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Abd

Abdomen

Beginning of word, lower part of stomach.

ac

Before meals

ADL

Activity of daily living

ad lib

As desired

Am

Morning

Amb

Ambulatory

Amt

Amount

ap

Apical

bid

Twice a day

bm

Bowel movement

BP

Blood pressure

BRP

Bathroom privilege

c

With

C

Centigrade

CA

Cancer

Cath

Catheter

CBC

Complete blood count

cc

Cubic centimeter

CNA

Certified nurse assistant

c/o

Complains of

CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Dc ( d/c)

Discontinue

DOA

Dead on Arrival

DON

Director of nursing

drsg

Dressing

dx

Diagnosis

ECG (EKG)

Electrocardiogram

EEG

Electroencephalograph

ER

Emergency room

F

Fahrenheit

F°

LLQ

Left lower quadrant

LPN

Licensed practical nurse

lt

Left

LVN

Licensed vocational nurse

LUQ

Left upper quadrant

Meds

Medication

Mid noc

Midnight

Mid _______ after dusk

Min

Minute

ml

Milliliter

NA

Nurse assistant

Neg

Negative

nil

None

noc

Night

npo

Nothing by mouth

O2

Oxygen

OB

Obstetrics

OOB

Out of bed

OR

Operating room

OT

Occupational therapist

oz. (Oz)

Ounces

pc

After meal

Peds

Pediatrics

Per

By, through

PM (pm)

Afternoon

po (per os)

By mouth

Preop (pre op )

Preoperative

Postop (post op)

Postoperative

Prep

Preparation

prn

When necessary

PT (pt)

Physical therapy

q

Every