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1

aa

Of each

2

ad

Up to, to make

3

AD

Right ear

4

AS

Left ear

5

amp.

ampul

6

ad lib.

At pleasure, freely

7

admin

Administer

8

AM

Morning

9

aq.

Water

10

ATC

Around the clock

11

B.I.D.

twice per day

12

BM

Bowel movement

13

BP

Blood pressure

14

bpm

Beats per minute

15

BS

Bowel sounds/blood sugar

16

BSA

Body surface area

17

BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

18

c (WITH A STRAIGHT LINE OVER)

with

19

CA

Cancer

20

CABG

Coronary artery bypass graft

21

CAD

Coronary artery disease

22

cap

Capsule

23

CBC

Complete blood count

24

CC

Chief complaint

25

CHD

Coronary heart disease

26

CHF

Congestive heart failure

27

Cl-

Chloride

28

Ca++

Calcium

29

cm

Centimeter

30

CNS

Central nervous system

31

c/o

Complains of

32

CrCl

Creatinine clearance

33

CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

34

C&S

Culture and sensitivity

35

CVA

Cerebral vascular accident

36

CVD

Cardiovascular disease/cerebrovascular disease

37

cm3

Cubic centimeters or milliliter (ml)

38

dil.

Dilute

39

dc, D/C

Discontinue; discharge

40

DM

Diabetes mellitus

41

d

Day

42

d.t.d.

Give of such doses

43

DNR

Do not resuscitate

44

DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

45

disp

Dispense

46

div

Divide

47

D5LR

Dextrose 5% in lactated Ringer’s

48

D5NS

Dextrose 5% in normal saline
(0.9% sodium chloride)

49

D5W

Dextrose 5% in water

50

D10W

Dextrose 10% in water

51

Dx

Diagnosis

52

ECG (EKG)

Electrocardiogram, electrocardiography

53

elix

Elixir

54

EOMI

Extraocular muscles intact

55

ESRD

End stage renal disease

56

et

and

57

ft

make

58

FBG

Fasting blood glucose

59

FBS

Fasting blood sugar

60

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

61

flℨ or fℨ

fluid dram ≈ teaspoonful = 5 mL

62

fl℥ss or f℥ss

half-fluidounce ≈
tablespoonful = 15 mL

63

g

gram

64

GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

65

gt(t)

Drop(s)

66

gal

Gallon

67

h or hr

hour

68

H&P

History and physical

69

Hb, Hgb

Hemoglobin

70

HbA1c

Hemoglobin A1c; glycated hemoglobin

71

Hct, Ht

Hematocrit

72

HDL

High density lipoprotein

73

HEENT

Head, eyes ears, nose and throat

74

HIPAA

Health insurance portability and accountability act

75

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

76

h/o

History of

77

HPI

history of present illness

78

HR

Heart rate

79

HCO3-

Sodium bicarbonate

80

hs

At bedtime*

81

HTN

Hypertension

82

I&O

Intake and output

83

ic

Between meals

84

inj

Injection

85

ID

Intradermal

86

IM

Intramuscular(ly)

87

IU

International unit

88

IV

Intravenous(ly)

89

IVB

Intravenous bolus

90

IV drip

Intravenous drip

91

IVP

Intravenous push

92

IVPB

Intravenous piggy back

93

ID

intradermal

94

IT

Intrathecal

95

K+

Potassium

96

kg

Kilogram

97

KVO

Keep vein open

98

L

Liter

99

lb

Pound

100

LDL

Low density lipoprotein

101

m

Meter or mix

102

μg, mcg

Microgram

103

mg

Milligram

104

mEq

Milliequivalent

105

mL

Milliliter

106

MI

Myocardial infarction

107

min

minute

108

m&n

Morning & night

109

ml/h

Millileters (drug) per hour
(as through IV administration)

110

mOsm or mOsmol

milliosmoles

111

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

112

mm Hg

Millimeters of mercury

113

MRSA

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus

114

MSSA

Methicillin-sensitive
staphylococcus aureus

115

mg/kg

Milligrams (drug) per kilogram
(body weight)

116

mg/m2

Milligrams (drug) per square meter (of body surface)

117

Na+

Sodium

118

NKDA

no known drug allergies

119

NPO

Nothing by mouth

120

N/V/D

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

121

No.

Number

122

non rep or NR

Do not repeat

123

NSAID(s)

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug(s)

124

N/V, N&V, n&v

Nausea and vomiting

125

noct.

night

126

NS

Normal saline

127

oz

Ounce

128

OD

Right eye

129

OS

Left eye

130

OTC

Over-the-counter