Medical Abbreviations

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Medical Abbreviations
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  1. H2O2
    Hydrogen Peroxide
  2. HR
    heart rate
  3. I & D
    incision and drainage
  4. IM
    intramuscular
  5. I & O
    intake and output
  6. IV
    intravenous
  7. kvo
    keep vein open
  8. (L)
    left
  9. LLE
    left lower extremity
  10. LLL
    left lower lobe
  11. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  12. LMP
    last menstrual period
  13. LOC
    level of consciousness
  14. LTC
    left to count
  15. LUL
    left upper lobe
  16. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  17. mL
    milliliter
  18. mod
    moderate
  19. MRSA
    methicillin resistant staph aureus
  20. MVA
    motor vehicle accident
  21. NA
    not applicable
  22. NG
    nasogastric
  23. NKA
    no known allergies
  24. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  25. NS
    Normal Saline
  26. O2
    oxygen
  27. OOB
    out of bed
  28. pc
    after meals
  29. PE
    physical examination
  30. PEARL
    pupils equal and reactive to light
  31. po
    by mouth
  32. postop
    after surgery
  33. preop
    before surgery
  34. prn
    as necessary
  35. pt
    patient
  36. PT
    prothrombin time, physical therapy
  37. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  38. qh
    every hour
  39. q2h
    every two hours
  40. QID
    four times a day
  41. qs
    quanity sufficient
  42. quads
    quadrants
  43. (R)
    right
  44. reg
    regular
  45. resp
    respirationst
  46. RLE
    right lower extremity
  47. RLL
    right lower lobe
  48. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  49. R/O
    rule out
  50. ROM
    range of motion
  51. R/T
    related to
  52. RUL
  53. RUL
    right upper lobe
  54. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  55. S/S
    signs and symptoms
  56. SPN
    student practical nurse
  57. stat
    at once
  58. SubQ
    subcutaneous
  59. TCDB
    turn, cought, deep breath
  60. TID
    three times a day
  61. TO
    telephone order
  62. TRP
    temperature, pulse, respirations
  63. tx
    treatment
  64. UA
    urinalysis
  65. VS
    vital signs
  66. WNL
    within normal limits
  67. X
    times

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