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PT
physical therapist
SS
Social Service
q
every
qd
every day
q()hr
every () hour(s)
bid
twice a day
tid
three times a day
qid
four times a day
Hs
hour of sleep
ac
before meal
pc
after meal
prn
as necessary
ad lib
as desired
tabs
tablets
g
gm
gram
gr
grain
cc
cubic centimeter
same as milliliter
mEq
milliequivalent
U
unit
gt(t)
drop(s)
dr.
dram
ss
one half
po
by mouth
TKO
to keep open
D5W
dextrose 5% in water
NS
normal saline
IM
intermuscular
H
hypodermically
R
rectally
supp
suppository
subcu
subq
subcutaneously
subling
sublingual
NPO
nothing by mouth
I & O
intake and output
Cl Liq
clear liquids
F Liq
full liquids
NAS
no added salt
X-ray
visual recording using radiation
OPD
out patient ?
BR
bed rest
BRP
bathroom privledges
amb.
ambulate
OOB
out of bed
HOB
head of bed elevated
AP & Lat
anterior and lateral (x ray)
decub
laying position
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
BE
barium enema
GI series
gastrointestinal series
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
VS
vital sign
TPR
temperature, pulse, respiration
prep
preperation for surgery
c (with a line over it)
with
s (with a line over it)
with out
CBC
complete blood count
WBC
white blood count
RBC
red blood count
crit
hct
hemotacrit
hb
hbg
hemoglobin
diff
differential
C & S
culture and sensitivity
AFB
acid fast bacillus
VDRL
venereal disease research laboratories
sx
symptoms
CC
chief complaint
tx
treatment
Rx
prescription
dx
diagnoses
FUO
fever of unknown origin
N & V
nausea and vomitting
MI
myocardial infraction
(heart attack)
UTI
urinary tract infection
URI
upper respitory infection
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
GC
gonarrhea
AIDS
acquired immunedeficiency disease
MD
muscular dystrophy
H & P
history and physical
hx
history
SOB
short of breath
CAD
coranory artery disease