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a
before
abd
abdomen
a.c.
before meals
AD
alzheimer's disease
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
Adm
admitted
amb
ambulate
amt
amount
b.i.d
twice a day
BM
Bowel Movement
BP
Blood Pressure
BR
Bed Rest
BRP
Bathroom privileges
_
c
with
C
Centigrade
Ca
Cancer
Cath
catheter
CBC
Complete Blood Count
CBR
Complete Bed Rest
CCU
Coronory Care Unit
cl liq
clear liquid
c/o
complains of
CPR
Cardiopulmonary resucitation
CVA
cerbrovascular accident (stroke)
drsg
dressing
Dx
diagnosis
ECG
Electrocardiogram
EEG
Electroencephalogram
ER
emergency room
F
Fahrenheit
FBS
Fasting Blood Sugar
FF
force fluids
fld
fluids
Fx
Fracture
gal
gallon
GI
gastrointestinal
gyn
gynecology
ICU
intensive care unit
IV
intravenous
L
liter
LMP
last menstrual period
MI
myocardial infraction
nil
none
NPO
nothing by mouth
OB
obstetrics
OOB
out of bed
OR
operating room
ortho
orthopedics
OPD
outpatient department
p or post
after
pc
after meals
Peds
pediatrics
p.o.
by mouth
postop
postoperative
preop
preoperative
p.r.n
as necessary
pt
patient
PT
physical therapy
q
every
q.h.
every hour
q.i.d
four times a day
R
rectal
ROM
range of motion
RR
recovery room
Rx
prescription or treatmeent
_
s
without
spec
specimen
STAT
immediately
t.i.d
three times a day
TPR
temp, pulse, respiration
U/A
urinalysis
URI
Upper respiratory infection
VS
vital signs
wt
weight