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Ad. lib.

As much as wanted; freely

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bid

Twice a day; every 12 hours

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qd

Every day

3

ac

Before meals

4

prn

As needed; according to circumstances

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qid

Four times a day; every 6 hours

6

qh

Every hour

7

pc

After meals

8

tid

Three times a day; every 8 hours

9

gtt

Drops

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po

Per os (by, through the mouth)

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NPO

nothing by mouth (no food or water)

12

tab

Tablet

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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SG

Specific Gravity

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Ua or U/A

Urinalysis

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IV

Intravenous

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IM

Intramuscular

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SQ or SubQ

Subcutaneous

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IP

Intraperitonial

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ID

Intradermal

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IO

Intraosseous

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IC

Intracardiac

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ml

Milliliter

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cc

Cubic Centimeter

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mg

Milligram

26

mcg

Microgram

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kg

Kilogram

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cm

Centimeter

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mm

Millimeter

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CBC

Complete Blood Count

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Fx

Fracture

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RBC

Red Blood Cell

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Tx

Treatment

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PCV

Packed Cell Volume

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WBC

White Blood Cell

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Hx

History

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Hct

Hematocrit

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HR

Heart Rate

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bpm

beats per minute

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Sx

Surgery

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Stat

Immediately

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Rx

Prescription

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Px

Physical exam

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ECG or EKG

Electrocardiogram

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CRT

Capillary Refill Time

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BAR

Bright, Alert, Responsive

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ASAP

As Soon As Possible

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AV

Atrioventricular

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Dx

Diagnosis

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AI

Artificial Insemination

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OD

Right eye

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OS

Left eye

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CMT

California Mastitis Test

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CPR

Cardiopulmonary Rescuscitation

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OVH

Ovariohysterectomy

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C-section

Cesarean Section

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HBC

Hit By Car

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D5W

5% Dextrose in Water

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TPR

Temperature, Pulse, Respiration

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Lat

Lateral

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DV

Dorsoventral

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VD

Ventral Dorsal

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CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

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CNS

Central Nervous System

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HG or HB

Hemoglobin