CNA

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CNA
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  1. abd
    Abdomen
  2. ac
    • before meals
    • a- as in AM
  3. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  4. ad lib
    As Desired
  5. AM (am)
    Morning
  6. amb
    Ambulatory
  7. amt
    Amount
  8. ap
    Apical
  9. bid
    Twice a day
  10. BM (bm)
    Bowel Movement
  11. BP
    Blood pressure
  12. BRP
    Bedroom privaleges
  13. c- lower case
    with
  14. C- Upper case
    Centigrade
  15. CA
    Cancer
  16. cath
    Catheter
  17. CBC
    Complete Blood Count
  18. CBR
    Complete bedrest
  19. cc
    Cubic Centimeter
  20. CNA
    Certified Nursing Assistant
  21. c/o
    Complains of
  22. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  23. d/c
    Discontinue
  24. DOA
    Dead on arrival
  25. DON
    Director of Nursing
  26. drsg
    Dressing
  27. dx
    diagnosis
  28. ECG (EKG)
    • Electrocardiogram
    • (for heart)
  29. EEG
    • Electroencephalogram
    • (for brain)
  30. ER
    Emergancy Room
  31. F- Uppercase
    Fahrenheit
  32. FBS
    Fasting Blood Sugar
  33. fl (fld)
    Fluid
  34. gal
    Gallon
  35. Gi
    Gastrointestinal
  36. h (hr)
    hour
  37. H2O
    water
  38. HS (hs)
    hour of sleep
  39. GB
    Gallbladder
  40. ht
    height
  41. in
    inch
  42. I&O
    Intake & Output
  43. IV
    Intravenous
  44. L- upper case
    Left, Liter
  45. lab
    Laboratory
  46. Ib
    Pound
  47. liq
    Liquid
  48. LLQ
    Lower Left Quadrant
  49. LPN
    Licensed Practical Nurse
  50. lt
    Left
  51. LVN
    licensed Vocational Nurse
  52. LUQ
    Left Upper Quandrant
  53. meds
    medications
  54. mid noc
    Midnight
  55. min
    Minute
  56. ml
    Milliliter
  57. NA
    Nursing Assistant
  58. neg
    Negative
  59. noc
    Night
  60. NPO (npo)
    Nothing by mouth
  61. O2
    oxygen
  62. OB
    Obsterics
  63. OOB
    Out Of Bed
  64. OR
    Operating Room
  65. OT
    Occupational Therapy
  66. oz (OZ)
    Ounce
  67. pc
    • After Meals
    • P as in PM
  68. peds
    Pediatrics
  69. per
    by, through
  70. PM (pm)
    After Noon
  71. po (per os)
    by mouth
  72. postop
    post operation
  73. preop
    pre operation
  74. prep
    preperation
  75. prn
    when necessary
  76. Pt (pt)
    patient
  77. PT
    Physical Therapy
  78. q- lower case
    Every
  79. qd
    Every day
  80. qh
    Every hour
  81. q2h, q3h, ect.
    • Every 2 hours
    • Every 3 hours
  82. qhs
    Every night at bedtime
  83. qid
    4 times a day
  84. qod
    Every other day
  85. R
    Rectal Temperature, respiratiom, right
  86. RBC
    Red blood cell, Red blood count
  87. RLQ
    Right Lower Quadrant
  88. RN
    Registered Nurse
  89. ROM
    Range of Motion
  90. RUQ
    Right Upper quadrant
  91. s- Lower case
    Without
  92. SOB
    Shortness Of Breath
  93. Spec (spec)
    Specimen
  94. SSE
    Soapspuds Enema
  95. stat
    At once, Immediatly
  96. tbsp
    Tablespoon
  97. tid
    Three Times a day
  98. TLC
    Tender Loving Care
  99. TPR
    Temperature, Pulse, & Rsepirations
  100. tsp
    Teaspoon
  101. U/A
    Urinalysis
  102. V/S
    Vital Signs
  103. WBC
    White Blood Cell, White Blood Count
  104. w/c
    Wheel Chair
  105. wt
    Weight

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