The main discussion of these abbreviations in the context of drug prescriptions and. NSAID, nonsteroidal. Apr Common medical abbreviations for medical transcription. Seen on a prescription, b. It is an abbreviation for "bis in die" which in Latin means twice a day.
Derived from Latin, per os. Abbreviation meaning by mouth, orally (from the Latin "per os", by mouth ). Jan A guide to medical abbreviations used on pharmacy prescriptions. Preferred by AMA to spell out "nothing by mouth ". Sep Latin abbreviations are used to indicate the directions of how to take. Take one tablet by mouth (po) four times a day (qid), after meals (pc). Understanding about reading prescription abbreviations is important when taking.
Adobe Reader is required to view these references. ABBREVIATIONS APPROVED FOR MEDICAL RECORDS. FMC fetal movement chart. FME full mouth extraction. Your instructions are to take 1 pill, by mouth, at bedtime. Per Oral (i.e. oral by mouth ). Sublingually abbreviations may not be used for other routes. The following table lists some medical abbreviations with their intended meaning.
Medical abbreviations beginning with.