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ACLS
ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT
ASCVD
ARTHEROSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
ASHD
ARTERIOSCHLEROTIC HEART DISEASE
TAA
THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM
PE
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
AAA
ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM
COPD
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CVA
CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT, STROKE
CAD
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
DIC
DIFFUSE INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION
DM
DIABETES MELLITUS
ETOH
ETHANOL/ALCOHOL
CA
CANCER
DX
DIAGNOSIS
FX
FRACTURE
TX
TREATMENT
MI
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
CHF
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
ORIF
OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION
TURP
TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF THE PROSTATE
L/S/A
LAST SEEN ALIVE
L/K/A
LAST KNOWN ALIVE
DUI
DUECE, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, 23152 CVC
R/P
REPORTING PARTY
TOD
TIME OF DEATH
J W/O
JUST WEST OF
COD
CAUSE OF DEATH
187 PC
HOMICIDE
L/E
LAW ENFORCEMENT
T/C
TRAFFIC COLLISION
IV
INTRAVENOUS
J S/O
JUST SOUTH OF
PT
PATIENT
TIP
TRAUMA INTERVENTION PROGRAM
UNK
UNKNOWN
ETA
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
DOJ
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
EPI
EPINEPHRINE
DOB
DATE OF BIRTH
DOT
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
UTL
UNABLE TO LOCATE
FOWLER'S POSITION
PARTIALLY RECLINED, 45-60 DEGREES
SUPINE
ON ONE'S BACK
PRONE
ON ONE'S STOMACH
TRENDELENBURG PORSITION
FEET ELEVATED ABOVE HEAD
BLS
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT
CABG
"CABBAGE" CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
C/O
COMPLAINT OF
CRF
CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE
C/W
CONSISTENT WITH
D/C
DISCONTINUE, DISCHARGE
DHX
DRUG HISTORY
DNR
DO NOT RESUSCITATE
DOA
DEAD ON ARRIVAL
ELISA
ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSORBENT ASSAY, SCREENS 5 DRUGS: AMPHETAMINES, COCAINE, OPIATES, MARIJUANA, AND PCP
F/U
FOLLOW UP
GSW
GUN SHOT WOUND
N/K
NOT KNOWN
OD
OVERDOSE
DU
DECUBITUS ULCERS (BEDSORES)
R/O
RULE OUT
SIDS
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME
ANTE-
BEFRORE, IN FRONT OF
ANTI-
AGAINST, OPPOSING
-ASTHENIA
WEAKNESS
ATHER/O
YELLOWISH, FATTY PLAQUE
AXILL/O
ARMPIT
BRACHY-
SHORT
CAPIT-
HEAD
CARDI-
HEART
CAUD/O
TAIL, TOWARD LOWER PART OF THE BODY
CARCIN/O
CANCER
BUCC/O
CHEEK
AUDI/O-
HEARING
AUR/I/O
EAR
-CENTISIS
