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abd
abdomen
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
amb
ambulatory
LMP
last menstrual period
s
without
NPO
nothing by mouth
VO
verbal order
WNL
Within normal limits
stat
immediately
OOB
out of bed
os
mouth
per
by
postop
postoperative
prn
when necessary
NS
normal saline
pt
patient
IVPB
IV piggy back
nil
none
IV
intravenous
BM
bowel movement
CBR
complete bed rest
H and H
hemoglobin and hematocrit
Sp. Gr.
specific gravity
W/C
wheelchair
FBS
fasting blood sugar
Dsg.
dressing
Cath
catheterization
R/O
rule out
P.T.
physical therapy
CABG
coronary artery bypass
CAD
coronary artery disease
CHF
congestive heart failure
CVA
cerebral vascular accident
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
DVT
deep vein thrombosis
GSW
gun shot wound
HTN
hypertension
IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
Postop
postoperative
PVD
peripheral vascular disease
S/P
status post
TIA
transient ischemic attack
ant
anterior
ax
axillary
mid
middle
GI
gastrointestinal
bil
bilateral
mid
middle
prep
preparation
Wt.
weight
ac
before meals
AM
morning
amt
amount
BP
blood pressure
c
with
Cl
client
fld
fluid
gtts
drops
hr
hour
I.M.
intramuscularly
IVP
IV push
meds
medication
mL
millilter
mod
moderate
nil
none
pc
after meals
per
by
PM
afternoon
po
by mouth
pt
patient
s
without
Unit
unit of measure