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Myocardial Infarction

MI

minute(s)

min

milliliter

ml or mL

Measles, Mumps, Rubella

MMR

Mineral Oil

MO

Milk Of Magnesia

MOM

MilliOSMoles (milliosmoles)

mOsm or mOsmol

May Repeat

MR

May Repeat _ times

MRX_

Morphine Sulfate or Multiple Sclerosis

MS

MultiVItamin

MVI

Nausea and Vomiting

N&V

NasoGastric

NG

None Known

NK

number

no. or No.

night

noct.

do not repeat or No Refills

non rep. or N.R.

nothing by mouth

NPO

Normal Saline

NS

half-strength normal saline

1/2NS

NiTroGlycerin

NTG

Nausea, Vomiting, & Diarrhea

NVD

OBstetrics-GYNecology

OB-GYN

Oral Contraceptive

OC

OverDose

OD

right eye

o.d.

ointment

oint.

left eye

o.l.

left eye

o.s.

operating room

OR

occupatioal therapy

OT

over-the-counter

OTC

each eye

o.u.

both eyes

o2

ounce (avoirdupois)

oz.

by

p or per

phenobarbital

Pb

after meals

p.c.

penicillin

PCN

afternoon; evening

p.m.

by mouth

PO

after

post

after surgery

post-op

purified protein derivative

PPD

patient packet insert

PPI

parts per million

PPM

rectually

pr

before surgery

pre-op

when required or as needed

p.r.n

physical therapy

PT

powder

pulv

vaginally

pv

everyday

qd

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