Common Medical Abbreviations

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Common Medical Abbreviations
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  1. GT
    gastrostomy tube
  2. ID
    intradermal
  3. IM
    intramuscular
  4. IV
    intravenous
  5. IVP
    intravenous push
  6. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  7. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  8. PEG
    percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  9. PO
    nothing by mouth
  10. PR
    by rectum
  11. SL
    sublingual
  12. Supp
    suppository
  13. ac
    before meals
  14. ad lib
    as desired
  15. BID
    2 times a day
  16. hr or h
    hour
  17. hs
    at bedtime
  18. pc
    after meals
  19. PRN
    as needed
  20. q
    every
  21. q2h
    every 2 hours
  22. q4h
    every 4 hours
  23. q8h
    every 8 hrs
  24. q12h
    every 12 hours
  25. QID
    4 times a day
  26. STAT
    immediately
  27. TID
    3 times a day
  28. c
    with
  29. cap
    capsule
  30. ER
    extended release
  31. g
    gram
  32. gr
    grain
  33. gtts
    drops
  34. kg
    kilograms
  35. L
    liters
  36. mcg
    micrograms
  37. mg
    milligrams
  38. mL
    milliliters
  39. mEq
    milliequavalents
  40. s
    without
  41. susp
    suspension
  42. SR
    sustained release
  43. TKO or KVO
    to keep vein open
  44. XR
    extended release
  45. NKA
    no known allergies
  46. OD
    right eye
  47. OS
    left eye
  48. OU
    both eyes
  49. a
    artery, before
  50. aa
    equal part of each
  51. AA
    affected area
  52. AAA
    abdominal aortic aneurysm
  53. A2

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