Medications

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Medications
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  1. NBM
    Nil by mouth
  2. BD
    Twice daily
  3. Tabs
    Tablets
  4. BM
    Bowel Motion
  5. BO
    Bowel  open
  6. BNO
    Bowel not open
  7. Wt
    Weight
  8. SOB/OE
    Short of breath/ on exertion
  9. Satis
    Satisfactory
  10. C/o
    Complains of
  11. Stat
    Immediately
  12. Neg
    Negative
  13. In situ
    In its original place
  14. L & R
    Left and Right
  15. Neb
    Nebuliser
  16. PEFR
    Peak expiratory flow rate
  17. Approx
    Approximately
  18. Hrs
    Hours
  19. mins
    minutes
  20. UTT
    up to toilet
  21. HPU
    has passed urine
  22. HNPU
    has not passed urine
  23. PV
    Per vagina
  24. PR
    Per rectum
  25. #
    Fracture
  26. SN
    Staff Nurse
  27. NGT
    Nasogastric tube
  28. O
    oral
  29. TID
    Three times a day
  30. Q6H
    Every six hours
  31. Q2H
    every two hours
  32. QID
    four times a day
  33. mg
    milligram
  34. mmol
    millimole
  35. Pt
    Patient
  36. S/B
    seen by
  37. V/B
    visited by
  38. Cont'd
    Continued
  39. ob's
    Observations
  40. physio
    physiotherapy
  41. ac/pc
    Before meals / after meals
  42. Mane
    morning
  43. noct
    night
  44. x match
    cross match
  45. pos
    positive
  46. CWMS
    colour, warth, movement, sensation
  47. PERL
    pupils equal and reacting to light
  48. ROS
    removal of sutures
  49. PRN/ SOS
    If nescessary
  50. TPR
    Temperature, Pulse, Respiratory
  51. BP
    Blood pressure
  52. NAD
    no abnormality dectected
  53. IV
    Intravenous
  54. IM
    Intramuscular
  55. TKVO
    To keep vein open
  56. C
    Centigrade
  57. EN
    enrolled nurse
  58. Hx
    history
  59. Supp
    Suppositories
  60. Gtt/Gutt
    drops
  61. TDS
    to be taken three times a day
  62. Q4H
    Every four hours
  63. QQH
    Every four hours
  64. mcg
    microgram
  65. g
    gram
  66. Kg
    kilogram

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