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ALS
Advanced Life Support
AMA
Against Medical Advice
AMI
Acute Myocardial Infarction
bid
twice a day
BLS
Basic Life Support
B/P
blood pressure
CAD
coronary artery disease
_
C
with
c/c
chief complaint
CHF
congestive heart failure
c/o
complains of
CNS
central nervous system
CO2
carbon dioxide
CO
carbon monoxide
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CVA
cerebrovascular accident
DC
discontinue
DOA
dead on arrival
Dx
diagnosis
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
ER
emergency room
ED
emergency department
ET
endotracheal tube
ETA
estimated time of arrival
ETOH
alcohol
FB
foreign body
Fx
fracture
GI
gastrointestinal
Gm, gm
gram
gr
grain
GSW
gun shot wound
gtt
drop
HIV
human immunodeficientcy virus
hr
hour
Hx
history
ICP
intracranial pressure
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVPB
intravenous piggy back
JVD
jugular vein distention
KVO
keep vein open
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LMP
last menstrual period
LUQ
left upper quadrant
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
MI
myocardial infarction
MICN
mobile intensive care nurse
NKA
no known allergies
NPO
nothing by mouth
O2
oxygen
OB
obstetrics
PEARL
pupils equal and reactive to light
_
P
after
PE
pulmonary embolus/embolism
po
by mouth
prn
as needed
_
q
every
qid
4 times per day
RBC
red blood cells
R/O
rule out
Rx
perscription or treatment
_
S
without
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
SQ
subcutaneous
SL
sublingual
SOB
shortness of breath
stat
immediately
tid
3 times per day
TIA
transient ischemic attack
TKO
to keep open
TPR
temperature, pulse, resp.
VS
vital signs
y.o.
year old
RLQ
Right Lower Quadrant
RUQ
Right Upper Quadrant