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SGPT
serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase
TIBC
total iron-binding capacity
TSH
thyroid-stimulating hormone
UA
urinalysis
WBC
white blood cell
P
phosphorus, PULSE
DW
dextrose in water
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
IVPB
intravenous piggyback
MDI
metered dose inhaler
MW
molecular weight
NS
normal saline
NTG
nitroglycerin
Tabs
tablets
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
TPA
tissue plasminogen activator
BMI
body mass index
BP
blood pressure
bpm
beats per minute
BSA
body surface area
GFR
glomerular filtration rate
HR
heart rate
I&O, I/O
intake/input and output
R
respirations
VS
vital signs
G, g, gm
gram
gr
grain
IU
international unit
Kg
kilogram
L
liter
mcg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
ml
milliliter
mm
millimeter
mM
millimole
mmHg
millimeters of mercury
mOsm
milliosmole
NaCl
sodium chloride
pH
hydrogen ion []
kcal
kilocalorie
CCE
clubbing, cyanosis, edema
ACE
angiotensin converting enzyme
ADH
antidiuretic hormone
AV
atrioventricular
CO
carbon monoxide
cardiac output
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CV
cardiovascular
TPR
total peripheral resistance
Bx
biopsy
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CATH
catheter, catheterization
CT
computed tomography (scan)
CXR
chest x-ray
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
EGD
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
IPPB
intermittent positive-pressue breathing
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
KUB
kidneys, ureters, and bladder
NG Tube
nasogastric tube
PTCA
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PPD
purified protein derivative
packs per day
PT
physical therapy
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
ID
intradermal
KVO
keep vein open (hourly rate of IV fluid admin)
PO, po
by mouth
SC, SQ
subcutaneous
SL
sublingual
TKO
to keep open (hourly rate of IV fluids to keep vein open)
a.c.
before meals
a.d.
right ear
a.s.
left ear
a.u.
each ear
ad lib
as tolerated
b.i.d.
twice a day
FUP
follow-up
GTT
drops
HS, h.s.
bedtime
M.R.
may repeat
N.R.
do not repeat
NMT
no more than
NPO
nothing by mouth
o.d.
right eye
o.s.
left eye
o.u.
both eyes
p.c.
after meals
p.r.n.
as needed
Q, q.
every
q.d.
every day
q.i.d.
four times a day
q.o.d.
every other day
q.s.
quantity sufficient
Rx
prescription symbol
sig
write on label (patient instructions)
stat
immediately
t.a.t.
until all taken
t.i.d.
three times a day
t.i.w.
three times a week
w.a.
while awake