Abbreviations/conversions

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Abbreviations/conversions
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  1. po
    by mouth
  2. IV
    intravenous
  3. IM
    intramuscular
  4. SL
    sublingual
  5. SR
    sustained release
  6. Parenteral
    by injection
  7. pc
    after meals
  8. ac
    after meals
  9. KVO
    keep vein open
  10. NS
    normal Saline
  11. qs
    quantity sufficient
  12. NSAID
    non steriodal anti inflammatory drug
  13. IVP
    iv push
  14. IVPB
    IV piggy back
  15. IVSP
    IV slow push
  16. D5W
    5% Dextrose in water
  17. Gtt
    drop
  18. 1 kg
    2.2lb
  19. 1in
    2.54 cm
  20. 1 lb
    16oz
  21. 1gm
    1000mg
  22. 1mg
    1000 mcg
  23. 1 fl oz
    30 ml
  24. 1 ml
    1gm (use for measuring urine in diaper, drainage in dressing etc)
  25. 1tsp
    5ml
  26. 1tbsp
    3tsp
  27. 1 cup
    8oz
  28. 16oz
    1 pint
  29. 2 pints
    1 quart
  30. 4 quarts
    1 gallon
  31. 1 oz
    28 grams
  32. 1 lb
    454 grams
  33. 1 gr (grain)
    60 mg/ 65 mg for tylenol or aspirin
  34. 1gm
    15 gr

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