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AC
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lid
as desired
amb
walk
amt
amount
BID
2 times a day
BM
Bowl Movment
BP
blood preasure
-c
with
CNA
certified nursing assistant
c/o
complains of
CVA
cerbebral vascular accident (stoke)
ds
discontinue
D
day
h
hour
HS
(bedtime) hours of sleep
I & O
intake & output
IV
intrvenous
Inc
incincontanent
L wiht a circle around it
L
lt
left
lg
large
NA
nursing assistant
o with a line through
None or no
NPO
nothing by Mouth
mod
moderate or medium
02
oxygen
pc
after meals
per
by, through
PRN
as necessary
line over q
every
qh
every hour
qhs
everyday
qd
everyday
qhs
every night at bedtime
qod
every other day
vd
void, urinate
w/c
wheelchair
UTI
urinary tract infection
TID
3 times a day
TPR
tempature, pulse respirations
sm
small
stat
immediately
SOB
shortness of breath
- over s
without
circle around R
R
rt
right
PO
by Mouth
PRN
as neecessary
qid
4 times a day
q2h
every 2 hours
drng
drainage
D
diarrhea
G/C
geriatrics chair
HOH
hard of hearing
N
nausea & vomiting
W/A
while awake
V
vomiting
AM
am care
asperation
breathing fluid food vomit or a object in the lungs
denture
an artificatl tooth or set of artificial teeth
early morning care
care befor breakfast
evening care
care given in the evening at bedtime PM care
morning care
care given after breakfast hygine care is more thorought this time
oral hygine
mouth care
pericare
perineal care
perineal care
cleaning the genital and anal area pericare
plaque
A thin film that sticks to the teeth it contains saliva microbes and other substances
PM care
evening care
tartar
Hardened plaque
alopecia
hair loss
dandruff
Excessive amount of dry skin white flakes from the skelp
hirsutism
excessive body hair
lice
Pediculosis
mite
A very small spider like organism
pediculosis
infestation with wingless incects lice
pediculosis capitis
infestation of the skelpcapitis with lice
pediculsis corporsis
infestation of the body corporsis with lice
pediculsis pubis
infestation of the pubic pubis hair with lice
ADEAR
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Refearl Center
C
centrigrade
F
Fahrenheit
IV
intravenous
Cotton Drawsheet
drawsheet made of cotton it helps keep the mattress and the bottom linens clean
drawsheet
a small sheet placed over the middle of the bottom sheet
abrasion
a partial-thinkness wound caused by scraping away or rubbing of the skin
arterial ulcer
an opened wound on the lower legs or feet caused by poor arterial blood flow
chronic wound
a wound that does not heal easily
circulatory ulcer
open sore on the lower legs or feet caused by decreased blood flow through the arteries or veins vascular ulcer
wound
a break in the skin or mucous membrane
trama
an accident or violent act that injures the skin mucous membrades bones and organs.
preasure ulcers
a localized injury to the skin and / or underlying tissue usurally over a bony prominence.
contusion
a closed wound caused by a blow to the body (bruise)
incision
a opened wound with clean streight edges usurally intentional from a sharp instrument
Laceration
an opened wound with torn tissue and jagged edges
Penatrating wound
an opened wound in which the skin and underlying tissues are pierced
Puncture wound
an open wound made by a sharp object, entry of the skin and underlying tissue maybe intentional or unintentional
skin tear
is a break or rip in the skin
Edema
Is swelling coused by fluid collecting in tissues
Ulcer
is a shallow
gangreen
is a condition wher ethere is dead tissue
Circulatory uclers
venous ulcers
open sores on the lower legs or feet
Arterial Ulcers
open wounds on the lower legs or feet caused by poor arterial blood flow
Diabetic foot ulcers
opened wound on the foot caused by complications of diabeties. nerves and blood vessels
foot problems for diabetics
corns blisters ingrowwn toenail bunion planters worts hammer toe dry cracked skin athelet's foot