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ac
before meals
AM
morning, before noon
ASA
acetylsalyicylic acid (aspirin)
BSA
body surface area
C
Celsius, centigrade
c
cup
Ca
calcium
CaCl2
calcium chloride
cap
capsule
Cl
chlorine
CR
controlled release
dil
dilute
DW
dextrose water; distilled water
elix
elixir
F
fahreheit
FeSO4
ferrous sulfate
fl, fld
fluid
g
gram
gal
gallon
gr
grain
GT
gastrostomy tube
gtt, gtts
drop, drops
h, hr
hour
H2O
water
H2O2
hydrogen peroxide
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
inj
injection
IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous piggyback
IVSS
intravenous soluset
K
potassium
KCI
potassium chloride
kg
kilogram
kL
kiloliter
L
liter
lb
pound
liq
liquid
LR
lactated Ringer's
mcg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
Mg
magnesium
min
minute
mL
milliliter
Na
sodium
NaCl
sodium chloride
NaHCO3
sodium bicarbonate
NG, ng
nasogastric tube
NKDA
no known drug allergies
NPO
nothing by mouth
NS
normal saline
oz
ounce
pc
after meals
PCA
patient controlled analgesia
per
by
PM
afternoon
po
orally
pr
by rectum
prn
as needed
q
every
qh
every hour
qt
quart
Rx
medical prescription
SL
sublingual
SR
slow release
stat, STAT
immediately
supp
suppostory
susp
suspension
syr
syrup
tab
tablet
Tbsp
tablespoon
tsp
teaspoon
>
greater than
<
less than
/
per