frontwards abbreviations for B249

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  1. CABG
    coronary arterty bypass or

    coronary artery bypass graft
  2. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  3. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  4. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  5. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  6. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  7. GSW
    gun shot wound
  8. HTN
    hypertension
  9. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  10. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  11. abd
    abdomen
  12. ant
    anterior
  13. ax
    axillary
  14. bil
    bilateral
  15. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  16. LUQ
    left upper quandrant
  17. mid
    middle
  18. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  19. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  20. GI
    gastrointestinal
  21. Ac
    before meals
  22. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  23. ad
    lib as desired
  24. am
    morning
  25. amb
    ambulatory, walking
  26. amt
    amount
  27. BM
    bowel movement
  28. B/P or BP
    blood pressure
  29. BR
    bedrest
  30. BRP
    bathroom priviledge
  31. cath
    catherization
  32. cbr
    complete bed rest
  33. dsg
    dressing
  34. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram (tracing of heart activity)
  35. EEG
    electroencephalogram (tracing of brain activity)
  36. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  37. fld
    Fluid
  38. gtts
    drops
  39. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  40. H and H
    hemoglobin and hematocrit
  41. HOB
    head of bed
  42. H2O2
    hydrogen peroxide
  43. hr
    hour
  44. I & O
    intake and output
  45. IM
    intramuscular
  46. IV
    intravenous
  47. IVP
    intravenous push or IV push
  48. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback or IV piggyback
  49. LMP
    last menstual period
  50. ml
    milliliter
  51. ng
    nasogastric
  52. nil
    none
  53. NPO
    nil per os (nothing by mouth)
  54. NS
    normal Saline
  55. O2
    oxygen
  56. OOB
    out of bed
  57. Pc
    after meals
  58. Pm
    afternoon
  59. PO
    by mouth
  60. PRN
    when necessary
  61. Prep
    preparation
  62. pre-op
    preoperative
  63. post-op
    post operative
  64. PT
    physical therapy or Protime
  65. pt
    patient or pint
  66. RBC
    red blood cell
  67. R/O
    rule out
  68. ROM
    range of motion
  69. S/P
    status post
  70. sp gr
    specific gravity
  71. STAT
    at once, immediately
  72. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respiration
  73. VO
    verbal order
  74. VS
    vital signs
  75. WBC
    white blood cell
  76. WNL
    within normal limits
  77. w/c
    wheelchair
  78. WT
    weight
  79. a
    without
  80. myo
    muscle
  81. ab
    away
  82. nephro
    kidney
  83. ad
    toward
  84. neuro
    nerve
  85. arthro
    joint
  86. oculo
    eye
  87. brachio
    arm
  88. orchid
    testes
  89. brady
    slow
  90. osteo
    bone
  91. buccal
    cheek
  92. pan
    all
  93. cardio
    heart
  94. para
    beside
  95. carpo
    wrist
  96. peri
    around
  97. cephalo
    head
  98. phleb
    vein
  99. chole
    bile
  100. poly
    many
  101. cysto
    bladder
  102. pneumo
    lung
  103. colp
    vagina
  104. post
    behind
  105. derma
    skin
  106. pre
    before
  107. dys
    painful
  108. pulm
    lung
  109. ecto
    outside
  110. pyo
    pus
  111. endo
    inside, within
  112. retro
    backwards
  113. entero
    intestine
  114. rhine
    nose
  115. gastro
    stomach
  116. salphingo
    tube
  117. gloss
    tongue
  118. stoma
    mouth
  119. gyne
    woman
  120. sub
    below
  121. hemi
    half
  122. supra
    above
  123. hepato
    liver
  124. tachy
    fast, rapid
  125. hydro
    water
  126. thrombo
    clot
  127. hypo
    deficient
  128. trans
    across
  129. hyster
    uterus
  130. vas
    vessel
  131. inter
    between
  132. viscera
    organ
  133. lapar
    abdomen
  134. macro
    large
  135. micro
    small
  136. mono
    one
  137. myelo
    bone marrow
  138. - algia
    pain
  139. - centesis
    puncture
  140. - ectomy
    removal of
  141. - ectasis
    enlargement
  142. - emia
    blood
  143. - gram
    picture
  144. - itis
    inflammation
  145. - megaly
    enlargement
  146. -lysis
    breakdown
  147. -osis
    disease, condition
  148. -ostomy
    surgical opening
  149. -otomy
    incision
  150. -pathy
    disease
  151. -penia
    deficiency
  152. -phagia
    swallow
  153. -phobia
    fear
  154. -plasty
    plastic surgery
  155. -plegia
    paralysis
  156. -rrhagia
    hemorrhage
  157. -rrhea
    flowing
  158. -sarcoma
    tumor, cancer
  159. - sclerosis
    hardening
  160. - scope
    picture
  161. - spasm
    contraction
  162. Under the guideline rationale for medication order writing, you clearly indicate the medication name. Which name preferred?
    the generic name is preferred
  163. Is it okay to abbreviate the name of the medication?
    It is not okay.

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