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AAA
ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM
AB OR ab
ABORTION
abd
ABDOMEN
ad lib
AS DESIRED
AIDS
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME
AM am
BEFORE NOON
ama
AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE
AMA
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Angio
ANGIOGRAPHY
AP
ANTERIOR POSTERIOR
approx
APPROXIMATE
appt
APPOINTMENT
BaE
BARIUM ENEMA
BM
BOWEL MOVEMENT
BP B/P
BLOOD PRESSURE
bpm
BEATS PER MINUTE
BR
BED REST
BRP
BATHROOM PRIVILEGES
BUN
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN
Bx, bx
BIOPSY
c/o
COMPLAINS OF
Ca
CANCER
CAT, CT
COMPUTED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY
Cath
CATHETER, CATHETERIZATION
CBC, cbc
COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
CC
CHIEF COMPLAINT
CCU
CARDIAC CARE UNIT
cent, cm
CENTIMETER
CHF
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
COPD
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CPR
CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
CSF
CEREBRAL-SPINAL FLUID
CVA
CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT
dpt
DEPARTMENT
DM
DIABETES MELLITUS
DNR
DO NOT RESUSCITATE
DOA
DEAD ON ARRIVAL; DATE OF ADMISSION
DOB
DATE OF BIRTH
DVT
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
Dx
DIAGNOSIS
ECG, EKG
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
ECHO
ECHOCARDIOGRAM
ED
ER
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
EMERGENCY ROOM
EEG
ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
EMG
ELECTROMYOGRAM
F
FAHRENHEIT
F/U
F/u
FOLLOW UP
FX
Fx
FRACTURE
GB
GALLBLADDER
GI
GASTROINTESTINAL
GU
GENITOURINARY
GYN
GYNECOLOGY
H2O
WATER
HIV
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
HTN
HYPERTENSION
Hx
HISTORY
I & O
INTAKE/INPUT AND OUTPUT
ICU
INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
IDDM
INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS
IV
INTRAVENOUS (INJECTION)
LAB
lab
LABORATORY
LFT's
LIVER FUNCTION TEST
LLQ
LOWER LEFT QUADRANT
LMP
LAST MENSTRUAL PERIOD
Lt
lt
LEFT
LUQ
LEFT UPPER QUADRANT
METS
METASTASES
MI
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MRSA
METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS
MVA
MOTOR VEHICAL ACCIDENT
N & V
NAUSEA & VOMITING
N/A
NOT APPLICABLE
neg
NEGATIVE
NG
NASOGASTRIC
NKA
NO KNOWN ALLERGIES
NPO
NOTHING BY MOUTH
O2
OXYGEN
OB
OBSTETRICS
PACU
POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT
para_________
NUMBER OF VIABLE LIVE BIRTHS
Path
PATHOLOGY
PE
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
PED
PEDIATRICS
post-op
POST OPERATIVE
PPE
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
pre-op
PREOPERATIVE
prep
PREPARATION
prn
AS NEEDED
PT
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Pt
pt
PATIENT
R/O
RULE OUT
rehab
REHABILITATION
resp
RESPIRATION
RLQ
RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT
RT
rt
(R)
RIGHT
RUQ
RIGHT UPPER QUADRANT
Rx
DRUG; PRESCRIPTION
s/p
STATUS POST
SOB
sob
SHORT OF BREATH
STAT
stat
AT ONCE
IMMEDIATELY
TIA
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
UA
U/A
URINALYSIS
US
U/S
ULTRASOUND
SONOGRAPHY
UTI
URINARY TRACT INFECTION
vd
VOID
VRE
VANCOMYCIN RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCUS
VS
VITAL SIGNS
w/c
WHEELCHAIR
WBC
WHITE BLOOD COUNT
WNL
WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
y/o
YEAR OLD
@
AT
.
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THEREFORE
__
C
WITH
__
S
WITHOUT