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C STATE - NURSING I

RELATED TO NURSING PROCEDURES/POSITION
STUDY
PLAY
A & P
anterior / posterior
abd
abdominal
ax
axillary
C
centigrade
cath
catheterize
CC
chief complaint
CNS
central nervous system
DAT
diet as tolerated
DOA
dead on arrival
exam
examination
F
Fahrenheit
Hx
history
HOB
head of bed
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Ht
height
HR
heart rate
ID
intradermal
I & O
intake & output
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LUQ
left upper quadrant
LMP
last menstrual period
NKA
no known allergies
NKDA
no known drug allergies
NPO
nothing by mouth
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
R
respiration
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RUQ
right upper quadrant
Rx
treatment / prescription
SOB
short of breath
SS
soupsuds
TPR
temperature, pulse, respiration
TLC
tender loving care
VS
vital signs
VO / PO
verbal / telephone orders
Wt
weight