MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS 1

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MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS 1
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  1. ABD
    abdominal
  2. ac
    before meals
  3. Ad Lib
    as desired
  4. ADL
    activities of daily living
  5. adm
    admission
  6. amb
    ambulatory
  7. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  8. AROM
    active range of motion
  9. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  10. as tol
    as tolerated
  11. b.i.d.
    twice a day(two times a day; twice daily)
  12. BM
    bowel movement
  13. BP
    blood pressure
  14. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  15. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  16. c
    with
  17. C
    centigrade
  18. Ca
    cancer
  19. CBC
    complete blood count
  20. CDC
    center for disease control & prevention
  21. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  22. c/o
    complains of
  23. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  24. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  25. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  26. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  27. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  28. DOB
    date of birth
  29. DON
    director of nursing
  30. Dx
    diagnosis
  31. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  32. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  33. ETOH
    alcohol
  34. FWB
    full weight bearing
  35. Fx
    fracture
  36. FYI
    for your information
  37. GI
    gastrointestinal
  38. h or hr
    hour
  39. HBV
    hepatitis B virus
  40. HCV
    hepatitis C virus
  41. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  42. HOB
    head of bed
  43. HOH
    hard of hearing
  44. HS
    bed time
  45. HTN
    hypertension(high blood pressure)
  46. I & O
    intake and output
  47. IV
    intravenous
  48. kg
    kilogram
  49. l
    liter
  50. L or lt
    left
  51. lb
    pound
  52. LTC
    long-term care
  53. ml
    milliliter
  54. mm
    millimeters
  55. MRSA
    methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  56. N & V
    nausea and vomiting
  57. NKA
    no known allergies
  58. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  59. NWB
    non-weight bearing
  60. O2
    oxygen
  61. OOB
    out of bed
  62. OSHA
    occupational safety and health administration
  63. OT
    occupational therapy
  64. p
    after (post)
  65. pc
    after meals
  66. po
    by mouth
  67. POA
    power of attorney
  68. PPE
    personal protective equipment
  69. PROM
    passive range of motion
  70. pt
    patient
  71. PT
    physical Therapy
  72. PWB
    partial weight bearing
  73. q
    every
  74. qd
    every day
  75. qh
    every hour
  76. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  77. qod
    every other day
  78. qs or qS or QS
    every shift
  79. R
    right
  80. rehab
    rehabilitation
  81. res
    resident
  82. RICE
    rest, ice, compression, elevate
  83. RO
    rule out
  84. ROM
    range of motion
  85. s
    without
  86. SOB [SOA]
    short of breath [short of air]
  87. s/s or S & S
    signs and symptoms
  88. stat
    immediately
  89. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  90. TB
    tuberculosis
  91. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  92. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  93. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respirations
  94. UA
    urinalysis
  95. unk
    unknown
  96. VRE
    vancomycin resistant enterococcus
  97. VS
    vital signs
  98. wc
    wheelchair
  99. WNL
    within normal limits
  100. wt
    weight

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