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Ca
cancer
CHF
congestive heart failure
CVA
cerebral vascular accident, stroke or brain attack
MI
myocardial infarction or heart attack
Dx
diagnosis
Fx
fracture
HOH
hard of hearing
N/V
nausea and vomiting
SOB
shortness of breath
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deviciency Syndrome
HBV
Hepatitis B Virus
TB
tuberculosis
COLD/COPD
chronic obstructed lung/pulmonary disease
fuo
fever of undeterminded origin
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
IDDM
Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus
AK
Above knee amputation (AKA)
BK
Below knee amputation (BKA)
ADA
American Diabetes Association (as in 1200 cal ADA diet)
AFB
Acid fast bacillus (as in sputum for AFB the germ that causes TB)
TIA
trans ischemic attack or little strokes
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
BM
bowel movement