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abbreviations used in veterinary medicine

triangle shape change
prn as needed
DOA dead on arrival
UA urinalysis
V/D vomiting/diarrhea
SR suture removal
OU both eyes
OD right eye
OS left eye
PCV packed cell volume
FLUTD feline lower urinary tract disease
CRT capillary refill time
QOD every other day
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
LRS Lactated Ringers Solution
FeLV Feline Leukemia Virus
O Owner
PE Physical Exam
HBC Hit By Car
FB Foreign Body
EENT Ears Eyes Nose Throat
PT Patient
MM mucous membranes
NSF no significant findings
OHE ovariohysterectomy
OVH ovariohysterectomy
Sx surgery
Tx treatment
R/O rule out
UTI urinary tract infection
URI upper respiratory infection
TP total protein
WNL within normal limits
Px prognosis
Dx diagnosis
PO Per Os
FIP feline infectious peritonitis
Dz disease
g gram
tab tablet
Rx prescription
qh every hour
qd every day
q every
HBC hit by car
BID twice daily
SID once daily
QID four times daily
TID three times daily
AS left ear
AD right ear
AU both ears
CHF congestive heart failure
BG blood glucose
BDLD big dog little dog
BAR bright alert responsive
FIV Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
ADR aint doing right
SQ subcutaneous
IV intravenous
IM intramuscular
Hx history
NaCl sodium chloride
RV rabies vaccine
SOAP subjective, objective, assessment , plan
Created by: DrCariWise



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