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Abbreviations For Respiratory Care

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e
Exhaled Gas
G.I.
Gastrointestinal
Gtt/gtts
Drops
Hct
Hematocrit
Hgb
Hemoglobin
HOH
Hard of Hearing
HPI
History of Present Illness
h.s.
At Bedtime
IBW
Ideal Body Weight
I.C.U.
Intensive Care Unit
I.M.
Intramuscular
I&O
Input & Output
I.V.
Intravenous
K
Potassium
L.L.L.
Left Lower Lobe
L.U.L.
Left Upper Lobe
lpm, L/M
Liter Per Minute
mEq
Milliequivalent
M.I.
Myocardial Infarct
NKA
No Known Allergies
n.p.o.
Nothing By Mouth
N.S.R.
Nasal Sinus Rhythm
p (with line)
After
p (no line)
Gas Pressure
P&A
Percussion & Auscultation
p.c.
After Meals
P.N.D.
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
p.o.
By Mouth
p.r.n.
As Necessary
P.T.A.
Prior To Admission
Q (No Dot)
Blood Volume
Q (With Dot)
Blood Flow Per Minute
Q2h, Q4h
Every 2 hrs, 4hrs
q.h.
Every hour
q.i.d.
Four Times A Day
q.o.h.
Every Other Hour
Raw
Resistance (Airway)
R.B.C.
Red Blood Cell
R.L.E.
Right Lower Extremity
R.L.L.
Right Lower Lobe
R/O
Rule Out
R.O.M.
Range Of Motion
R.U.L.
Right Upper Lobe
SpO2
Percent Saturation of Hemoglobin With Oxygen Acquired With a Pulse Oximeter
s
Without
S.O.B.
Short of Breath
stat
Immediately
STPD
Standard Pressure (760mmHg) and Temperature (0°C) Dry
T&A
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy
t.i.d.
Three Times a Day
T.P.N.
Total Parental Nutrition
T.P.R.
Temperature, Pulse, & Respirations
Tx
Treatments
U/O
Urinary Output
URI
Upper Respiratory Infection
v
Venous Blood
V
Gas Volume
Va
Volume of Total Alveolar Space/min
Ve
Volume of Total Exhaled Gas/min