# Clinical Calculations

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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
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
 Author: lalimalina ID: 88628 Card Set: Clinical Calculations Updated: 2011-06-01 02:00:48 Tags: clinical calculations abbreviations Folders: Description: drug administration & measurement abbreviations Show Answers: