Medical Charting Abbreviations

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Medical Charting Abbreviations
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2012-08-17 23:23:43
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Medical Charting Abbreviations. last revised fall2011.
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  1. ac
    before meals
  2. bid
    twice a day
  3. c̅ (c with a line over it)
    with
  4. cc
    cubic centimeter
  5. et
    and
  6. g
    gram
  7. gt(t)
    drops
  8. h
    hour
  9. hs
    at bedtime
  10. hypo
    hypodermically
  11. IM
    intramuscularly
  12. IV
    intravenously
  13. mg
    milligram
  14. mL
    milliliter
  15. mm
    millimeter
  16. pc
    after meals
  17. PO
    by mouth
  18. prn
    as needed
  19. qh
    every hour
  20. q2h
    every 2 hours
  21. q3h
    every 3 hours
  22. qid
    4 times a day
  23. s̅ (s with a line over it)
    without
  24. SC
    subcutaneous
  25. stat
    immediately
  26. SOB
    shortness of breath
  27. tid
    three times a day
  28. WC
    wheelchair
  29. abd
    abdomen
  30. cxr
    chest x-ray
  31. AED
    automatic external defibrillator
  32. amt
    amount
  33. AP
    apical pulse (also anteroposterior)
  34. BP
    blood pressure
  35. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  36. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  37. ECG/EKG
    electrocardiogram
  38. ED/ER
    emergency department/room
  39. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  40. Fld
    fluid
  41. GB
    gallbladder
  42. GI
    gastrointestinal
  43. HA
    headache
  44. LBP
    low back pain
  45. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  46. LP
    lumbar puncture
  47. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  48. MI
    myocardial infarct
  49. MVA
    motor vehicle accident
  50. npo
    nothing by mouth
  51. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  52. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  53. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respiration
  54. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  55. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  56. Rx
    therapy
  57. Hx
    history
  58. fx
    fracture

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