Abbreviations, Nursing Terms

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Abbreviations, Nursing Terms
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Common abbreviations used in nursing
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  1. a
    before
  2. aa
    of each
  3. abd.
    abdomen
  4. a.c.
    before meals
  5. ad.lib.
    as desired
  6. AM
    morning (midnight-noon)
  7. amb.
    ambulatory
  8. ASHD
    Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
  9. ax
    axillary
  10. Ba.
    Barium
  11. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  12. bm
    bowel movement
  13. BP
    blood pressure
  14. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  15. c & a
    clinitest and acetest
  16. C
    centigrade
  17. CC
    cubic centimeters
  18. c
    with
  19. CBC
    complete blood count
  20. CHF
    Congested Heart Failure
  21. COLD
    Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  22. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  23. CVA
    Cerebrovascular accident
  24. D/C
    discontinue
  25. DSD
    dry sterile dressing
  26. Dx
    diagnosis
  27. EKG-ECG
    Electrocardiogram
  28. hs
    at bedtime
  29. I & D
    incision and drainage
  30. I & O
    intake and output
  31. I.V.
    intravenous
  32. L-lt
    left
  33. LP
    lumbar puncture
  34. neg.
    negative
  35. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  36. OOB
    out of bed
  37. p
    after
  38. p.c.
    after meals
  39. P.O.
    by mouth
  40. prn
    whenever necessary
  41. pt
    patient
  42. qd
    every day
  43. qh
    every hour (q1h, q2h, etc.)
  44. qid
    four times a day
  45. tid
    3 times a day
  46. qs
    sufficient quantity
  47. R-rt
    right
  48. ROM
    range of motion
  49. Rx
    treatment
  50. s
    without
  51. Sol.
    solution
  52. S.O.S.
    once if needed
  53. Spec.
    specimen
  54. ss
    half
  55. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  56. FUO
    fever of unknown origin
  57. T-temp
    temperature
  58. V.S.
    vital signs (TPR and BP)
  59. SSE
    soap solution enema
  60. Stat
    immediately
  61. TPR
    temperature, pulse, and respiration
  62. wt.
    weight

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