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Ad Lib
“at pleasure”
DNR
Do not resuscitate
HTN
Hypertension
LLE
left lower extremity
Noct.
night
Prn
Pro re nata “as needed”
Stat
statim “immediate”
UA
Urinalysis
DOB
Date of Birth
Hx
History
MDI
metered dose inhaler
NPO
nothing by mouth
Pt.
patient
URI
Upper Respiratory Infection
b.i.d.
twice a day
ECG/EKG
Electrocardiogram
I&O
Intake and Output
LLL
left lower lobe (of the lung)
mEq
milliequivalent
OOB
out of bed
BM
Bowel Movement
gtt
drops
IM
Intramuscular
OR
operating room
PMH
previous medical history
ROM
Range of motion
P
para
LOC
loss or level of consciousness
BP
blood pressure
HCT
hematocrit
MVA
motor vehicle acident
LUL
left upper lobe
NKA
No known allergies
p
after
P
pulse
q
every
T
temperature
WNL
within normal limits
wt.
weight
bpm
beats per minute
GU
genitourinary
post.
posterior
R
respirations
os
mouth
p.o.
by mouth
s
without
c/o
complains of
SOB
shortness of breath
os
mouth
p.o.
by mouth
s
without
c/o
complains of
SOB
shortness of breath