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a.c
ante cibum / cibos
before a meal , meals
p.c.
post cibum / cibos
after a meal, meals
h.s.
hora somni
at bedtime
m. et n.
mane et nocte
morning and night
p.r.n.
pro re nata
as the occasion arises
quotid.
quotidie
daily
q.h.
quaque hora
every hour
q.q.h.
quaque quarta hora
every four hours
b.i.d
bis in diem
three times a day
t.i.d.
ter in diem
three times a day
q.i.d.
quarter in diem
four times daily
stat
statim
immediately
s.o.s
si opus sit
if the need arises
ut dict.
ut dictum
as directed
aq (dest.)
aqua ( destilliata.)
(distilled) water
sol.
solutio
solution
i.m.
intra musculum
within a muscle
i.v.
intra venam
within a vein
o.d.
oculus dexter
right eye
o.s
oculus sinister
left eye
o.u.
oculus uterque
each eye
p.o.
per os
orally
n.p.o.
nihil per os
nothing by mouth
ad lib.
ad libitum
freely, at will
c., ca.
circa
about
˜c
cum
with
˜s
sine
without
ad
ad
to, up to
ung.
unguentum
ointment
ft.
fiat
let there be made
n.b.
nota bene
note well
solv.
solve
dissolve
st.
stet
let it stand
sum.
sume
take
sig.
signetur
let it be labled
rep.
repetatur
let it be repeated
non rep.
non repetatur
let it not be repeated
AF
atrial fibrillation
AK
above the knee
a.m.a
against medical advice
BK
below the knee
BP
blood pressure
bpm
beats per minute
BM
bowel movement
Bx
biopsy
Cath
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CC
chief complaint
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CV
cardio vascular
CVP
Central venous pressure
dc
discontinue
DNR
Do not resuscitate
DRG
diagnosis-related group
Dx
diagnosis
Fx
fracture
FUO
fever of unknown origin
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
Hct
hematocrit
hgb
hemoglobin
HTN
hypertension
Hx
history
hx
history
I & O
intake and output
LLE
left lower extremity
RLE
Right lower extremity
LLL
lower left lobe
RLL
right lower lobe
LLQ
left lower quadrant
RLQ
right lower quadrant
LUE
left upper extremity
RUE
Right upper extremity
LUL
left upper lobe
RUL
right lupper lobe
LUQ
left upper quadrant
RUQ
right upper quadrant
lmp
last menstrual period
LOC
loss of conciousness
LP
lumbar puncture
MVA
motor vehicle accident
NG
nasogastric
ng
nasogastric
NKA
no known allergies
NSR
normal sinus rythm
N & V
nausea and vomiting
N/V
nausea and vomiting
OOB
out of bed
OT
occupational therapy
PCA
patient controlled analogies
PEEP
positive end-expiratory pressure
PICC
peripherally inserted central catheter
RBC
red blood cell count
REM
rapid eye movement
ROM
range of motion
RT
radiation therapy
sc
subcutaneously
SQ
subcutaneously
SOB
shortness of breath
Sx
symptoms
TPR
temperature, pulse , respiration
Tx
treatment
UA
urinalysis
WBC
white blood cell count
WNL
within normal limits
CS
cesarean section
CT
computed tomography