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Abbreviations #7 AHS 115

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q
every
q2h
every 2 hours
q24h
every 24 hours
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
RAO
right anterior oblique
RBC/rbc
red blood cell
RDS
respiratory distress syndrome
rehab
rehabilitation
RLD
right lower decubitus
RLE
right lower extremity
RLL
right lower lobe
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RML
right middle lobe
RN
registered nurse
R/O
rule out
ROM
range of motion
RPO
right posterior oblique
RR
recovery room
RUE
right upper extremity
RUL
right upper lobe
RUQ
right upper quadrant
Rx
prescription
s
without
SBFT
small bowel follow through
SBO
small bowel obstruction
S-G
Swan-ganz
S.I.
sacroiliac
SL
sublingual
SOA
shortness of air
SOB
short of breath
SR
sinus rhythm
S/S
signs and symptoms
Staph
staphylococcus
STAT
immediately and once only
STD
sexually transmitted disease
strep
streptococcus
TB
tuberculosis
T1-12
thoracis vertebrae 1-12
TIA
transiet ischemic attack
TID or tid
three times a day
TMJ
temporomandibular joint
tx
treatment
UE
upper extremity
UGI
upper gastrointestinal
URI
upper respiratory infection
us/US
ultrasound
UTI
urinary tract infection
VD
veneral disease
Vent
ventilation
VF or V-fib
ventricular fibrillation
VO or V/O
verbal order
VS
vital signs
WB
weight bearing
W/C
wheel chair
w/o
without