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H.I.P.A.A

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

COPD

Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease

CVA

Cerebral Vascular Accident

CVF

cardiovascular fitness or chronic ventilator failure

CVS

cardiovascular system

MAF

Medical Assistance Facility

MAPD

Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan

tinnitus

ringing in the ear

vertigo

dizziness

a.c

before eating, before meals

amb

ambulate

alb.

albumin

ABP

arterial blood pressure

ANS

autonomic nervous system

ante

before

AD

right ear

AS

left ear

AU

both ears

bld.

blood

BiW

twice weekly

BP

blood pressure

A&W

alive and well

Ax.

axillary

b.i.d.

twice daily

Ca

Calcium

b.i.n.

twice a night

CNS

central nervous system

d/c

discontinue

Dx

diagnosis

ECG

electrocardiogram

EKG

electrocardiogram

gtts

drops

cm

centimeter

mg

milligram

mcg

microgram

ml

milliliter

t.i.d

three times daily

Hb., Hgb

Hemoglobin

h.d.

at bedtime

Hx

history

i.d.

during the day

h/o

history of

In.

inches

HR

heart rate

HS

AT BEDTIME

h.s.

hour of sleep (bedtime)

I,U., IU

International Unit

K

potassium, kidney

lg

large, leg

Kg., kg.

kilogram

liq.

liquid

mm

millimeter

NOS

not otherwise specified

NPO

nothing by mouth

o

none, without

OD

right eye

p/c., p.c.

after meals

PE

physical examination,

pdr.

powder

OS

left eye

OU

both eyes

p.o.

by mouth

q.d.
q.h.

everyday
every hour

q.i.d.

four times a day

s

with out

t.i.w

3 times a week

Tx

treatment

PRN

as needed

a with line over

before

c with line over it

with

/d

per day

d/c

discharge

p with line over it

after

s with line over it

with out

Six Rights of Medication Administration

Medication Route Time Client Dosage Documentation

ad lib

as desired

est

ESTIMATED

FBS

fasting blood sugar

Fx

fracture

occ

occasional

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