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    • a (with a line on top)
    • Before
  1. abd
    Abdomen
  2. a.c.
    Before meals (ante cibum)
  3. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  4. ad lib
    As desired (ad libitum)
  5. AM
    Morning (ante meridiem)
  6. amb
    Ambulatory
  7. amp
    Ampule
  8. amt
    Amount
  9. a/o X 4
    Alert, oriented times 4 parameters
  10. b.i.d
    Twice daily (bis in die)
  11. BM
    Bowel movement
  12. BP
    Blood pressure
  13. BRP
    Bathroom privilages
  14. c (with a line on top)
    With (cum)
  15. c/o
    Complains of
  16. CVA
    Cerebrovascular accident
  17. DNR
    Do not resuscitate
  18. dx
    Diagnosis
  19. ETOH
    Ethanol (alcohol)
  20. FH
    Family history
  21. f/u
    Follow up
  22. g
    Gram
  23. gr
    Grain
  24. gtt
    Drops (guttae)
  25. h.
    Hour (hora)
  26. h.s.
    At bedtime (hora somni)
  27. ht
    Height
  28. hx
    History
  29. IM
    Intramuscular
  30. I&O
    Intake and output
  31. IV
    Intravenous
  32. kg
    Kilogram
  33. lab
    Laboratory
  34. lb
    Pound
  35. liq
    Liquid
  36. LLQ
    Left lower quadrant
  37. Loc
    Level of conscience/ loss of conscience
  38. Mcg
    Micrograms
  39. mEq
    Milliequivalent
  40. mg
    Milligram
  41. ml
    Milliliter
  42. Nil ( ΓΈ )
    None
  43. NKDA
    No known drug allergies
  44. npo
    Nothing per ora, by mouth
  45. n/v
    Nausea/vomiting
  46. OR
    Operating room
  47. os
    Mouth
  48. oz
    Ounce
  49. p (with a line over the top)
    After
  50. p
    Pulse, para
  51. p.c.
    After meals (post cibum)
  52. per
    By or through
  53. PERRLA
    Pupils equal round and reactive to light and accommodation
  54. PMH
    Past medical history
  55. PSH
    Past surgical history
  56. p.o.
    By mouth (per os)
  57. preop
    Pre operative (ly)
  58. postop
    Post operative (ly)
  59. p.r.n.
    When necessary (pro re nata)
  60. Pt (pt)
    Patient
  61. q.a.m.
    Every morning (quaque ante meridiem, omni mane)
  62. q.h.
    Every hour (quaque hora)
  63. q. 2h, q. 3h
    Every 2 hours, every 3 hours
  64. q.i.d.
    4 times a day (quater in die)
  65. r/o
    Rule out
  66. ROM
    Range of motion
  67. RR
    Respiratory rate
  68. RUQ
    Right upper quadrant
  69. Rx
    Take, therapy
  70. s (with a line on top)
    Without (sine)
  71. SH
    Social history
  72. SL or sl
    Saline lock or sublingual
  73. SOB (sob)
    Shortness of breath
  74. spec
    Specimen
  75. STAT
    Immediately
  76. Sx
    Symptoms
  77. t.i.d.
    3 times a day (ter in die)
  78. TPR
    Temperature, pulse, respirations
  79. U/A
    Urinalysis
  80. VS
    Vital signs
  81. vs
    Versus
  82. @
    At

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