Routes of drug administration.txt

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Routes of drug administration.txt
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2013-12-17 21:25:08
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These abbreviations are common abbreviations used in the medical field when referring to how a drug has been administered
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    • author "Seth.bars"
    • fileName "Routes of drug administration"
    • tags "Medical assisting, common routes, Routes of administration, administration"
    • description "These abbreviations are common abbreviations used in the medical field when referring to how a drug has been administered"
    • A.D.
    • Right ear
  1. A.S.
    Left ear
  2. A.U.
    Each ear
  3. ID
    Intradermal
  4. IM
    Intramuscular
  5. I.V.
    Intravenous
  6. IVPB
    Intravenous piggyback
  7. NGT
    Nasogastric tube
  8. V
    Vaginally
  9. PV
    Vaginally
  10. AK
    Above knee
  11. ant
    Amputation
  12. BKA
    Below knee amputation
  13. bil
    Bilateral
  14. O.S.
    Left eye
  15. O.D.
    Right eye
  16. AE
    Above elbow
  17. P.O.
    By mouth
  18. po
    By mouth
  19. R
    By rectum
  20. P.R.
    By rectum
  21. R
    Right
  22. L
    Left
  23. OU
    Each eye
  24. By rectum
    R
  25. S & S
    Swish and swallow
  26. mn
    Midnight
  27. SL
    Sublingual
  28. sl
    Sublingual
  29. BK
    Below knee
  30. BE
    Below elbow
  31. ax
    Axillary
  32. E
    Enema
  33. inf
    Infusion
  34. sc
    Subcutaneous
  35. subq
    Subcutaneous
  36. sq
    Subcutaneous
  37. cath
    Catheterize
  38. irrig
    Irrigation
  39. TPW
    Tap water enema
  40. top
    Topically

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