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CXR
chest xray
AXR
abdominal xray
PA
postero-anterior(back to front)
AP
antero-posterior (front to back)
USS
ultrasound scan
MRI
magnetic resonance imagery
Hx
generic term for history
Ex
generic term for examination
Ix
generic term for investigations
Rx
treatment
MSU
mid-stream specimen of urime
FBC
full blood count
RBC
red blood cell count
Hb
haemoglobin
WCC
white cell count
OD
daily
BD
twice daily
TDS
three times a day
QDS
four times a day
nocte
at night
mane
in the morning
prn
when required, as needed
AC
before food
PC
after food
CNS
central nervous system
CP
chest pain
CV
cardiovascular
CC
chief complaint
Dx
diagnosis
q
every
fx
fracture
GI
gastrointestinal
ext
extremity
HA
headache
HR
heart rate
H&P
history and physical
h, hr
hour
jt
joint
KVO
keep vein open
lac
laceration
LLQ
left lower quadrant
N/V
nausea and vomiting
NKA
no known allergies
NPO
nothing by mouth
NKDA
no known drug allergies
Occ
occasional
po
orally
Pn or Px
pain
Pt
patient
PE
physical exam
PTA
prior to arrival
PMD
private medical doctor
ROM
range of motion
R/O
rule out
SOB
shortness of breath
S&S or S/S
signs and symptoms
SL
sublingual
SC, SQ
subcutaneous
unk
unknown
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
Unc
unconscious
VS
vital signs
W/D
warm and dry
Wt
weight
WNL
within normal limits
_
a
before
__
aa
of each
a.d.
right ear
a.s.
left ear
a.u.
both ears
bx
biopsy
_
c
with
CA
cancer
Dx
diagnosis
gtt
drops
OD
right eye
OL
left eye
ou
both eyes
_
p
after
q
every
q.d.
every day
q.h.
every hour
q.o.d.
every other day
_
s
without
Sx
symptoms