Nursing Abbreviations & Equivalencies (Part 3 of 4)

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Appendix B

g

gram

GI

gastrointestinal

GT / G-tube

gastrostomy tube

gtt(s)

drop(s)

H&P

history & physical exam

H&H

hemoglobin & hematocrit

Hb / Hgb

hemoglobin

Hct

hematocrit

HOB

head of bed

I & O

intake & output

ID

intradermal

IM

intramuscular

IS

incentive spirometry

IV / PB / IVPB / IVP

intravenous/Piggyback/Push

JT / J-Tube

jejunostomy tube

KVO / (TKO)

keep vein open / (to keep open)

LMP

last menstrual period

Lt./L

left (side)

LLL

left lower lobe

LLQ

left lower quadrant

LOC

level of consciousness

lytes

electrolytes

LUL

left upper lobe

LUQ

left upper quadrant

mcg

microgram

mEq

milliequivalent (s)

qid

four times a day

qs

sufficient quantity

RBC

red blood cell

R

respirations/ rectal / right (side)

URI

upper respiratory infection

UTI

urinary tract infection

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