CNA Abbreviations

Card Set Information

Author:
LaizyDaizy79
ID:
74355
Filename:
CNA Abbreviations
Updated:
2011-03-21 22:06:01
Tags:
CNA
Folders:

Description:
Abbreviations
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user LaizyDaizy79 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. increase (more)
  2. decrease (less)
  3. adm.
    admission
  4. amt
    amount
  5. AODM
    adult onset diabetes mellitus
  6. as tol
    as tolerated
  7. ASA
    aspirin
  8. ASHD
    arterioslerotic heart disease
  9. B.B.
    bed bath
  10. BSC
    bedside commode

  11. c
    wtih
  12. C/C
    chief complaint
  13. c/o
    complaint of
  14. d/c
    discontinue
  15. D.D.
    down drain
  16. Dr./MD
    doctor
  17. drsg/dsg
    dressing
  18. EENT
    eye, ear, nose, throat
  19. ENT
    ear, nose, throat
  20. FBS
    fasting blood sugar (blood test)
  21. F.F.
    force fluids
  22. Foley
    indwelling urinary catheter
  23. FUO
    fever unknown origin
  24. H/A
    headache
  25. irr
    irregular
  26. LOA
    leave of absence
  27. NAD
    no acute distress
  28. -/neg
    negative
  29. n/v
    nausea and vomiting

  30. p
    after
  31. pt.
    patient (resident)

  32. q
    each, every
  33. q2h
    every two hours
  34. qd
    once each day
  35. qh
    once each hour
  36. qhs
    every bed time
  37. qid
    four times a day
  38. qns
    quantity not sufficient
  39. qod
    every other day
  40. QS
    quantity sufficient
  41. +
    positive
  42. =
    equals
  43. male
  44. female
  45. change
  46. i/ii/iii
    one/two/three
  47. 2
    due to or secondary to
  48. amb
    ambulate
  49. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  50. bid
    twice a day
  51. BSI
    body substance isolation
  52. dx
    diagnosis
  53. OBS
    organic brain syndrome
  54. OHD
    organic heart disease
  55. P
    pulse
  56. PB
    partial bath
  57. pre-op
    before surgery
  58. reg
    regular
  59. . .
    s
    one half
  60. sh
    shower
  61. spec
    specimen
  62. staph
    staphylococcus bacteria
  63. Sx
    symptoms
  64. T
    temperature
  65. tid
    three times a day
  66. TPR
    temperature, pulse and respiration
  67. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  68. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  69. VD
    venereal disease
  70. w/c
    wheelchair
  71. B/P
    blood pressure
  72. BR
    bathroom
  73. cath
    catheter
  74. h
    hour
  75. HOH
    hard of hearing
  76. HS/hs
    hour of sleep
  77. HT/ht
    height
  78. HTN
    hypertension (high blood pressure)
  79. I&O
    intake and output
  80. ICF
    intermediate care facility
  81. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  82. IM
    intramuscular
  83. IV
    intravenous
  84. kg
    kilogram
  85. lab
    laboratory
  86. lb
    pound
  87. LOC
    level of consciousness
  88. LPN
    licensed practical nurse
  89. Lt
    left
  90. MI
    myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  91. MR
    mentally retarded
  92. NA
    nursing assistant
  93. NAS
    no added salt
  94. NCS
    no concentrated sweets
  95. NKA
    no known allergies
  96. noc
    nocturnal, night
  97. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  98. WT/wt
    weight
  99. A.D.A.
    American Diabetic Association
  100. ADL
    activities of daily living
  101. am
    hours between midnight and noon
  102. BKA
    below the knee amputation
  103. BM/bm
    bowel movement
  104. DQ
    pressure sore (decubitus ulcer)
  105. GYN
    gynecology
  106. JODM
    juvenile onset diabetes mellitus
  107. M.S.
    multiple sclerosis
  108. NS
    normal saline
  109. O2
    oxygen
  110. OOB
    out of bed
  111. ortho
    orthopedics
  112. O.T.
    occupational therapy
  113. PDR
    Physician's Desk Reference
  114. per
    by or through
  115. peri
    perineal area
  116. pm
    hours between noon and midnight
  117. prn
    when necessary
  118. P.T.
    physical therapist/physical therapy
  119. PWB
    partial weight bearing
  120. R
    rectal
  121. RACE
    Rescue, Alarm, Contain, Extinguish
  122. r/o
    rule out
  123. R.T.
    recreational therapy or respiratory therapy
  124. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder
  125. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  126. obt
    oral body temperature
  127. RBC
    red blood cells
  128. resp
    respirations
  129. RN
    registered nurse
  130. ROM
    range of motion
  131. Rt
    right
  132. Rx
    prescription
  133. S/A
    sugar and acetone
  134. SNF
    skilled nursing facility
  135. SOB
    shortness of breath
  136. SSE
    soap suds enema
  137. stat
    at once/immediately
  138. supp
    suppository
  139. tbsp.
    tablespoon
  140. TC&DB
    turn, cough & deep breath
  141. TDB&C
    turn, deep breath and cough
  142. TED hose
    brand name of anti-embolism stockings
  143. temp
    temperature
  144. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  145. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respiration
  146. tsp
    teaspoon
  147. TT
    tou touch
  148. TWE
    tap water enema
  149. tx
    treatment
  150. <
    less than
  151. >
    greater then
  152. CBC
    complete blood count
  153. ETOH
    alcohol
  154. H2O
    water
  155. HOB
    head of bed
  156. ml
    milliliter
  157. oz
    ounce
  158. pc
    after meals
  159. po
    by mouth
  160. UA
    urinalysis
  161. up ad lib
    up as desired
  162. VS
    vital signs
  163. WBC
    white blood cells
  164. WNL
    within normal limits
  165. X
    "times" (i.e. 3 X hr = three times an hour)
  166. #
    number

  167. a
    before
  168. abd
    abdomen
  169. ac
    before meals
  170. ad lib
    as requested
  171. AKA
    above the knee amputation
  172. approx.
    approximately
  173. ax
    axillary
  174. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  175. C
    Centigrade
  176. CA
    cancer
  177. cc
    cubic centimeter
  178. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  179. C/S
    culture & sensitivity
  180. CNS
    central nervous system
  181. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  182. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  183. CNA
    certified nursing assistant
  184. CPR
    cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  185. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident (stroke)
  186. DD
    developmentally disabled
  187. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  188. DOA
    dead on arrival
  189. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  190. ECG or EKG
    electrocardiogram
  191. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  192. F
    Fahrenheit
  193. FWB
    full weight bearing
  194. fx
    fracture
  195. GI
    gastrointestinal
  196. GU
    genitourinary
  197. NG
    naso-gastric
  198. NWB
    non weight bearing
  199. TB
    tuburculosis
  200. TLC
    tender loving care
  201. R.O.
    reality orientation

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview