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ALL
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
AML
Acute mylocytic leukemia
Anes
Anesthetic
aaprox
Approximately
Appt
appointment
ASA
aspirin
ASAP
As soon as possible
b.i.d.
twice a day
bilat.
bilateral
BP
blood pressure
BWX
bitewing radiographs
BX
biopsy
C.C.
Chief complaint
C/C
full dentures
C/P
Full max. denture; partial mand. denture
Ca
cancer
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
Cau.
Caucasian
CBC
complete blood count
CHD
congenital heart defect
CHF
Congestive heart failure
CMV
cytomegalic virus
CNS
central nervous system
cont.
continue
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CP
cerebral palsy
CVA
cerebral vascular attack
DC
discontinue
DH
Dental Hygiene
DOB
date of birth
DX
diagnosis
ea.
each
EBV
epstein barr virus
ECG or EKG
electrocardiogram
Echo
Echocardiogram
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EEG
Electroencephalogram
eg.
for example
Emerg.
emergency
Endo
endodontics
ENT
ear, nose, and throat
ER
Emergency Room
EtOH
ethanol
eval.
evaluation
ext.
extraction
FMX or FMS
full mouth radiographic survey
FPD
fixed partial denture
Fx.
Fracture
GI
gastrointestinal
gm
gram
gr
grains
H2O
water
H2O2
hydrogen peroxide
HBV
Hepatitis B virus
HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus
hr.
hour
HS
at bedtime
HX
history
I&D
incision and drainage
IM
intramuscular
Irreg.
irregular
ITP
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura
IV
intravenous
Mand.
mandibular
max.
maxillary or maximum
mech.
mechanical
meds.
medications
MI
myocardial infaction
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
N/A
not applicable
N2O
nitrous oxide
NAD
no apparent distress
nec.
necessary
neg.
negative
NPO
nothing by mouth
O2
oxygen
OD
oral diagnosis
Op.
operative
OS
oral surgery
ORL
otorhinolarygology
p.r.n
as needed
p/p
partial over partial
PA
periapical
path.
pathology
PCN
penicillin
PMH
past medical history
PO
orrally by mouth
post.
after
post. op.
after surgery
pt.
patient
PX
prognosis
q.
every
q.i.d.
every four hours
R.O
rule out
Rctx or Rctr
Root canal treatment
rec.
recommend
ref.
referral
reg.
regular
RHD
Rheumatic Heart Disease
ROM
range of motion
RPD
removal partial denture
RTC
return to clinic
RXN
reaction
SBE
subacute bacterial endocarditis
sig.
write on label
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SOB
shortness of breath
Sq.
Squamous
Surg.
surgery
temp.
temperature
t.i.d.
three times a day
TLC
tender loving care
TMJ
temporomandibular joint
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
w/o or s (with a bar over it)
without
w/ or c (with a bar over it)
with
WDWN
well developed, well nourished
WNL
within normal limits
wt.
weight
y/o
year old