Clinical Calculations

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Clinical Calculations
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2011-05-31 22:00:48
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drug administration & measurement abbreviations
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  1. kilogram
    kg
  2. gram
    gm or G
  3. milligram
    mg
  4. microgram
    mcg or ug
  5. milliliter
    mL
  6. pound
    lb
  7. grain
    gr
  8. cubic centimeter
    cc
  9. 1 kg = __ lb
    2.2 lb
  10. 1 tbsp = __tsp
    3 tsp
  11. 5 mL = ___tsp
    1 tsp
  12. 15 mL = ___tbsp
    1 tbsp
  13. 30 mL = ___oz
    1 oz
  14. 1 cup = ___oz
    8 oz
  15. 1 lb = ___oz
    16 oz
  16. 1 G or gm = ___mg
    1000 mg
  17. 1 mg = ___mcg
    1000 mcg
  18. 1 L = ___mL
    1000 mL
  19. 1 gr = ___mg
    60 mg
  20. microdrip = ___gtt/mL
    60 gtt/mL
  21. 1 mL = ___cc
    1 cc
  22. -
    a
    before
  23. ac
    before meals
  24. asa
    aspirin
  25. bid
    two times a day
  26. c
    with
  27. cap
    capsule
  28. dc
    discontinue
  29. dil
    dilute
  30. EC
    enteric coated
  31. elix
    elixer
  32. ER
    extended release
  33. fld
    fluid
  34. gtt
    drop
  35. h
    hour
  36. hs
    at bedtime
  37. IM
    intramuscular
  38. IV
    intravenous
  39. OD
    right eye
  40. os
    mouth
  41. OS
    left eye
  42. OU
    both eyes
  43. p
    after
  44. Pc
    after meals
  45. per
    by or through
  46. po
    by mouth
  47. prn
    as needed
  48. q
    every
  49. qam
    every morning
  50. qd
    every day
  51. q2h
    every 2 hours
  52. q3h
    every 3 hours
  53. qhs
    every night at bedtime
  54. qid
    four times a day
  55. qod
    every other day
  56. s
    without
  57. sl
    sublingual
  58. soln
    solution
  59. stat
    at once, immediately
  60. sq / sc
    subcutaneous
  61. supp
    suppository
  62. susp
    suspension
  63. syp
    syrup
  64. tab
    tablet
  65. tid
    three times a day
  66. tinct
    tincture
  67. ung
    ointment
  68. 1/4 NS
    0.25% normal saline solution
  69. 1/2 NS
    0.45% normal saline solution
  70. D5W
    5% dextrose in water
  71. LR / RL
    lactated ringers solution
  72. NS
    normal saline solution
  73. abd
    abdomen
  74. ADL
    activities of daily living
  75. BP
    blood pressure
  76. CBC
    complete blood count
  77. CNS
    central nervous system
  78. CVA
    costovertebral angle
  79. Dx
    diagnosis
  80. Ht
    height
  81. Hx
    history
  82. LMP
    last menstrual period
  83. P
    pulse
  84. RR
    respirations rate
  85. T
    temperature
  86. VS
    vital signs
  87. WBC
    white blood cell
  88. Wt
    weight

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