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What is the abbreviation for
"Before"?
ā
What is the abbreviation for "Before Meals"?
ac
What is the abbreviation for "as desired"?
ad lib
What is the abbreviation for "morning"?
A.M., am
What is the abbreviation for "ampule"?
amp
What is the abbreviation for "aqueous water"?
aq
What is the abbreviation for "two times a day"?
b.i.d.
What is the abbreviation for "blood pressure"?
BP
What is the abbreviation for "with"?
_
c
What is the abbreviation for "Celcius" and "centigrade"?
C
What is the abbreviation for "capsule"?
cap
What is the abbreviation for "complete blood count"?
CBC
What is the abbreviation for "cubic centimeter"?
cc
What is the abbreviation for "central venous pressure"?
CVP
What is the abbreviation for "day"?
d
What is the abbreviation for "dextrose in water"?
D/W
What is the abbreviation for "5% dextrose in water"?
D5W, and D5/W
What is the abbreviation for "dispense as written"?
daw
What is the abbreviation for "dram"?
dr
What is the abbreviation for "diagnosis"?
Dx
What is the abbreviation for "elixir"?
elix
What is the abbreviation for "extended release"?
ER
What is the abbreviation for "fahrenheit"?
F
What is the abbreviation for "gram"?
g
What is the abbreviation for "grain"?
gr
What is the abbreviation for "gastrostomy tube"?
GT
What is the abbreviation for "drop"?
gtt
What is the abbreviation for "hour"?
h, hr
What is the abbreviation for "hour of sleep" and "bedtime"?
hs (hora somni)
What is the abbreviation for "intracardiac"?
IC
What is the abbreviation for "intradermal"?
ID
What is the abbreviation for "intramuscular"?
IM
What is the abbreviation for "intravenous"?
I/V
What is the abbreviation for "United States Pharmacopeia"?
USP
What is the abbreviation for "intravenous push"?
IVP
What is the abbreviation for "intravenous piggyback"?
IVPB
What is the abbreviation for "IV Soluset"?
IVSS
What is the abbreviation for "kilogram"?
kg
What is the abbreviation for "keep vein open"?
KVO
What is the abbreviation for "liter"?
L
What is the abbreviation for "long acting"?
LA
What is the abbreviation for "pound"?
lb
What is the abbreviation for "left in bag" and "left in bottle"?
LIB
What is the abbreviation for "length of stay"?
LOS
What is the abbreviation for "medicine administration record"?
MAR
What is the abbreviation for "microgram"?
mcg
What is the abbreviation for "microdrop"?
mcgtt
What is the abbreviation for "milliequivalent"?
mEq
What is the abbreviation for "milligram"?
mg
What is the abbreviation for "minute"?
min
What is the abbreviation for "milliliter"?
mL
What is the abbreviation for "milliunit"?
mU
What is the abbreviation for "night"?
n, or noct
What is the abbreviation for "national drug code"?
NDC
What is the abbreviation for "nasogastric tube"?
NGT
What is the abbreviation for "pulse"?
P
What is the abbreviation for "after meals"?
pc (post cibum)
What is the abbreviation for "Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy"?
PEJ
What is the abbreviation for "peripherally inserted central catheter"?
PICC
What is the abbreviation for "afternoon" and "evening"?
P.M., or pm
What is the abbreviation for "by mouth"
PO (per os)
What is the abbreviation for "after surgery"?
POST-OP
What is the abbreviation for "by way of the rectum"?
PR
What is the abbreviation for "before surgery"?
PRE-OP
What is the abbreviation for "when required" and "whenever necessary"?
prn
What is the abbreviation for "patient"?
Pt
What is the abbreviation for "pint"?
pt
What is the abbreviation for "every"?
q (quaque)
What is the abbreviation for "every hour"
qh (quaque hora)
What is the abbreviation for "every two hours"?
q2h
What is the abbreviation for "every three hours"?
q3h
What is the abbreviation for "every four hours"?
q4h
What is the abbreviation for "four times a day"?
q.i.d.(quarter in die)
What is the abbreviation for "every night"?
qn (quaque noct)
What is the abbreviation for "quantity sufficient" and "sufficient amount"?
qs
What is the abbreviation for "respiration"?
R
What is the abbreviation for "rule out"?
R/O
What is the abbreviation for "prescription" and "treatment"?
Rx
What is the abbreviation for "without"?
_
s
What is the abbreviation for "directions to the patient"?
SIG
What is the abbreviation for "sublingual"?
SL
What is the abbreviation for "sustained release"?
SR
What is the abbreviation for "immediately"?
stat (statum)
What is the abbreviation for "subcutaneous"?
subcut
What is the abbreviation for "suppository"?
supp
What is the abbreviation for "suspension"?
susp
What is the abbreviation for "tablespoon"?
T or tbs
(I prefer tbs due to conflict with temperature)
What is the abbreviation for "teaspoon"?
t or tsp
What is the abbreviation for "temperature"?
T
What is the abbreviation for "three times a day"?
t.i.d. (ter in die)
What is the abbreviation for "tablet"?
tab
What is the abbreviation for "total parenteral nutrition"?
TPN
What is the abbreviation for "United States Pharmacopeia"?
USP
What is the abbreviation for "vital signs"?
V/S
What is the abbreviation for "weight"?
wt
NGT
nasogastric tube
PICC
peripherally inserted central catheter
USP
United States Pharmacopeia
NSAID
nonselective anti-inflammatory drug
NDC
National drug code
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
LOS
length of stay
SIG
directions to the patient
PEJ
percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy
LA
long acting
MAR
medication administration record
IVPB
intravenous piggyback
GT
gastrostomy tube
D/W
dextrose in water
IVSS
IV soluset
NKDA
no known drug allergies
NKFA
no known food allergies