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Patient Care MA

Patient Cate Medical Abbreviation

a.c. before meal ante cenam
npo nothing by mouth nil per oris
qh every hour quaque hora
qd once a day or every day quaque in die
bid twice daily bis in die
tid three times a day ter in die
qid four times a day quater in die
ASAP As Soon AS Possible
STAT with no delay, immediately
S without sans
_ C with
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
Dx diagnosis
Hx history
Fx fracture
SOB Shortness of Breath
OTC Over-the-Counter (pharmaceuticals)
cc cubic centimeter
ml milliliter NOTE: ml=cc
cm centimeter NOTE: 2.5cm=1 inch
mg miligram
Created by: dawn2000