Medical Abbreviations

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Medical Abbreviations
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2015-06-19 00:25:24
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Medical Abbreviations
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  1. NAS
    no added salt
  2. NCS
    No Concentrated Sweets
  3. PPT
    per peg tube
  4. ↓ Na
    low sodium
  5. ↓ K+
    low sodium
  6. ss
    1/2 apothocary
  7. PO
    by mouth
  8. Pr
    in the rectum
  9. Subcutaneously
    sub q, sq
  10. SL
    sublingual
  11. S&S
    swish and swallow
  12. cc
    cubic centimeter
  13. g, gm, GM
    gram
  14. mEq
    milliequivalent
  15. m
    minum
  16. dr
    dram
  17. gr
    grain
  18. gtt
    drop
  19. I or i
    one
  20. cap, caps
    capsule
  21. CR
    controlled release
  22. LA
    long acting
  23. SA
    sustained action
  24. SR
    slow release
  25. DS
    double strength
  26. EC
    enteric coated
  27. el, elix
    elixer
  28. sol
    solution
  29. Sp
    spirit
  30. sup, supp
    suppository
  31. susp
    suspension
  32. syr
    syrup
  33. tab, tabs
    tablet
  34. tr,tinct
    tincture
  35. ung, oint
    ointment
  36. KVO
    keep vein open
  37. TKO
    to keep open
  38. discontinue
    d/c   do not use
  39. NKA
    no know allergies
  40. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  41. ac
    before meals
  42. pc
    after meals
  43. qd
    daily
  44. bid
    twice a day
  45. tid
    three times a day
  46. qid
    four times a day
  47. qh
    every hour
  48. hs
    at bed time, DNU
  49. qn
    every night
  50. stat
    now,  immediately
  51. qod
    every other day DNU
  52. PRN
    as needed
  53. tiw
    3 times weekly DNU
  54. biw
    twice a week
  55. AD
    right ear  DNU
  56. al
    left ear DNU
  57. au
    both ears DNU
  58. HHN
    hand held nebulizer
  59. IM
    intramuscular
  60. IV
    Intravenously
  61. IVP
    Intravenous push
  62. IVPB
    intravenous piggy back
  63. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  64. NEB
    nebulizer
  65. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  66. OD
    right eye
  67. OS
    left eye  ( oculus sinister)
  68. OU
    both eyes

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