226 Medical Abbreviations

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226 Medical Abbreviations
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  1. IM
    Intramuscular
  2. IV
    Intravenous
  3. IV PB
    intravenous piggyback
  4. subcut
    subcutaneous
  5. SL
    sublingual (under the tongue)
  6. ID
    intradermal
  7. GT
    gastrostomy tube
  8. NG
    nasogastric tube
  9. NJ
    nasojejunal tube
  10. p.o.
    by mouth, orally
  11. p.r.
    per rectum, rectally
  12. a.c.
    before meals

    (ante cena)
  13. p.c.
    after meals

    (post cena)
  14. ad. lib.
    as desired; freely
  15. p.r.n.
    when necessary
  16. stat
    immediately, at once
  17. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  18. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  19. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  20. min
    minute
  21. h
    hour
  22. q.h
    every hour
  23. q.Xh
    every X hours
  24. q.12h
    every 12 hours
  25. a- (when line is over the a)
    before
  26. p (with line over p)
    after
  27. c (with line over c)
    with
  28. s (with line over s)
    without
  29. q
    every
  30. qs
    quantity sufficient
  31. aq
    water
  32. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  33. gtt
    drop
  34. tab
    tablet
  35. cap
    capsule
  36. et
    and
  37. noct
    night

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