common medical abbreviations

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common medical abbreviations
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Common Medical Abbreviations General
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  1. a (overscore)
    Before
  2. p (overscore)
    after
  3. c (overscore)
    with
  4. s (overscore)
    without
  5. q
    every
  6. qs
    quantity sufficient
  7. aq
    water
  8. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  9. gtt
    drop
  10. tab
    tablet
  11. cap
    capsule
  12. et
    and
  13. noct
    night
  14. IM
    Intramuscular
  15. IV
    Intravenous
  16. IV PB
    Intravenous piggyback
  17. subcut
    subcutaneous
  18. SL
    Sublingual
  19. ID
    Intradermal
  20. GT
    Gastrostomy Tube
  21. NG
    Nasogastric Tube
  22. NJ
    Nasojejunal
  23. p.o.
    by mouth orally
  24. p.r.
    per rectum
  25. a.c.
    before meals
  26. p.c.
    after meals
  27. ad. lib.
    as desired, freely
  28. p.r.n.
    when necessary, as needed
  29. stat
    immediately, at once.
  30. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  31. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  32. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  33. min
    minute
  34. h
    hour
  35. q.h.
    every hour
  36. q.2h
    every 2 hours

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