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Nursing Abbreviations & Equivalencies (Part 3 of 4)

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g
gram
GI
gastrointestinal
GT / G-tube
gastrostomy tube
gtt(s)
drop(s)
H&P
history & physical exam
H&H
hemoglobin & hematocrit
Hb / Hgb
hemoglobin
Hct
hematocrit
HOB
head of bed
I & O
intake & output
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
IS
incentive spirometry
IV / PB / IVPB / IVP
intravenous/Piggyback/Push
JT / J-Tube
jejunostomy tube
KVO / (TKO)
keep vein open / (to keep open)
LMP
last menstrual period
Lt./L
left (side)
LLL
left lower lobe
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LOC
level of consciousness
lytes
electrolytes
LUL
left upper lobe
LUQ
left upper quadrant
mcg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent (s)
qid
four times a day
qs
sufficient quantity
RBC
red blood cell
R
respirations/ rectal / right (side)
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection