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MA 160 Wk 4 Abbreviations

STUDY
PLAY
NS
normal saline
PM, pm
evening, night
qh
every hour
q2h
every two hours
q.i.d.
four times a day
R
right, rectal
SL
sublingual
sol
solution
sp
spirits
supp
suppository
syr
syrup
tab
tablet
t, tsp
teaspoon
ung
ointment
subling
sublingual
wt
weight
U
unit
o.d.
once a day
O.D.
right eye
O.S., OS
left eye
O.U., OU
both eyes
oz
ounce
p
past, after
p.c., pc
after meals
per
by, with
PRN
whenever necessary
Pt
patient
t.i.d.
three times a day
S/W
saline in water
D/C
discontinue
qns, QNS
quantity not sufficient
pt
pint