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Medical Terminology. List 11 Abbreviations Part 2. Hct. Hematocrit It is the percentage of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells. It is normally about 47% for men and 42% for women. Hgb. Hemoglobin Hgb is the iron containing, oxygen transport protein in red blood cells. h.s.

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Medical Terminology

List 11

Abbreviations Part 2


Hct

  • Hematocrit

    • It is the percentage of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells.

    • It is normally about 47% for men and 42% for women


Hgb

  • Hemoglobin

    • Hgb is the iron containing, oxygen transport protein in red blood cells.


h.s.

  • At bedtime

    • (Hour of sleep)

    • Hora somni


hx

  • History


I&O

  • Intake and Output

    • Measurements of patients fluid


y/o or yr

  • Year(s) old


NKA

  • No Known Allergies


NPO

  • Nothing by mouth

    • Nil per os


O2

  • Oxygen


p

  • After, following


p.c. / pc

  • After meals

    • Post cibum


PE

  • Physical Examination

    • Hx & PE

  • Pulmonary embolus


per

  • by


p.o. / po

  • By mouth

    • Per os


p.r.n. / prn

  • As needed

    • Pro re nata


q

  • Every

    • quaque


q.d. / qd

  • Every day / each day

    • Quaque die


q.h. / qh

  • Every hour / each hour

    • Quaque hora


q2h

  • Every 2 hours / each 2 hours

    • Quaque secunda hora

    • q4h

      • Every 4 hours

    • q6h

      • Every 6 hours


q.i.d. / qid

  • Four times a day

    • quarter in die


Rx

  • Treatment (recipe)

    • Prescription

    • A prescription for medicine or a medical appliance.

    • A remedy, cure, or solution for a disorder or problem.


s

  • Without

    • sine


t.i.d. / tid

  • Three time a day


tx

  • Treatment


w/c

  • Wheelchair


wt / WT

  • Weight


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