SURGICAL PUNCTURE TO REMOVE FLUID
CEPHAL/O
HEAD
-CIDAL
KILLING
CORON-
HEART
CLAS-
BREAK
COST/O-
RIBS
CYAN/O
BLUE
-DYNIA
PAIN
DYS-
DIFFICULT, BAD, PAINFUL
-ECTOMY
CUTTING OUT
-EDEM-
SWELLING
-EMISIS
VOMIT
-EMIA
BLOOD CONDITION
ENCEPHAL/O-
BRAIN
EP-, EPI-
UPON, ON, OVER
ERYTHR/O-
RED
-ESIS
STATE OR CONDITION
ETI/O
CAUSE (OF DISEASE)
ETIOLOGY
STUDY OF THE CAUSE OF DISEASE
FISS-
SPLIT, CLEFT
GASTR/O-
STOMACH
-GENESIS
BEGINNING PROCESS, ORIGIN
GER/O, GERONT/O
OLD AGE, AGED
HEMA, HEMO, HEMAT/O
BLOOD
HEPAT-
LIVER
HIST/O
TISSUE
-IATR/O-
TREATMENT
-IATRY
PHYSICIAN, TREATMENT
INTER-
BETWEEN
INTRA-
WITHIN
INTRO-
INTO, WITHIN
INFRA-
BELOW, BENEATH
ISCH/O
DEFICIENCY, BLOCKAGE
-ITES, -ITIS
INFLAMMATION
-LEPSY
SEIZURE
LEUC/O, LEUK/O
WHITE
LIEN/O-
SPLEEN
-LYSIS
LOOSENING, DISSOLUTION, SEPARATING
-LYTIC
DESTROY, REDUCE
-MALACIA
SOFTENING
MAMM, MAST
BREAST
-MEGALY
ENLARGEMENT
MES-, MESO-
MIDDLE
META-
CHANGE, BEYOND
MY/O, MYOS/O
MUSCLE
NECR/O-
DEATH
NEPHR/O-
KIDNEY
NEUR/O-
NERVE, NERVES, OR NERVOUS SYSTEM
OCUL/O-
EYE
ODONT/O
TOOTH
ONC/O
TUMOR
-ORRHAGIA
RAPID BLOOD FLOW
-ORRHAPHY
SUTURING, REPAIRING
-ORRHEXIS
RUPTURE
-ORRHEA
FLOW, EXCESSIVE DISCHARGE
-OSTOMY
CREATION OF AN ARTIFICIAL OPENING
-OXIA
OXYGEN
PACHY-
THICK
PARA-
BESIDE, BEYOND, AFTER
PATH/O, -PATHY
DISEASE
-PENIA
LACK OF, DEFICIENCY OF
PERI-
AROUND
-PHAGIA, -PHAGY
EATING, DEVOURING
-PHYSIS
GROWTH
-PLEGIA
PARALYSIS
-PNEA
BREATHING
PULM/O-, PULMON/O-
LUNGS
REN/I, REN/O
KIDNEY
-SEPSIS
INFECTION
-TOMY, TOM/O
CUT, SECTION, INCISION
ANATOMY
STUDY OF BODY STRUCTURES
PHYSIOLOGY
STUDY OF BODY FUNCTIONS
SUPERIOR
TOWARD THE HEAD, UPPER PART OF THE BODY
INFERIOR
AWAY FROM THE HEAD END, TOWARD THE LOWER PART OF TH BODY
ANTERIOR
TOWARD THE FRONT, VENTRAL
POSTERIOR
TOWARD THE BACK, DORSAL
MEDIAL
TOWARD OR AT THE MIDLINE
LATERAL
AWAY FROM THE MIDLINE, ON THE OUTER SIDE
SUPERFICIAL
TOWARD OR AT THE BODY SURFACE
DEEP
AWAY FROM THE BODY SURFACE, MORE INTERNAL
RIGHT UPPER QUADRANT RUQ
LIVER
LEFT UPPER QUADRANT LUQ
STOMACH, SPLEEN, PANCREAS
RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT RLQ
APPENDIX, ASCENDING COLON
LEFT LOWER QUADRANT LLQ
TRANSVERSE COLON, DESCENDING COLON
ARTHEROSCLEROSIS
BUILD UP OF PLAQUE IN VESSELS, NARROWS ARTERIES
ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
HARDENING OF VESSEL WALLS, REDUCES DIAMETER
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
AN ABNORMAL CONDITION THAT MAY AFFECT THE HEART'S ARTERIES, REDUCES FLOW OF OXYGEN AND NUTRIENTS
THROMBIS
BLOOD CLOT AT THE SITE
EMBOLISM
TRAVELLING BLOOD CLOT
INFARCTION
DEATH
CARDIOMYOPATHY
HEART MUSCLE DISEASE
VICERAL PLUERA
LINES LUNGS
PARIETAL PLUERA
LINES CHEST