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48 Cards in this Set

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DC
discontinue
DON
director of nurses
Dr.
doctor
DX
diagonisis
F
farenheit
fx
fracture
GI
gastrointestinal
gtt
drop
GU
genitourinary
h
hour
HOB
head of bed
HOH
hard of hearing
HS
hour of sleep
I/O
intake and output
IV
intravenous
L
liter
lb.
pound
LE/LLE/LUE
lower extremity; left lower extremity; left upper extremity
Lt.
left
MI
myocardinal infraction
mm
millimeter
noc
night
NPO
nothing by mouth
N/V
nausea and vomiting
O.D.
right eye
OOB
out of bed
O.S.
left eye
O.U.
both eyes
-p
after
P
pulse
p.c.
after meals
PO
by mouth
p.m.
evening
prn
as needed
PROM
passive range of motion
pt.
patient
qd.
everyday
qh
every hour
q2h
every 2 hours
qid
four times a day
qod
every other day
QNS
quantity not sufficient
QS
quantity sufficient
® r in a circle
rectal
R
respirations
RE/RUE/RLE
right extremity; right upper extremity; right lower extremity
ROM
range of motion
Rx
prescription