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CBR
complete bed rest
a.c.
before meals
aa
of each
ad. lib.
as desired
b.i.d.
twice a day
c
with
DPM
doctor of podiatric medicine
Dr
doctor
DDM
doctor of dental medicine
EKG
electrocardiogram
Ob
obstetrics
gtt
drop
Hct.
hemtocrit
HS
hour of sleep
LPT
licensed physical therapist
NPO
nothing by mouth
OD
right eye
pc
after meals
Pedi
pediatrics
Prn
whenever necessary
WBC
white blood cell/ count
q
every
q.i.d.
four times a day
qd
everyday
RBC
red blood cell/ count
Stat
immediately
T
temperature
t.i.d
3 times a day
Libel
written untrue statements made about someone to damage that person’s reputation
Confidentiality
private of secret
Consulting
providing professional or expert advice
Discretion
ability to make responsible decisions; individual choice or judgment
Ethics
a set of moral principles or values
Falsify
to make false
Hippocrates
Greek physician in the 5th century B.C.
Legal
term related to the law
Malpractice
applied when care is delivered incorrectly
Neglect
applied when someone fails to provide proper patient care