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HOSA

ASA

asprin

B&O Suppository

belladonna & opium suppository

ECASA

enteric coated asprin

ETOH

ethyl alcohol

INH

isoniazid

MOM

milk of magnesia

Nitropatch

nitroglycerin patch

nitropaste

nitroglycerin ointment

NPH Insulin

isophane insulin suspension

NSAID

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

NTG

nitriglycerin

PVP Iodine

providone iodine

SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

D5W

dextrose 5% in water

NS

0.9% NaCl in water

LR

lactated ringer's injection

D5 1/4 NS

dextrose5% and NaCl 0.2% in water

D5 1/2NS

dextrose5% and NaCl 0.45% in water

D5 LR

dextrose5% in lactated ringer's injection

D5 1/2NS with 20mEq

dextrose5% and NaCl 0.45% and KCl 20 mEq

KC 1/L

potassium chloride/ liter

BCG Vaccine

bcg vaccine

DTaP Vaccine

diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and accellular pertussis

DT Vaccine

diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine

Hep A Vaccine

diphtheria and tetanus toxoids

Hep B Vaccine

hepatitis A vaccine

Hib Vaccine

hepatitis B vaccine

IPV Vaccine

haemophilus influenzae b vaccine

MMR Vaccine

polio virus vaccine, inactivated

OPV Vaccine

poliovirus vaccine live, oral

PPD Skin Test

tuberculin purified protein derivative

Td Vaccine

diphtheria and tetanus toxoid

Vit A

retinol

Vit B12

cyanocobalamin

Vit B6

pyridoxine

Vit B2

riboflavin

Vit B1

thiamine

Vit C

ascorbic acid

Vit D2

ergocalciferol

Vit E

tocopherol

Vit K1

phytonadione

ac

before meals

ad

right ear

as

left ear

au

both ears

amp

ampule

apl

applicatorful

bid

2 times a day

cap

capsule

cc

cubic centimeter

DAW

dispense as written

d/c

discontinue

hs

at bedtime

im

intramuscular

inj

injection

IU

international units

IV

intravenously

MDI

metered dose inhaler

mcg

microgram

ug

microgram

min

minute

neb

nebulizer

NPO

nothing by mouth

od

right eye

os

left eye

ou

both eyes

po

by mouth

pr

rectally

prn

as needed

qam

every morning

qd

once daily

qhs

every night at bedtime

qid

4 times a day

qod

every other day

qs

sufficient amount

sc

subcutaneous

Sig

directions

sl

sublingual

sq

subcutaneous

ss

sliding schale

STAT

immediately

sup

suppository

susp

suspension

sx

symptoms

tab

tablet

tea

teaspoon

tx

treatment

tid

3 times a day

ud/utd

as directed

ung

ointment

vag

vaginally

<

less than

>

greater than

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