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1

each of

aa

2

to, up to

ad

3

as desired

ad lib

4

amount

amt

5

with

c

6

keep vein open, to keep open

KVO, TKO

7

nothing by mouth

npo, NPO

8

by means of, by

per

9

Rx

take

10

without

s

11

label

sig

12

once if necessary

sos

13

immediately

stat

14

bid

twice a day

15

h,hr

hour

16

prn,PRN

as necessary

17

q

every

18

qh

every hour

19

q2h

every two hours

20

qid

four times a day

21

tid

three times a day

22

cap

capsule

23

gtts

drops

24

soln

solution

25

susp

suspension

26

tab

tablet

27

ung

ointment

28

IM

intramuscularly

29

IV

intravenously

30

PO,po

per os, orally

31

micro

u .000001 (1/1,000,000)

32

milli

m .001 (1,000)

33

centi

c .01 (1/100)

34

deci

d .1 (1/10)

35

unit

1

36

deka

da 10

37

hecto

h 100

38

kilo

k 1000

39

Whats 1300 am and pm

1pm
0100 am

40

Midnight

0000 or 2400

41

Noon

1200

42

.1

ones

43

10.

tens

44

tenths

0.1

45

hundredths

0.01

46

ones

0
10^

47

tenths

-1
10^

48

1 kilogram = pounds

2.2 pounds

49

1 gram = grains

15 grains

50

1 ounce = grams

30 grams

51

1 grain = milligrams

60 milligrams

52

1 liter = quarts

1 quart

53

1 milliliter = gram, cubic centimter

1 gram 1 cubic centimeter

54

1 fluid ounce = fluid drams, milliliters

8 fluid drains, 30 milliliters

55

1 gallon = liters

4 liters

56

1 pint

500 milliliters

57

1 quart = pints milliliters

2 pints 1000 milliliters

58

1 gallon = quarts milliliters

4 quarts 4000 milliliter

59

1 teaspoon = drops

60 drops

60

1 minim = drops

1 drop

61

1 meter = inches yard

39.37 inches 1 yard

62

1 yard = feet inches

3 feet 36 inches

63

1 inch = centimeters

2.54 centimeters

64

amnesia

induction to loss of consciousness

65

Delirium or excitement

patient still unconscious but still responding reflexively and unpredictably to certain stimuli

66

Surgical Anesthesia

for incision can be made and procedures performed without negative patient response such as hypertensions and tachycardia

67

Overdose

level of anesthesia is so deep that cardiovascular and respiratory function is compromise to the pint of collapse due to depression of the center in the brain