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1 feet

12 cm

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to convert inches to centimetres...

multiply by 2.54

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to convert pounds into kilograms...

divide by 2.2

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1 ounce (oz.)

30 mL

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opiates

natural substances

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opioids

man made

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ac

before meal

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amac

in the morning before meal

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ASA

aspirine

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BID

twice a day

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c

with

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Ca++

calcium

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CaCO3

calcium carbonate

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cap.

capsule

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Cl-

chloride

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cm

centimetres

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CPS

Compedium of pharmaceuticals and specialties

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ECASA

enteric coated acetil salicilic acid

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elix

elixir

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Fe

iron

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fld.

fluid

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g

gram

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H

hour or hidrogen

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H2O

water

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HS

hour of sleep

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IM

intramuscular

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k+

potassium

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L

litre

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m

metre

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MAR

medication administration record

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mcg

micrograms

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mEq

milliequivalents

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MHSC

Manitoba Health Services Comission

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mg

miligrams

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mg/ kg

miligrams per kilogram

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mL

mililitres

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MVA

Motor Vehicle Accident

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Na+

sodium

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NaHCO3

sodium bicarbonate

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NKA

non known allergies

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NSAID

non steroid anti inflamatory drug

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NTG

nitroglicerin

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OTC

over the counter

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PEG

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

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pc

after meal

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po

per oral by mouth

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PO4

phosphate

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pr

per rectum

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PRN

as needed

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pulv

powder

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pv

per vagina

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q

every

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PHIN

personal health identification number

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Q2H, q2h

every 2 hours

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Q4H, q4h

every 4 hours

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Q6H, q6h

every 6 hours

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Q8H, q8h

every 8 hours

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Rt.

right

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Rx

prescription

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s

without

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SBFT

small bowel feeding tube

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SNRI

Serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

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SSRI

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

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STAT/ stat

immediately

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subcut

subcutaneous

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supp

suppository

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susp

suspension

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tab

tablet

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TID

three times a day

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ung

ointment

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Zn

zinc

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triangulo

change

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letra grega psi

psychiatry

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NS

normal saline 0.9%

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1/2 NS

half normal saline 0.45%

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D5W

dextrose 5% in water

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D5 1/2 NS

dextrose 5% in a half normal saline 0.45%

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2/3 1/3

3.3 dextrose + 0.3 saline

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RL (or LR)

Ringer's lactate (or Lactated Ringer)

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amp

ampoule

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central line

Intra Venous therapy inserted in a large central vein

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colloid

IV solution containing protein e.g. HSA, blood products

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crystalloid

IV solution which contains dextrose, saline or electrolytes dissolved in water

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CVAD

Central venous access device

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CVC

central venous catheter

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extravasation

to force the flow from a vessel out into tissue causing damage

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gtt

drop

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intersticial

narrow space between tissues or parts of an organ

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IV push

The administration of medicine intravenouswly by injection

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loading dose

an initial higher dose of a drug at the begining of treatment

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macro drip

an apparatus that is used to deliver measured amounts of IV solutions at specific flow rates based on the size of drops of the solution

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microdrip

an apparatus for delivering relatively small measured amounts of IV solutions at specific flow rates over time, as when it is necessary to keep a vein open

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parenteral

Located outside the digestive tract. Administered by IV or IM injection.

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PCA

patient controled analgesia

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sol'n

solution

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TKO/ TKVO

to keep (venous infusion line) open/ to keep vein open

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vial

Small bottle that contains a drug (also Phial). It has many doses of medication.

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packed RBC's

packed Red Blood Cells

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G & M

Group and Match

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G & H

Group and Hold

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HSA

Human Serum Albumin

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CBS

Canadian Blood Services