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Medical units of measument

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Julie Anne Hamad

on 14 July 2014

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Commonly used Medical Abbreviations and Units of Measurement and other Conversion Equivalents.
Medical Abbreviations..
FREQUENCY OF USE/ADMINISTRATION:
o.n.-every night Twice a Day- bd
aa- of each gtt-drops
h;hr-hour qs-quantity sufficient
stat-immidiately tbsp-table spoon
tsp-teaspoon inj-injection
susp-suspension ac-before meals
ad lib- at pleasure bid-twice a day
hs- at bed time noct-at night
p-after pc- after meals
prn-as needed D/C - discontinue or discharge
q-each qd-everyday
qh- everyhour q3h-every 3 hours
qid- four times a day tid-three times a day
tiw-three times a week wk-week
per-by or through disp-dispense
sos-if there is needed y/o-years old
RDI-recommended daily intake

Medical Units
of Measurement..
Other Medical Conversion Equivalents..
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Medical Units of Measurement
Mass:
kilogram (kg)
Gram (g)
Decigram (dg)
Centigram(cg)
Miligram(mcg)

GOAL!
Medical Units of Measument
Volume:
Liter(L)
Milliliter(ml)
Cubic Meter(m3)
Cubic Centimeter(cc/cm3)
Quartz (qt)
Medical Units of Measurement
Density:
=mass/volume
=g/ml =g/cm3
Liquid Form:
Solid Form:

AA-amino acid
ABX-antibiotics
OCP-oral contraceptive pills
PCN-penicillin
Rx-prescription,treatment
Dx-diagnosis ID-infectious deseases
FB-forreignbodies c/f-chills, fever
P-pulse Hd-headache
SX-symptoms
s/s-sign and symptoms
syr-syrup
cap-capsule
oint-ointment
HTN-hypertension
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