Medical abbreviations

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Medical abbreviations
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2011-03-01 03:45:03
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  1. a.c.
    • before meals
    • (ante cibum)
  2. p.c.
    • before meals
    • post cibum
  3. b.i.d.
    • twice a day
    • (bis in die)
  4. t.i.d.
    • three times daily
    • (ter in die)
  5. q.i.d.
    • four times daily
    • (quarter in die)
  6. p.r.n.
    as needed (pro re nata)
  7. NPO
    • nothing by mouth
    • (nil per os)
  8. STAT
    Immediately
  9. Subcut
    Subcutaneous
  10. po
    • by mouth
    • (per os)
  11. gtt
    • drops
    • (gutta)
  12. ad. lib.
    • as desired, freely
    • (ad libitum)
  13. c
    • with
    • (cum)
  14. a
    • before
    • (ante)
  15. p
    • after
    • (post)
  16. s
    • without
    • (sans)
  17. q
    • every
    • (quaque)
  18. IM
    intramuscular
  19. IV
    intravenous
  20. IV PB
    intravenous piggyback
  21. SL
    sublingual
  22. ID
    intradermal
  23. GT
    gastrostomy tube
  24. NG
    nasogastric tube
  25. NJ
    nasojejunal
  26. p.r.
    per rectum
  27. q.#h
    every # hours

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