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respondent superior
vicarious liability
the physician is responsible for the actions of their employees
legal concept
PA-C
physicians asstistant- certified
CEU
continuing education untit
VN
visiting nurse
EPO
exclusive provider organization
RMA
registered medical assistant
FFS
fee for service
CXR
chest X-ray
HMO
health maintenace organization
IM
intramuscular
IPA
independent practice/provider association
mg.
milligram
CCS-P
certified coding specialist physician office
MCO
managed care organization
CLA
certifired laboratory assistant
E
emergency
ASCP
American society of clinical pathologist
POS
point of sevice
CMA
certified medical assistant
HIPAA
health insurance accountability and portability act
CMT
cerified medical technologist
PPO
preferred provider organization
CNM
certified nurse midwife
PA
physician assistant
CPC
certified professional coder
PCP
primary care provider
patient selects their own doctor who assumes ongoing responsibility for overall treatment
CPC-H
certified professional coder hospital
neg
negative
DC
doctor of chiropractic
CCS
certified coding specialist
DDS
doctor of dental surgery
C with a line above it
with
DEM
doctor of emergency medicine
SNF
skilled nursing facility
DPH
doctor of public health
KUB
kidneys ureter bladder
DO
doctor of osteopathy
OTC
over the counter
DTM
doctor of tropical medicine
PRN
as neccesary
DVM
doctor of veterinary medicine
NPO
nothing by mouth
DVS
doctor of veterinary surgery
POMR
problem oriented medical record
EMT
emergency medical technician
DNKA
did not keep appointment
FAAP
felloe of american academy of pediatrics
Plastic Surgery
P. surg.
rebuilding imperfect or damaged body part
Gerontology
Geriat.
study and treatment of the diseases relating to the aging process
Neurology
Neuro.
disorders of nervous system hereditary or traumatic
family practice
FP
comprehensive medical care for all ages, usually treating all members of a family
Dermatology
Derm
treatment of skin diseases and skin care
duty of care
liability and accountability of a physician over to render care
implied contract
agreement not specificly written down or stated but clearly implied through actions
fraud
intentional misrepresentation of the truth for the purpose of gaining somthing
libel
written defamation of character
slander
verbal defamation of character
subpoena duces tecum
order to appear as a witness with materials, such as documents, to a court trial
FACOG
fellow of american college of obsetrics and gynecologists
FACS
fellow of american college of surgery
HIM
health information mananger
LPN
licensed professional nurse
LVN
licensed vocational nurse
MD
doctor of medicine
MPH
master of public health
MT
medical technologist
OphD
doctor of opthalmology
PA-C
physician assistant certified
PHN
public health nurse
RD
registered dietition
RMA
registered medical assistant
RN
registered nurse
RNP
registered nurse practitioner
RPT
registered physicasl therapist
VN
visiting nurse
HX
history
T
temperature
F
fahreheit
A
allergy
lt
left
PND
post nasal drip
rec
recommend
mg
milligram
p.o
by mouth
q1
every 1
h.
hour
diag
diagnosis
URI
upper respiratory infection
etiol.
etiology
CXR
chest x-ray
CBC
complete blood count
UA
urinalysis
retn. rtn.
return
wks
weeks
dnka
did not keep appt.
OB
care during childbirth
GYN
diagnosis of female disorders
W
white
E
emergency
Fx
fracture
L
left
X
times
mo
month
P&S
permanent and stable
I
injection
IM
intra muscular
mg
milligram
ofc
office
advance directive
document expressing a persons wishes about critical care if they become unable to decide for themselves, but does not aurthorize anyone to act of thier behalf
abandment
physician terminates services without notifying in writing
arbitration
resolving malpractice disputes by following an impartial panels recommendation
assault
interntional attempt to do bodily harm
assumption of risk
understanding the risks of a particular prodedure with signed and informed consent
authorization form
minimun set of data elements which must be included defining the purpose of which protected health care information is to be shared
battery
deliberate physical attack
bioethics
branch of ethics dealing with issues that arise from practicing biomedical research
confidentiality
legal right to have information kept secret unless the patient gives consent permitting disclosure
consent form
approval from the patient to allow health information to be used and shared
medical contract
exists when physician performs a service that is requested by a patient
expressed contract
verbal or written contract