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ECG
electrocardiogram
EEG
electroencephalogram
et or &
and
F
fahrenheit
FF
force fluids
FOB
foot of bed
Gm
gram
gr
grain
gtt
drop
h, hr, o
hour
HOB
head of bed
HS
hours of sleep
H2O
water
H2O2
hydrogen proxide
hypo
hypodremic
IM
intamuscular
I&O
intake and output
IV
intavenous
Kg
kilogram
L
liter
liq
liquid
m
minim
mg
milligram
mEg
millequivelent
mcg
microgram
ml
millileter
mod
moderate
NG
nasogastric
NKA
no known allergies
noc
night
NPO
nothing by mouth
O2
oxygen
oz
ounce
od
right eye
os
left eye
ou
both eyes
p-
after
pc
after meals
per
through or by
po
by mouth
P.O.
post operative
prn
as needed
q
every
pt
patient
P.T.
physical theropy
qd
every day
qod
every other day
qid
four times a day
qh
every hour
q2h
every two hours
qs
quantity sufficient
Rx
take
s-
without
SOB
short of breath
sig
label with directions
sol
solution
ss--
one half
stat
immediately
spec
specimen
SC, SQ
subcontaneous
tab
tablet
tol
tolerated
T
tablespoon
t
teaspoon
TCDB
turn, cough, deep breath
tid
three times a day
TPR
temp., pulse, respirations
UA
urinalysis
VS
vital signs
w/c
wheel chair
LUOQ
left upper outer quadrant
RUOQ
right upper outer quadrant
Ca
calcium
Fe
iron
Na
sodium
K
potassium
Cl
chloride
N/S
normal saline
>
greater than
<
less than