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Abbreviations

Do you know these? brb LTD LBAY 2 NTE T B 2 2 G

Do you know these? brb LTD LBAY 2 NTE T B 2 2 G L 8 R LMBO

How about these? s lb ml hd T A ST qt hr

How about these? s lb ml hd T A ST qt hr

Importance of Abbreviations �From Latin brevis, meaning "short” �Is a shortened form of a

Importance of Abbreviations �From Latin brevis, meaning "short” �Is a shortened form of a word or phrase. �Usually, but not always, it consists of a letter or group of letters taken from the word or phrase. �For example, the word abbreviation can itself be represented by the abbreviation abbr. or abbrev. �To shorten directions or ideas.

Common Abbreviations � ad lib. � As much as desired � sid � One

Common Abbreviations � ad lib. � As much as desired � sid � One time daily � bid � Two times daily � tid � Three times daily � qid � Four times daily

�qh �Every hour �qd �Every day �w/o �Without �Stat �Immediately �N �Normal

�qh �Every hour �qd �Every day �w/o �Without �Stat �Immediately �N �Normal

�DSH �Domestic Short Hair (cat) �DLH �Domestic Long Hair (cat) �Dx �Diagnosis

�DSH �Domestic Short Hair (cat) �DLH �Domestic Long Hair (cat) �Dx �Diagnosis

� Hx � History � Rx � Prescription � Sx � Surgery � Fe.

� Hx � History � Rx � Prescription � Sx � Surgery � Fe. LV � Feline leukemia virus � FIA � Feline infectious anemia

� FIP � Feline infectious peritonitis � ECG � Electrocardiogram � ICU � Intensive

� FIP � Feline infectious peritonitis � ECG � Electrocardiogram � ICU � Intensive care unit � cc � Cubic centimeter, m. L � ml � Milliliter

� wt � Weight � HR � Heart rate � PCV � Packed cell

� wt � Weight � HR � Heart rate � PCV � Packed cell volume � sg � Specific gravity � TPR � Temperature, pulse, respiration

� UA, U/A � Urinalysis � IM � Intramuscular � IP � Intraperitoneal �

� UA, U/A � Urinalysis � IM � Intramuscular � IP � Intraperitoneal � IV � Intravenous � Sub-Q � Subcutaneous

� rbc � Red blood cell � wbc � White blood cell � DVM

� rbc � Red blood cell � wbc � White blood cell � DVM � Doctor of Veterinary Medicine � CNS � Central Nervous System � GI � Gastrointestinal

�DOA �Dead on Arrival �DOB �Date of Birth �Female �Male

�DOA �Dead on Arrival �DOB �Date of Birth �Female �Male

Practice – Sample Rx (Prescription) �Administer 2 cc per 10 lbs, bid �Rx: 6

Practice – Sample Rx (Prescription) �Administer 2 cc per 10 lbs, bid �Rx: 6 m. L IM qid �Vaccinate for FIA, Fe. LV and FIP.

Activity - Abbreviations �Complete the activity sheet, using your notes. �Be prepared for a

Activity - Abbreviations �Complete the activity sheet, using your notes. �Be prepared for a quiz upon completion.