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1
Q

aarom

A

Assist active range of motion

2
Q

a.c.

A

Before meal is

3
Q

abd

A

Abdomen

4
Q

Ad lib

A

As desired

5
Q

ADL

A

activities of daily living

6
Q

adm

A

Admitted

Admission

7
Q

A.M.

A

Morning

8
Q

amb.

A

ambulatory

9
Q

amt.

A

Amount

10
Q

BLS

A

Basic life support

11
Q

B/P or BP

A

Blood pressure

12
Q

BSC

A

Bedside Commode

13
Q

c

A

With

14
Q

c/o

A

Complains of

15
Q

Ca.

A

Cancer

16
Q

Cath.

A

catheter

17
Q

CBC

A

complete blood count

18
Q

CDC

A

Center for disease control

19
Q

CHF

A

congestive heart failure

20
Q

COPD

A

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

21
Q

CPR

A

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

22
Q

CVA

A

Cerebrovascular accident

23
Q

d/c

dc

A

Discharge or discontinue

24
Q

DJD

A

Degenerative joint disease

25
Q

DM

A

Diabetes mellitus

26
Q

DOA

A

Dead on arrival

27
Q

DON

A

Director of nursing

28
Q

dsg.

drsg.

A

Dressing

29
Q

DVT

A

Deep vein thrombosis

30
Q

Dx.

A

Diagnosis

31
Q

EKG

A

electrocardiograph

32
Q

ENT

A

Ear, Nose, Throat

33
Q

ER

A

Emergency room

34
Q

ESRD

A

End stage renal disease

35
Q

FBS

A

Fasting blood sugar

36
Q

FF

A

Force fluids

37
Q

fld.

A

Fluid

38
Q

Fx

A

Fracture

39
Q

Fx

A

Fracture

40
Q

gt

gtt

A

Drop

Drops

41
Q

HAV

A

Hepatitis A

42
Q

HBV

A

Hepatitis B

43
Q

HCV

A

Hepatitis C

44
Q

HOH

A

hard of hearing

45
Q

h.s.

A

Hour of sleep

Bedtime

46
Q

HTN

A

Hypertension

47
Q

Hx.

A

History

48
Q

In.

A

Inch

49
Q

IDDM

A

insulin dependent DM

50
Q

LLE

A

lower left extremities

51
Q

LPN

A

licensed practical nurse

52
Q

LVN

A

Licensed vocational nurse

53
Q

LUE

A

left upper extremities

54
Q

MI

A

Myocardial infarction

55
Q

MS

A

Multiple sclerosis

56
Q

ml.

A

milliliter

57
Q

NA

A

nursing assistant

58
Q

Neg.

A

Negative

59
Q

NGT

A

Naso-gastric tube

60
Q

NIDDM

A

non-insulin dependent DM

61
Q

NKA

A

no known allergies

62
Q

No

#

A

number

63
Q

noc

noct

A

Night

64
Q

NPO

A

nothing by mouth

65
Q

OJ

A

Orange juice

66
Q

OOB

A

out of bed

67
Q

O.T.

A

Occupational. Therapy

68
Q

OTC

A

over the counter

69
Q

Oz.

A

Ounce

70
Q

p.c.

A

After meals

71
Q

per

A

By

Through

72
Q

PO

po

A

By mouth

73
Q

Prom

A

Passive range of motion

74
Q

p.r.n

A

As needed

75
Q

PT

A

Physical Therapy

76
Q

q.h.s.

A

Every night at bedtime

77
Q

q.i.d.

A

Four times a day

78
Q

q.o.d.

A

Every other day

79
Q

q2, q3

A

Ever 2 hours

Every3 hours

80
Q

R

A

rectal

Respiration so

81
Q

RBC

A

Red blood cells

82
Q

RLE

A

right lower extremities

83
Q

RN

A

Registered nurse

84
Q

ROM

A

range of motion

85
Q

R/O

A

Rule out

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Q

S

A

Without

87
Q

S/S

A

Signs and symptoms

88
Q

spec

A

specimen

89
Q

SSE

A

Soap suds enema

90
Q

Stat

A

Immediately

91
Q

TB

A

Tuberculosis

92
Q

TIA

A

Trans-ischemic attack

93
Q

T.i.d.

A

Three times a day

94
Q

TPR

A

temperature,pulse, respiration

95
Q

TLC

A

Tender loving care

96
Q

UA

U/A

A

Urinalysis

97
Q

UTI

A

urinary tract infection

98
Q

VS

A

Vital signs

99
Q

WBC

A

white blood cells

100
Q

W/C

A

Wheelchair

101
Q

Arom

A

Active range of motion