Pharmacology Abbrevs Part 3

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Pharmacology Abbrevs Part 3
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  1. NaCl
    • sodium chloride
    • table salt
  2. Na HCO3
    sodium bicarbonate, an antacid
  3. Neb
    nebulizer
  4. NKA
    no known allergies
  5. noc
    noct
    night
  6. NP
    nasal prongs
  7. NS
    N-Saline
    normal saline solution
  8. NTG
    nitroglycerin
  9. OD
    • once a day
    • over dose
    • right eye
  10. OS
    left eye
  11. os (not capitalized)
    mouth
  12. OTC
    over the counter
  13. OU
    both eyes
  14. O2
    oxygen
  15. oz
    ounce
  16. P
    Ph
    phosphorous
  17. pc
    after meals
  18. per os
    PO
    by mouth
  19. prn
    as necessary, when needed
  20. Q
    • q
    • every
  21. qd
    every day
  22. qh
    every hour
  23. q2h, q3h, q4h
    • every 2 hours
    • every 3 hours
    • every 4 hours
  24. qs
    • quantity sufficient
    • every shift
  25. qsuff
    as much as suffices
  26. R/O
    • reorder
    • rule out
  27. Rx
    • treatment
    • prescription
  28. without (put a dot over the line)
  29. sc
    sq
    subcutaneous
  30. SL
    • sublingual
    • saline lock
  31. sol
    solution
  32. stat
    immediately
  33. subq
    subcutaneous injection
  34. supp
    suppository
  35. tab
    tablet
  36. TD
    transdermal
  37. tid
    three times/day
  38. TKVO
    to keep vein open
  39. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  40. U
    unit, a determined amount of medication
  41. ung
    ointment
  42. vag
    vagina
  43. V/O
    verbal order
  44. T/O
    telephone order
  45. +
    • plus
    • positive
    • acid reaction
    • minus
    • deficiency
    • negative
    • alkaline reaction
  46. +
    • plus or minus
    • not exact but can vary one way
  47. <
    less than
  48. >
    greater than
  49. not equal to
  50. :
    • ratio
    • is to
    • denotes reversible reaction
  51. Δ
    change
  52. INR
    international normalized ratio
  53. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  54. LMWH
    low molecular weight heparin
  55. ACM
    anti-coagulation management
  56. HAART
    highly active antiretroviral therapy

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