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Treatment

tx

2

Milliliter

ml

3

Bowel Movement

BM

4

Catheter

cath

5

speech therapist

ST

6

Instrumental activities of daily living

IADLS's

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activities of daily living

ADL's

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as desired

Ad lib

9

urinalysis

ua

10

ambulation

amb

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Developmental Disability

DD

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two times a day

BID

13

three times a day

TID

14

four times a day

QID

15

at

@

16

every

q

17

every hour

qh

18

every other day

qod

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after(post)

p

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immediately

STAT

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morning

AM

22

evening

PM

23

as needed

PRN

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every two hours

q2h

25

every four hours

q4h

26

before (antes de)

a

27

Medication Aid

MA

28

Nursing Assistant

NA

29

Physical Therapist

PT

30

Occupational Therapist

OT

31

Nursing Home Adminsitrator

NHA

32

Director of Nursing

DON

33

Registered Nurse

RN

34

Licensed Practical Nurse

LPN

35

with

c

36

without

s

37

abdominal

abd

38

complains of

c/o

39

pulse

P

40

respirations

R

41

blood pressure

BP

42

signs and symptoms

s/s

43

pound

lb or #

44

height

ht

45

weight

wt

46

liter

L

47

cubic centimeters

cc

48

minute

min

49

hour

hr

50

ounce

oz

51

discontinue

d/c

52

dressing

Drsg

53

vital signs

VS

54

temperature

T

55

diagnosis

Dx

56

medications

meds

57

prescription

Rx

58

oxygen

O2

59

fracture

Fx

60

hard of hearing

HOH

61

wheelchair

W/C

62

range of motion

ROM

63

mentally retarded

MR

64

mentally ill

MI

65

Myocardial Infarction

(heart attack)

MI

66

Cerebrovascular Accident

(stroke)

CVA

67

Upper Respiratory Infection

URI

68

Urinary Tract Infection

UTI

69

cancer

CA

70

gatrointestinal

GI

71

intravenous

IV

72

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD

73

Congestive Heart Failure

CHF

74

shortness of breath

SOB

75

before meals

AC

76

after meals

PC

77

water

H2O

78

force fluids

FF

79

bathroom privileges

BRP

80

intake and output

I&O

81

nothing by mouth

NPO

82

by mouth

PO