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CNA medical abbv

medical abreviations

PPO Preferred Provider Organization
NPO Nothing Per Oral/Mouth
BID Twice a day
AKA Above Knee Amputation
TID Three Times per Day
PO/OS By Mouth
RLE Right Lower Extremity
Brady Slow
Olig Small, scant
Oma Tumor
Ileo small intestine
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
MDS Minimum Data Set
CBC Complete Blood Count
BRP Bathroom Privileges
BSC Bed Side Commode
c width
OOB Out of Bed
NKA No Known Allergies
BKA Below Knee Amputation
s without
Pneum(o) Lung, air
Tachy Rapid, fast
IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
NIDDM Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
RUQ Right Upper Quadrant
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
RLQ Right Lower Quadrant
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
IV Intravenous (in the vein)
ac before meals
qd every day
dx diagnosis
qhs Every night at bedtime or hour of sleep
qod every other day
q2h every 2 hours
SOB Short of Breath
LLQ Lower Left Quadrant
DM Diabetes Mellitus
HOB Head of Bed
FR Fluid Restriction
CBR Complete Bed Rest
pc after meals
hs bedtime or at time of rest
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
Ad lib as desired
amb ambulatory
c/o complains of
dsg dressing
FF force fluids
prn as necessary
q every
qid four times a day
qh every hour
SSE Soap Suds Enema
hepat/o liver
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
plegia paralysis
pnea breathing
thromb/o clot
Auto self
-ostomy surgical opening
phasia speech
Created by: tiar0se
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