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R

respiration or rectal

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(R) or Rt

right

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Ra

radium

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RBC

red blood cell or count

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RDA

recommended daily allowance

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REM

rapid eye movement

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RHD

rheumatic heart disease

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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RN

registered nurse

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R/O

rule out

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ROM

range of motion

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RR

recovery room

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RRT

registered respiratory therapist or registered radiologic technologists

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RT

respiratory therapist

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RUQ

right upper quadrant

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Rx

prescription, take, treatment

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S

sacral

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S&A

sugar and acetone

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s or w/o

without

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SA

sino atrial

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sc or SC

subcutaneous

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SGOT or SGPT

transaminase test

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SICU

surgical intensive care unit

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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Sig

give the following directions

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sm

small

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SOB

short of breath

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Sod (Na)

sodium

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sol

solution

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sos

if necessary

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spec

specimen

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SpGr or sp gr

specific gravity

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SPN

student practical nurse

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spt

spirits, liquor

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ss

one half

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SSE or SS enema

soap solution enema

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staph

staphylococcus infection

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stat

immediately (at once)

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STD

sexually transmitted disease

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strep

streptococcus infection

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sup

superior

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supp

suppository

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Surg

surgery, surgical

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susp

suspension

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Sx

symptom, sign

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syp

syrup

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T&A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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T or temp

temperature

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tab

tablet

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TB

tuberculosis

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tbsp

tablespoon

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TCDB

turn, cough, and deep breathe

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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tid

three times a day

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TLC

tender loving care

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TO

telephone order

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tol

tolerated

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TPN

total parental nutrition

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TPR

temperature, pulse, and respiration

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tr or tinct

tincture

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tsp

teaspoon

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TUR

transurethral resection

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TWE

tap water enema

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tx

traction, treatment, or transplant

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UA or U/A

urinalysis

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ung

ointment

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Ur or ur

urine

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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UV

ultraviolet

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Vag

vaginal

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VD

venereal disease

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VDRL

serology for syphillis

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VICA

Vocational Industrial Clubs of America

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VO

verbal order

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Vol

volume

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VS

vital signs

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WBC

white blood cell or count

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WC

ward clerk or secretary

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w/c

wheelchair

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WHO

World Health Organization

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W/P

whirlpool

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wt

weight

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x

times

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x-match

cross match

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XR

X-ray

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Zn

zinc