Confusing Abbreviations

  1. as (left ear)
    misread as os (left eye)
  2. HS (bed time)
    half-strength
  3. q.d. (every day)
    q.i.d. (four times a day)
  4. ug (microgram)
    mg (milligram)
  5. OD
    right eye or once daily
  6. NC
    no complaints or no code
  7. QOD
    every other day or "every once a day"
  8. D/C
    discontinue or discharge
  9. IVP
    IV push or intravenous pyelogram
  10. SC or SQ
    misread as SL
  11. u
    read as 0 (possible 10-fold error in dose)
  12. &
    may look like the number 4
Author
jbliss92
ID
239821
Card Set
Confusing Abbreviations
Description
compounding exam 1
Updated