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Time abbreviations

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Ac

Before meals

Pc

After meals

Bid

Twice a day

Tid

3 times a day

Resident activities or treatment

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ADL

Activities of daily living

Ad lib

As desired

PRN

As needed or if needed

Amb

Ambulate, ambulatory

Amt

Amount

BM

Bowel movement

C/O

Complains of

Dc

Discontinue

C

With

S

Without

X

Times

NPO

Nothing by mouth

PO

By mouth

ROM

Range of motion

AROM

Active range of motion

PROM

Passive range of motion

wc

Wheelchair

BP

Blood pressure

TPR

Temp, pulse, respiration

VS

Vital signs

AX

Axilary

F

Fahrenheit temp

ht

Height

wt

Weight

I&O

Intake and output

IV

Intravenous

PT

Physics therapy

OT

Occupational therapist

Diagnostic terms

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Ca

Cancer

CHF

Congestive heart failure

SOB

Short or breath

GI

Gastrointestinal

GU

Genitoitinary

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident or stroke

MI

Myocardial infarction or heart attack

HOH

Hard of hearing

Fx

Fracture