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RET
Retention; retired; returned
UND
Undetermined
TH
Thoracic
RRR
Regular rate and rhythm
U&MNP
Ulnar and median nerve palsy
ST
Shock therapy; slight trace; stomach
UNK
Unknown
UO
Undetermined origin; urinary output
RED
Reduce, reduction
UOQ
Upper outer quadrant
UPOR
Usual place of residence
UQ
Upper quadrant
TCI
Transient cerebral ischemia
REC
Rear end collision; receive; recommend; recurrent
UR
Unconditioned response; upper respiratory
URD
Upper respiratory disease
SUBQ
Subcutaneous
URI
Upper respiratory infection
UROQ
Upper right outer quadrant
URQ
Upper right quadrant
US
Ultrasound
UT
Urinary tract; uterus
UTI
Urinary tract infection
UTOC
Upper thoracic outlet compression syndrome
UV
Ultraviolet; urinary volume
UVL
Ultraviolet light
UVR
Ultraviolet radiation
TV
Tinea versicolor; total volume
UCD
Usual childhood diseases
UCG
Urinary chorionic gonadotrophin
TD
Total disability
UCR
Unconditioned reflex, response
UCS
Unconditioned stimulus; unconscious
UD
Ulnar deviation; under developed; urethral discharge, drainage
UE
Undetermined etiology; upper extremity
UGA
Under general anesthesia
UHF
Ultra high frequency
STR
Straight; strain; strength
UL
Upper lobe
ULN
Upper limits of normal; ulnar
UA
Umbilical artery; uric acid; urinalysis
ULQ
Upper left quadrant
UMNL
Upper motor neuron lesion
UN
Ulnar nerve
REM
Rapid eye movements; removal
TT
Tactile tension; total time
TURB
Transurethral resection of bladder; turbinate
TVH
Total vaginal hysterectomy
REV
Review
TVR
Thoracic ventral root
TWHW
Toe walking, heel walking
TYP
Typical
U
Units
SLR
Straight leg rasing
U/O
Under observation for
UC
Ulcerative colitis; unchanged; unconscious
TMAS
Taylor Manisfest Anxiety Scale
TMJ
Temporomandibular joint
TML
Tender midline
TNC
Too numerous to count
TNS
Tension
TOS
Thoracic outlet syndrome
TPR
Temperature, pulse, respiration
TQ
Tourniquet
TRO
To return to office
TSP
Thoracic spine
TC
Throat culture; total cholesterol
TE
Therapeutic exercises
TEN
Tension
TEND
Tender
SIDS
Sudden infant death syndrome
RFA
Right forearm
TIW
Three times a week
TJ
Triceps jerk
TLC
Total lung capacity
SF
Spinal fluid
SX
Symptoms
SYS
System; systolic
T&A
Tonsils and adenoids
T&R
Tenderness and rebound
UIQ
Upper inner quadrant
TA
Traffic accident
RF
Renal failure
TAH
Total abdominal hysterectomy
TAL
Tendon achilles lengthening
TAT
Tetanus antitoxin
TB
Total body; tuberculosis
TBF
Total body fat
TBV
Total blood volume
RHA
Rheumatoid arthritis
SOB
Short of breath
PV
Paravertebral
SOP
Standard operating procedure
SOS
Stimulation of senses; repeat once if necessary
SPL
Splint
SPR
Sprain
SQ
Squamous; subcutaneous
SLC
Short leg cast
SS
Sacrosciatic; signs and symptoms; sitting and standing
STAT
Immediately
STD
Sexually transmitted disease
SIT
Situational
STL
Swelling, tenderness, limitation
STLOM
Swelling, tenderness, limitation of motion
STP
Standard temperature and pulse
PTD
Permanent total disability
QN
Every night
SEP
Separate, separation
TIA
Transient ischemia attacks
SEQ
Sequela
PRT
Patient refused test
QOD
Every other day
UNG
Ointment
TID
Three times a day
QOH
Every other hour
QV
As much as desired
U/WB
Unit of whole blood
QP
As much as desired; at will
QPM
Every afternoon
TIN
Three times a night
QON
Every other night
SSN
Severely subnormal
RX
Prescription; treatment
TVC
Timed vital capacity
QS
Sufficient quantity
RUQ
Right upper quadrant
ROH
Alcohol
RA
Rheumatoid arthritis; right arm
