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  1. Abd
    abdomen
  2. ABO
    main blood group systems
  3. ac
    before meals
  4. ad lib
    as desired
  5. ADL
    activities of daily living
  6. Adm
    admitted or admission
  7. AM
    morning
  8. amb
    ambulatory
  9. amt
    amount
  10. approx
    approximately
  11. bid
    twice daily
  12. BM (bm)
    bowel movement
  13. BP
    blood pressure
  14. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  15. -
    c
    with
  16. C
    celsius
  17. CBC
    complete blood count
  18. c/o
    complains of
  19. DAT
    diet as tolerated
  20. Dc
    discontinued
  21. drsg
    dressing
  22. Dx
    diagnosis
  23. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  24. F
    fahrenheit
  25. fid
    fluid
  26. GI
    gastrointestinal
  27. gtt
    drop
  28. h (hr)
    hour
  29. I&O
    intake and output
  30. IV
    intravenous
  31. (L)
    left
  32. LMP
    last menstrual period
  33. MEDS
    medications
  34. mL
    milliliter
  35. mod
    moderate
  36. neg
    negative
  37. _
    O
    none
  38. #
    number or pounds
  39. NPO or (NBM)
    nothing by mouth
  40. NS (N/S)
    normal saline
  41. OD
    • right eye
    • overdose
  42. OOB
    out of bed
  43. OS
    Left eye
  44. _
    p
    after
  45. pc
    after meals
  46. PE (PX)
    physical examination
  47. per
    by or through
  48. PM
    afternoon
  49. po
    by mouth
  50. postop
    postoperativeley
  51. preop
    preoperatively
  52. prep
    preparation
  53. prn
    when neccessary
  54. qid
    four times a day
  55. (R)
    right
  56. _
    s
    without
  57. stat
    at once, immediately
  58. tid
    three times a day
  59. TO
    telephone order
  60. TPR
    temp, pulse, resp
  61. VO
    verbal order
  62. VS
    vital signs
  63. WNL
    within normal limits
  64. WT
    weight

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