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  1. Hi ...I was wonderinging if any one could help...I am studying medical terminology this year..I am entering a nursing course next year and I am trying to get a ready for it...Can anyone help me with the following abbreviations........... CCU............
  2. I have seen several questions regarding abbreviations that are nursing related, here are several I've seen, just thought I'd post them. ART ~ Accredited Records Technician A3M ~ Asians for Miracle Marrow Mathches AACN ~ American Associ...
  3. What does WHOL stand for in a patient chart? Listed as WHOL with SAH (I understand the SAH part).
  4. Nursing Abbreviations Help

    I am writing a journal for my role transition practicum class. I am expected to thoroughly examine one patient and use critical thinking. I have to provide a background of my patient in the journal, and as I'm reading the admission note over so that ...
  5. It is simply the lowercase letter "p" The directions say to add a line over the top of this one. I have browsed some online resources and Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions, but I am coming up empty. Would this be post/...
  6. Acronyms in surgery

    Does anyone know the meaning of the following: EHBSO WITH PFC ID BLND PHACO LA WITH MAC
  7. Medical abbreviations...

    I'm looking for a listing of common medical abbreviations, either to download to PDA or just a list I can print out and enter myself. I have Taber's on my PDA so all of the harder abbreviations are on there (tests, chemical elements, etc.) but n...
  8. Hi, I'm a Freshman nursing student and I'm working on my abbreviations and definitions for lab. You would think that they would give us things that we could find in our text book or our medical dictionary, but Noooo Anyway, I've been looking in ...
  9. What does TKO mean?

    What does TKO Mean in Medical Terms? TKO, or "to keep open," is a medical abbreviation that refers to the administration of IV (intravenous) fluids at a slow, minimal rate. This rate is just enough to maintain the patency of the IV line, ensuring...
  10. I have an interview for a unit secretary position tomorrow (I am pre-nursing and just applied to nursing school in the fall) at a local hospital. It says it is a full time position, Nights, and then it says EOW. What does EOW mean in terms of sh...
  11. What does R/O "really" means?

    My client was admitted with confusion, delirium & possible TIA or CVA. My client might have obstructive sleep apnea, OSA, as well. In my doctor's progress notes it states... R/O CVA - Ct read negative, no neuro deficit, confusion resolv...
  12. What does S/P mean?

    I know it stands for status post, but what does it actually mean? For example, deep vein thrombosis s/p inferior vena cava filter. Does it mean the patient developed DVT after having an IVC filter? Thanks.
  13. Approved medical abbreviations

    I know that approved medical abbreviations may vary between different hosptials...but, does anyone know of a good site of for approved medical abbreviations? The only thing I can find from jcaho or other accredited organizations is list of unapproved...
  14. Medical Abbreviation 'SL'

    What does SL stand for from a nursing note: 22g SL to the R hand? Thank you.