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R or rt 

right
 

2

RBC or rbc 

Red blood cell
 

3

R/O  

Rule out
 

4

RDA 
 

Recommended daily allowance

5

RDS 

Respiratory distress syndrome
 

6

RDS  

Infant respiratory distress syndrome
 

7

REM

 Rapid eye movement
 

8

RLQ 

Right lower quadrant
 

9

RUQ 

Right upper quadrant
 

10

RDS 

Respiratory distress syndrome
 

11

RN

 Registered nurse

12


RNA 

Ribonucleic acid

13


RNA 

Registered nurse anesthetist
 

14

ROM

 Range of motion
 

15

ROM 

Rupture of membranes
 

16

ROS 

Review of systems
 

17

RR 

Respiratory rate
 

18

RRR

 Regular rate and rhythm
 

19

RT 

Reverse transcriptase
 

20

RT 

Respiratory therapy
 

21

RX 

Recipe
 

22

RX 

Prescription

23

¯s  

without
 

24

S/P  

status post
 

25

SC, subcu, or subq 

Subcutaneous
 

26

sGOT 

Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
 

27

sGPT 

Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
 

28

SICU 

Surgical intensive care unit
 

29

SIDS  

Sudden infant death syndrome
 

30

sig 

Label or write
 

31

SOB 

Shortness of breath
 

32

SpGr 

Specific gravity
 

33

ss  

Sliding scale insulin
 

34

stat

 Immediately
 

35

staph 

Staphylococcus
 

36

surg 

surgery 

37


Sx or symp 

Symptom
 

38


Temperature
 

39


T&A 

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
 

40

TB

 Tuberculosis
 

41

TIA 

 Transient ischemic attack
 

42

tid 

Three times a day
 

43

TMJ  

Temporomandibular joint
 

44

TPN  

Total perenteral nutrition
 

45

TSH  

Thyroid stimulating hormone
 

46

tsp 

Teaspoon
 

47

tbsp

 Table spoon
 

48

T-spine 

Thoracic spine
 

49

TURP 

Transurethral resection of prostate