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  1. abd
    abdomen
  2. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  3. ABR
    absolute bed rest
  4. NS
    normal saline
  5. ac
    before meals
  6. O2
    oxygen
  7. ad lib
    freely, as desired
  8. O.T.
    occupational therapy
  9. am
    morning
  10. p
    after
  11. AMA
    against medical advice
  12. bid
    twice a day
  13. q
    per (once q day)
  14. BP
    blood pressure
  15. pc
    after meals
  16. BR
    bed rest
  17. prn
    as needed
  18. BSC
    bed side commode
  19. pt
    patient
  20. bm
    bowel movement
  21. r/t
    related to
  22. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  23. bx
    biopsy
  24. c
    with
  25. c/o
    complains of
  26. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  27. CBR
    complete bed rest
  28. dx
    diagnosis
  29. DNR
    do not resuscitate (no code)
  30. fx
    fracture
  31. f/u
    follow up
  32. gm
    gram
  33. GI
    gastrointestinal
  34. GU
    genitourinary
  35. hr
    hour
  36. HS
    hour of sleep
  37. HA
    hour of awakening
  38. rx
    prescription
  39. post-op
    post operative
  40. pre-op
    pre operative
  41. P.T.
    physical therapy
  42. prep
    preparation
  43. P
    pulse
  44. PMH
    past medical history
  45. r/o
    rule out
  46. ROM (therapy)
    range of motion
  47. ROM (OB)
    rupture of membranes
  48. OB
    obstetrics
  49. sx
    suction
  50. stat
    immediately
  51. s
    without
  52. subq
    subcutaneous
  53. I/O, I & O
    intake and output
  54. T
    temperature
  55. tsp
    teaspoon
  56. gtts
    drops
  57. tbsp, Tbsp
    tablespoon
  58. tx
    treatment
  59. VS
    vital signs
  60. WNL
    within normal limits
  61. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  62. CBC
    complete blood count
  63. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  64. C & S
    culture and sensitivity
  65. CXR
    chest x-ray
  66. WBC
    white blood count
  67. Lytes
    electrolytes
  68. RBC
    red blood cells (count)
  69. UA
    urinalysis
  70. UGI
    upper gi
  71. EKG, ECG
    electrocardiogram
  72. cap
    capillary
  73. CHF
    congestive heart failur
  74. conc.
    concentration
  75. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  76. d
    diem, day
  77. H
    hydrogen
  78. Hb
    hemoglobin
  79. IU
    international unit
  80. L
    liter
  81. m
    meter
  82. mEq
    milliequivalent
  83. min
    minute
  84. mm
    millimeter
  85. mm Hg
    millimeters of mercury
  86. mm H2O
    millimeters of water
  87. mm3
    cubic millimeter
  88. mo
    month
  89. mol
    mole
  90. Na
    sodium
  91. vol
    volume
  92. wk
    • week
    • yr
    • year
  93. >
    more than
  94. >
    more than or equal to
  95. <
    less than or equal to
  96. <
    less than
  97. +
    plus or minus (approximately)
  98. deci or d
    one tenth
  99. centi or c
    on hundredth
  100. milli or m
    on thousandths
  101. micro
    one millionth
  102. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  103. adm
    admission
  104. AKA
    above the knee amputation
  105. amb
    ambulate
  106. alb
    albumin
  107. ant
    anterior
  108. AP
    anterior/posterior
  109. ATC
    around the clock
  110. approx
    approximately
  111. ax
    axillary
  112. BKA
    • below the knee amputation
    • Ca
    • calcium
  113. CA
    cancer
  114. c/o
    complains of
  115. CVP
    central venous pressure
  116. diab
    diabetic
  117. DOA
    dead on arrival
  118. et
    and
  119. FHT
    fetal heart tones
  120. ft
    feet
  121. grav
    gravida
  122. mct
    hematocrit
  123. HOB
    head of bed
  124. I & D
    incision and drainage
  125. ID
    intradermal
  126. IM
    intramuscular
  127. irriga
    irrigatioin
  128. IV
    intravenous
  129. K
