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am
morning
A&O
alert and oriented
A-P
anterior-posterior
ASHD
arteriosclerotic vascular heart disease
BS
Breath sounds
BBS
bilateral breath sounds
BSA
Body surface area
*C
celcius
CCU
coronary care unit
CBC
complete blood count
CNS
central nervous system
C/O
complains of
drsg/drg
dressing
EKG/ECG
electrocardiogram
EEG
electroencephalogram
*F
farenheight
F
female
FBS
fasting blood sugar
Fr.
french
g
gram
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
HB/Hgb
hemoglobin
hct
hematocrit
h/o
history of
HOB
head of bed
HOH
hard of hearing
H&P
history and physical
icu
intensive care unit
I&O
intake & output
IVP
intravenous push; intravenous pyelogram
JCAHO
joint commision on accreditation of hospitals
K+
potassium
kg
kilogram
LE
lower extremity
LLE
left lower extremity
LLL
Left lower lobe
LOC
level of consiousness
LUE
left upper extremity
LUL
left upper lobe
NG
nasogastric
neg
negative
NKA
no known allergies
noc
nocturnal
p
after
PACU
post anesthesia care unit
PDR
physicians desk reference
PERLA
pupils equal and reactive to light and accommodation
pm
afternoon
pt.
patient/pint
PT
physical therapy
Qs
quantity sufficient
quad
quadriceps
RLE
right lower extremity
RLL
right lower lobe
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RT
respiratory therapy
RUA
right upper arm
RUE
right upper extremity
RUQ
right upper quadrant
reg
regular
resp
respirations or respiratory
r/o
rule out
ROS
review of systems
SOAP
subjective,objective,assessment, and plan
SOB
shortness of breath
sq or subq
subcutaneous
stat
immediately
sub ling
sublingual
URI
upper respiratory infection
VS
vital signs
WNL
within normal limits
w/o s w/ line above
without
Wt
weight
y/o
years old