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e

Exhaled Gas

G.I.

Gastrointestinal

Gtt/gtts

Drops

Hct

Hematocrit

Hgb

Hemoglobin

HOH

Hard of Hearing

HPI

History of Present Illness

h.s.

At Bedtime

IBW

Ideal Body Weight

I.C.U.

Intensive Care Unit

I.M.

Intramuscular

I&O

Input & Output

I.V.

Intravenous

K

Potassium

L.L.L.

Left Lower Lobe

L.U.L.

Left Upper Lobe

lpm, L/M

Liter Per Minute

mEq

Milliequivalent

M.I.

Myocardial Infarct

NKA

No Known Allergies

n.p.o.

Nothing By Mouth

N.S.R.

Nasal Sinus Rhythm

p (with line)

After

p (no line)

Gas Pressure

P&A

Percussion & Auscultation

p.c.

After Meals

P.N.D.

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea

p.o.

By Mouth

p.r.n.

As Necessary

P.T.A.

Prior To Admission

Q (No Dot)

Blood Volume

Q (With Dot)

Blood Flow Per Minute

Q2h, Q4h

Every 2 hrs, 4hrs

q.h.

Every hour

q.i.d.

Four Times A Day

q.o.h.

Every Other Hour

Raw

Resistance (Airway)

R.B.C.

Red Blood Cell

R.L.E.

Right Lower Extremity

R.L.L.

Right Lower Lobe

R/O

Rule Out

R.O.M.

Range Of Motion

R.U.L.

Right Upper Lobe

SpO2

Percent Saturation of Hemoglobin With Oxygen Acquired With a Pulse Oximeter

S.O.B.

Short of Breath

stat

Immediately

STPD

Standard Pressure (760mmHg) and Temperature (0°C) Dry

T&A

Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy

t.i.d.

Three Times a Day

T.P.N.

Total Parental Nutrition

T.P.R.

Temperature, Pulse, & Respirations

Tx

Treatments

U/O

Urinary Output

URI

Upper Respiratory Infection

v

Venous Blood

V

Gas Volume

Va

Volume of Total Alveolar Space/min

Ve

Volume of Total Exhaled Gas/min

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