Lat is the medical abbreviation for lateral, meaning pertaining to a side.
ss is the medical terminology abbreviation meaning one-half. It has fallen out of favor, as it can be misinterpreted as "55."
1 tab is the medical abbreviation meaning one tablet (or one pill)
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1 qd means one daily.
Ultrasonic or ultrasoundIn medical terminology US has more then one meaning. One meaning is ultrasound. Another meaning is Usher Syndrome.
There are several meanings of hy in medical terminology. One meaning is hysteria. Another meaning is Hypothalamus.
cc (One milliliter equals one cubic centimeter.)
The only one I could think of would be BP, but I don't believe there is an abbreviation for it.
PO is the medical abbreviation for by mouth. When a doctor prescribes something as one tab po daily, it means you are to take one tablet daily by mouth.
Normal Saline (IV)There are several meanings for the abbreviation NS. One meaning is Normal Saline. Another meaning of NS is Not Specified.There are several meanings for the abbreviation NS. One meaning is Normal Saline. Another meaning of NS is Not Specified.
The abbreviation pnc has several meanings. One meaning is Penicillin. Another meaning is Peripheral Nerve Conduction. And a third is prenatal care.
MS is a common one but, of course, "MS" may have many other meanings, so it's best not to use that abbreviation if the meaning isn't completely clear from the context of the medical note.
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HOT has several meanings in the medical world. One meaning is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Another meaning of HOT is Home Oxygen Therapy.
1 po tid means one orally three times daily.
"One hour before" could be written 1h a, with a horizontal line over the "a."
The term mp can mean several things in medicine. One meaning is Melting Point. Another meaning is Millipond.
There are several meanings of TIL in medicine. One meaning is Tissue-Infiltrating Lymphocytes. Another meaning is Tumor-Infiltrating Leukocyte.
gtt one drop is " gt " drops are " gtt " a common error is to write " gtts " for drops
one of two ways....every 8 hours could be q8h or q8° (the degree symbol)
There are many meanings to the abbreviation cle. The one meaning that is consistent is continuing legal education. Some others found in the on-line abbreviation sites refer to medical terms and electrical terms. No such abbreviation was found in an actual dictionary.
The full form of DRV in medical terms can be several different meanings. One possible meaning is Dehydration Rehydration Vesicles. Another possible meaning is Distensibility Of The Right Ventricle.
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal DialysisCAPD has several medical meanings. One meaning is Central Auditory Processing Disorder. Another meaning of CAPD is Community acquired pulmonary disease.
q.d. or daily. Example: Multivitamin one tablet daily. (Daily is preferred to q.d. since q.d. can be confused with q.i.d or 4 times daily, b.i.d, twice daily preferred over 2 times a day. etc.)