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fx
Fracture
BM
Bone Marrow, Bowel Movement
gtt
Drop
w/o
Without
C & S
Culture and Sensitivity
VF
Ventricular Flutter or Fibrillation
ASA
aspirin
SQ
Subcutaneous
MVA
Motor Vehicle Accident
WBC
White Blood Cells
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
>
Greater Than
D & C
Dialation and Curettage
<
Less Than
ARF
acute renal failure
y/o
Years Old
PND
Post Nasal Drip,
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection
ac
before meals
TO
Telephone Order
dat
Diet as Tolerated
tid
Three Times a Day
AS
left ear, aortic stenosis
URI
Upper Respiratory Infection
HPI
History of Present Illness
WDWN
Well Developed, Well Nourished
ADL
activities of daily living
~
Approximately
DOA
Dead on Arrival
WC
Wheelchair
ASAP
as soon as possible
WF
White Female
H/H
Hemoglobin/Hematocrit
U/A
Urinalysis
AAA
abdominal aortic aneurysm
V/Q
Ventilation-Perfusion
DOE
Dyspnea on Exertion
WNL
Within Normal Limits
A&P
auscultation and percussion
Tx
Treatment,
Therapy
GFR
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Stat
Immediately
AKA
above the knee amputation
VO
Verbal Order
DM
Diabetic Mellitus
TIA
Transient Ischemic Attack
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
Sx
Symptoms
EGD
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
WM
White Male
AD
right ear
TURP
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
DTR
Deep Tendon Reflex
VS
Vital Signs
a
before
VT
Ventricular Tachycardia
ECT
Electroconvulsive Therapy
TPN
Total Parenteral Nutrition
AMA
against medical advice
x
Times (eg- Four Times/Day)
DNR
Do Not Resuscitate
ADA
American Diabetic Association
ECG
Electrocardiogram
ABG
arterial blood gas
DJD
Degenerative Joint Disease
alb
albumin
PERRLA
Pupils Equal, Round, Regular, React to Light and Accommodation
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
CAD
Coronary Artery Disease
Hgb
Hemoglobin
bx
Biopsy
OD
Right Eye
BE
Barium Enema
OTC
Over the Counter
chole
cholecystectomy
HTN
Hypertension
BRB
Bright Red Blood
ET
Endotracheal
BKA
Below the knee amputation
CPAP
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
NSR
Normal Sinus Rhythem
CXR
Chest X-Ray
MS
Morphine Sulfate,
Mitral Stenosis,
Multiple Sclerosis
c/o
Complains of
I & D
Incision and Drainage
CHO
Carbohydrate
LVH
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
chol
Cholesterol
OBS
Organic Brain Syndrome
CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
IVP
Intravenous Pyelogram
CBC
Complete Blood Count
OOB
Out of Bed
BP
Blood Pressure
EENT
Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
CA
Cancer
hs
Bedtime
CPR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
MOM
Milk of Magnesia
BSO
Bilateral Salpingoophorectomy
LTC
Long Term Care
BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen
pt
Patient
BRP
Bathroom Privileges
Hct
Hematocrit
bid
Twice a day
N & V
Nausea and Vomiting
CO
Cardiac Output
IV
Intravenous
CT
Computerized Tomography
HH
Hiatal Hernia
BPH
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
GTT
Glucose Tolerance Test
CC
Chief Complaint
I & O
Intake and Output
DC
Discontinue or Discharge
OS
Left Eye
D5W
Dextrose 5%, in water
EKG
Electrocardiogram
CVA
Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)
qhs
Every Bedtime
c
with
lytes
Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl, HCO3)
BS
Breath Sounds, Bowel Sounds, Blood Sugar
FBS
Fasting Blood Sugar
DKA
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
NS
Normal Saline
CPK
Creatinine Phosphokinase
pc
After Meals
BBB
Bundle Branch Block
q
Every
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
R/O
Rule Out
CNS
Central Nervous System
qid
Four Times a Day
CAT
Computerized Axial Tomography
SH
Social History
COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
PMH
Past Medical History
CRF
Chronic Renal Failure
EEG
Electroencephalogram
ETOH
Ethanol, Alcohol
KUB
Kidney, Ureter, Bladder
GI
Gastrointestinal
PE
Pulmonary Embolism,
Physical Exam
IMV
Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
FUO
Fever of Unknown Origin
PAC
Premature Atrial Contraction
INH
Isoniazid
PFT
Pulmonary Function Test
qod
Every Other Day
PTA
Prior to Admission
MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
DVT
Deep Vein Thrombosis
NKA
No Known Allergies
NG
Nasogastric
qd
Every Day
LMP
Last Menstrual Period
ECHO
Echocardiogram
NAD
No Acute Distress
PID
Pelvic Inflamatory Disease
dx
Diagnosis
GU
Genitourinary
HCTZ
Hydrochlorothiazide
HJR
Hepatojugular Reflex
HEENT
Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
KVO
Keep Vein Open
LFT
Liver Function Test
nl
Normal
qh
Every Hour
hx
History
L
Left
NAS
No Added Salt
OT
Occupational Therapy
po
Orally
gluc
Glucose
HA
Headache
IBW
Ideal Body Weight
PVC
Premature Ventricular Contraction
IM
Intramuscular
NVD
Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea
NPO
Nothing by Mouth
LOC
Loss of Consciousness,
Laxative of Choice
FU
Follow Up
PRBC
Packed Red Blood Cells
p
After
OU
Both Eyes
prn
As Necessary
pro
Protein
PT
Physical Therapy,
Prothrombin Time
PTT
Partial Thromboplastin Time
qs
Quantity Sufficient
met
Metastasis
qam
Every Morning
R
Right
PUD
Peptic Ulcer Disease
RA
Rheumatoid Arthritis
ROM
Range of Motion
RRR
Regular Rate and Rhythm
Rx
Treatment
mg%
mg per Deciliter
s
Without
S & S
Signs and Symptoms
SC
Subcutaneous
S/P
Status Post
MI
Myocardial Infarction
SOB
Shortness of Breath
FIO2
Fraction of Inspired Oxygen
SOAP
Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan