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a
before
aa.
of each
ABW
actual body weight
a.c.
before meals
ad
up to
a.d.
right ear
ad lib.
at pleasure, freely
a.m.
morning
amp.
ampul
APAP
acetaminophen
aq.
water
aq.dist.
distilled water
a.s.
left ear
ASA
aspirin
ASAP
as soon as possible
ATC
around the clock
a.u.
each ear
b.i.d.
twice a day
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BS
blood sugar
BSA
blood surface area
BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen
BW
Body weight
C
Centigrade
c.
with
CA
Cancer
cap
capsule
CBC
complete blood count
cc
cubic centimeter
CHF
Congestive heart failure
CNS
central nervous system
comp.
compound
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
crm
cream
C&S
culture and sensitivity
d
day
disc or D.C.
discontinue
disp.
dispense
div.
divide
DOB
date of birth
DPT
diphteria, pertussis, tetanus
DS
double strength
DW
distilled water
D5NS
Dextrose 5% in normal saline (.9% sodium chloride)
D51/2NS or D5-0.45
Dextrose 5% in 1/2 normal saline (.45% sodium chloride)
D5W
dextrose 5% in water
DX
diagnosis
EC
enteric coated
ECG or EKG
electrocardiogram
EENT
eyes, ears, nose, throat
elix.
elixir
EPI
epinephrine
EPO
erythropoietin
ER
emergency room
et
and
f. or ft.
make
F
farenheit
FBS
fasting blood sugar
fl or fld
fluid
FU or 5-FU
fluorouracil
g or Gm
gram
GI
gastro-intestinal
GFR
glomerular filtration rate
gr
grain
gtt, gtts
drop, drops
GYN
gynecology
GU
genitourinary
h or hr
hour
HA
headache
Hb
Hemoglobin
HBP
high blood pressure
HC
hydrocortisone
HCT
hematocrit
HCTZ
hydrochlorothiazide
HEPA
high efficiency particular air
HR
heart rate
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
h.s.
at bedtime
HT
height or hypertension
IBW
ideal body weight
ICU
intensive care unit
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
I&O
input and output
inj.
injection
IPPB
Intermittent positive pressure breathing
IU or iu
international units
IV
intravenous
IVP
intravenous push
IVPB
intravenous piggy back
L
liter
LR
Lactated Ringer's injection