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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

Medical Terminology

List 11

Abbreviations Part 2


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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


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Hgb

  • Hemoglobin

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


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h.s.

  • At bedtime

    • (Hour of sleep)

    • Hora somni


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hx

  • History


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I&O

  • Intake and Output

    • Measurements of patients fluid


Y o or yr

y/o or yr

  • Year(s) old


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NKA

  • No Known Allergies


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NPO

  • Nothing by mouth

    • Nil per os


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O2

  • Oxygen


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p

  • After, following


P c pc

p.c. / pc

  • After meals

    • Post cibum


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PE

  • Physical Examination

    • Hx & PE

  • Pulmonary embolus


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per

  • by


P o po

p.o. / po

  • By mouth

    • Per os


P r n prn

p.r.n. / prn

  • As needed

    • Pro re nata


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q

  • Every

    • quaque


Q d qd

q.d. / qd

  • Every day / each day

    • Quaque die


Q h qh

q.h. / qh

  • Every hour / each hour

    • Quaque hora


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q2h

  • Every 2 hours / each 2 hours

    • Quaque secunda hora

    • q4h

      • Every 4 hours

    • q6h

      • Every 6 hours


Q i d qid

q.i.d. / qid

  • Four times a day

    • quarter in die


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Rx

  • Treatment (recipe)

    • Prescription

    • A prescription for medicine or a medical appliance.

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


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s

  • Without

    • sine


T i d tid

t.i.d. / tid

  • Three time a day


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tx

  • Treatment


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w/c

  • Wheelchair


Wt wt

wt / WT

  • Weight


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