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-stomy
artificial opening
chol- (e,o)
bile, gallbladder
WNL
within normal limits
per
by, through
po
by mouth
prn
whenever necessary, as needed
q
every
q with line above
every
htc
hematocrit
p with line above
after
qh
every hour
I & O
intake and output
aa with line above
of each
ad lib
as desired
NPO
nothing by mouth
ADL
activities of daily living
bid
twice a day
BRP
bathroom privileges
c with line above
with
q2h
every 2 hours
qhs
every night at bedtime
q3h
every 3 hours
q4h
every 4 hours
s with line above
without
-plasty
surgical correction or repair
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-otomy
cutting into
angi- (o)
vessel
Hgb, Hb
hemoglobin
ROM
range of motion
RBC
red blood count
R (circled), Rt
right
Dx, dx
diagnosis
CVA
cardiovascular accident (stroke)
CBC
complete blood count
BP
blood pressure
ANA
american nurses' association
amb
ambulate, walk
AMA
american medical association
am, AM
morning, before noon
AIDS
Acquired Immune deficiancy syndrome
AHA
american hospital association
noc, noct
at night, night
a with line above
before
@
at
mcg
microgram
(L), lt, lft, L (circled)
left
ER
emergency room
WBC
white blood count
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection
URI
Upper respiratory infection
UA, U/A
urinalysis
stat
immediately, at once
O2
oxygen
brady-
slow
-scopy
observation
-oscopy
diagnostic examination
-oma
tumor, swelling
ogli- (o)
few, less than normal, small
cyst- (i,o)
bladder, bag, sac
-emia
blood
derm- (a,at,o)
pertaining to skin
-uria
urine
-ectomy
surgical removal of
-emesis
vomit
gingiv-
gums, gingiva
hepat- (o)
liver
hem- (a, ato, o)
blood
hyper-
excessive, high, over, increased, more than normal
hyster- (o)
uterus
hypo-
decreased, deficient, low, under, less than normal
-itis
inflammation, inflammation of
pneum- (o, on)
lung, pertaining to the lungs, air
phleb- (o)
vein
pancreat- (o)
pancreas
-emia
blood
derm- (a,at,o)
pertaining to skin
-uria
urine
-ectomy
surgical removal of
-emesis
vomit
gingiv-
gums, gingiva
hepat- (o)
liver
hem- (a, ato, o)
blood
hyper-
excessive, high, over, increased, more than normal
hyster- (o)
uterus
hypo-
decreased, deficient, low, under, less than normal
-itis
inflammation, inflammation of
pneum- (o, on)
lung, pertaining to the lungs, air
phleb- (o)
vein
pancreat- (o)
pancreas
-sarcoma
tumor, cancer
-stasis
stoppage, maintaining a constant level
cardi- (a,o)
pertaining to heart
arthr- (o)
joint
append- (i,o)
appendix
ante- (ro)
before, in front of, ahead of
a-, an-
without, lack of
tid
three times a day
-algia
pain
-trophy
nutrition, growth, development
-penia
lack of, abnormal reduction in number, deficiency
leuco-, leuko
white