CNA

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CNA
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  1. a
    before
  2. Abd
    abdomen
  3. AD
    Alzheimer's Disease
  4. ADL
    activities of daily living
  5. Ad Lib
    as much as desired,at pleasure
  6. ac
    before meals
  7. Adm
    admitted or admission
  8. A/G
    albumin/ globulin ratio
  9. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  10. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  11. am
    morning
  12. amb
    ambulatory
  13. amp
    ampule
  14. amt
    amount
  15. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  16. MB
    bowel movement
  17. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  18. BP  / or  B/P
    Blood pressure
  19. BR
    bed rest
  20. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  21. BLE
    bilateral lower extremeties
  22. BSC
    bedside commode
  23. BSD
    bedside drainage
  24. c
    with
  25. C
    centigrade
  26. Ca
    carcinoma, cancer
  27. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  28. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  29. cl liq
    clear liquid
  30. c/o
    complains of
  31. comp
    compound
  32. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  33. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  34. CNA
    certified nurse assistant
  35. CNS
    central nervous system
  36. CS
    central supply
  37. CTA
    clear to auscultate
  38. CV
    cardiovascular
  39. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  40. d/c or D/C
    discontinued
  41. decub
    decubitus
  42. Diff
    differential blood count
  43. disc
    discontinue
  44. Disch or D/C
    discharge
  45. DNR
    do not resucitate
  46. drsg
    dressing
  47. DX or dx
    diagnosis
  48. F/C
    foley catheter
  49. HOB
    Head of bed
  50. HOH
    hard of hearing
  51. ht
    height
  52. HTN
    Hypertension
  53. H2O
    water
  54. HR
    Hour
  55. hs
    at bed time
  56. I & O
    intake -output
  57. LTCF
    Long term care facility
  58. MI
    myocardial infarction
  59. ML
    milliliter
  60. N
    noon
  61. Neg
    Negative
  62. NIDDM
    non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  63. NKA
    no know allergies
  64. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  65. no
    number
  66. NPO
    nothing per mouth
  67. NV
    Nausea and vomitting
  68. O2
    oxygen
  69. OBRA
    Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
  70. OD
    right eye
  71. OOB
    out of bed
  72. OOP
    out of pass
  73. OOT
    out of town
  74. Ortho
    orthopedic
  75. OS
    left eye
  76. OSHA
    occupational safety and health administration
  77. OT
    occupational therapy
  78. OTC
    over the counter
  79. OU
    each eye
  80. oz
    ounce
  81. p
    pulse
  82. p
    after
  83. pc
    after meal
  84. PEARL
    pupils equal and reactive to light
  85. PM
    afternoon or evening
  86. p.o.
    by mouth
  87. postop
    postoperative
  88. PPE
    personal protective equipment
  89. PPP
    palpable pedal pulses
  90. preop
    preoperative
  91. prep
    prepare, preparation
  92. p.r.n.
    as needed
  93. prog
    prognosis
  94. pt
    pint or patient
  95. PT
    Physical therapy
  96. Px
    prognosis
  97. qn
    every night
  98. qs
    sufficient quantity
  99. R
    rectal, right
  100. RBV
    read back, verified
  101. ROM
    range of motion
  102. Rx
    prescription
  103. s
    without
  104. sol
    solution
  105. SOB
    shortness of breath
  106. spec
    specimen
  107. SS
    Soap suds, solution
  108. stat
    immediately
  109. surg
    surgery
  110. T
    temperature
  111. tab
    tablet
  112. TAO
    triple antibiotic ointment
  113. TB
    tuberculosis
  114. tbsp
    tablespoon
  115. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  116. TPR
    Temperature, pulse, respiration
  117. U/A
    urinalysis
  118. ung
    ointment
  119. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  120. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  121. vol
    volume
  122. VO
    verbal order
  123. vs
    vital signs
  124. WBC
    white blood cells
  125. W/C
    wheelchair
  126. Wt
    weight
  127. wd
    wound
  128. wk
    week
  129. WNL
    within nomal limits
  130. i
    one
  131. ii
    two
  132. iii
    three
  133. &
    and
  134. %
    percentage
  135. #
    number

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