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ABD
Abdomen
a.c.
before meals
Think of Anti Consumption
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
ad lib
As Desired
Give liberaly
adm
Admitted or Admission
AM
Morning
anti meridian
amb
ambulatory
amp
ampule
amt
amount
bid
Twice Daily
Bis in die
BM
Bowel Movement
BP
Blood Pressure
BRP
Bathroom Privileges
_
c
With
cum
cc
We dont use this anymore it used to mean cubic centimeter, but was too confusing
c/o
Complains of
CVA
Cerebrovascular accident
DOA
Dead on Arrival
dx
Diagnosis
gr
grain

Synonym is Granum

0.065 Grams
rice
gtt
Drops
guttae
h.
Hour
hora
h.s.
At Bedtime
Hora Somni
hx
History
IV
Intravenous
Lab
Laboratory
liq
Liquid
LLQ
Left Lower Quadrant
Pertains to the ADB
µ
Not used any longer. New term is Microgram written out
mg
Milligram
ml
Milliliter
nil
None
NPO
Nothing by Mouth
Nils Per Os
o.d.
Dont use this any longer. Spell out the word daily.
OD
Dont use this any longer. Confused with Overdose. Used to mean Oculus Dexter. Right Eye
os
Mouth
OS
Left Eye
Oculus sinister
OU
Both Eyes
Oculus uterque
oz
Ounce
_
p
After
Post
p.c.
After Meals
Post cibum
per
By or Through
p.o.
By Mouth
Per Os
Preop
Pre Operative
Postop
Post Operative
p.r.n.
When Necessary
Pro Re Nata
Pt.
Patient
q.
Every
quaque
q.a.m.
Every Morning
q.d.
Not Used any longer. Was Ever Day
q.h.
Every Hour
quaque hora
q.2h
Every 2 Hours
q.3h
Every Three Hours
q.i.d.
Four Times a Day
Quater in die
q.o.d.
Not used any longer. Every Other Day.
RUQ
Right Upper Quadrant
ABD Region
Rx
Take / Therapy
_
S
Without
sine
SOB (sob)
Shortness of Breath
spec
Specimin
__
SS
Do not use. Formerly One Half
Sx
Symptom
t.i.d.
Three Time a Day
Ter in die
TPR
Temperature / Pulse / Respirations
All we need is the Blood Pressure
U/A
Urinalysis
I & O
Input and Output
mEq
Milliequivalant
OR
Operating Room
os (Small Case)
Mouth
OS (Large Case)
Left Eye
p
Pulse, para