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before
a
before meals
ac
as desired
ad lib
activities of daily living
ADL
morning, before noon
am, AM
ambulate
amb
amount
amt
axillary, axilla
ax
bowl & bladder training
B&B
twice a day
bid
bowel movement
BM
blood pressure
BP
bed rest
BR
bathroom privleges
BRP
bedside commode
BSC, bsc
biopsy
Bx, bx
with
c
calorie
cal
catheter
cath
complete blood count
CBC
cubic centimeter
cc
chief complaint
CC
clear liquids
cl liq
centimeter
cm
complains of
co, c/o
culture and sensitivity
C&S
day
d
diet as tolerated
DAT
discharge, discontinue
dc, D/C
do not resuscitate
DNR
diagnosis
Dx, dx
each
ea
estimated blood loss
EBL
electrocardiogram
ECG, EKG
force fluids or frequent fluids
FF
fracture
Fr, Fx
foot
Ft
fever of unknown origin
FUO
gallon
gal
gastrointestinal
GI
gram
GM, g
drop, drops
Gtt, gtts
water
H2O
head of bed
HOB
hard of hearing
HOH
history and physical
H&P
hour
Hr, hr, H, h
hour of sleep
HS
height
Ht
history
Hx, hx
incision and drainage
I&D
intake and output
I&O
intradermal
ID
intramuscular
IM
inch
in
intravenous
IV
kilogram
Kg, kg
left
(L), lt, lft
liter
L, l
pound
lb
long-term care
LTC
large
lg
liquid
liq
level of consciousness
LOC
microgram
mcg
milligram
mg
minute
min
milliliter
ml, mL
millimeter
mm
midnight
MN
moderate
mod
not applicable
N/A
no complaints
N/C
megative
neg
nasogastric tube
NG, ng
nothing by mouth
NPO
nausea and vomitting
N/V, N&V
oxygen
O2
right eye
od
out of bed
OOB
left eye
os
each eye
ou
ounce
oz
after
p
after meals
pc
physical exam
PE
after noon
pm, PM
by mouth
po
posterior
post
personal protective equipment
PPE
whenever necessary, as needed
prn
every
q
every day
qd
every hour
qh
four times a day
qid
every other day
qod
quantity sufficient
qs
quart
qt
right
rt
rule out
R/O
range of motion
ROM
prescription, treatment
Rx
without
s, w/o
subcutaneous
sc, SC
small
sm
short of breath
SOB
solution
sol
signs and symptoms
S/S, S&S
immediately, at once
stat
suppository
supp
temperature
temp, T
tablet
tab
tablespoon
tbsp
turn, cough, and deep breathe
TCDB
three times a day
tid
tolerated
tol
temperature, pulse, respiration
TPR
teaspoon
tsp
traction, treatment
tx
urinalysis
UA, U/A
volume
Vol
vital signs
VS
wheelchair
w/c
within normal limits
WNL
weight
wt
times
x
year
yr