Medical Abbreviations and Measurements
PART A: Medical abbreviations are commonly used in the medical setting. Give 3 examples of abbreviations in healthcare. Ensure that you explain – How you recognize the abbreviation, What does the abbreviation mean? Are they Upper Case or Lower Case and how important is upper and lower casing for abbreviations? For example “NPO” means nothing to eat or drink” A patient is not to eat or drink anything either for testing or surgeries. PART B: Measurements are very important to all Health care workers – Describe two types of measurements used in healthcare. Ensure that you “Define the measurements and their units ” . What do they mean? How are they used? Why is that type of measurement used?