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@

at (?)

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AMA

advanced maternal age; against medical advice; American Medical Association

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Ax

Axillary

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bid

bis in die; twice a day

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B/P

blood pressure

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BRP

bathroom privileges

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cc

cubic centimeter (1/1000 liter)

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d/c

discontinue

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Dx

diagnosis

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gtt(s)

drops

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HR

heart rate

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hs

at bedtime; hour of sleep

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ht

height; hematocrit

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Hx

history

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min

minute (?)

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MN

midnight

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oz

ounce

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ac

acute

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pc

after meals

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QD

every day

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qh

every hour

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qhs

every hour of sleep (bedtime)

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q2h

every 2 hours

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q3h

every 3 hours

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QID

four times a day

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QOD

every other day

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R

rectal; respiration; right

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stat

immediately

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T/temp

temperature

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tid

times interval difference, 3 times a day

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TPR

temperature, pulse, respiration

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wt

weight