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  1. aa
    of each
  2. AM
    before noon
  3. amp
    ampule
  4. C
    centigrade
  5. /c
    with
  6. Ca, CA
    cancer
  7. comp
    compound
  8. CNS
    central nervous system
  9. D/C or dc
    discontinue
  10. elix
    elixir
  11. e.g.
    for example
  12. et
    and
  13. ext
    extract
  14. f, fl, fld
    fluid
  15. F
    fahrenheit
  16. LAB
    laboratory
  17. mEq
    milliequivalents
  18. liq
    a liquid solution
  19. noc
    night
  20. neg
    negative
  21. no.
    number
  22. per
    through
  23. PM
    afternoon
  24. pt
    patient
  25. q2h, q3h
    every 2 or 3 hours
  26. qs
    sufficient quantity or as much as is sufficient
  27. Rx
    take
  28. Sig
    write on label (give the following directions)
  29. sol
    solution
  30. syr
    syrup
  31. sol
    solution
  32. tr, tinct
    tincture
  33. USP
    united states pharmacopoeia
  34. ung
    ointment
  35. PT
    physical therapy
  36. BP
    blood pressure
  37. LLL
    left lower lobe
  38. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  39. LUL
    left upper lobe
  40. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  41. RUL
    right upper lobe
  42. RLL
    right lower lobe
  43. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  44. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  45. RML
    right middle lobe
  46. TPR
    temp., pulse, resp.
  47. BMR
    basal metabolism rate
  48. CBC
    complete blood count
  49. EKG, ECG
    electrocardiogram
  50. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  51. ENT
    ear, nose, throat
  52. ECT
    electroconvulsive therapy
  53. GB
    gall bladder
  54. GI
    gastrointestinal
  55. GU
    genitourinary
  56. Hgb, Hb
    hemoglobin
  57. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram
  58. LP
    lumbar puncture
  59. LMP
    last menstrual period
  60. RBC
    red blood cells
  61. sp. gr., SG, s.g.
    specific gravity
  62. WBC & Diff
    white blood cells and differential
  63. D & C
    dilatation and curettage
  64. OB
    obstetrics
  65. OPHTH
    ophthalmology
  66. Path
    pathology
  67. OOB
    out of bed
  68. /VS
    vital signs
  69. W/C
    wheel chair
  70. c/o
    complains of
  71. /s
    without
  72. HTN
    hypertension
  73. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  74. BKA
    below knee amputation

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