Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why

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
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
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:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
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

Abbreviations 2

abbreviations 2

QuestionAnswer
peds pediatrics
PEN penicilin
per by or through
pharm pharmacy
PM or p.m. afternoon
PMS premenstural syndrome
po or PO by mouth
pos positive
postop postoperative(after surgery)
preop preoperative(before surgery)
prep preperation
prn as needed
PT physical therapy
Pt or pt patient
qd every day
qh every hour
q(2,3,4)h every(2,3,4)hours
qid four times a day
qn every night
QNS quantity not sufficient
qod every other day
QS quantity sufficient
quad quadriplegic
R respirations
RE rectal examination
reg regular
rehab rehabilitation
RMA registered medical assistant
Rx perscription
_ s(with a line over it) without
SC or SQ subcutaneous
S/E side effects
sec second
sigmoid sigmoidoscopy
sl slight
sm small
SOB shortness of breath
sol solution
spec specimen
STAT immediately
surg surgery
T temperature
tab,tabs tablet,tablets
temp temperature
ther therapy
tid three times a day
TLC total lung compacity,tender loving care
TPR temperature,pulse,respiration
tr trace
TSE testicular self-examination
vag vagina,vaginal
VE vaginal examination
vit vitamin
VO verbal order
VS vital signs
wk week
WNL within normal limits
WO written order
w/o without
wt weight
W/U workup
abd abdomen
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears,in each ear
EENT eye,ear,nose,and throat
GI gastrointestinal
GU genitourinary
L(with a circle around it)or lt left
LA(with a circle around it) left arm
LL(with a circle around it) left leg
LLQ lower left quadrant
LRQ lower right quadrant
LUQ left upper quadrant
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes,in each eye
R(with a circle around it) right
RA(with a circle around it) right arm
RL(with a circle around it) right leg
RLQ right lower quadrant
RUQ right upper quadrant
C celsius
cc cubic centimeter
cm centimeter
dL deciliter
F fahrenheit
g gram
kg kilogram
L liter
l length
lb pounds
m meter
mcg microgram
mg miligram
ml mililiter
mm milimeter
oz ounce
pt pint
qt quart
ss one half
T
C celsius
cc cubic centimeter
cm centimeter
dL deciliter
F fahrenheit
g gram
kg kilogram
L liter
l length
lb pounds
m meter
mcg microgram
mg miligram
ml mililiter
mm milimeter
oz ounce
pt pint
qt quart
ss one half
T tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
Created by: AnnaJoseph