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  1. ac
    before meals
  2. ADE
    adverse drug event
  3. ADL
    activities of daily living
  4. ADR
    adverse drug reaction
  5. AF
    atrial fibrillation
  6. AOM
    acute otitis media
  7. BC
    birth control
  8. BG
    blood glucose
  9. bid
    twice daily
  10. BMI
    body mass index
  11. BP
    blood pressure
  12. c
    with
  13. C/O
    complaining of
  14. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  15. CBC
    complete blood count
  16. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  17. COPD
    chronic pulmonary disorder
  18. CrCl
    creatinine clearance
  19. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  20. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  21. DAW
    dispense as written
  22. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  23. DOC
    drug of choise
  24. DUR
    drug utilization review
  25. Dx
    diagnosis
  26. EMR
    electronic medical record
  27. FBG
    fasting blood glucose
  28. FH
    family history
  29. GERD
    gastroesophogeal disease
  30. GI
    gastrointestinal
  31. gtt
    drop
  32. HA
    headache
  33. HbA1c
    glycosylated hemoglobin
  34. Hct
    hematocrit
  35. HEENT
    head, ears, eyes, nose, throat
  36. HF
    heart failure
  37. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  38. H/O
    history of
  39. HTN
    hypertension
  40. Hx
    history
  41. IBD
    inflammatory bowel disease
  42. IBW
    ideal body weight
  43. IM
    intramuscular
  44. I & O
    intake and output
  45. IV
    intravenous
  46. LFT
    liver function test
  47. MAR
    medication administration record
  48. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  49. mEq
    milliequivalent
  50. mg
    milligram
  51. MI
    myocardial infarction
  52. MVI
    multivitamin
  53. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  54. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  55. NS
    normal saline
  56. N/VS.
    nausea and vomiting
  57. pc
    after meals
  58. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
  59. PMH
    past medical history
  60. po
    by mouth
  61. PPD
    packs per day/purified protein derivative (of tuberculin)
  62. PUD
    peptic ulcer disease
  63. pr
    per recturm
  64. prn
    as needed
  65. q
    every
  66. q4h, q8h
    every __ hours
  67. qid
    four times daily
  68. QS
    sufficient quantity
  69. RBC
    red blood cell/count
  70. ROS
    review of systems
  71. RXN
    reaction
  72. s
    without
  73. SE
    side effect
  74. SH
    social history
  75. SOAP
    subjective, objective, assessment, plan
  76. SOB
    shortness of breath
  77. S & B
    signs and symptoms
  78. stat
    immediately, at once
  79. Sx
    symptoms
  80. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  81. tid
    three times daily
  82. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  83. tsp
    teaspoonful
  84. tbsp
    tablespoonful
  85. UA
    urinalysis
  86. ung
    ointment
  87. URI
    upper respiratory tract infection
  88. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  89. WA
    while awake
  90. WBC
    white blood cell/count
  91. WNL
    within normal limits
  92. w/o
    without
  93. y.o.
    years old

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