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q
every
qam
every morning
qpm
every evening
qhs
every bedtime
hs
at bedtime
qd
every day
BID
twice a day
TID
three times a day
QID
four times a day
QOD
every other day
qwk
every week
qmo
every month
a_h
every hours
ac
before meals
pc
after meals
prn
as needed
c
with ___ ie cfood
ud
as directed
gtt
drop
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
AD
right ear
AS
left ear
AU
both ears
ung
ointment
aa
an equal amount of each
qs
a quanty sufficient
A&O
alert and oriented
AAA
abdominal aortic aneurysm
ABG
arterial blood gasses
ADM
adult onset diabetes mellitus
IHD
ischemic heart disease
IVPB
IV piggyback
j-tube
jejunostomy tube
KVO
keep vein open
ALD
alcoholic liver disease
ALVF
acute left ventricular failure
AOD
arteriosclerotic occlusive disease
AOM
acute otitis media
ARD
acute respiratory distress
ARF
acute renal failure
AV
atrioventricular node
BP
blood pressure
BPH
benign prostatic hypertorphy
BPM
beats per minute
BSA
body surface area
C/O
complains of
CA
carcinoma/cancer
CBC
complete blood count
CCU
coronary care unit
CAOD
coronary artery occlusive disease
CHB
complete heart block
CHF
congestive heart failure
CNS
central nervous system
CRF
chronic renal faiolure
CSF
cerbral spinal fluid
LFT
liver function test
LOC
loss of consciousness
LVH
left ventricular hypertrophy
MVA
motor vehicle accident
NG
nasogastric
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
OBS
organic brain syndrom
OR
operating room
OPS
out patient surgery
ORTHO
orthopedics
PAC
premature atrial contraction
PAT
paroxysmal atria tachcardia
PCA
patient controlled anesthesia
PH
past history
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PPX
past personal history
PRBC
packed red blood cells
MVA
motor vehicle accident
NG
nasogastric
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
OBS
organic brain syndrom
OR
operating room
OPS
out patient surgery
ORTHO
orthopedics
PAC
premature atrial contraction
PAT
paroxysmal atria tachcardia
PCA
patient controlled anesthesia
PH
past history
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PPX
past personal history
PRBC
packed red blood cells
BPM
beats per minute
BSA
body surface area
C/O
complains of
CA
carcinoma/cancer
CBC
complete blood count
CCU
coronary care unit
CAOD
coronary artery occlusive disease
CHB
complete heart block
CHF
congestive heart failure
CNS
central nervous system
CRF
chronic renal faiolure
CSF
cerbral spinal fluid
LFT
liver function test
LOC
loss of consciousness
LVH
left ventricular hypertrophy
MVA
motor vehicle accident
NG
nasogastric
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSR
normal sinus rythm
OBS
organic brain syndrome
OR
operating room
OPS
out patient surgery
ORTHO
orthopedics
PAC
premature atrial contraction
PAT
paroxysmal atria tachycardia
PCA
patient controlled anesthesia
PH
past history
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PPX
past personal history
PRBC
packed red blood cells
MVA
motor vehicle accident
NG
nasogastric
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSR
normal sinus rythm
OBS
organic brain syndrome
OR
operating room
OPS
out patient surgery
ORTHO
orthopedics
PAC
premature atrial contraction
PAT
paroxysmal atria tachycardia
PCA
patient controlled anesthesia
PH
past history
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PPX
past personal history
PRBC
packed red blood cells
PUD
Peptic ulcer disease
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
R/A
room air
R/O MI
Rule out Mycardial infarction
CVA
cerebral vascular accident
CXR
chest X-Ray
DOA
Dead on arrival
DOE
dyspnea on exertion
ECG
electrocardiogram
EEG
eletroencephalogram
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FHx
family history
FSBS
finger stick blood sugar
FUO
fever of unknown orgin
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
GTT
glucose tolerance test
HTN
hypertension
Hx
history
I&O
IBS
IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes
RDS
respiratory distress syndrom
RHD
rheumatic heart disease
RR
respiratory rate
SBO
small bowell obstruction
SBP
systolic blood pressure
SOB
shortness of breathe
SVT
supraventricular tachycardia
TIA
transient ischemic attack
TLC
total lung capacity
TPN
total parentreal nutrition
Tx
treatment
UA
urinalysis
UTI
urinary tract infection
Vfib
ventricular bibrillation
Vtach
ventricular tachycardia
WNL
within normal limits