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  1. A.D.
    right ear
  2. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  3. ad lib
    as desired
  4. amp
    ampule
  5. AP
    anterior-posterior
  6. A.S.
    left ear
  7. A.U.
    each ear
  8. b.i.d
    twice a day
  9. BP
    blood pressure
  10. BR
    bedrest
  11. caps
    capsule
  12. D.C
    discontinue
  13. disch
    discharge
  14. drsg,dsg
    dressing
  15. IM
    intramuscular
  16. IVPB
    IV PIGGY BACK
  17. PR
    PER RECTUM
  18. SL
    sublingual
  19. S.S.E
    SOAP SUDS ENEMA
  20. TPN
    TOTAL PARENTERAL NUTRITION
  21. TO
    TELEPHONE ORDER
  22. VO
    VERBAL ORDER
  23. VSS
    VITAL SIGNS STABLE
  24. WNL
    WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
  25. AKA
    ABOVE THE KNEE AMPUTATION
  26. BKA
    BELOW THE KNEE AMPUTATION
  27. NWB
    NON WEIGHT BEARING
  28. O.D.
    RIGHT EYE
  29. O.S.
    LEFT EYE
  30. O.U.
    EACH EYE
  31. ORIF
    OPEN REDUCTION AND INTERNAL FIXATION
  32. CNS
    CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
  33. DOE
    DYSPNEA ON EXERTION
  34. DTs
    DELIRIUM TREMENS
  35. H2O2
    HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
  36. HCVD
    HYPERTENSIVE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
  37. HEENT
    HEAD, EARS, EYES, NOSE, THROAT
  38. I & D
    INCISION AND DRAINAGE
  39. LLE
    LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY
  40. LLQ
    LEFT LOWER QUADRANT
  41. LOC
    LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
  42. LUE
    LEFT UPPER EXTREMITY
  43. LUQ
    LEFT UPPER QUADRANT
  44. MI
    MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
  45. PERRLA
    PUPILS EQUAL ROUND AND REACT TO LIGHT AND ACCOMMODATION
  46. RLE
    RIGHT LOWER EXTREMITY
  47. RLQ
    RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT
  48. RUE
    RIGHT UPPER EXTREMITY
  49. RUQ
    RIGHT UPPER QUANDRANT
  50. URI
    UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
  51. UTI
    URINARY TRACT INFECTION
  52. WNWD
    WELL NOURISHED WELL DEVELOPED
  53. BMR
    BASAL METABOLIC RATE
  54. CAT
    COMPUTERIZED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY
  55. Dx
    DIAGNOSIS
  56. EEG
    ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
  57. FBS
    FASTING BLOOD SUGAR
  58. HCT
    HEMATOCRIT
  59. HGB
    HEMOGLOBIN
  60. LP
    LUMBAR PUNCTURE
  61. MRI
    MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
  62. os
    mouth
  63. pc
    after meals
  64. qh
    every hour
  65. q (2,3,etc) h
    every (2,3, etc. ) hours
  66. q.i.d.
    fours times a day
  67. q.s.
    quantity sufficient
  68. SC, sub q, sq
    subcutaneous
  69. ss
    one half
  70. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  71. w/c
    wheelchair
  72. ac
    before meals

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