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ABD
abdomen
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
alt. dieb
every other day
alt. hor
alternate hours
alt. noct
alternate nights
AM
morning
a.m.a.
against medical advise
ANS
autonomic nervous system
approx
approximately
as tol
as tolerated
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
Ca
cancer
CC
chief complaint
c/o
complains of
CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CVA
cerebrovascular accident, stroke
DM
diabetes mellitus
DJD
degenerative joint disease
Dx
diagnosis
ext
extract
ft
foot or feet
fx
fracture
Gl
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
h (hr)
hour
Hx
history
IBW
ideal body weight
ICT
inflammation of connective tissue
Id.
the same
L
left, length, lumbar
lig
ligament
M
muscle, meter, myopia
ML
midline
n
normal
P
pulse
PA
postural analysis
PT
physical therapy
Px
prognosis
R
respiration, right
R/O
Rule out
ROM
range of motion
SOB
shortness of breath
SP, spir
spirit
Sym.
symmetric
T
temperature
Tx
treatment
URI
upper respiratory infection
WD
well-developed
WN
well-nourished