Foundations- Abbreviations.txt

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Foundations- Abbreviations.txt
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  1. gtt
    drop
  2. mcg
    microgram
  3. mEq
    milliequivalent
  4. pt
    pint
  5. qt
    quart
  6. T, tbs
    tablespoon
  7. t, tsp
    teaspoon
  8. ā
    before
  9. āā, aa
    of each
  10. ac
    before meals
  11. ad lib
    as desired, freely
  12. amp
    ampule
  13. aq
    aqueous
  14. bid
    twice a day
  15. biw
    twice a week
  16. ć (should be straight line over c)
    with
  17. c, C
    cup
  18. cap, caps
    capsule
  19. CD
    controlled dose
  20. CR
    controlled release
  21. dil
    dilute
  22. DS
    double strength
  23. EC
    enteric coated
  24. elix.
    elixir
  25. fl, fld.
    fluid
  26. GT
    gastrostomy tube
  27. h, hr
    hour
  28. ID
    intradermal
  29. IM
    intramuscular
  30. IV
    intravenous
  31. IVPB
    intravenous piggy back
  32. IVSS
    intravenous Soluset
  33. KVO
    keep vein open (a very slow infusion rate)
  34. LA
    long acting
  35. LOS
    length of stay
  36. mix
    mixture
  37. NAS
    intranasal
  38. NG, NGT
    nasogastric tube
  39. noc, noct
    at night
  40. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  41. NS, N/S
    normal saline
  42. p (with a line over it)
    after
  43. p.c.
    after meals
  44. per
    through or by
  45. p.o.
    by mouth, oral
  46. p.r.
    by rectum
  47. p.r.n.
    when necessary/ required, as needed
  48. q
    every, each
  49. q.a.m.
    every morning
  50. qh
    every hour
  51. q2h
    every 2 hours
  52. q12h
    every 12 hours
  53. qid
    4 times a day
  54. q.s.
    a sufficient amount/ as much as needed
  55. rect
    rectum
  56. s (with a line over it)
    without
  57. sl, SL
    sublingual
  58. sol, soln
    solution
  59. s.o.s, SOS
    may be repeated once if necessary
  60. S&S
    swish and swallow
  61. stat, STAT
    immediately
  62. subcut
    subcutaneous
  63. supp
    suppository
  64. susp
    suspension
  65. syp, syr
    syrup
  66. tab
    tablet
  67. tid
    three time a day
  68. tr., tinct
    tincture
  69. ung., oint
    ointment
  70. vag, v
    vaginally
  71. XL
    long acting
  72. XR
    extended release

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