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TLIF
transfo lumbar interbody fusion
TM
typanic membrane
TMJ
temporomandibular joint
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
TR
tricuspid regurgiation
T-spine
thoracic spine
TURP
transurethral resecetion of prostate
UA
urinalysis
UPEP
urune protein electrophoresis
UPJ
ureteropelbic junction
UPPP
uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
UVJ
ureterovesical junction
VBAC
Vaginal birth after cesarean section
VCUG
voiding cystourethrogram
VF
ventricular fibrillation
VSD
ventriculoseptal defect
VT
ventrical tachyardica
VTA
vascular targeting agent/ ventral tegmental area
WDWN
well developed, well nourished
A&O
alert and oriented
A&P
auscultation and percussion
A&W
alive and well
A&P
assessment and plan
AA
Alcoholics Anonymous
AAA
abdonminal aortic aneurysm
AAROM
active-assistive range of motion
AB
abortion/ abdominal/ antibody
ABCD
asymmetry, border, color, diameter (occurs in dermatology files- describes melanoma
ABD
abdomen
ABE
acute bacterial endivarditis
ABF
aortobifemoral
ABG
arterical blood gas (most common expansion) / air-bone gap
AbI
ankle-brachial index
a.c.
before meals
accel(s)
acceleration
ACE
angiotensin-converting enzyme/ acute celebral encephalopathy
ACF
acute care facility
ACL
anterior cruciate ligament
ACLF
assisted care facility
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
ACS
acute coronary syndrome
ad lib
as desired
ADD
attention deficit disorder
ADHD
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
ADL
activities of daily living
ADR
adverse drug reaction/ Adriamycin/ acute dystonic reaction
AFI
amnitic fluid index
Afib (slang)
atrial fribrillation
AFO
ankle-foot orthosis
AFP
alpha fetoprotien
AGA
apprropriate for gestation age
AICD
automatic inplantable cardioverter-defibrillatior
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AKA
above-knee amputaion
AI
aortic insufficency
ALL
acute lymphocytic leukemia/ actue lymphoblastic leukema
AMA
against medical advice
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
AS
aortic stenois
ATN
acute tubular necrosis
AVR
aortic valve replacement
BBB
bundle branch block
BiPAP
bilevel positive airway pressure
BKA
below-kneew amputation
BMI
body mass index
BOOP
bronchiolitis obliterants-organizing pneumonia
BP
blood pressure
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy/ benign prostatic hyperplasia
BSO
bilateral salpingo-oophotectomy
AVR
aortic valve replacement
BSS
balance salt solution
BBB
bundle branch block
BiPAP
bilevel positive airway pressure
BKA
below-kneew amputation
BMI
body mass index
BOOP
bronchiolitis obliterants-organizing pneumonia
BP
blood pressure
AVR
aortic valve replacement
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy/ benign prostatic hyperplasia
BBB
bundle branch block
BSO
bilateral salpingo-oophotectomy
BSS
balance salt solution
BiPAP
bilevel positive airway pressure
BKA
below-kneew amputation
BMI
body mass index
BOOP
bronchiolitis obliterants-organizing pneumonia
BP
blood pressure
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy/ benign prostatic hyperplasia
BSO
bilateral salpingo-oophotectomy
BSS
balance salt solution
C. diff
Clostridium difficile
CABG (sounds "cabbage")
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
cath
catheter/ catheterization
CBD
common bile duct
CBI
continuous bladder irrigatoin
CCE
cubbing, cyanousis, edema
CCU
coronary care unit
CHF
congestive heart failure
CIC
clean intermittent catheterozation
CLL
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
CML
chronic myelogenous leukemia
CMT
cervical motion tenderness/ Charcot-Marie-Tooth
CMV
cytomegalogvirus
CNS
central nervous system
C&S
culture and sensitivity
COPD
chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease
CPAP
continuous positive airway pressure
CPD
cephalopevic disproportion
CPM
continuous passive motion (device)-ortho, rehab files
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitartion
CPS
Child Protective Services
C section
cesarean section
