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What is the Medical Abbreviation for before?
a
What is the medical abbreviation for before meals?
a.c.
What is the Medical Abbreviation for before?
a
What is the Medical Abbreviation for before?
a
Blood pressure
BP
with
c
complete blood count
CBC
Central nevous system
CNS
CO2
carbon dioxide
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Cx
contractions
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EEG
electroencephalogram
EKG,ECG
eletrocardiogram
FHT
fetal heart tones
GI
gastrointestinal
gm.
gram
GYN
gynecology
Hct.
hematocrit
Hgb.
hemoglobin
h.s
at bed time
Hx
history
IM
intamuscular
IV
intravenously
LLQ
lower left quadrant
LMP
Last menstrual period
LUQ
Left upper quadrant
mcg.
microgram
mg.
milligram
NIDDM
non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitis
NPO
Nothing by mouth
NS
normal saline
NS
normal saline
N/V, N&V
nausea and vomiting
O2
oxygen
OB
obstetrics
P
after
p.c
after meals
pH
Hydrogen ion concentration
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PIH
pregnancy induced hypertention
pit
pitocin
PMH
past medical history
p.o.,PO
by mouth
p.r.n., PRN
as needed
q.d.
every day
q.i.d.
four times a day
RBC
red blood cells
RLQ
right lower quadrant
Rx
prescription (also used to mean advice giving to client)
s
without
s.q.,sc, sub q
subcutaneous
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
Sx
symptoms
t.i.d.
three times a day
TPR
temperture, pulse, respiration
VS
vital signs
WBC
white blood count
PTA
prior to arrival
WNL
with in normal limits