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no known allergies
NKA
TWICE A DAY
bid, BID
three times a day
tid, TID
four times a day
qid, QID
as needed
PRN
hour of sleep (at bedtime)
HS
immediately
stat
every day
qd
every hour
qh
every two hours
q 2 h
every_hours
q_h
tablet
tab
capsule
cap
suppository
supp
intramuscular
IM
by mouth
PO
intravenous
IV
subcutaneous
subcu
no known allergies
NKA
fever of unknow origin
FUO
history
Hx
incision and drainage
I & D
subcutaneous
subcu, subq
temperature, pulse, respiration
TPR
temperature
T
before meals
a.c.
after meals
p.c.
bowel movement
BM
bathroom privileges
BRP
gallbladder
GB
gastrointestinal
GI
nasogastric (tube)
NG
nothing by mouth
NPO
by mouth (per os)
PO
barium enema
BaE, B.E.
peptic ulcer disease
PUD
Total parenteral nutrition
TPN
Upper gastrointestinal
UGI
catheter, catheterization
Cath
culture and sensitivity
C & S
cystoscopic examination
cysto
intake and output
I & O
intravenous pyelogram
IVP
potassium
K
kidney, ureter, bladder
KUB
sodium
Na
urinalysis
UA
urinary tract infection
UTI