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H.I.P.A.A
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
COPD
Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease
CVA
Cerebral Vascular Accident
CVF
cardiovascular fitness or chronic ventilator failure
CVS
cardiovascular system
MAF
Medical Assistance Facility
MAPD
Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan
tinnitus
ringing in the ear
vertigo
dizziness
a.c
before eating, before meals
amb
ambulate
A
before
alb.
albumin
ABP
arterial blood pressure
Ac
acute
ANS
autonomic nervous system
ante
before
AD
right ear
AS
left ear
AU
both ears
bld.
blood
bk.
back
BiW
twice weekly
BP
blood pressure
A&W
alive and well
Ax.
axillary
c.
with
b.i.d.
twice daily
Ca
Calcium
CA
cancer
b.i.n.
twice a night
CNS
central nervous system
d/c
discontinue
Dx
diagnosis
e
without
ECG
electrocardiogram
EKG
electrocardiogram
gt.
drop
gr
grains
gtts
drops
fl.
fluid
oz
ounce
gm
gram
cm
centimeter
mg
milligram
mcg
microgram
ml
milliliter
t.i.d
three times daily
h
hour
Hb., Hgb
Hemoglobin
h.d.
at bedtime
Hx
history
i.d.
during the day
h/o
history of
In.
inches
HR
heart rate
HS
AT BEDTIME
h.s.
hour of sleep (bedtime)
I,U., IU
International Unit
K
potassium, kidney
lg
large, leg
j
joint
Kg., kg.
kilogram
liq.
liquid
mm
millimeter
NOS
not otherwise specified
NPO
nothing by mouth
o
none, without
O
oral
n.
nerve
OD
right eye
p/c., p.c.
after meals
PE
physical examination,
pdr.
powder
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
p.o.
by mouth
q
every
q.d.
q.h.
everyday
every hour
q.i.d.
four times a day
s
with out
t.i.w
3 times a week
Tx
treatment
PRN
as needed
a with line over
before
c with line over it
with
/d
per day
d/c
discharge
p with line over it
after
s with line over it
with out
Six Rights of Medication Administration
Medication Route Time Client Dosage Documentation
ad lib
as desired
Bx
biopsy
est
ESTIMATED
FBS
fasting blood sugar
Fx
fracture
noc
night
occ
occasional