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/

per, by

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@

at

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<

less than

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>

greater than

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/\

change

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Abx

antibiotics

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ac

before meals

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AD

right ear

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ad lib

as desired

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amps

ampules, ampoules

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AS

left ear

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AU

both ears

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bg/BG

blood glucose

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bid

twice (2 times) a day

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BTP

breakthrough pain

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/c

with

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caps

capsules

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CBG

capillary blood glucose

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/cc

with meals

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cc (same as ml)

cubic centemetre(s)

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CPS

Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties

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CVC

central venous catheter

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CVL

central venous line

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D/C

discharge, discontinue

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DS

double strength

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EC

enteric coated

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elix.

liquid

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FDHS

for duration of hospital stay

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g, gm

gram(s)

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gr.

grain(s)

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GT

gastrostomy tube

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gtt(s)

drop(s)

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h/a

headache

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HCTZ

hydrochlorothiazide

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hs

bedtime

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I.U.

international units

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ID

intradermal

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IM

intramuscular

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inj.

injection

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IV

intravenous

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KCl

potassium chloride

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kg

kilogram(s)

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L

litre

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L.A.

long acting

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LMWH

low molecular weight heparin

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lpm

litres per minute

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MAR

Medication Administration Record

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mcg, ug

microgram(s)

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MgSO4

magnesium sulfate (epsom salts)

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ml

millilitre(s)

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MOM

Milk of Magnesia

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MR

may repeat

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MR x1

may repeat times 1 (1 time)

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MS

morphine sulfate

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NaCl

sodium chloride

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neb.

nebulizer

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ng/NG

nasogastric (tube)

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NS

normal saline

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NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

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NTG

nitroglycerin

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OD

right eye (occulus dexter)

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OS

left eye (occulus sinister)

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OTC

over the counter

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OU

both eyes (occulus unitas)

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pc

after meals (post cibum)

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PCA

patient controlled analgesia

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PCN

penicillin

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po

by mouth

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pr

per rectum

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PRBC's

packed red blood cells

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prn

as needed, as necessary

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q2d (q3d, q4d, etc.)

every second (2) days

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qd, daily, OD

every day, once a day, once daily, daily

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qid

four times a day

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qod

every other day

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R/O

rule out / re-order

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Rx

prescription

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S/L

saline lock

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sc, sq, subq

subcutaneous

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sl

sublingual

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SR

sustained release

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STAT

Immediately

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str.

strength

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supp(s)

suppository(ies)

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susp.

suspension

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syr

syrup

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T3's

Tylenol #3

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tab(s)

tablet(s)

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tid

three times a day

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TKVO

to keep vein open

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TPN

total parenteral nutrition

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U.

unit(s)

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ung.

unguent, ointment

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vag.

vaginally

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via

by

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WA

while awake

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WDW

when drinking well