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Dosage Calculations Quiz 1

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Tincture
tinct, tr.
aa or aa with line
of each
a.c., ac
before meals
ad lib.
as desired, freely
a.m., AM
morning before noon
amp
ampule
aq
aqueous, water
b.i.d., bid
twice a day
b.i.w.
twice a week
c with line
with
C, C
cup
caps, caps
capsule
CD
controlled dose
CR
controlled release
dil.
dilute
DS
double strength
EC
enteric coated
elix.
elixir
fl, fld.
fluid
GT
gastrostomy tube
gtt
drop
h, hr.
hour
ID
intradermal
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous piggy back
IVSS
intravenous soluset
KVO
keep vein open
XL, LA
long acting
LOS
length of stay
min
minute
mix
mixture
NAS
intranasal
NG, NGT
nasogastric tube
noc, noct
at night
n.p.o, NPO
nothing by mouth
NS, N/S
normal saline
p with line
after
p.c.
after meals
per
through or by
p.m., PM
afternoon
p.o.
by mouth, oral
p.r.
by rectum
p.r.n.
when necessary/required, as needed
q.
each
q.a.m.
each morning
q.h., qh
every hour
q4h, q6h, q8h, etc
every four hours, every 6 hours, every 8 hours, etc.
q.i.d., qid
four times a day
q.s.
a sufficient amount/as much as needed
rect
rectum
s with line
without
sl, SL
sublingual
sol, soln
solution
s.o.s., SOS
may be repeated once if necessary
SR
sustained release
S&S
swish and swallow
stat, STAT
immediately
subcut
subcutaneous
supp
suppository
susp
suspension
syp, syr
syrup
tab
tablet
t.i.d., tid
three times a day
ung., oint
ointment
vag, v
vaginally
XR
extended release