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(previous abbreviation definition)

qod
every other day
(previous abbreviation definition)

qd
once a day
(previous abbreviation definition)

od
once a day
(previous abbreviation definition)

bid
twice a day
(previous abbreviation definition)

tid
three times a day
(previous abbreviation definition)

qid
four times a day
(previous abbreviation definition)

qh
once an hour
(previous abbreviation definition)

biw
twice a week
(previous abbreviation definition)

tiw
three times a week
(previous abbreviation definition)

hs
at bedtime
(previous abbreviation definition)

dc
discontinue
(previous abbreviation definition)

SC or SQ
subcutaneous
(previous abbreviation definition)

OD
right eye
(previous abbreviation definition)

OS
left eye
(previous abbreviation definition)

OU
both eyes
(previous abbreviation definition)

AD
right ear
(previous abbreviation definition)

AS
left ear
(previous abbreviation definition)

AU
both ears
(previous abbreviation definition)

ug
microgram
(previous abbreviation definition)

U
units
(previous abbreviation definition)

IU
international units
What abbreviation/term should be used:

once a day
every day
What abbreviation/term should be used:

once every other day
every other day
What abbreviation/term should be used:

twice a day
twice a day
What abbreviation/term should be used:

three times a day
three times a day
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four times a day
four times a day
What abbreviation/term should be used:

once an hour
every hour
What abbreviation/term should be used:

every 2 hours
q 2 h
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every 4 hours
q 4 h
What abbreviation/term should be used:

twice a week
twice a week
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three times a week
three times a week
What abbreviation/term should be used:

before meals
ac

(note ac may have a line above it)
What abbreviation/term should be used:

after meals
pc

(note pc may have a line above it)
What abbreviation/term should be used:

with
c

(note c may have a line above it)
What abbreviation/term should be used:

without
s

(note s may have a line above it)
What abbreviation/term should be used:

at bedtime
at bedtime
What abbreviation/term should be used:

as needed
prn
What abbreviation/term should be used:

as soon as possible
ASAP
What abbreviation/term should be used:

immediately
stat
What abbreviation/term should be used:

stop medication
discontinue
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intramuscular
IM
What abbreviation/term should be used:

intravenous
IV
What abbreviation/term should be used:

intravenous push
IVP
What abbreviation/term should be used:

intravenous piggy-back
IVPB
What abbreviation/term should be used:

by mouth (per os)
PO
What abbreviation/term should be used:

nothing by mouth (nil per os)
NPO
What abbreviation/term should be used:

subcutaneous
Sub-Q or Sub-CU
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sublingual
SL
What abbreviation/term should be used:

rectal
R
What abbreviation/term should be used:

naso-gastric tube
NGT
What abbreviation/term should be used:

percutaneous endoscopic gastric tube
PEG tube
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right eye
right eye
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left eye
left eye
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both eyes
both eyes
What abbreviation/term should be used:

right ear
right ear
What abbreviation/term should be used:

left ear
left ear
What abbreviation/term should be used:

both ears
both ears
What abbreviation/term should be used:

capsule
cap
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tablet
tab
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milliliter
mL
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cubic centimeter
cc
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liter
L
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microgram
mcg
What abbreviation/term should be used:

milligram
mg
What abbreviation/term should be used:

gram
g, gm, G
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kilogram
kg
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milliequivalent
mEq
What abbreviation/term should be used:

elixir
elix
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suspension
susp
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suppository
supp
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drop
gtt
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tablespoon
T, Tbsp
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teaspoon
t, tsp
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ounce
oz
What abbreviation/term should be used:

grain
gr
What abbreviation/term should be used:

minim
m
Although mL and cc may be used interchangeably, which is the preferred abbreviation?
mL
How would the #'s 1, 5, and 10 be expressed in Roman numerals?
1 = i or I
5 = V
10 = X
True/False:

You should always place a zero in front of a decimal point when the value is less than 1.
True
True/False:

You should keep extraneous zeros in your answers when calculating.
False- all extraneous zeros should be dropped to avoid confusion.
Why is the use of fractions discouraged?
because numbers can easily be misread (ex. 1/2 could be misread as 112)
1 kg = _____ g
1000
1 kg = ______ lbs
2.2
1 g = ______ mg
1000
1 mg = ______ mcg
micrograms
1 unit = _____ milliunits (mU)
1000
1 L = _____ mL
1000
1 gr = ____ or ____ mg
60 or 65 mg
1/60 and 1/65 gr = _____ mg
1
15 or 16 grains = _____ g
1
16 oz = ____ lb
1
2.2 lb = ____ Kg
1
1 oz = ____ mL
30
1 t = _____ mL
5
3 t = _____ T
1
1 cup = ____ oz
8
1 cup = ____ mL
240
1 g of carbohydrates = ____ calories
4
1 g of protein = ____ calories
4
1 g of fat = ____ calories
9
What is the formula to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius?
Subtract 32 from the F temperature and divide by 1.8
What is the formula to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit?
Multiply C by 1.8 and add 32
Practice Conversions:

0.5 g = ____ mg
500
Practice Conversions:

750 mg = ____ g
0.75
Practice Conversions:

0.15 mg = ____ mcg
150
Practice Conversions:

25 mcg = _____ mg
0.025
Practice Conversions:

1.5 L = ____ mL
1500
Practice Conversions:

600 mL = ____ L
0.6
Practice Conversions:

5 units = ______ mU
5000
Practice Conversions:

10,000 mU = ____ units
10
Practice Conversions:

6 oz = ____ mL
180
Practice Conversions:

gr viiss = ____ mg
450, 487.5, or 500
Practice Conversions:

gr 1/4 = ____ mg
15
Practice Conversions:

gr 1/120 = ____ mg
0.5
Practice Conversions:

2 tsp = ____mL
10
Practice Conversions:

3 Tbsp = ____ mL
45
Practice Conversions:

220 lbs = ____ kg
100
Practice Conversions:

50 kg = ____ lbs
110
Practice Conversions:

100.4 F = ____ C
38
Practice Conversions:

39 C = _____ F
102.2