Abbreviations Quiz

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Abbreviations Quiz
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  1. CABG
    coronary artery 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. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  12. abd
    abdomen
  13. ant
    anterior
  14. ax
    axillary
  15. bil
    bilaterally
  16. LLQ
    Left lower quadrant
  17. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  18. mid
    middle
  19. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  20. RUQ
    Right upper quadrant
  21. GI
    gastrointestinal
  22. ac
    before meals
  23. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  24. ad lib
    as desired
  25. am
    morning
  26. amb
    ambulatory, walking
  27. amt
    amount
  28. BM
    bowel movement
  29. B/P or BP
    blood pressure
  30. BR
    bed rest
  31. BRP
    bathroom priviledges
  32. cath
    catheterization
  33. cbr
    complete bed rest
  34. dsg
    dressing
  35. ECG/EKG
    electrocardiogram (tracing of heart activity)
  36. EEG
    electroencephalogram (brain wave tracing)
  37. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  38. fld
    fluid
  39. gtts
    drops
  40. Hgb
    Hemoglobin
  41. H and H
    hemoglobin and Hematocrit
  42. HOB
    head of bed
  43. H2O2
    Hydrogen Peroxide
  44. hr
    hour
  45. I & O
    intake and output
  46. IM
    intramuscular
  47. IV
    Intravenous
  48. IVP
    IV push or intravenous push
  49. IVPB
    IV piggyback or intravenous piggyback
  50. LMP
    last menstrual period
  51. ml
    milliliter
  52. ng
    nasogastric
  53. nil
    none
  54. NPO
    nil per os (nothing by mouth)
  55. NS
    normal saline
  56. O2
    oxygen
  57. OOB
    out of bed
  58. pc
    after meals
  59. pm
    afternoon
  60. PO
    by mouth
  61. PRN
    when necessary
  62. prep
    preparation
  63. pre-op
    preoperative
  64. post-op
    postoperative
  65. PT
    physical therapy or Protime
  66. pt
    patient or pint
  67. RBC
    red blood cell
  68. R/O
    rule out
  69. ROM
    range of motion
  70. S/P
    status post
  71. sp gr
    specific gravity
  72. STAT
    at once, immediately
  73. TPR
    temperature, pulse, and respiration
  74. VO
    verbal order
  75. VS
    vital signs
  76. WBC
    white blood cells
  77. WNL
    within normal limits
  78. w/c
    wheelchair
  79. WT
    weight

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