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abd
abdomen
ac
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
AM (am)
morning
amb
ambulatory
amt
amount
ap
apical
bid
twice a day
BM (bm)
bowel movement
BRO
bathroom privileges
BP
blood pressure
_
c
with
C
centigrade
CA
cancer
cath
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CPR
complete bed rest
cc
cubic centimeter
CNA
certified nurse assistant
c/o
complains of
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
dc (d/c)
discontinue
DOA
dead on arrival
DNR
do not resuscitate
DON
director of nuring
drsg
dressing
dx
diagnosis
ECG (EKG)
electrocardiogram
ER
emergency room
F
fahrenheit
FBS
fasting blood sugar
fl (fld)
fluid
gal
gallon
GB
gallbladder
GI
gastrointestinal
h (hr)
hour
h20
water
HS (hs)
hours of sleep
ht
height
in
inch
I&O
intake and output
IV
intravenous
L
left, liver
lab
laboratory
lb
pound
liq
liquid
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LPN
licensed practical nurse
lt
left
LVN
licensed voational nurse
LUQ
Left upper quadrant
meds
medications
mid noc
midnight
min
minute
ml
milliliter
NA
nursing assitant
neg
negative
noc
night
NPO
nothing by mouth
o2
Oxygen
OB
obsetrics
OOB
out of bed
OR
operating room
OT
occupational therapy
oz
ounce
pc
after meals
peds
pediatrics
per
by,through
PM (pm)
after noon
po (per os)
by mouth
postop (post op)
postoperative
preop
preoperative
prep
preparation
prn
when necessary
Pt (pt)
physical therapy
_
q
every
qid
four times a day
qod
every other day
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RN
registered nurse
ROM
range of motion
RUQ
right upper quadrant
_
s
without
SOB
shortness of breath
SSE
soapsuds enema
stat
at once, immediately
tid
three times a day
TPR
temperature, pulse, respirations
VS (vs)
vital signs
w/c
wheelchair
wt
weight
AC/ac
after meals
AP
apical
BID
twice a day
CA
cancer
CCU
critical care unit
d/c
discontinue/discharge
OJ
orange juice
CBR
complete bedrest
No.
number
prn
when necessary
_
s
without
BID
twice a day
QID
four times a day
TID
three times a day
QOD
every other day
TWE
tap water enema
SSE
soap suds enema
AKA
above knee amputee
BKA
below knee amputee
p.o.
by mouth
w/c
wheelchair
AC
before meals
PC
after meals
AX
axillary (armpit)
B.R.
Bed rest
C.B.R.
complete bed rest
A.B.R.
absolute bed rest
c/o
complains of
PRN
when necessary
D/C
discontinue
I&O
intake & output
_
c
with
_
s
without
BID
twice a day
HS
hour of sleep
NPO
nothing by mouth
ADL
activities of daily living
ET
and
approx.
approximately
B/P
blood pressure
pre
before
post
after
B.M.
bowel movement
T.P.R
temperature, pulse, respirations
Q
every
QID
four times a day
TID
three times aday
QD
every day
QOD
every other day
SCANT
small amount
BSC
bed side commode
C.C
cubic centimeter
BRP
bathroom privileges
AMB
ambulatory
DM
diabetes mellitus
DNR
do not resuscitate
Dx
diagnosis
ENT
ear nose & throat
EXP
expiration/expire
F
Fahrenheit
C
Celcius/centigrade
Hr
Hour
SOB
Shortness of breath
VS
vital signs