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GC
Gonorrhea
GI
Gastrointestinal
gm, g
Gram
"G.P"
General Practitioner
gr
Grain
gt.
a drop
GU
Genitourinary or Urological
GYN
Gynecology
HgB
Hemoblobin
HCI
Hydrochloric Acid
Hg
Mercury
H.S, h.s
at bedtime
hypo
Hypodermic Injection
ICU
Intensive Care Unit
IM
Intrmusculary
IV
Intravenously
J.A.M.A
Journal of American Medical Association
K
Potassium
kg
Kilogram
KI
Potassium Iodide
L1, Ls
The Lumbar Vertebrae, Identified by nymber
lat.
Lateral
LP
Lumbar Puncture
M.
Minim (a drop in the apothecary system
mg
Milligram
ml
mililiter
mm
milimeter
NaC1
Sodium Chloride (chemical symbol for common salt)
N.F
National Formulary
N2O
Nitrous Oxide
noct.
Night
NPO
nothing by mouth
Ob, Obs
Obstetrics
Ophth
Opthamology
Osteo
Osteomyelitis
oz
An ounce
p.c
after meals
PDR
Physicians desk refenence
PE
Physical Examination
Ped.
Pediactrics
pent
Pentothal
PI
Present Illness
PID
Pelvic Inflamitory Disease
p.o
by mouth
p.r.n
Allowable whenever necessity demands
pt
Patient
g.
every, each
q.d
every day
q.h
every hour
q.2h
every two hours
q.i.d
four times a day
q.n.s
insufficent quanity
q.s
sufficiant quanity
R.N
Registed Nurse
Rx
Prescription
Sed Rate
Sedimintation rate, a labrotory procedure
S.M.W.D.Sep
single, married, widowed, divorced. seperated
Staph
Staphylococcus or streptococcic
stat
at once
Subcu
Subcutaneous Injection
T1-T12
Thoratic Vertebrae, identifed by number
T & A
Tonsils and Adenoids
TA
Toxin-antitoxin mixture used for the prevention of tetanus
tb
tubercular infection
tbc
tuberculosis, or tubical bacillus
t.i.d
three times a day
ung.
ointment
URI
upper respitory infection
Urol.
Urology
U.S.P
United Stated Pharacopeia
U.S.P.H.S.
United States Public Health Service
VD
Venereal Disease
V.N.A
Visiting Nurse Association
WHO
World Health Organization
wt.
weight