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CTA
clear to auscultation
CTAP
clear to auscultation
CTAP
clear to auscultation and percussion
CVA
cerebrovascular accident/ costvertevral angle
D&C
dilatation abd curettage/ dilation and curettage
DC
discharge or discontinue
DCIS
ductal carcinoma in situ
DDD
degenerative disk disease
DIC
disseminated intravascular
DIP
distal interphalangeal (joint)
DJD
degenerative joint disease
DKA
diabetic ketoacidis
DM
diabetes melleitus
DME
durable medical equipment/ director of medical education/ degenerative myoclonus epilepsy
DNI
do not intubate
DNR
do not resuscitate/ DO NOT RESUSCITATE
DRE
digital rectal exam
DTR
deep tendon reflex
DT/DTs
delirium tremens
DVT
deep vein thrombosis/ deep venous thrombosis
EBL
estimated blood loss
EBRT
external beam radiation therapy
EBV
Epstien-Barr virus
ECA
external carotid artery
ECT
electroconvulsive therapy
EDC
estimated date of confinement/ estimated date of conception
EF
ejection fraction
EGA
estimated gestational age
EGBUS
external genitalia, Batholin, urethral, abd Skene (glands)
EGD
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
EGJ
esophagogastric junction
EHL
extensor hallucis longus
EKG
electrocardiogram
EMG
electromyogram
EMS
emergency medical service
EMT
emergency medical technician
ENT
ears, nose, and throat
EOM
extraocular movement/ extraocular muscles
EOMI
extraocular movements intact/ extraocular muscles intact
EOMS
extraocular movements/ extraocular muscles
EPS
eletrophysiologic study
ER
emergency room
ERCP
endoscopic retrigrade cholangiopancreatography
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESR
end-stage renal stage
ESWL
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
ET
endotracheal tube
ETOH
ethanol
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FEV1
forced expiratory volume in one second
FFP
fresh froven plasma
FNA
fine needle aspiration
GAD
generalized anxiety disorder
GBS
group B strep/ -group B streptococcus
GC
gonorrhea
GCS
Glasgow coma scale
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
GTT
glucose tolerance test
G-tube
gastrostimy tube
GU
genitourinary
GYN
gynec['[gy
H&H
hemogloben and hematocrit
H&P
history and physical
HBO
hyperbaric oxygen
HCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
HCT
hematocrit
HCTZ
hydrochlorothiazide
HEENT
head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
HEME/ONC
hematology/ oncology
HGB/Hgb
Hemoglobin
HIV
human immunodeficiency virus
HNP
heriated nucleus pulposus
HPI
history of present illness
HPV
human papilloma virus
HR
heart rate/ hallux rigidus/ Harrington rod
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
HSM
hepatosplenomegaly
HSV
herpes simpex virus
HTN
hypertension
I&D
incision and drainage/ irrigation and debridement
I&O
in and out/ input and output/ intake and output
IBD
inflammatory bowel disease/ irritable bowel disease
IBS
irritable bowel syndrome
ICD
implantable cardioverter-defrillator
ICP
intracranial pressure
ICU
intensive care unit
ID
infectious disease
IDA
iron-deficiency anemia
IDC
idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy/ infiltratubg ductal carcinoma
IDD
insulin-dependent diabetes
IDDM
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
ILD
interstitial lung disease
IM
untramedullary/ intramuscular
IMF
intermaxillary fixation/ idiopathic myelofibtosis/ inframammary fold
IOL
intraocular lens
IOP
intraocular pessure
IP
interphalangeal
IT
iliotibal
ITP
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
IUD
intrauterine device
IUP
untrauterine pregnancy
IV
intravenous
IVC
inferior vena cava
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
IVUS
intravascular ultrasound
JP
Jackson-Pratt/ as in JP drain or Jackson-Pratt drain
JVD
jugular venous distention
JVP
jugular venous pressure
KUB
kidneys, ureters, and bladder
L&D
labor and delivery
LAD
left anterior descending/ left axis deviation
LBBB
left bundle branch block
LFT
liver function test
LIMA
left internal mammary artery
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LMA
laryngeal mask airway
