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NB

newborn

2

neg

negative, none

3

Neur

neurology

4

NG or ng

nasogastric tube

5

NIH

National Institute of Health

6

nil

none

7

no

number

8

NO

nursing office

9

noc, noct

at night, night

10

NP

nurse practitioner

11

NPN

nonprotein nitrogen

12

NPO

nothing by mouth

13

N/S

normal saline

14

Nsy

nursery

15

N/V or N&V

nausea and vomiting

16

NVS

neurological vital signs

17

O2

oxygen

18

O&P

ova and parasites

19

Ob or Obs

obstetrics

20

od

overdose

21

OD

right eye

22

oint

ointment

23

OJ

orange juice

24

OOB

out of bed

25

OPD or OPC

outpatient department or clinic

26

opp

opposite

27

OR

operating room

28

Ord

orderly

29

Orth

orthopedics

30

os

mouth

31

OS

left eye

32

OT

occupational therapy, occupational therapist

33

OU

each eye

34

OV

office visit

35

oz

ounce

36

p

after

37

P

pulse or phosphorus

38

PA

physician's assistant

39

PAC

premature atrial contraction

40

PAP

Papanicolaou test (smear)

41

Path

pathology

42

Pb

lead

43

PBI

protein bound iodine

44

oc

after meals

45

PCA

patient controlled analgesia

46

PCP

patient care plan

47

PDR

Physicians' Desk Reference

48

PE

physical exam or pulmonary edema

49

Peds

pediatrics

50

per

by or through

51

PET

positron emission tomography

52

pH

measure of acidity/ alkalinity

53

Pharm

pharmacy

54

PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

55

PKU

phenylketonuria

56

PM or pm

after noon

57

PMC

postmortem

58

PMS

premenstrual syndrome

59

PNS

peripheral nervous system

60

po

by mouth

61

PO

phone order

62

post

posterior or after

63

post-op

after an operation

64

PP

postpartum

65

PPO

preferred provider organization

66

pre

before

67

pre-op

before an operation

68

prep

prepare

69

prn

whenever necessary, as needed

70

Psy

psychology or psychiatry

71

pt

patient or pint

72

Pt

prothrombin time

73

PT

physical therapy, physical therapist

74

PTT

partial thromboplastin time

75

PVC

premature ventricular contraction

76

PVD

peripheral vascular disease

77

Px

prognosis

78

q

every

79

qd

every day

80

qh

every hour

81

q2h

every 2 hours

82

q3h

every 3 hours

83

q4h

every 4 hours

84

qid

four times a day

85

qns

quantity not sufficient

86

qod

every other day

87

qs

quantity sufficient

88

qt

quart