skills abbreviations

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skills abbreviations
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  1. ab or abd
    abdomen
  2. up and lib
    up as desired
  3. OOB
    out of bed
  4. BRP
    bathroom privilage
  5. AMB
    ambulatory
  6. C/O
    complains of
  7. BP
    blood pressure
  8. CTA
    clear to asculation
  9. dx
    diagnosis
  10. H/A
    headache
  11. NKA or DKDA
    no known allergies
  12. PMH
    past medical history
  13. R
    respirations
  14. rt or R with a circle
    right
  15. SOB
    shortness of breath
  16. Sx
    symptoms
  17. T
    temperature
  18. ASCVD
    arteriosclerotic cardio vascular disease
  19. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  20. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  21. CA
    cancer
  22. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  23. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  24. COPD
    chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease
  25. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  26. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  27. HTN
    hypertension
  28. MI
    myocardial infarction
  29. PE
    pulmonary emboli
  30. PVD
    peripheral vascualar disease
  31. STD
    sexual trasmitted disease
  32. URI
    upper respiratroy infection
  33. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  34. CBC
    complete blood count
  35. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  36. C and S
    culture and sensitivity test
  37. CXR
    chest X Ray
  38. ECG EKG
    cardiogram
  39. lytes chem 7
    electrolytes
  40. WBC
    white blood cells
  41. triangle
    change
  42. a with a line on top
    before
  43. ad lib
    as desired
  44. AMA
    against medical advice
  45. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  46. BSD
    bedside drainage
  47. c with a line on top
    with
  48. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  49. dc or d/c
    discontinue
  50. DNR
    do not resucitate
  51. Dsg
    dressing
  52. Dx
    diagnosis
  53. FOB
    foot of bed
  54. GHWT
    GOOD HAND WASHING TECHNIQUE
  55. HOB
    head of bed
  56. hs
    hours of sleep
  57. Hx
    history
  58. i and o
    intake and output
  59. iv
    intravenous
  60. kvo or tko
    keep vein open
  61. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  62. NS
    normal saline
  63. o2
    oxygen
  64. OT
    occupational therapist
  65. P with a line on top
    after
  66. PRN
    as needed
  67. PT
    physical therapist
  68. pt
    patient
  69. q
    every
  70. ROM
    range of motion
  71. Rx
    treatment
  72. s with a bar above
    wtihout
  73. SOB
    side of bed
  74. s/p
    status post
  75. STAT
    immediately
  76. TPR
    temperture, pulse, respirations
  77. TURP
    transurethral resection of prostate
  78. TX
  79. treatment
  80. VS
    vital signs
  81. WA
    while awakw
  82. X
    times
  83. QID
    4
  84. BID
    2 day
  85. TID
    3 timed a day
  86. daily
    daily

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