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@

At

2

q

Every

3

qh

Every hour

4

qod

Every other day

5

BID

Two times a day

6

TID

Three times a day

7

QID

Four times a day

8

PRN

As needed

9

q2h

Every two hours

10

q4h

Every four hours

11

a

Before

12

p

After

13

STAT

Immediately

14

AM

Morning

15

PM

Evening

16

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

17

CHF

Congestive heart failure

18

SOB

Shortness of breath

19

URI

Upper respiratory infection

20

UTI

Urinary tract infection

21

CA

Cancer

22

GI

Gastrointestinal

23

MR

Mentally retarded

24

MI

Mental illness

25

MI (2)

Myocardial infarction (heart attack)

26

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident (stoke)

27

Fx

Fracture

28

HOH

Hard of hearing

29

DD

Developmentally disabled

30

W/C

Wheelchair

31

ROM

Range of motion

32

ADL

Activities of daily living

33

Ad lib

As desired

34

amb

Ambulation

35

BRP

Bathroom privileges

36

BM

Bowel movement

37

CATH

Catheter

38

UA

Urinalysis

39

IADL's

Instrumental activities of daily living

40

NHA

Nursing home administrator

41

DON

Director of Nursing

42

RN

Registered nurse

43

LPN

Licensed practical nurse

44

MA

Medication aide

45

NA

Nursing assistant

46

PT

Physical therapist

47

OT

Occupational therapist

48

ST

Speech therapist

49

I&O

Intake and output

50

PO

By mouth

51

NPO

Nothing by mouth

52

ac

Before meals

53

pc

After meals

54

H2O

Water

55

FF

Forced fluids

56

IV

Intravenous

57

Dx

Diagnosis

58

Meds

Medications

59

Rx

Prescription

60

O2

Oxygen

61

d/c

Discontinue

62

drsg

Dressing

63

tx

Treatment

64

VS

Vital signs

65

T

Temperature

66

P

Pulse

67

BP

Blood pressure

68

s/s

Signs and symptoms

69

C

With

70

S

Without

71

abd

Abdominal

72

c/o

Complains of

73

R

Respirations

74

cc

Cubic centimeters

75

min

Minute

76

hr

Hour

77

oz

Ounce

78

Ib or #

Pound

79

ht

Height

80

wt

Weight

81

I

Liter

82

ml

Milliliter