Abbreviations/Symbols

Abbreviations / Symbols

  • AGEP - Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis

  • AGMP - Aerosol generating medical procedure

  • AmpC - Type of beta-lactamase enzyme

  • BP - Blood pressure

  • CAP - Community acquired pneumonia

  • CDI - Clostridium (Clostridioides) difficile infection

  • COPD - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • CrCl - Creatinine Clearance

  • DRESS - Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms

  • ECG - Electrocardiogram

  • ESBL - Extended spectrum beta-lactamase

  • HAP - Hospital acquired pneumonia

  • IBW - Ideal body weight

  • IV - Intravenous

  • MRSA - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

  • MSSA - Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

  • PO - by mouth

  • q4h - every 4 hours

  • q6h - every 6 hours

  • q8h - every 8 hours

  • q12h - every 12 hours

  • q24h - every 24 hours

  • q36h - every 36 hours

  • QTc - Corrected QT interval

  • SARI - Severe acute respiratory infection

  • SJS - Stevens-Johnson syndrome

  • SpO₂ - blood oxygen saturation level

  • TEN - Toxic epidermal necrolysis

  • VAP - Ventilator associated pneumonia

  • VRE - Vancomycin resistant enterococci

  • < - Less than

    • Greater than
  • ≤ - Less than or equal to

  • ≥ - Greater than or equal to

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