Abbreviations/Conversions

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Abbreviations/Conversions
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  1. a.c.
    before meals
  2. ad lib
    as desired
  3. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  4. cap
    capsule
  5. elixir
    elix.
  6. extract
    ext
  7. NS
    normal saline
  8. OD
    right eye
  9. OS
    left eye
  10. OU
    both eyes
  11. p.c.
    after meals
  12. per
    by
  13. p.r.n.
    when necessary
  14. solution
    soln.
  15. at once/immediately
    stat.
  16. suppository
    supp.
  17. suspension
    susp.
  18. syrup
    syp.
  19. tablet
    tab.
  20. tincture
    tinct. or tr.
  21. ointment
    ung
  22. cc
    cubic centimeter
  23. dispense
    disp
  24. g/ gm
    gram
  25. grain
    gr
  26. drop
    gtt
  27. h/hr
    hour
  28. q
    every
  29. q4h
    every 4 hours
  30. qd
    every day (daily)
  31. qh
    every hour
  32. q.i.d.
    four times daily
  33. q.o.d.
    every other day
  34. s.i.d.
    once a day
  35. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  36. Cold
    not exceeding 46 degrees
  37. Cool
    46-59 degrees
  38. Room temperature
    59-86 degrees
  39. Warm
    86-104 degrees
  40. Excessive heat
    greater than 104 degrees
  41. 1 kilogram = ? lbs
    2.2 lbs
  42. 1 lb = ? oz
    16 oz
  43. 1 tablespoon = ? teaspoons
    3
  44. 1 tablespoon = ? mL
    15 mL
  45. 1 teaspoon = ? mL
    5 mL
  46. 1 gallon = ? pints
    8 pints
  47. 1 pint = ? cups
    2 cups
  48. 1 pint = ? fl oz
    16 fl oz
  49. 1 pint = ? mL
    473 mL
  50. Rx
    take thou of 
  51. Sig
    write or label

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