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  1. a.c.
    Before Meals
  2. AKA
    Above Knee Amputation
  3. Anuric
    w/o urine or not producing urine
  4. b.i.d.
    Twice a day
  5. BKA
    Below knee amputation
  6. BP
    Blood pressure
  7. C&S
    Culture and Sensitivity
  8. C/O
    Complaints of
  9. CBC
    Complete blood count
  10. CC
    Chief Complaint
  11. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  12. CVA
    Cerebrovascular accident
  13. D/C
    Discharge or Discontinue
  14. DM
    Diabeties Mellitus
  15. DNR
    do not resesitate
  16. DOE
    Dyspnea on exertion
  17. DVT
    Deep vein thrombosis
  18. ETOH
    alcohol
  19. Fx
    fracture
  20. H&H
    Hematocrit and hemoglobin
  21. H&P
    history and physical exam
  22. H/O
    history of
  23. HA
    head ache
  24. HTN
    hypertention
  25. Px
    Prescription
  26. S/Sx
    signs and symptoms
  27. Dx
    Diagnosis
  28. TPR
    Temp, Pulse, Respiration
  29. Sx
    Symptoms
  30. IM
    Intramuscular
  31. K
    Potassium
  32. KCL
    Potassium Chloride
  33. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  34. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  35. N/V
    nausea and vomiting
  36. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  37. ORIF
    open reduction and internal fixation
  38. P
    Pulse
  39. p.o.
    Orally or by mouth
  40. p.r.n.
    as needed
  41. R/O
    rule out
  42. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  43. ROS
    review of systems
  44. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  45. SOB
    shortness of breath
  46. SQ
    Subcutaneous
  47. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  48. THR
    total hip replacement
  49. TKR
    total knee repalcement
  50. UA
    urinalysis
  51. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  52. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  53. VSS
    vital signs stable
  54. Wt
    weight
  55. c (with line on top)
    with
  56. s (with line on top)
    Without
  57. C&DB
    cough and deep breath
  58. WNL
    with in normal limits
  59. BM
    bowel movement
  60. BRP
    bathroom privleges
  61. BR
    bedrest
  62. CXR
    chest x-ray
  63. EKG
    electrocardiogram
  64. EBL
    estimated blood loss
  65. ER/ED
    emergency room/emergency department
  66. I&O
    Intake and output
  67. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabeties millitus
  68. ASAP
    within 1hour
  69. STAT
    now
  70. AM
    before noon
  71. h,hr
    hour
  72. hs
    at bedtime
  73. pc
    after meals
  74. PM
    after noon
  75. q
    every
  76. qd
    every day
  77. qh
    every hour
  78. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  79. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  80. IV
    intavenous
  81. IM
    intramuscular
  82. OD
    right eye
  83. OS
    left eye

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