abbreviations

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ublackman
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abbreviations
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2012-09-06 14:06:01
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  1. a or -
           a
    before
  2. aa or --
             aa
    of each
  3. ac
    before meals
  4. ad lib
    as desired, freely
  5. ADE
    adverse drug event
  6. A.M, a.m, AM, am
    morning , before noon
  7. amp
    ampule
  8. aq
    water
  9. bid
    twice a day
  10. BSA
    body surface area
  11. C
    celsius
  12. -
    C
    with
  13. cap or caps
    capsule
  14. CD
    controlled dose
  15. comp
    compound
  16. CR
    controlled release
  17. dil.
    dilute
  18. DR
    delayed response
  19. elix
    elixir
  20. E-R
    extended release
  21. ext
    external, extract
  22. F
    Fahrenheit
  23. fl, or fld
    fluid
  24. g
    gram
  25. gtt
    drop
  26. h or hr
    hour
  27. ID
    intradermal
  28. IM
    intramuscular
  29. Inj
    injection
  30. IV
    intravenous
  31. IVPB
    intraveonous piggy back
  32. kg
    kilogram
  33. KVO
    keep vein open
  34. L
    liter
  35. LA
    long acting
  36. lb
    pound
  37. liq.
    liquid
  38. m
    meter

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