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h.
hour
H&P
history and physical
Hb, Hgb
hemoglobin
HBV
hepatitis B virus
HCT
hemacrit
HIV
human immunodeficiency
h/o
history of
h.s.
hour of sleep
HT HTN
hypertension
hx HX
history
I&O
intake and output
IBW
ideal body weight
ICP
intensive care unit
IDDM
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IM
intramuscular: infectious disease
IV
intravenous
IVP
intravenous pyelogram, intravenous push
K
potassium
kg
kilogram
KVO
keep vein open
L
left, liter, lenght, lumbar, lethal, pound
lat.
lateral
LLE
Left Lower extremity
LLL
left lower lube
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LOC
Level of Consciousness
LP
Lumbar puncture
LR
lactated ringer's
LUE
Left upper extremity
LUL
Left upper lobe
LUQ
left upper quadrant
mg
milligram
mL
milliter
mm
millimeter, muscles
mm Hg
millimeters of mercury
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
MVA
motor vehicle accident
N/A
not applicable
Na
sodium
NaCl
sodium chloride
N&V N/V
nausea and vomiting
NG; ng
nasogastric
NKA NKDA
no known allergies
NPO, n.p.o.
nothing by mouth
NS
NORMAL SALINE
NSAID
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
oxygen; oculus; pint
O
O2
oxygen, both eyes
OD
optical density; overdose; right eye left eye
OOB
out of bed
OR
operating room
OS
left eye
OT
occupational therapy
OTC
over the counter
OU
each eye
os
mouth
oz; Z
ounce