pharmacology- abbreviations 1 st test

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pharmacology- abbreviations 1 st test
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  1. q.d. , Q.D.
    write "daily" or "every day"
  2. q.o.d., Q.O.D
    write "every other day"
  3. U
    write "unit"
  4. IU
    write "international unit"
  5. MS, MSO4
    write "morphine sulfate"
  6. MgSO4
    write "magnesium sulfate"
  7. cap
    capsule
  8. dr
    dram
  9. elix
    elixir
  10. g, gm, G, GM
    gram
  11. gr
    grain
  12. gtt
    drops
  13. kg
    kilogram
  14. l, L
    liter
  15. m2
    square meter
  16. mcg, ug
    microgram
  17. mEq
    milliequivalent
  18. mg
    milligram
  19. mL, ml
    milliliter
  20. m, min
    minim
  21. oz
    ounce
  22. pt
    pint
  23. qt
    quart
  24. SR
    sustained release
  25. ss., -ss-
    one half
  26. supp
    suppository
  27. susp
    suspension
  28. T.O.
    telephone order
  29. T, tbsp
    tablespoon
  30. t, tsp
    teaspoon
  31. V.O.
    verbal order
  32. A.D., ad
    right ear
  33. A.S., as
    left ear
  34. A.U., au
    both ears
  35. ID
    intradermal
  36. IM
    intramuscular
  37. IV
    intravenous
  38. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  39. KVO
    keep vein open
  40. L
    left
  41. NGT
    nasogastric tub
  42. O.D., od
    right eye
  43. O.S., os
    left eye
  44. O.U., ou
    both eyes
  45. PO, po, os
    by mouth
  46. SC, subc, sc, SQ, subQ
    subcutaneous
  47. SL, sl, subl
    sublingual
  48. TKO
    to keep open
  49. Vag
    vaginal
  50. AC, ac
    before meals
  51. ad lib
    as desired
  52. B.i.d., b.i.d
    twice a day
  53. -c-
    with
  54. Hs
    hour of sleep
  55. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  56. PC, pc
    after meals
  57. PRN, p.r.n.
    whenever necessary, as needed
  58. Q
    every
  59. Qam
    every morning
  60. Qh
    every hour
  61. q2h
    every 2 hours
  62. q4h
    every 4 hours
  63. q6h
    every 6 hours
  64. q8h
    every 8 hours
  65. -s-
    without
  66. SOS
    once if necessary: if there is a need
  67. Stat
    immediately
  68. T.i.d, t.i.d
    three times a day

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