Basic Nursing Abbreviations

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Basic Nursing Abbreviations
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  1. ac
    before meals
  2. ADL
    activities of daily living
  3. ad lib
    as desired; freely
  4. ax
    axilla, axillary
  5. BP
    blood pressure
  6. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  7. c (w/ a line on above)
    with
  8. c/o
    complaint of
  9. gtt
    drop / drops
  10. h
    hour
  11. hs
    bedtime
  12. IV
    intravenous
  13. KVO
    keep vein open
  14. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  15. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  16. pc
    after meals
  17. po
    by mouth
  18. prn
    as needed or when necessary
  19. qh
    every hour
  20. qs
    as much as is sufficient
  21. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  22. ROM
    range of motion
  23. s (w/ a line above)
    without
  24. stat
    immediately
  25. UA
    urinary analysis

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