Nursing Skills - Abbrevations

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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
  68. ss with line above ss
    1/2
  69. i with line below the dot.
    1
  70. ii with line below the dot.
    2
  71. iii with line below the dot.
    3
  72. iv with line below the dot.
    4
  73. v with line below the dot.
    5
  74. vi with line below the dot.
    6
  75. vii with line below the dot.
    7
  76. viii with line below the dot.
    8
  77. ix with line below the dot.
    9
  78. x with line just above x.
    10
  79. 0 with a slash through 0
    Nothing, Not, None
  80. 30 mL
    1 ounce
  81. 1000 mL
    1 liter, 1 quart, 32 ounces
  82. 2 cups
    1 pint, 500 mL
  83. 2 pints
    1 quart, 1000 mL, 1 liter
  84. Male
  85. Female
  86. Increase
  87. Decrease
  88. change
  89. a with a line above.
    before
  90. abd
    abdomen
  91. ac
    before meals
  92. ADL
    activities of daily living
  93. ad lib
    as disired
  94. adeq
    adequate
  95. adm
    admitted
  96. AKA
    above knee amputation
  97. amb
    ambulatory
  98. A & O
    alert and oriented
  99. +
    positive
  100. -
    negative
  101. amt
    amount
  102. BID
    twice daily
  103. bil
    bilateral
  104. BM
    bowel movement
  105. BP
    blood pressure
  106. BPM
    beats per minute
  107. BPPP
    bilateral pedal pulse present
  108. BR
    bed rest
  109. BRP
    Bathroom privileges
  110. BX
    biopsy
  111. c with line over top
    with
  112. ca
    cancer
  113. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graff
  114. CAD
    cornary artery disease
  115. cap
    capillary
  116. CBI
    continuous bladder irrigation
  117. CBC
    complete blood count
  118. CBR
    complete bedrest
  119. CDC
    center for disease control
  120. c/o
    complaints
  121. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  122. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  123. C & S
    culture and sensitivity
  124. CSM
    circulation, sensation, movement
  125. CXR
    chest x-ray
  126. d
    daily
  127. DAT
    diet as tolerated
  128. DC
    discontinue
  129. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  130. DOA
    dead on arrival
  131. drsg
    Dressing
  132. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  133. dx
    diagnosis
  134. EKG
    electrocardiogram
  135. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  136. fld
    fluid
  137. FOB
    foot of bed
  138. gtt
    drop
  139. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  140. H (hr)
    hour
  141. H & H
    hematocrit and hemoglobin
  142. HA
    headache
  143. HCT
    hematocrit
  144. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  145. HOB
    head of bed
  146. H20
    Water
  147. p with a line on top of.
    after
  148. q with a line on top of.
    every
  149. s with a line on top of.
    without

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