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CC
chief complaint
CNS
Central Nervous System
c/o
complaints of
DOB
date of birth
EDC
Estimated date of confinement
FH
Family History
Female
Hx
History
H&P
History & Physical
Male
Med
Medicine
NB
Newborn
PH
Past History
Pt
Patient
PE
physical exam
S/S
Signs and Symptoms
VS
vital signs
W
white
y/o
Year-old
Abd
Abdomen
CV
Cardiovascular
CNS
Central nervous system
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
GYN
gynecologic
HEENT
Head, eyes, ears, nose, & throat
OB
Obstetrical
PNS
Peripheral Nervous system
Resp
respiratory
abd pn
abdominal pain
CP
Chest Pain
GSW
gunshot wound
H/A
headache
n/v
nausea and vomiting
SOB
Shortness of Breath
AAA
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
ARDS
Adult respiratory distress syndrome
ETOH
alcohol
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
CABG
Coronary artery bypass graph
CAD
Coronary artery disease
DOA
Dead on arrival
DTs
Delirium tremens
DM
diabetes mellitus
D&C
Dilitation and Curettage
ESRF
End-stage renal failure
HBV
Hepatitis B Virus
HTN
hypertension
IWMI
Inferior wall myocardial infarction
IDDM
Insulin-Dependent diabetes mellitus
ICP
Intracranial pressure
MCI
mass casualty incident
MVC
motor vehicle crash or collision
NIDDM
Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
OD
overdose
PID
Pelvic inflammatory disease
G/P
Pregnancies/Birth
PE
Pulmonary embolism
STD
sexually transmitted disease
TIA
Transient ischemic disease
TB
Tuberculosis
URI
Upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
VD
venereal disease
WPW
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
ASA
Aspirin
HCO-3
Bicarbonate
BCP
Birth Control Pills
Ca2+
Calcium
CaCl2
Calcium Chloride
Cl-
Chloride
DIG
Digoxin
HCTZ
Hydrochlorothiazide
LR
Lactated Ringer's
MgSO4
Magnesium Sulfate
MS
Morphiene sulfate
NTG
nitroglycerin
NSAID
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent
NS
Normal Saline
PCN
penicillin
K+
Potassium
APAP
Tylenol
Abd
Abdomen
AC
Antecubital
ICS
Intercostal Space
LCL
Lateral collateral ligament
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LUQ
left upper quadrant
MCL
medial collateral ligament
PCL
posterior collateral ligament
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RUQ
right upper quadrant
TMJ
temporomandibular joint
TM
Tympanic membrane
ABG
Arterial Blood Gas
BBS
Bilateral Breath sounds
BS
Breath sounds
CVP
central venous pressure
CSF
cerebral spinal fluid
CXR
chest x-ray
CBC
complete blood count
CT
computerized tomography
CAO
conscious, alert & oriented
EKG
electrocardiogram
FROM
full range of motion
HR
heart rate
Hgb
hemoglobin
JVD
Jugular vein distention
lac
laceration
LOC
level of consciousness
Palp
palpatations
PEARL
Pupils equal and reactive to light
PERRLA
Pupils equal,round, reactive to light
ROM
Range of Motion
unc
unconscious
p
after
a/o
alert and oriented
ant.
anterior
approximate
prn
as needed
a
before
BSA
body surface area
C
celcius
change
decrease
=
equal
F
fahrenheit
stat.
immediately
increased
inf.
interior
left
<
less than
mod.
moderate
>
more than
negative
Æ
no, not, none
n/a
not applicable
#
number
pk/yr
pack years
/
per
+
positive
post.
posterior
radiates to
right
R/O
rule out
secondary to
sup.
superior
unequal
w/d
warm and dry
c
with
WNL
within normal limits
s
without
0
zero
ACLS
Advanced Cardiac Life support
ALS
advanced life support
AMA
against medical advice
AED
automated external defibrillator
BVM
bag valve mask
BLS
basic life support
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSM
carotid sinus massage
CPAP
continuous positive airway pressure
DNR
do not resucitate
ETT
endotracheal tube
ETA
estimated time of arrival
ECP
external cardiac pacing
LSB
long spine board
NC
nasal canula
NG
nasogastric
NPA
nasopharyngeal airway
NRM
non-rebreather mask
NPO
not by mouth
OPA
oropharyngeal airway
O2
oxyfen
PSI
per square inch
PEEP
positive end-expiratory pressure
RX
therapy
TX
treatment
cm
centimeter
cc
cubic centimeter
dL
deciliter
ggt(s)
drop(s)
gtts/min
drops per minute
q
every
gr
grain
g, gm
gram
h, hr, or ∘
hour
pH
hydrogen-ion concentration
IC
intracardia
IM
intramuscular
IO
intraosseous
IV
intravenous
IVP
intravenous push
J
joules
KVO
keep vein open
kg
kilogram
L
liter
Lpm, L/min, liters/min
liters per minutes
mcg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
mL
milliliter
mm
millimeter
mmHg
millimeters of mercury
min
minute
po
orally
SC, SQ
subcutaneous
SL
sublingual
TKO
to keep open
BBB
bundle branch block
CHB
complete heart block
EMD
electromechanical dissociation
IVR
idioventricular rhythm
MCL
modified chest lead
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
PSVT
paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
PAC
premature atrial contraction
PJC
premature junctional contraction
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
PEA
pulseless electrical activity
SVT
supraventricular tachycardia
VF
ventricular fibrillation
VT
ventricular tachycardia