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_
a
before
__
aa,aa
of each
a.c., ac
before meals
ad.lib.
as desired, freely
am, AM
morning, before noon
amp
ampule
aq
aqueous, water
bid, b.i.d.
twice a day
b.i.w.
twice a week
_
c
with
c, C
cup
cap, caps
capsule
CD
controlled dose
CR
controlled release
dil.
dilute
DS
double strength
EC
enteric coated
elix.
elixir
fl, fld.
fluid
gt, GT
gastrostomy tube
gtt
drop
h, hr
hour
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous
piggyback
IVSS
intravenous
soluset
KVO
keep vein open
(a very slow infusion rate)
LA
long acting
LOS
length of stay
DS
double strength
EC
enteric coated
elix.
elixir
fl, fld.
fluid
gt, GT
gastrostomy tube
gtt
drop
h, hr
hour
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous
piggyback
IVSS
intravenous
soluset
KVO
keep vein open
(a very slow infusion rate)
LA
long acting
LOS
length of stay
min
minute
mix
mixture
NGT, ng
nasogastric tube
noc, noct
at night
n.p.o., NPO
nothing by mouth
NS, N/S
normal saline
o.n.
every night
_
P
after
p.c., pc
after meals
per
through or by
p.o.
by mouth, oral
pm, PM
evening, before
midnight
p.r.
by rectum
p.r.n., prn
when necessary/
required, as needed
q.
every
q.a.m.
every morning
q.h., qh
every hour
q2h, q4h, ect..
every 2 hours,
every 4 hours, ect..
q.i.d., qid
four times a day
q.s.
a sufficient amount/
as much as needed
rect
rectum
_
s
without
subcut, subQ, SQ
subcutaneous
sl, SL
sublingual
sol, soln
solution
s.o.s.
once if necessary
SR
sustained release
S&S
swish and swallow
stat, STAT
immediately, at once
supp
suppository
susp
suspension
syp, syr
syrup
tab
tablet
t.i.d., tid
three times a day
tr., tinct
tincture
ung., oint
ointment
vag, v
vaginally
Χ
times
XL
long acting
XR
extended release
1 tsp. =
3 tsp. =
1 tbs. =
1 dram =
1 minum =
5 mL.
1 tbs. or 15 mL.
15 mL.
4 mL.
1 gtt.
1 oz. =
1 cup =
1 pint=
1 quart=
30 mL.
8 oz. or 240 mL.
16 oz. or 500 mL.
32 oz. or 1000 mL. or 2 pints
2.2 lbs.=
1 in.=
1 kg.
2.5 cm.
To convert degrees F to degrees C.
Subtract 32 and divide by 1.8
To convert degrees C to degrees F.
Multiply by 1.8 and add 32
gr i =
gr 1/4 =
gr 1/2 =
gr 3/4 =
gr iv =
gr x =
gr 1/150 =
60-65 mg.
15 mg.
30 mg.
45 mg.
300-325 mg.
600 mg.
0.4 mg.