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  1. a (with a line on top)
    before
  2. abd
    abdomen
  3. a.c.
    before meals (ante cibum)
  4. ADL
    activities of daily living
  5. ad lib
    as desired (ad libitum)
  6. adm
    admitted or admission
  7. amp
    ampoule
  8. amt
    amount
  9. a/o x 4
    Alert, oriented times 4 parameters
  10. aq
    water
  11. b.i.d
    twice daily (bis in die)
  12. BM
    bowel movement
  13. BP
    blood pressure
  14. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  15. CVA


















    c (with a line on top)
    cerebrovascular accident
















    with (cum)
  16. cap
    capsule
  17. c/o
    complaints of
  18. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  19. DNR
    Do not resuscitate
  20. Dx
    diagnosis
  21. et
    and
  22. ETOH
    Ethanol (alcohol)
  23. FH
    family history
  24. f/u
    follow up
  25. g
    gram
  26. gr
    grain
  27. GT
    Gastrostomy tube
  28. gtt
    drops (guttae)
  29. h.
    hour (hora)
  30. h.s.
    at bedtime (hora somni)
  31. ht
    height
  32. hx
    history
  33. ID
    Intradermal
  34. IM
    intramuscular
  35. I&O
    intake and output
  36. IV
    intravenous
  37. IVPB
    Intravenous piggy back
  38. kg
    kilogram
  39. lab
    laboratory
  40. lb
    pound
  41. liq
    liquid
  42. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  43. LOC
    Level of conscience/loss of conscience
  44. Mcg
    micrograms
  45. mEq
    milliequivalent
  46. Mg
    milligram
  47. min
    minute
  48. ml
    milliliter
  49. NG
    nasogastric tube
  50. nil(Ø)
    NONE
  51. NJ
    Nasojejunal tube
  52. NKDA
    No known drug allergies
  53. noct
    night
  54. npo
    nothing per ora, by mouth
  55. n/v
    nausea and vomiting
  56. OR
    operating room
  57. os
    mouth
  58. oz
    ounce
  59. p (with a line over top)
    after
  60. p
    pulse (para)
  61. p.c.
    after meals
  62. PCA
    patient controlled analgesia
  63. per
    by or through
  64. PERRLA
    Pupils equal round and reactive to light and accommodation
  65. PMH
    past medical history
  66. PSH
    past surgical history
  67. p.o.
    by mouth (per os)
  68. pr or PR
    per rectum
  69. preop
    pre operative (ly)
  70. post op
    post operative (ly)
  71. p.r.n
    when necessary (pro re nata)
  72. Pt (pt)
    patient
  73. q.a.m
    every morning (quaque ante meridiem, omni mane)
  74. q.h.
    every hour (quaque hora)
  75. q. 2h, q 3h,.
    every 2 hours, 3 hours
  76. q.i.d
    four times a day (quater in die)
  77. qs
    quantity sufficient
  78. r/o
    rule out
  79. ROM
    range of motion
  80. RR
    respiratory rate
  81. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  82. Rx
    take, therapy
  83. s (with line on top)
    without (sine)
  84. SH
    social history
  85. SL or sl
    Saline lock or sublingual
  86. SOB (sob)
    shortness of breath
  87. spec
    specimen
  88. subcut
    subcutaneaous
  89. Sx
    symptoms
  90. tab
    tablet
  91. t.i.d
    three times a day (ter in die)
  92. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respirations
  93. U/A
    urinalysis
  94. VS
    vital signs
  95. vs
    versus
  96. @
    at
  97. female
  98. male
  99. cc
    cubic centimeter
  100. µg
    microgram
  101. o.d.
    daily (omni die)
  102. OD
    eft eye (oculus sinister)













    right eye (oculus dexter); overdose
  103. OS
    oculus sinister
  104. OU
    both eyes (oculus uterque)
  105. q.
    every (quaque)
  106. q.d
    every day (quaque die)
  107. q h.s. (o.n.)
    • every night at bedtime (quaque hora somni, omni
    • nocte
  108. q.o.d.
    every other day
  109. SS (with line on top)
    one-half
  110. SQ or sq
    subcutaneous

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