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1
Q

H2O

A

Water

2
Q

IV

A

Intravenous

3
Q

IVPB

A

Intravenous piggy back

4
Q

PCA

A

Patient controlled analgesic (allows person to control administration of pain relief themselves)

5
Q

TKO

A

To keep open (relating to IV fluid administration)

6
Q

ID

A

Intradermal (injecting something into the surface of the skin)

7
Q

IM

A

Intramuscular

8
Q

PR

A

Per rectum

9
Q

SL

A

Under the tongue (sublingual)

10
Q

SQ, SC, subq

A

subcutaneous (shot that’s below the skin(into the muscle))

11
Q

supp

A

Suppository (designed for administration PR)

12
Q

top

A

Topical (lotions cream, eye drops, ointments. Applied for local action)

13
Q

MRSA

A

methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (strains of bacteria, resistant to antibiotics. SUPER BUG)

14
Q

staph

A

Staphylococcus (staph infections, ex: TSS, food poisoning)

15
Q

strep

A

Streptococcus (direct contact with nasal and throat discharges. Treated with antibiotics. Prevention: wash hands)

16
Q

NKA

A

No know allergies

17
Q

NKDA

A

No known drug allergies

18
Q

ax, AX

A

Axillary (armpit)

19
Q

staphyl/o

A

Grape like clusters

20
Q

-coccus;-cocci

A

Rounded shaped bacteria;plural

21
Q

strept/o

A

Twisted chains

22
Q

derm/o, dermat/o,

cutane/o

A

Skin

23
Q

-a

A

Noun ending (makes it a noun)

24
Q

onych/o, ungu/o

A

Nails

25
Q

crypt/o

A

Hidden

26
Q

-phagia

A

Eating or swallowing

27
Q

-malacia

A

Abnormal softening

28
Q

-osis

A

Abnormal condition

29
Q

kerat/o

A

hard;horny tissue

30
Q

necrosis

-necr/o + -osis

A

Abnormal condition of tissue death

31
Q

seb/o

A

Oil (sebum)

32
Q

rhytid/o

A

Wrinkles

33
Q

trich/o

A

Hair

34
Q

myc/o

A

fungus

35
Q

xer/o

A

Dry (X pronounced as z)

36
Q

edema

A

Swelling

37
Q

diaphoresis

A

Excessive sweating

38
Q

epi-

A

Upon,over

39
Q

intra-

A

Within, inside

40
Q

per-

A

Through

41
Q

trans-

A

Through, across

42
Q

bi/o

A

Life

43
Q

-opsy

A

View of; viewing

44
Q

aut/o

A

Self

45
Q

-plasty

A

Surgical repair

46
Q

heter/o

A

Other

47
Q

-tome

A

Instrument used to cut thin layers