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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Units Used in Medical Transcription

1.  n.p.o. - nil per os - nothing by mouth

2. o.d. - omni die - every day

3. oz - ounces

4. pg - picogram

5. p.m. - post meridium - afternoon

6. p.r.n. - pro re nata - when necessary

7. q. - every

8. q.a.m. - every morning

9. q.h.s. - every night

10. q.i.d. - quarter in die - four times a day

11. q.a.m. - every morning

12. q.o.d. - every other day

13. q.6h. - every 6 hours

14. q.8h. - every 8 hours

15. S - sinister - left

16. SL - sublingual

17.  t.i.d. - ter in die - three times a day

18. U - unit

In th next lesson, we will learn about MEDICAL DEGREES.

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