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  1. a
    before
  2. aa
    of each
  3. aaa
    apply to affected area
  4. ac
    before meals
  5. ad**
    up to; to
  6. ad, AD
    right ear
  7. ad lib
    at pleasure
  8. al, AL
    left ear
  9. AM
    morning
  10. APAP
    acetaminophen
  11. aq
    water
  12. as, AS
    left ear
  13. ASA
    aspirin
  14. ATC
    around the clock
  15. au, AU
    both ears
  16. bid
    twice a day
  17. biw
    twice a week
  18. BM
    bowel movement
  19. BP
    blood pressure
  20. BSA
    body surface area
  21. C or c
    with
  22. Cap
    capsule
  23. DC or D/C
    discontinue
  24. Dil
    dilute, diluted
  25. Disp
    dispense
  26. dtd (DTD)
    give of such doses
  27. D5W
    5% dextrose in water
  28. Et
    and
  29. Emp
    in the manner prescribed
  30. ft, F
    let it be made, make
  31. g
    gram
  32. GI
    gastrointestinal
  33. gr
    grain
  34. gtt
    drops
  35. h
    hour
  36. HA
    headache
  37. hs
    bedtime or at hour of sleep
  38. HTN
    hypertension
  39. ID
    intradermal
  40. IM
    intramuscular
  41. inj
    injection
  42. IV
    intravenous
  43. M
    mix
  44. MR
    may repeat
  45. N&V
    nausea and vomiting
  46. neb or nebul
    nebulized
  47. noct
    night
  48. non rep, NR
    do not repeat
  49. NS or NSS
    normal saline (solution)
  50. OD, od
    right eye
  51. OS, os
    left eye
  52. OU, ou
    both eyes
  53. oz, ℥
    ounce (30mL)
  54. O2
    oxygen
  55. pc
    after meals
  56. PM
    evening
  57. po
    by mouth, orally
  58. ppm
    parts per million
  59. pr or rect
    rectally
  60. prn
    when needed
  61. Pulv
    powder
  62. pv
    vaginally
  63. q
    every
  64. qd
    every day
  65. qw
    every week
  66. qh
    every hour
  67. qid
    four times a day
  68. qod
    every other day
  69. qow
    every other week
  70. qs, qs ad
    enough to make
  71. s
    without
  72. sa
    according to the art
  73. ss
    one-half (1/2)
  74. sig
    write
  75. sos
    if there is a need
  76. SQ, sq
    subcutaneous
  77. Stat
    immediately
  78. Supp
    suppository
  79. tbsp, ℥ss
    tablespoon (15mL)
  80. tid
    three times a day
  81. tiw
    three times a week
  82. TPN
    total parental nutrition
  83. tsp, ℨ
    teaspoon (5mL)
  84. ud, ut dict
    as directed
  85. ung
    ointment
  86. UTI
    urinary tract infection

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