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Quiz #4
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  1. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  2. ad lib
    as desire, if the patient desires
  3. AKA
    above knee amputation
  4. Amb
    ambulation, ambulatory
  5. Amt
    amount
  6. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  7. bid
    twice a day
  8. BM
    bowel movement
  9. BR
    bedrest
  10. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  11. BSC
    bedside commode
  12. _
    c
    with
  13. cal
    calories
  14. Cath
    catheter
  15. CBC
    complete blood count
  16. CCU
    critical care unit or coronary care unit
  17. c/o
    complaint of
  18. CO2
    Carbon dioxide
  19. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  20. ´╗┐CVA
    cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
  21. D&C
    Dilatation and curretage
  22. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  23. dsg or drsg
    dressing
  24. DX or Dx
    diagnosis
  25. EBL
    estmated blood loss
  26. EKG/ ECG
    electrocardiogram
  27. ED/ER
    emergency department, emergency room
  28. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  29. EENT
    eyes, ears, nose, throat
  30. ETOH
    alcohol
  31. F
    female
  32. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  33. Ft
    foot
  34. Fx
    fracture
  35. GI
    gastrointestinal
  36. gtt(s)
    drop(s)
  37. GU
    genitourinary
  38. GYN
    gynecology
  39. HA
    headache
  40. HMO
    health maintenance organization
  41. h/o
    history of
  42. hob or HOB
    head or bed
  43. HOH
    hard of hearing
  44. H&P
    history and physical
  45. hr
    hour
  46. ht
    height
  47. HTN
    hypertension
  48. hyper
    above or high
  49. hypo
    below or low
  50. ICU
    Intensive care unit
  51. I&O
    intake and output
  52. Isol
    Isolation
  53. IV
    Intravenous
  54. IVP
    Intravenous push (caution: do not use to mean IV piggyback)
  55. L
    liter
  56. lb
    pound
  57. LPN
    Licensed practical nurse
  58. LMP
    last menstrual period
  59. LVN
    Licensed vocational nurse
  60. mcg
    microgram
  61. MD
    medical doctor
  62. med
    medication
  63. mg
    milligram
  64. mL
    milliliter
  65. MN
    midnight
  66. NAS
    no added salt
  67. N/V/D
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  68. NKA or NKDA
    no known allergies or no known drug allergies
  69. NG
    nasogastric
  70. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  71. noc
    at night
  72. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  73. O2
    oxygen
  74. OB
    obstetrics
  75. OOB
    out of bed
  76. OPD
    outpatient department
  77. ortho
    orthopedics
  78. OR
    operating room
  79. os
    mouth, opening
  80. OT
    occupational therapy
  81. oz
    ounce
  82. pc
    after meals

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