LMP
last menstual period
LP
lumbar puncture
LR
lactated ringer
LMP
last menstual period
LS
limbrosacral
LP
lumbar puncture
L-spine
lumbar spine
LR
lactated ringer
LV
left ventricle/ left ventricular
LS
limbrosacral
LVEDP
left ventricular hypertrophy
L-spine
lumbar spine
LVH
left ventricular hypertrophy
LV
left ventricle/ left ventricular
lytes (slang)
electrolytes
LVEDP
left ventricular hypertrophy
MAC
monitored anesthesia care
LVH
left ventricular hypertrophy
lytes (slang)
electrolytes
MAC
monitored anesthesia care
MAR
medication administration record
MCL
medial collateral ligament
MCP
metacarpophalangeal
MDI
metered-dose inhaler
MI
myocarial infarction
MOM
milf of magnesia
MR
mitral regurgitation
MRSA (sounds like "MERSA")
methicillin-resistant sucsceptible Staohylococcus aureus
MS
mitral stenosis/ morphine sulfate/ multiple sclerosis
MTP
metatarsophalangeal (joint)
MVR
mitral valve replacement
NAD
no apparent (acute) distress
NG tube
nasogastic tube
NICU
neonatal intensive care unit
NIDDM
non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
NKDA
no known drug allergies
NOS
not otherwise specified
n.p.o.
nothing by mouth
NSAID
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
NSVD
normal spontaneous vaginal delivery
NYHA
New York Heart Association
O&P
ova and parasites (dictated in stool exam results)
OA
osteoarthritis/occiput anterior
OB
obstetrics
OCD
obsessive-compusive disorder
OD
right eye
OR
operating room
ORIF
open reduction and interal fixation
OSA
obstructive sleep apnea
OT
occupation therapy
OTC
over the counter
OU
both eyes
PACU
postanesthesia care unit
PAF
paroxtsmal atrial fibrillation/ platelet-activating factor/ pollen adherence factor
PCA
patient-controlled analgesia
PCI
percutaneous coronary intervention
PCL
posterior cruciate ligament
PCP
primary care physician
pda
posterior descending artery/ patent ductus arteriosus
PE
Physical examination
PE
pulmonary embolism
PEG
percutaneous endoscopic gatrostomy
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
PFO
patent foramen ovale
PFT
pulonary function test
PICC
perpherally inserted central catheter
PID
pelvic inflammitory disease
PIP
proxmal interphalangeal
PMD
primary/ private medical doctor
PMH
past medical history
PMI
point of maximal impulse
PND
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
PPI
proton pump inhibitor
PRBCs
packed red blood cells
protime
prothrombin time
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
PT
physical therapy/ prosterior tibial/ prothrombin time
PTCA
percutaneous transluminal coronary abfioplasty
PTSD
post-traumatic stress disorder
PUBS
percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling/ perforations, ulcers, and bleeds
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
PVD
peripheral vascular disease
PVR
postvoid residual
R/O
rule out
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
RBBB
right bundle branch block
RCA
right coronary artery
RDI
respiratory disturbance idex
RDS
respritory distress syndrome
ROM
range of motion/ rupture of membranes
ROMI
rule out myocardial infarction
ROS
review of systems
RR
respritory rate
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
RSD
reflex sympathetic dystrophy
RSV
respiratory syncytial virus
RV
right ventricle
RVR
rapid ventricular response
S/P
status post
SBE
subacute bacterial endocarditis/ self breast examination
SCD
sequential copression device
SFA
superficial femoral artery
SI
sucrolliac
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus/ slit-lamp exam
SLR
straight leg riase
SNF
skilled nursing facility
SPEP
serum protein electropjoresis
subcu/subq
subcutaneous or subcutaneously
SSEPs
somatosensory evoked potential
SSI
sliding scale insulin
SSRI
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
STD
sexually trasmitted disease
SVC
superior vena cava
SVG
saphenous vein graft
T&A
thotal abdominal hysterectony
TAH
total abdominal hysterectomy
TAHBSO
total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
TCC
transitional cell cancer
TEE
transitional cell cancer