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Flashcards in P4C2 Deck (44):
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NG, ng

Nasogastric tube

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NICU

Neurological intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit

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NIDDM

Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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NIH

National institutes of health

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nil

None

6

No

Number

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NO

Nursing office

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noc, noct

At night, night

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NP

Nurse practitioner

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NPN

Nonprotein nitrogen

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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N/S, NS

Normal saline

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Nsy

Nursery

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N/V, N&V

Nausea and vomiting

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NVD

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

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NVS

Neurological vital signs

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O2

Oxygen

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O&P

Ova and parasites

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Ob, obs

Obstetrics

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OBRA

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

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od

Overdose

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OD

Right eye, ocular dextra, doctor of optometry

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oint

Ointment

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OJ

Orange juice

25

OOB

Out of bed

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OP

Our point

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OPD, OPC

Outpatient department of clinic

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opp

Opposite

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OR

Operating room

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Ord

Elderly

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Orth

Orthopedics

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os

Mouth

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OS

Left eye, ocular sinistra

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OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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OT

Occupational therapy/therapist

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OTC

Over the counter

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OU

Each eye

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OV

Office visit

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oz

Ounce

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p

After

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P

Pulse

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PA

Physician's assistant

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PAC

Premature atrial contraction

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Neur

Neurology