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nursing abbreviations
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I & D

incision and drainage

2

IICP

increased intracranial pressure

3

INR

International Normalized Ratio

4

I & O

intake and output

5

IV

intravenous

6

IVP

intravenous pyelogram

7

IS

incentive spirometry

8

IU or I.U.

international unit

9

JT

jejunostomy tube

10

JVD

jugular vein distention

11

KUB

kidneys, ureters, bladder

12

LBP

low blood pressure, low back pain

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LE

lower extremities

14

LFTs

liver function tests

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LLE

left lower extremity

16

LLQ

left lower quadrant

17

LUE

left upper extremity

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

19

LMP

last menstrual period

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LOC

laxative of choice, level of consciousness

21

LOS

length of stay

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LP

lumbar puncture

23

LR

lactated ringers (IV solution)

24

LTC

left to count (IV fluid)

25

L & W

living and well

26

MAE (EW)

moves all extremities (equally well)

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MVA

motor vehicle accident

28

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MRSA

methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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NAS

no added salt

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NG

nasogastric

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NKA

no known allergies

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NPO

nothing by mouth

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NS

normal saline (IV solution)

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NSR

normal sinus rhythm

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N & V

nausea and vomiting

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N, V, D

nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

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NWB

no weight bearing