Abbreviations for Nur

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Abbreviations for Nur
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Acceptable abbreviations and their meanings used throughout nursing
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  1. AMB
    Ambulatory
  2. BRP
    Bathroom Privileges
  3. CBR
    Complete Bed Rest
  4. OOB
    Out of Bed
  5. up ad lib
    Up as Desired
  6. abd
    Adbomen
  7. BP
    Blood Pressure
  8. bx
    Biopsy
  9. C
    Celcius
  10. c/o
    Complains Of
  11. CTA
    Clear to Auscultate
  12. dx
    diagnosis
  13. F
    Farenheit
  14. FUO
    Fever of Unknown Origin
  15. GI
    Gastrointestinal
  16. GU
    Genitourinary
  17. H/A
    Headache
  18. h/o
    History Of
  19. HPI
    History of Present Illness
  20. Imp
    Impressions
  21. lt or (L)
    Left
  22. MAE
    Moves All Extremities
  23. NAD
    No Apparent Distress
  24. NKA
    No Known Allergies
  25. N/V
    Nausea & Vomiting
  26. neg
    Negative
  27. P
    Pulse
  28. PE
    Physical-Exam
  29. PMH
    Past Medical History
  30. R
    Respirations
  31. R/O
    Rule Out
  32. ROS
    Review of Symptoms
  33. rt or (R)
    Right
  34. SOB
    Short of Breath
  35. Sx
    Symptoms
  36. T
    Temperature
  37. (+)
    Positive
  38. (-)
    Negative
  39. ASCVD
    Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
  40. ASHD
    Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
  41. BPH
    Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  42. CA
    Cancer
  43. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease
  44. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  45. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder
  46. --
    C
    With
  47. CABG
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  48. CVA
    Cerbrovascular Accident
  49. DM
    Diabetes Mellitus
  50. HTN
    Hypertension
  51. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  52. PE
    Pulmonary Emboli
  53. PVD
    Peripheral Vascular Disease
  54. STD
    Sexually Transmitted Disease
  55. URI
    Upper Respiratory Infection
  56. ABD
    Arterial Blood Gas
  57. BE
    Barium Enema
  58. CBC
    Complete Blood Count
  59. CO2
    Carbon Dioxide
  60. C&S
    Cultrue and Sensitivity
  61. CXR
    Chest X-Ray
  62. ECG or EKG
    Cardiogram
  63. lytes
    Electrolytes
  64. RBC
    Red Blood Cell
  65. UA
    Urinalysis
  66. UGI
    Upper GI
  67. WBC
    White Blood Cells
  68. >
    Greater Than
  69. <
    Less Than
  70. __
    a
    Before
  71. ad lib
    as desired
  72. AMA
    Against Medical Advice
  73. ASAP
    As Soon As Possible
  74. BM
    Bowel Movement
  75. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  76. dc
    Discontinue
  77. DNR
    Do Not Resuscitate
  78. Dsg
    Dressing
  79. dx
    Diagnosis
  80. FOB
    Foot of Bed
  81. Fx
    Fracture
  82. GHWT
    Good Handwashing Technique
  83. HOB
    Head of Bed
  84. hs
    Hour of Sleep
  85. Hx
    History
  86. I&O
    Intake and Outtake
  87. IV
    Intravenous
  88. KVO
    Keep Vein Open
  89. NG
    Nasogastric
  90. noc
    Night
  91. NPO
    Nothing By Mouth
  92. NS
    Normal Saline
  93. O2
    Oxygen
  94. OT
    Occupational Therapy
  95. __
    p
    After
  96. postop
    Postoperative
  97. preop
    Preoperative
  98. prep
    Preparation
  99. PRN
    As Needed
  100. PT
    Physical Therapy
  101. pt
    Patient
  102. q
    Every
  103. ROM
    Range of Motions
  104. RX
    Treatment
  105. __
    s
    Without
  106. SOB
    Side of Bed
  107. S/P
    Statue Post
  108. STAT
    Immediately
  109. TF
    Tube Feeding
  110. TPR
    Temperature, Pulse, Resperations
  111. TURP
    Transurethral Resection of Prostate
  112. TX
    Treatment
  113. VS
    Vital Signs
  114. WA
    While Awake
  115. X
    Times

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