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before
abd
abdomen
ac
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
amp
ambulatory
ap
apical
as tol
as tolerated
B/B
bed and bath
bid
twice a day
-
c
with
c/o
complaints of
dc
discontinue
DNR
do not resuscitate
Dx
diagnosis
EKG
electrocardiogram
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FF
force fluids
HOB
head of bed
HS
hours of sleep
ICU
intensive care unit
I&O
intake and output
Na
sodium
N/V
nausea and vomiting
NPO
nothing by mouth
O2
oxygen
OOB
out of bed
OT
occupational therapy
-
p
after
pc
after meals
po
by mouth
prn
when necessary
pt
patient
PT
physical therapy
q
every
q_h
every_hours
qd
everyday
qh
every hour
qid
four times a day
R
right
-
s
without
SOB
shortness fo breath
SSE
soap suds enema
ST
speech therapy
Supp
suppository
tid
three times a day
TPR
temperature pulse respirations
UA
urinalysis
VS
vital signs
w/c
wheel chair
AMA
against medical advice
amp.
ambulate
AROM
active range of motion
ASAP
as soon as possible
ax
axillary
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BR
bed rest
BRP
bathroom privleges
BSC
beside chair
BTB
back to bed
CSM
circulation, sensation, motion
CXR
chest x-ray
drsg
dressing
F
fahrenheit
FR
fluid restrition
FWB
full weight bearing
Fx
fracture
g/c
geriatric chair
GT
gastrostomy tube
HOH
hard of hearing
hx
history
hyper
high
hypo
low
ie.
example
inc
incontinent
IV
intravenous
L
left
liq
liquid
LOA
leave of absense
lg
large
Mn
midnight
mod
moderate
MD
doctor
NG
nasogastic tube
noc
night
NWB
non weight bearing
O
oral
P
pulse
pm
afternoon/evening
post
after
PROM
passive range of motion
PWB
partial weight bearing
R
respiration or rectal
R/C
reclining chair
r/o
rule out
ROM
range of motion
R/R
release/repositon
S/A
sugar/acetone
sm
small
S/P
status post
SR
side rails
T
temperature
tol
tolerated
TTWB
toe touch weight bearing
tx
treatment
ty
tympanic
w/a
while awake
WNL
within normal limits
w/r
waist restraint