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INTRAMUSCULAR
IV
INTRAVENOUS
IV PB
INTRAVENOUS PIGGYBACK
SC
SUBCUTANEOUS
SL
SUBLINGUAL
ID
INTRADERMAL
GT
GASTROSTOMY TUBE
NG
NASOGASTRIC TUBE
NJ
NASOJEJUNAL TUBE
p.o.
by mouth, orally
p.r.
per rectum
O.D.
RIGHT EYE
O.S.
LEFT EYE
O.U.
BOTH EYES
A.D.
RIGHT EAR
A.S.
LEFT EAR
A.U.
BOTH EARS
a.c.
before meals
p.c.
after meals
ad. lib.
as desired
p.r.n.
when necessary
h.s.
hour of sleep, bedtime
stat
immediatley, at once
q.d.
once a day, every day
q.o.d
every other day
b.i.d.
twice a day
t.i.d
three times a day
q.i.d
four times a day
min
minute
h
hour
q.h
every hour
q.2h
every 2 hours
q.3h
every 3 hours
a
before
p
after
c
with
s
without
q
every
aq
water
NPO
nothing by mouth
ss
one half
gtt
drop
tab
tablet
cap
capsule
et
and
noct
night
NKA
no known allergies
DC
discountinue med
7 rights of a drug order
right patient, right drug, right dosage, right, route the drug is administered, right frequency, date + time of order, MD signature
if it is a fax or phone order what must be done?
always have the person repeat it and then say it back to them
1 cup =
8 ounces, 250 mL
1 pound =
16 ounces
1 tablespoon =
3 teaspoons, 15 mL
1 gram =
60 mg =
15 grains
1 grain
1 cc =
1 mL