Common Pharmacological Dosage Abbreviations


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What does the abbreviation STAT mean?

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1. Which abbreviation means at bedtime?

2. Which abbreviation means drops?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combination to test your understanding of drug dosage abbreviations. The quiz questions will focus on the identification and interpretation of these abbreviations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The meaning of STAT
  • The abbreviation for bedtime
  • Abbreviation for drops

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meanings of various medical abbreviations
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about DAW
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the abbreviation that means four times a day and interpret it accurately

Additional Learning

To learn more about drug dosage abbreviations, review the accompanying lesson Common Pharmacological Dosage Abbreviations. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Review commonly used pharmacological dosage abbreviations
  • Understand the efficiency of pharmacological dosage abbreviations
  • Know how pharmacological dosage abbreviations are used