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H.
hypodermically
SV
stroke volume
O.S.
left eye
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy
NPO
nothing by mouth
HNV
has not voided
dsg
dressing
ED
emergency department
noc
night
ung
ointment
NTG
nitroglycerine
OOB
out of bed
OP
outpatient
US
ultrasound
D&I
dry & intact
NKA
no known allergies
o.d. or q.d.
once a day
w/d
warm & dry
b.i.d.
twice a day
PR
per rectum
O.D.
right eye
N&V
nausea & vomiting
b.i.n.
twice a night
q
each,every
mcg
microgram
q.o.d.
every other day
PVR
pulmonary vascular resistance
O.U.
both eyes
PAM
pulmonary artery mean pressure
HOB
head of bed
P
pulse
RLL
right lower lobe
UA
urinalysis
RTC
return to clinic
p.r.n.
as needed
R
respirations
R/O
rule out
DC or D/C
discharge, discontinue
RML
right middle lobe
Ht
height
STAT
immediately
HR
heart rate
h.s.
hour of sleep
ROM
range of motion
bpm
beats per minute
Rx
therapy, treatment, or prescription
RTO
return to office
RUL
right upper lobe
s.o.s.
if needed
Tx
treatment
Bx
biopsy
PCN
penicillin
CPK
creatinine phosphokinase
per
by or through
SOB
short of breath
LUL
left upper lobe
BSA
body surface area
SC
subcutaneous
CO
cardiac output
ECU
emergency care unit
CAO
conscious, alert, & oriented
PERRLA
pupils equally round & reactive to light & accomadation
AD
right ear
AS
left ear
TCDB
turn, cough, deep breath
WNL
within normal limits
Hgb
hemoglobin
T
temperature
mEq
milliequivalent
BRP
bathroom privileges
SVR
systemic vascular resistance
DM
diabetes mellitus
q h
every hour
BK
below the knee
LLL
left lower lobe
VS
vital signs
tab
tablet
WDWN
well developed, well nourished
TKO
to keep open
vd
void
t.i.d.
three times a day
top
topical
a.c.
before meals
I&O
intake and output
CCU
coronary care unit
C
celsius
MAP
mean arterial pressure
DOA
dead on arrival
LLQ
left lower quadrant
AK
above the knee
#
before a digit means number, after a digit or digits means pounds.
gtt
drops
cc
cubic centimeter
DP
dorsalis pedis
CC
chief complaint
LLE
left lower extremity
ID
intradermally
AKA
as known as
KVO
keep vein open
BS
blood sugar
PAWP
pulmonary artery wedge pressure
alt.h.
alternate hours
KO
keep open
cap
capsule
q.i.d.
four times a day
ad lib
as desired
IS
incentive spirometry
ABS
active bowel sounds
IM
intramuscularly
aq.
water
BP
blood pressure
RAP
right arterial pressure disease
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart
FHT
fetal heart tones
g
gram
h. or hr
hour
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
Hct
hematocrit
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
LOC
level of consciousness
AU
both ears
p.c.
after meals
NKDA
no known drug allergies
CAD
coronary artery disease
H&H
hematocrit and hemoglobin
ABGs
arterial blood gases
AMA
against medical advice
abd
abdomen
p.o.,per os
by mouth
gr
grain
fx
fracture