Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

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.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

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

Medical Ab. A-R

Medical Abbreviations A-R

D/C Discontinue
OR Operating room
ac before meals
RN registered nurse
Cl chlorine or chlorine
RX prescription, take, treatment
AP apical pulse
NPO nothing by mouth
C (-) with
BP blood pressure
R respiration, rectal
Na sodium
CDC Complete blood account
DRG diagnostic related group
LMP last menstrual period
^ higher, elevate, or up
AED Automated external defribillation
HIPAA Health insurance portability and accounrability act
LCT long-term care
BMI body mass index
gtts drops
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeters
IM intramuscular
h hour
oz ounces
OJ orange juice
HS hour of sleep
Ht height
AM morning
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privileges
mL milliliter
N/S normal saline
IV intravenous
ECG electrocardiogram
CCU coronary care units
NaCl Sodium chloride
H2o water
Bl Wk blood work
BUN Blood, urea, nitrogenous
FBS fasting blood sugar
pt patient
cap capsule
pc after meals
mm millimeters
Hg mercury
qid 4 times a day
EENT eyes ears nose and throat
OPD outpatient department
Ob obstetrics
Gyn gynecology
mg milligrams
qod every other day
q2h every 2 hours
PT physical therapy
ROM range of motion
ADL activities of daily living
FFL forced fluids
cl liq clear liquid
OU both eyes
Dx diagnosis
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
O2 oxygen
prn as often as necessary
IPPB intermittent positive pressure breathing
po by mouth
tid 3 times a day
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CT computer tomography
Rx therapy, prescription
KCL potassium chloride
EMT emergency medical technician
ACL Advanced cardiac life support
Created by: Celine05