Medication Administration

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MarieElise
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244227
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Medication Administration
Updated:
2013-10-31 21:10:30
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  1. ac
    before meals
  2. pc
    after meals
  3. q2h
    every two hours
  4. q4h
    every 4 hours
  5. qd
    • every day
    • (should be written out)
  6. qod
    • every other day
    • (should be written out)
  7. hs
    • at time of sleep/bedtime
    • (should be written out)
  8. prn
    as necessary
  9. BID
    • twice a day
    • (should be written out)
  10. TID
    • three times/day
    • (should be written out)
  11. QID
    • four times a day
    • (should be written out)
  12. STAT
    immediately
  13. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  14. po
    by mouth
  15. IM
    intramuscular
  16. ID
    intradermal
  17. SQ, SC
    Subcutaneous
  18. subcut
    subcutaneous
  19. preferred abbreviation for subcutaneous
    subcut
  20. pr
    per rectum
  21. vag
    vaginal
  22. IV
    intravenous
  23. OS
    • left eye
    • (should be written out)
  24. OD
    • right eye
    • (should be written out)
  25. OU
    • both eyes
    • (should be written out)
  26. bucc
    buccal
  27. SL
    sublingual
  28. NKDA
    No Known Drug Allergies
  29. NKA
    No Known Allergies
  30. DC
    discharge
  31. _
    c
    with
  32. _
    s
    without
  33. IU
    • International Units
    • (should be written out)
  34. mg
    • milligram
    • 1/1000g
  35. g
    gram
  36. kg
    • kilogram
    • 1000g
  37. mcg
    • microgram
    • .0000001g
  38. U
    • units
    • (should be written out)
  39. cc
    • cubic centimeters
    • equal to ml
  40. 1 liter = x milliliters
    1000
  41. 1 oz = x ml
    30
  42. 1 cup = x ml
    240
  43. 1 teaspoon = x ml
    5
  44. 1 tbs = x ml
    15
  45. 1 gram = x mg
    1,000
  46. 1 mg = x mcg
    1,000
  47. 1 kg = x lbs
    2.2

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