Common Nursing Abbreviations.txt

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Common Nursing Abbreviations.txt
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  1. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  2. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  3. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  4. q.3.h.
    every 3 hours
  5. q.s.
    a sufficient quantity or every shift
  6. h.
    an hour
  7. ad lib
    at pleasure
  8. a.c.
    before meals
  9. p.c.
    after meals
  10. _
    c
    with
  11. gtt.
    a drop
  12. p.r.n.
    when necessary
  13. stat
    immediately
  14. B.M.
    bowel movement
  15. B.R.P.
    bathroom privileges
  16. CBC
    complete blood count
  17. ECG (EKG)
    electrocardiogram
  18. G.I.
    gastointestinal
  19. G.U.
    genito urinary
  20. gr.
    grains
  21. IM
    intramuscular
  22. I&O
    intake & output
  23. O2
    oxygen
  24. oob
    out of bed
  25. o.d.
    right eye
  26. o.s.
    left eye
  27. o.u.
    each eye
  28. per
    by or through
  29. p.o
    by mouth
  30. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  31. _
    s
    without
  32. s.c.
    subcutaneous
  33. via
    by way of
  34. g or gm
    grams
  35. mg
    milligrams
  36. SL
    sublingual
  37. ID
    intradermal
  38. N.G
    nasogastric
  39. IV
    intravenous
  40. _
    p
    after
  41. tab
    tablet
  42. cap
    capsule
  43. R.O.S.
    review of system
  44. P.M.H.
    past medical history
  45. PERLA
    pupils equal and reactive to light and accommodation
  46. SH
    social history
  47. ROM
    range of motion
  48. ADL
    activities of daily living

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