Nursing Abbreviations & Equivalencies (Part 4 of 4)

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Appendix B

NPO

nothing by mouth

OOB

out of bed

oxygen

...

PACU

Post Anesthesia Care Unit

after meals

...

PCA

patient controlled analgesia

per

by / through

PO

by mouth

PRN / prn

as necessary (as needed)

pt.

patient

PT

Prothrombin Time ? Physical therapy

PTT

partial thromboplastin time

q

each / every

q_h (hrs.)

every__hours

ROM

range of motion

Rt. / R

right side

RLL

right lower lobe

R / T / r/t

related to

RLQ

right lower quadrant

R / O

rule out (eliminate the possibility)

RUL

right upper lobe

RUQ

right upper quadrant

Rx

prescription

without

...

S / P

status post

SOB

shortness of breath

STAT

immediately

subcut

subcutaneous

Sx / sx

symptoms

tid

three times a day

TKO

to keep open (keep vein open)

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