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M. Canfield Willis - Medical Terminology Chapter 4, Set 9

Marjorie Canfield Willis- Medical terminology Chapter 4, The Medical Record - PRESCRIPTION ABBREVIATIONS; MISCELLANEOUS
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AD
right ear
AS
left ear
AU
both ears
ad lib.
as desired
amt
amount
aq
water
B (with circle around it)
bilateral
C
Celsius, centigrade
c (with line over it)
with
F
Fahrenheit
m (with circle around it)
murmur
NPO
nothing by mouth
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
per
by or through
p.o.
by mouth
PR
through rectum
PV
through vagina
q.n.s.
quantity not sufficient
q.s.
quantity sufficient
Rx
recipe; prescription
Sig:
label; instruction to patient
s (with line over it)
without
ss (with line over it)
one-half
w.a.
while awake
X
times or for
I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X
roman numerals 1 through 10