QT
Quantity; quart; quiet
RO
Routine order; rule out
TL
Tubal ligation
SENS
Sensory, sensation
SAC
Sacral; shortarm cast
RLX
Right lower extremity
RAD
Radiate
RDM
Readmission
TKO
To keep open
PRRE
Pupils round, regular and equal
RLQ
Right lower quadrant
RIC
Right iliac crest
RLF
Right lateral flexion
TM
Temperature by mouth; tympanic membrane
PS
Paraspinous; physical status; present symptoms
SOAP
Subjective, objective, assessment, plan
RLL
Right lower lateral; right lower leg
TBLC
Term birth, living child
SCD
Service connected disability
PT
Patient; permanent and total; physical therapy; pneumothorax
SCI
Spinal cord injury
SB
Small bowel; sternal border
PTA
Prior to admission
RLB
Right lateral bending
RI
Respiratory illness, infection
SBD
Senile brain disease
RID
Ruptured intervertebral disc
PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder
RIVD
Ruptured intervertebral disc
PTR
Patellar tendon reflex
RLE
Right lower extremity
ULOQ
Upper left outer quadrant
Q
Every
QH
Every hour
RLR
Right lumbar region
SAT
Satisfactory
PUD
Peptic ulcer disease; pulmonary disease
SDS
Sudden death syndrome
PSP
Posterior spinous process
SAS
Short arm splint
THOR
Thoracic
RHS
Right hand side
PX
Physical examination; prescription; prognosis
SAB
Spontaneous abortion
Q2H
Every two hours
S
Without
QD
Every day
RXN
Reaction
SSC
Size, shape and consistency
TBW
Total body weight
RUE
Right upper extremity
RTW
Return to work
SR
Sinus rhythm, stretch reflex; systems review
RTC
Return to clinic
TOPV
Trivalent oral polio vaccine
RSR
Regular sinus rhythm
TMT
Tarso-metatarsal joint
RS
Respiratory system; right side
SIJ
Sacroiliac joint
TPD
Temporary partial disability
SK
Skeletal
SIW
Self inflicted wound
SEM
Scanning electron microscope; semen, seminal
UNC
Uncertain, unconscious, uncooperative
SD
Sterile dressing; subdural
SID
Once per day
U&L
Upper and lower
SI
Sacroiliac; self-inflicted
RUA
Right upper arm
SDD
Sterile dry dressing
SH
Self help; serum hepatitis; shoulder; surgical history
QID
Four times a day
SCL
Scleroderma; sclerosis
SUP
Superior; supination; supine
SUD
Sudden unexpected or unexplained death
SC&M
Sensation, circulation and motion
TURP
Transurethral resection of prostate gland
SP
Spine, spinal
TOT
Total
SBO
Small bowel obstruction
RFT
Renal function test
SBE
Short below elbow; subacute bacterial endocarditis
SW
Stab wound; swollen, swelling
RH
Right hand
SNT
Sinuses, nose and throat
SNST
Sciatic nerve stretch test
SLWC
Short leg walking cast
TTD
Temporary total disability
SLT
Slight
SYM
Symmetric; symptoms
UK
Unknown
TR
Temperature, rectal; Trace; trauma
TX
Traction; transplant; treatment
THR
Total hip replacement
TACH
Tachycardia
TAB
Therapeutic abortion
TS
Thoracic spine
UMN
Upper motor neuron
TUR
Transurethral resection
TRT
Treatment
TBA
To be arranged
ROM
Range of motion, movement; rupture of membranes; Romberg test
SLS
Short leg splint
ROT
Rotation
THC
Tetrahydrocortisone
ROMCP
Range of motion complete and pain free
SNS
Sympathetic nervous system
TSD
Tay-Sachs disease
ROQ
Right outer quadrant
TND
Test not done
RR
Recovery room; regular rhythm; respiratory rate
RRCT
Regular rate, clear tones
QNS
Quantity not sufficient
SO
Supraorbital; sutures out
QM;QAM
Every morning
TCN
Tetracycline
SC
Sacrococcygeal; scapula; self care; subcutaneous
TENS
Transelectrical nerve stimulator
SLB
Short leg brace
SBR
Strict bed rest
QMT
Quantitative muscle testing
SFP
Spinal fluid pressure