    potassium
  130. kg
    kilogram
  131. lt
    left
  132. lat
    lateral
  133. bilat
    bilateral
  134. lb
    pound
  135. lymph
    lymphatic
  136. MAE
    moves all extremities
  137. MI
    myocardial infarction
  138. neg
    negative
  139. NKA
    no known alleries
  140. N/V, N & V
    nausea and vomiting
  141. noct
    nocturnal
  142. OOB
    out of bed
  143. oz
    ounce
  144. PO
    by mouth
  145. pr
    per rectum
  146. qAM
    every morning
  147. qid
    4 times per day
  148. qs
    quantity sufficient
  149. R
    rectal
  150. rt
    right
  151. resp
    respirations
  152. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  153. r/o
    rule out
  154. sm
    small
  155. SL
    sublingual
  156. BE
    barium enema
  157. CNS
    central nervous system
  158. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  159. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  160. Dts
    delerium tremens
  161. FUO
    fever of unknown origin
  162. GB
    gallbladder
  163. GYN
    gynecology
  164. H2O2
    hydrogen peroxide
  165. CVD
    cardiovascular disease
  166. HT
    hypertension
  167. ICU
    intensive care unit
  168. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  169. LOC
    level of consciousness
  170. LMP
    last menstrual period
  171. LUE
    left upper extremity
  172. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  173. NWB
    non weight bearing
  174. ORIF
    open reduction internal fixation
  175. ortho
    orthopedics
  176. SOB
    short of breath
  177. S/S, S&S
    signs and symptoms
  178. T & A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  179. tab
    tablet
  180. t.i.d
    three times a day
  181. trach
    tracheostomy
  182. TUR
    transurethral resection
  183. vag
    vaginal
  184. wt
    weight
  185. PAR
    postanesthesia room
  186. PE
    physical exam
  187. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, and react to light and accommodation
  188. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  189. PI
    present illness
  190. psych
    psychology
  191. RL or LR
    Ringer's lactate or lactated Ringer's
  192. RLE
    right lower extremity
  193. RR
    recovery room
  194. RUE
    right upper extremity
  195. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  196. surg
    surgery
  197. ANS
    automatic nervous system
  198. BPH
    benign prostatic hyperplasia
  199. BS
    bowel sounds
  200. CC
    chief complaint
  201. CHD
    congenital heart disease
  202. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  203. Cx
    cervix
  204. D & C
    dilation and curettage
  205. DB
    diabetes mellitus
  206. DOB
    date of birth
  207. DTRs
    deep tendon reflexes
  208. FH
    family history
  209. FTT
    failure to thrive
  210. GE
    gastroesophageal
  211. HA
    head ache
  212. HOPI
    history of present illness
  213. ICS
    intercostal space
  214. IUD
    intrauterine device
  215. lat
    lateral
  216. LE
    lower extremities
  217. LLL
    left lower lobe (lung)
  218. LUL
    left upper lobe (lung)
  219. M
    murmur
  220. MCL
    midclavicular line
  221. NA
    not applicable, no answer
  222. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  223. OM
    otitis media
  224. OTC
    over the counter
  225. PMS
    premenstrual syndrome
  226. REM
    rapid eye movement
  227. RLL
    right lower lobe (lung)
  228. RML
    right middle lobe (lung)
  229. ROS
    review of systems
  230. RRR
    regular rate and rhythm
  231. RUL
    right upper lobe (lung)
  232. Sx
    symptoms
  233. TPR
    temperature, pulse, and respiration
  234. WD
    well developed
  235. WN
    well nourished
  236. X
    times, by
  237. #
    pound
  238. mdi
    metered dose inhaler
  239. dpi
    dry poweder inhaler

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