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a
before
abd.
abdomen/abdominal
a.c.
before meal
ad lib
as desired
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
a.m./AM
morning
amp
ampule
AP
apical pulse
amt.
amount
Aq.
water
Ax
Axillary
BE
Barium Enema
BID/Bid
twice a day
BM
bowel movement
BMR
basal metabolic rate
BP
blood pressure
BR
Breat/ Bedrest
BRP
Bathroom Priviliges
BSC
Bedside Commode
BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen
C
Centrigrade
c
with
cap.
capsule
cal.
calorie
CBC
complete blood count
CCU
coronary care unit
C/O
Complains Of
comp./cpd.
compound
con't.
continue/continous
CPR
cardio pulmonary resuscitation
CVP
central venous pressure
DB&C
Deep Breathe and Cough
d/c dc
discontinue
DOA
dead on arrival
Dr.
doctor
dr.
dram
D/W
Distilled Water
D5W
5% Dextrose in Water
D5NS
5% Dextrose in Normal Saline
D10W
10% Dextrose in Water
D5LR
5% Dextrose in Lactate of Ringers
ED
Emergency Department
EDC
Estimated Date of Confinement
EEG
electroencephalogram
EENT
Eye, Ears, Nose, Throat
EKG
electrocardiogram
elix.
elixir
ER
Emergency Room
Exam
Examination
F
Fahrenheit
FBS
fasting blood sugar
fld
fluid
freq
frequent
fx
fracture
GB
gallbladder
GI
gastrointestinal
gm./g.
gram
GR
grain
gtts.
drops
GU
genitourinary
GYN
Gynecology
H+H
Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
Hgb.
Hemoglobin
Hct.
Hematocrit
H20
water
H202
Hydrogen Peroxide
HOB
head of bed
KCL
Potassium Chloride
Kg.
Kilogram
KUB
Kidney Ureter Bladder
KVO
Keep Vein Open
ICU
Intensive Care Unit
IM
intramusuclar
IV
intravenous
invol.
involuntary
L
liter
Lab.
Laboratory
lax.
laxative
lb.
pound
lt/L
left
luq
left upper quadrant
llq
left lower quadrant
LG
left gluteus maximus