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2nd quarter

pediatrics peds
penicillin PEN
by or through per
pharmacy pharm
afternoon PM or p.m.
premenstrual syndrome PMS
by mouth po or PO
positive pos
postoperative (after surgery) postop
preoperative (before surgery) preop
preperation prep
as needed prn
physical therapy PT
patient Pt or pt
everyday qd
every hour qh
every(2,3,4)hours q(2,3,4)h
four times a day quid
every night qn
quantity not sufficient QNS
every other day qod
quantity sufficient QS
quadriplegic quad
respiration R
rectal examination RE
regular reg
rehabilitation rehab
registered medical assistant RMA
prescription Rx
without s with a line over it
subcutaneous SC or SQ
side effects S/E
second sec
sigmoidoscopy sigmoid
slight sl
small sm
shortness of breath SOB
solution sol
specimen spec
immediately STAT
surgery surg
temperature T
tablet,tablets tab,tabs
temperature temp
therapy ther
three times a day tid
total lung capacity, tender loving care TLC
temperature,pulse and respiration TPR
trace tr
testicular self-examination TSE
vagina, vaginal vag
vaginal examination VE
vitamin vit
verbal order BO
viatl signs VS
week wk
within normal limits WNL
written order WO
without w/o
weight wt
workup W/U
abd abdomen
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU in each ear, both ears
EENT eye, ear, nose and throat
Gl gastrointesional
GU gastrourinary
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
R with a circle around it or rt 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 pound
m meter
mcg microgram
mg milligram
ml milliliter
mm millimeter
oz ounce
pt pint
qt quart
ss one half
T tabelspoon
tsp teaspoon
Created by: AlyssaSearls