Nursing Abbreviations & Equivalencies (Part 1 of 4)

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Skills Lab Workbook Appendix B

NC

nasal cannula

mod

moderate

mg

milligram(s)

mL/ml

millilitter(s)

N/G

nasogastric

neg

negative

NKA

no known allergies

NS

Normal Saline

TKR

total knee replacement

THR

total hip replacement

SL

saline lock

SBO

small bowel obstruction

PNA

pneumonia

PE

pulmonary embolus

DM

diabetes mellitus

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CHF

congestive heart failure

CA

cancer

AMI

acute myocardial infarction

WOC

Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse

WNL/WDL

within normal limits/within defined limits

WBC

white blood count

WC/ w/c

wheel chair

VS/ vs

vital signs

UA

urinalysis

Dx /dx

diagnosis

ECG / EKG

electrocardiogram

F

Fahrenheit

FUO

fever of unknown orgin

Fx / fx

fracture

TPR

temperature, pulse, respiration

TWE

tap water enema

Tx / tx

traction / treatment

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