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®
rectal
above
below
male
female
a.c.
before meals
p.c.
after meals
A.M.
morning
abd
abdomen
ad lib
as desired
ADL
activities of daily living
adm
admitted
AIDS
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
aka
also known as
AKA
above knee amputation
ALOC
altered level of conciousness
amt
amount
ATB/ABX
antibiotics
ax
axillary
B.E.
barium Enema
B.R.P
Bathroom priveleges
B/P
Blood pressure
BKA
below knee amputation
Bld
blood
BM
bowel movement
BMR
basal metabolic rate
BS
bowel sounds
BR
bed rest
BS
blood sugar
Bowel sounds
c with a line over it
with
C&S
culture and sensitivity
c/o
complains of
CBC
complete blood count
CF
cystic fibrosis
cont
continuously
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CP
cerebral palsy
CPR
cardio pulmonary resuscitation
CS
central supply
CVA
cerebral vascular accident (stroke)
DM
diabetes mellitus
DRG
diagnosis related group
DX/dx
diagnosis
ED
emergecy dept
EEG
electro encephalogram
EENT
eye ear nose and throat
EKG/ECG
electrocardiogram
ER
emergency room
ETOH
alcohol
F
farenheit
F/C
foley Cath
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FF
force fluids
FUO
fever unknown origin
GB
gallbladder
GI
gastrointestinal
gm
gram
GU
genitourinary
gyn
gynecology
h or hr
hour
hi-cal
high calorie
HTN
hypertension
I&O
intake and output
ICU
intensive care unit
IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
ie
for example
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
Kg
kilogram
KUB
kidney
ureter
bladder
L
liter
L/P or LP
lumbar puncture
lb
pound
LLQ
left lower quadrant
Lt
left
LUQ
left upper quadrant
Lt
left
LUQ
LEFT upper quadrant
mcg
microgram
noc
night
NPO
Nothing by mouth
NS
normal saline
OB
obstetrics
OR
operating room
os
mouth
OT
occupational therapy
oz
ounce
per
through
peri
perineal/perineum
PM
afternoo
po
by mouth
PRN
as needed
pt
patient
qid
4 x/ day
qs
quantity sufficient
R/T
related to
s with a line over it
without
SNC
skilled nursing center
SSE
soap suds enema
spec
specimen
supp
suppository
sg
surg
surgery
TCU
trnasitoinal care unit
temp
temperature
TID
3x/day
TPR
temp pulsse respiration
TWE
tap water enema
TX
traction
w/c
wheelchair
sp. gr.
specific gravity
vag
vaginal
VS
vital signs
WBC
white blood cells
wt
weight
UA
urinalysis
shwr
shower
Rx
prescritption, take
RUQ
right upper quadrant
ROM
range of motion
Tx
treatment
p with a line over it
after
a with a line over it
before
s with a line over it
without
ss with a line and two dots over it
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