Catch the Sig

David Bourne david@boomer.org
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16 Sep 2017 v1.1 Submitted for approval. Approved and available 18 Sep 2017. Download from the App Store


16 Apr 2016 v1.0.3 submitted for approval.

Approved and available 17 Apr 2016.


10 Apr 2016
A demo of the app with the High Score Reset bug fixed. More questions and bug fix coming soon...


6 Apr 2016 submitted for approval.

Approved and available 7 Apr 2016.

First Screen Game play screen

20 Mar 2016 v 1.0.1 submitted for approval.

Approved and available 24 Mar 2016.

Changes since last version include:

Initial Game screen Game screen

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12 Mar 2016 v1.0 submitted for approval.

Approved!!! and available 17 Mar 2016


12 Mar 2016

Catch the Sig is a game designed to provide pharmacy students and other health care professional students practice identifying abbreviation which may be included in a prescription sig, i.e. directions.

App icon Game Screen

Current list of abbreviations and answers

Corrections, suggestions, etc to David Bourne. Thank you.

Number of Items 76 - v1.0.3

LevelAbbreviationAnswer
1a.c.before meals
1a.d.right ear
1a.m.morning
1a.s.left ear
1adto make
1adup to
1ad. lib.freely
1amp.ampul
1aq.water
1b.i.d.twice a day
1c\u{0305}with
1cap.capsule
1d.day
1D5Wdextrose 5% in water
1DWdistilled water
1etand
1ex aq.in water
1fl.fluid
1ft.make
1ggram
1gtt.drop
1h.hour
1h.s.at bedtime
1hr.hour
1IMintramuscular
1inj.injection
1IVintravenous
1m & nmorning and night
1mcgmicrogram
1mEqmilliequivalent
1mgmilligram
1mLmilliliter
1noct.night
1o.d.right eye
1o.s.left eye
1p.c.after meals
1p.m.afternoon
1p.o.by mouth
1q.d.every day
1q.h.every hour
1q.i.d.four times a day
1q.s.sufficient quantity
1s\u{0305}without
1s\u{0305}s\u{0305}one half
1stat.immediately
1t.i.d.three times a day
1tspteaspoonful
1ung.ointment
1µgmicrogram
2\u{00BD} NShalf-strength normal saline
2\u{211E}take thou
2a.u.each ear
2a\u{0305}a\u{0305}of each
2ASAaspirin
2ATCaround the clock
2BMbowel movement
2BMDbone mineral density
2BPblood pressure
2BSAbody surface area
2cc.cubic centimeter
2CHDcoronary heart disease
2CHFcongestive heart failure
2D10Wdextrose 10% in water
2GFRglomerular filtration rate
2HBPhigh blood pressure
2HRThormone replacement therapy
2IUinternational units
2o.u.each eye
2p.r.n.as needed
2prnas needed
2SQsubcutaneously
2t.i.w.three times a week
2q.d.every day