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ac

Before meals

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ASA

Aspirin

3

Ad lib

As desired

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Amp

Ampule

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Ax

Axillary

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Bid or BID

Twice daily

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Bp

Blood pressure

8

-
C

With

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Cap

Capsule

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C/o

Complains of

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DC

Discontinue

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Elix.

Elixer

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Et

And

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F

Fahrenheit temperature

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C

Celsus temperature

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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H or HR

Hour

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H2o

Water

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H2o2

Hydrogen peroxide

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I & O

Intake our output

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K+

potassium

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L

Left

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MOM

Milk of magnesia

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NOC

Night

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

26

NS

Normal saline

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PO

Orally

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O2

Oxygen

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OD (oculus dexter)

Right eye

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OS (oculus sinister)

Left eye

31

OU (Oculi Unitas)

Both eyes

32

Oz

Ounces

33

Pc

After meals

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Per

Through or by

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PM

Afternoon

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PRN

As needed

37

-
q

Every

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Qh

Every hour

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QID

Four times daily

40

Q2h

Every two hours

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Q4h

Every four hours

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Px

Prescription

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-
S

Without

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SOB

Short of breath

45

_
Ss

Semi or half

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Stat

Immediately

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SL

Under the tongue

48

Tab

Tablet

49

TID

Three times a day

50

tr.

Tincture

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TPR

Temperature, puse, respiration

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VO

Verbal order

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Wt

Weight

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X

Times

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Mg

Milligram

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GM

Gram

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ML or cc

Millileter