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  1. C
    cup
  2. cc
    cubic centimeters
  3. cm
    centimeters
  4. dr
    drams
  5. dss
    2 teaspoons
  6. g
    grams
  7. gr
    grains
  8. gt
    drop
  9. gtt
    drops
  10. in
    inches
  11. kg
    kilograms
  12. L
    liters
  13. lb
    pound
  14. mcg
    micrograms
  15. mEq
    milliquivalents
  16. mg
    milligrams
  17. mL
    milliliters
  18. mm
    millimeters
  19. oz
    ounce
  20. pt
    pint
  21. qt
    quart
  22. tbsp
    tablespoon
  23. tsp
    teaspoons
  24. U
    unit
  25. a
    before (ante)
  26. ac
    before meals (ante cibum)
  27. ad lib
    as desired
  28. am
    before noon (ante meridian)
  29. bid
    twice a day
  30. c
    with
  31. cap
    capsule
  32. EC
    enteric coated
  33. ext
    extract
  34. h
    hour
  35. hs
    hours of sleep, bedtime (2100)
  36. ID
    intradermal
  37. IM
    intramuscular
  38. IV
    intravenous
  39. IVP
    intravenous push/pyelogram
  40. IVPB
    intravenous piggyback
  41. KVO
    keep vein open
  42. NG
    nasogastric
  43. NJ
    nasojejunal
  44. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  45. NS
    normal saline
  46. oint
    ointment
  47. OTC
    over the counter
  48. p
    after (post)
  49. pc
    after meals (post cibum)
  50. per
    by
  51. pm
    after noon (post meridian)
  52. po
    by mouth (per so)
  53. pr
    per rectal
  54. prn
    whenever necessary
  55. q
    every
  56. q1h
    every 1 hour
  57. q2h
    every 2 hours
  58. q3h
    every 3 hours
  59. q4h
    every 4 hours
  60. q6h
    every 6 hours
  61. q8h
    every 8 hours
  62. qd
    every day
  63. qh
    every hour
  64. qid
    four times a day
  65. qod
    every other day
  66. s
    without
  67. sc
    subcutaneous
  68. sl
    sublingual
  69. sol
    solution
  70. sq
    subcutaneous
  71. SR
    sustained released
  72. ss
    one half
  73. S/S
    signs and symptoms
  74. stat
    immediately
  75. supp
    suppository
  76. susp
    suspension
  77. syr
    syrup
  78. tab
    tablet
  79. tid
    three times a day
  80. TO
    telephone order
  81. tr
    tincture
  82. ung
    ointment
  83. VO
    verbal order

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