every day
q2h every two hours
q3h every three hours
q4h every four hours
qhs every night before bedtime
qod/QOD every other day
r rectal
ROM range of motioin
s with a line over it without
sob short of breath
TID/tid three times a day
spec. specimin
WBC white blood cell count
w/c wheel chair
ss with a line over it one half
stat at once, imidiatly
Created by: MaloryAndJessica
Popular Science sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards