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nil
none
noc
night
NPO
nothing by mouth
O2
oxygen
OB
obstetrics
OOB
out of bed
OT
occupational therapist
p.c.
after meals
peds
pediatrics
per
by,through
PM (pm)
after noon
po (per os)
by mouth
postop (post op)
postoperative
preop (pre op)
preoperative
prep
preparation
prn
when necessary
Pt (pt)
patient
PT
physical therapist
q
every
qd
every day
qh
every hour
q2h, q3h, etc.
every 2 hours, every 3 hours, and so on
GI
gastrointestinal
h
hour
H2O
water
HS
hour of sleep
ht
height
in
inch
I&o
input and output
IV
intrevenous
L
left, liter
lab
laboratory
lb
pounds
liq
liquid
LLQ
left lower quadrent
LPN
licensed practical nurse
lt
left
LUQ
left upper quadrent
meds
medications
mid noc
mid nigt
min
minute
ml
millilliter
NA
nurse assistant
neg
negative
ad lib
as desired
am
morning
amb
ambulatory
amt
amount
ap
apical
bid
twicw a day
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom priveleges
C
centigrade
CA
cancer
cath
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CBR
complete bed rest
cc
cubic centemeter
c/o
complians of
CPR
cardiopulmanary resuscitation
d/c
discontinue
DOA
dead on arrival
DON
director of nursesing
drsg
bressing
Dx
diagnosis
ECG(EKG)
electrocardigram
EEG
electroephalogram
F
fahrenheit
FBS
fasting blood sugar
fl
fluid
gal
gallon
GB
gallbladder
abd
abdomen
a.c.
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living