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ad

before meals

AD

right ear

AS

left ear

AU

both ears

ad lib

freely, as directed

am

in te morning, a noon

amp

ampule

aq; aq sol

aqueous solution

atSO4

atropine sulfate

alt h

alternate hours

bi

two

bid; BID

twice a day

biw; BIW

twice a week

BSA; bsa

body surface area

c; C

cup

CD

controlled dose

CR; SR

controlled release

cap; CAP

capsule

comp

compound

cm

centimeter

cc; cm

centimeter

CVP

central venous pressure

d

day

DBS

diminished breath sounds

dil

dilute

d/c; DC

discharge

dist

distilled

dr; fl dr; 3

fluid dram

D/W, DW

dextrose in water

D5W

5% dextrose in water

D10W

10% dextrose in water

Dx

diagnosis

EC

enteric coated

elix; ELIX

elixir

et

and

ext

extract

fl; FL; Fl; fld

fluid

fl oz

fluid ounce

ft

foot

g, G

Gram

gal

gallon

gr

grain

gtt; gtts

drop; drops

h; hr

hour

HCI

hydrochloride

hs, HS

hours of sleep; bedtime

i, I:V:X

one, five, ten

IC

intracardia

ID

intradermal

IM

intramuscular

IN

intranasal

iss

1 1/2, one and a half

IV

4 roman numeral; intravenous

IVP

intravenous push, bolus

IVPB

intravenous piggyback

IVSS

4 1/2, intraveneous soluset

inj

injection

KG, kg

kilogram

KVO, kvo

keep vein open

L; 1

liter

LA, SR, CR

long acting

LIB

left in bag, left in bottle

lb, #

pound

liq

liquid

m;M

meter

MAR

medical admin. records

mcgtt; ugtt

microdrop

mcg, ug

microgram

min, MIN, m; "

minute

mg; mG

milligram

mL; ml

millileter

mU

milliunit

mEq

milliequivalent

n

night