CNA Common Medical Abbreviations

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CNA Common Medical Abbreviations

A List Of 47 Common Medical Abbreviations.  These Are From My CNA Workbook / Chapter 4.

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_ a
 
BEFORE
abd
 
abdomen
ac, AC
 
before meals
ad lib
 
as desired
am
 
morning
amb
 
ambulate
AP
 
apical pulse
b.i.d., bid
 
twice daily
BM, B.M.
 
bowel movement
BP
 
blood pressure
_ c
 
with
C
 
Celsius degree
c/o
 
complains of
CHF
 
congestive heart failure
CPR
 
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DNR
 
do not resuscitate
dx or DX
 
diagnosis
F
 
Fahrenheit degree
FBS
 
fasting blood sugar
ft
 
foot
FWB
 
full weight bearing
GI
 
gastrointestinal
H20
 
water
hr.
 
hour
hs
 
hours sleep
I&O
 
intake and output
NKDA
 
no known drug allergies
NPO
 
nothing by mouth
NWB
 
no weight-bearing (absolutely no weight on leg)
02
 
Oxygen
OOB
 
out of bed
P
 
pulse
- p
 
after
p.c., pc
 
after meals
po
 
by mouth
PRN
 
as necessary
PWB
 
partial weight bearing
Q
 
every
R
 
respirations
ROM
 
range of motion
- s
 
without
SOB
 
shortness of breath
stat
 
at once
t.i.d., tid
 
three times a day
TPR
 
temperature, pulse, respiration
v.s., VS
 
vital signs
w/c, W/C
 
wheelchair
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