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1

PO

By mouth

2

O2

Oxygen

3

OTC

Over the counter

4

OZ

Ounce

5

N/V

Nausea/Vomiting

6

Tus

Cough

7

Stat

Immediately

8

gr

Grain

9

mL

Milliliter

10

q2h

Every two hours

11


S

Without

12

W/O

Without

13

q3h

Every 3 hours

14

q4h

Every 4 hours

15

C

Cup or Celsius

16

CC

Chief complaint

17

gtt

Drop

18

gtts

Drops

19

inj

Injection

20

hr , h

Hour

21

Vag

Vagina

22

pr

Per rectum

23

noct

At night

24

NKA

No known allergies

25

mg

Milligram

26

Kg

Kilogram

27

LB, lb, #

Pound

28

med

Medicine

29

EENT

Eyes, ears, nose, throat

30

mcg

Microgram

31

FDA

Food and drug administration

32

qm

Every morning

33

qod

Every other day

34

pt

Pint

35

OD

Overdose

36

Rt

Right

37

R

Right

38

Lt

Left

39

L

Left

40

pt

Patient

41

MOM

Milk of magnesia

42

Y/O

Years old

43

VS

Vital Signs

44

pulv

Powder

45

qh

Every hour

46

T

Tablespoon

47

Tbs

Tablespoon

48

t

Teaspoon

49

tsp

Teaspoon

50

TAB

Tablet

51

gal

Gallon

52

G

Gram

53

Gm

Gram

54

g

Gram

55

gm

Gram

56

am

Morning

57

Caps

Capsules

58

disp

Dispense

59

prn

As needed

60

qid

Four times a day

61

qs

Quantity sufficient

62

R

Rectal

63

MO

Mineral oil

64

qt

Quart

65

S

Give the following directions

66

Sig

Give the following directions

67

qn

Every night

68

NS

Normal saline

69

MS

Morphine sulfate

70

meq

Milliequivalent

71

pc

After meals

72

Rx

Take, treatment

73

r/o

Rule out

74

SC

Subcutaneous

75

SQ

Subcutaneous

76

subQ

Subcutaneous

77

sub-q

Subcutaneous

78

SOB

Shortness of breath

79

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SS

One half

80

tid

Three times a day

81

tinct

Tincture

82

ung

Ointment

83

VO

Verbal Order

84

W/O

Water in oil

85

X

Times

86

WNL

Within normal limits

87

ac

Before meals

88

ad lib

As desired

89

amp

Ampule

90

ASA

Aspirin

91

aq

Water

92

bid

Twice a day

93


C

With

94

cc

Cubic centimeter

95

cm

Centimeter

96

C/O

Complaining of

97

D/C

Discharged

98

Dx

Diagnosis

99

dil

Dilute

100

dr

Dram

101

ext

Extract

102

F

Fahrenheit

103

FE, fe

Iron

104

fx

Fracture

105

hs

At bedtime

106

HTN

Hypertension

107

Hx

History

108

ID

Intradermal

109

IM

Intramuscular

110

IV

Intravenous

111

K

Potassium

112

Kt

Potassium

113

fl

Fluid

114

L

Liter

115

pm

Afternoon

116

NPO

Nothing by mouth