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a
before
aa
of each
AED
automated external defibrillator
AP
apical pulse
AROM
active range of motion
AROM
1. artificial rupture of membranes
2. active range of motion
1. Use a hook to do this in labor and deliver
2. Performed in physical therapy
ASA
aspirin
ASD
atrial septal defect
VSD
ventral septal defect
BCP
birth control pill
BMR
basal metabolism rate
BPH
benign prostatic hyperplasia
CA
cancer
Ca
calcium
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
CDC
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CMV
cytomegaloviris
CF
Cystic Fibrosis
CC
chief complaint
CPAP
continuous postive airway pressure
DPT
diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus
D5W
Dextrose 5% in water
Dx
diagnosis
ECF
extend care facility
ECHO
echocardiography
ED
Emergency Department
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EMS
emergencey medical service
FDA
Food & Drug Administration
CAD
coronary artery disease
CDC
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CMV
cytomegaloviris
CF
Cystic Fibrosis
CC
chief complaint
CPAP
continuous postive airway pressure
DPT
diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus
D5W
Dextrose 5% in water
Dx
diagnosis
ECF
extend care facility
ECHO
echocardiography
ED
emergency department
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EMS
emergencey medical service
FDA
Food & Drug Administration
FH
Family history
FHR
fetal heart rate
FUO
Fever unknown origin
FSH
follicle stimulating hormone
GB
Gallbladder
GBS
Gallbladder series
GI
gastrointestinal
GTT
glucose tolerance test
GYN
gynecology
Hgb/Hb
hemoglobin
HBV
Hepatitis B Virus
HAV
Hepatitis A Virus
HCV
Hepatitis C Virus
HCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
HCT
hematocrit
HMO
health maintenance organization
H202
hydrogen peroxide
H & P
history and physical
HTN
hypertension
ICU
Intensive Care Unit
I & D
incision & drainage
I.M./IM
intramusclar
I & O
intake and output
IPPB
intermittent positive pressure breathing
IUD
intrauterine device
IV
intravenous
K
potassium
KCL
potassium chloride
kg
kilogram
H & H
hemaglobin & hematocrit
KUB
kidneys,ureters,bladder
KVO
keep vein open
LLL
left lower lobe
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LMP
last menstral period
MAP
man arterial pressure
LP
lumbar puncture
mcg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
LUQ
left upper quadrant
Mg
magnesium
mg
milligram
MI
myocardial infarction
mL
milliliter
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
Na
sodium
NAS
no added salt
NB
newborn
neg.
negative
NG
nasogastric
NICU
neonatal intenvise care unit
NKA
no know allergies
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSAID
nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
N & V
nausea and vomiting
NWB
non-weight bearing
d
daily
OOB
out of bed
OR
operating room
ORIF
open reduction internal fixation
P
pulse
p
after
pc
after meals
PCA
patient-controlled analgesia
PDA
patent ductus arteriosis
PE
pulmonary embolus
PERRLA
pupils equal,round,react to light and accommodation
R/O
rule out
PID
pelvic inflammotary disease
PIH
pregnancy-induced hypertension
PKU
phenylketonuria
PMH
past medical history
PMS
past menstrual history
po
by mouth
pr
per rectum
PRBC
packed red blood cells
PROM
passive range of motion
PROM
premature rupture of membranes
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
q
every
qhs
every hour of sleep
qh
every hour
q s
quality sufficient
tid
3x per day
qid
4x per day
RBC
red blood cell
WBC
white blood cell
Hgb
hemoglobin
Hct
hematocrit
Rh
rhesus factor
REM
rapid eye movement
RA
rheumatiod arthritis
RLQ
right lower quadrant
R/O
rule out
ROM
range of motion
ROM
rupture of membranes
Rx
prescription,treatment,or therapy
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
SL
sublingual
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SNF
skilled nursing facility
SOB
shortness of breath
SSE
soapsuds enema
STD
sexually transmitted disease
STI
sexually transmitted infection
stat
immediately
SVD
spontaneous vaginal delivery
Sx
symptoms
T
temperature
T & A
tonsillectomy and adeniodectomy
TAH
total abdominal hysterctomy
TB
tuberculosis
TIA
transient ischemic attack
TO
telephone order
VO
verbal order
NO
nursing order
TPN
total parental nutrition
TPR
temperature,pulse,respiration
TUR
transuerthral resection
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate gland
UA OR U/A
urinalysis
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
V-Fib
ventricular fibrillation
VSD
ventral septal defect
V-tach
ventrical tacycardia
WNL
within normal limits
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
US
both eyes
abd
abdommen
amp
ampule
ant.
anterior
CC
chief complaint
drsg
dressing
SC or sub-q
subcutaneous
h
hour
HOB
head of bed
KVO
keep vein open
MAE
moves all extremities
NAD
no apparant distress
NKDA
no known drug allergies
os
by mouth
pt
patient
spec
specimen
tab
tablet
sp.gr.
specific gravity
tsp
teaspoon
TLBS
tablespoon
VS
vital signs
W/C
wheelchair
PACU
post anesthesia care unit
Brady
slow
Apnea
absence of breathing
Tachy
fast
dyspnea
difficult breathing or painful breathing
hepa
liver
osteo
bone
gastro
stomache
hystero
uterus
dys
painful or difficult
meno
monthly