Chapter 5 Abbreviations

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Chapter 5 Abbreviations
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  1. q.d
    every day
  2. bid
    twice a day
  3. tid
    three times a day
  4. qid
    four times a day
  5. a.m.
    morning
  6. p.m.
    afternoon or evening
  7. h.s
    at bedtime
  8. prn
    as needed
  9. a.c
    before food
  10. p.c.
    after food, after meals
  11. stat
    immediately
  12. q_h
    ever _ hour(s)
  13. qod
    every other day
  14. qtt
    drop
  15. ml. mL
    milliliter,millilitre
  16. tsp
    teaspoon (= 5mL)
  17. tbsp
    tablespoon (= 15mL)
  18. fl.oz.
    fluid ounce (= 30mL)
  19. l, L
    liter, litre
  20. mcg
    microgram
  21. mg
    milligram
  22. g., G., gm
    gram
  23. mEq
    millequivalent
  24. a.a or aa
    of each
  25. ad
    to, up to
  26. aq.ad
    add water up to
  27. qs, q.s.ad
    add sufficient quantity to make
  28. UTD
    as directed
  29. NR
    no refill
  30. c, w/
    with
  31. s, w/o
    without
  32. aq, aqua
    water
  33. BSA
    body surface area
  34. c.c.
    cubic centimeter (1cc = 1 ml)
  35. c.c
    with food; with meals
  36. D5W
    dextrose 5% in water
  37. gr.
    grain (1 grain = 65 mg)
  38. NS
    normal saline
  39. per g. button
    by/through gastric button
  40. per ngt
    by/through naso gastric tube
  41. sig.
    write, lable
  42. SOB
    shortness of breath
  43. troche
    lozenge
  44. tuss.
    cough

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