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LAD
left anterior descending (coronary artery)
LV
left ventricle
RCA
right coronary artery
T
thoracic (will be followed by the # of the vertebra ex: T2)
Afib
atrial fibrillation
ASPVD
atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease
BPH
benign prostatic hyperplasia
CA
cancer, carcinoma
CAD
coronary artery disease
CHF
congestive heart failure
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
ASHD
atherosclerotic heart disease
CVA
cerebrovascular accident
DM
diabetes mellitus
DX, dx
diagnosis
FUO
fever of unknown origin
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
HA
headache
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
SIADH
syndrome of inappropriate ADH
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
TIA
transient ischemic attack
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infexn
Vfib
ventricular fibrillation
VT, Vtach
ventricular tachycardia
MS
morphine sulfate or multiple sclerosis
A&O
alert and oriented
ADL
activities of daily living
C/O
complains of
CC
chief complaint
CTA
clear to auscultation
DOE
dyspnea on exertion
ENT
ear, nose, throat
FH
family history
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
GYN, gyn
gynecology
H/O, h/o
history of
HPI
history of present illness
HSM
hepatosplenomegaly
Hx
history
ICS
intercostal space
IMP
impression
JVD
jugular venous distension
LUQ
left upper quadrant
N/V/D
nausea/vomiting/diarrhea
NABS
normoactive bowel sounds
NKA
no known allergies
NKDA
no known drug allergies
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accomation
PMH
past medical history
PND
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
R/O
rule out
RLQ
right lower quadrant
ROM
range of motion (of joint)
ROS
review of systems
RRR
regular rate and rhythm (heart)
RUQ
right upper quadrant
S&S, s/sx
signs and symptoms
S/P
status post
SH
social history
surgical history
SOAP
subjective, objective, assessment, plan
SOB
short of breath
Sx, sx
symptoms
Tx, TX
treatment, therapy
W/U
work up
WDWN
well developed, well nourished
WNL
within normal limits
y/o, yo
year old
PE
physical exam
pulmonary embolism
HLA
human leukocyte antigen
ABG
arterial blood gas
ACTH
adrenocorticotropic hormone
corticotropin
ALT
alanine aminotransferase
AST
aspartate aminotransferase
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
C&S
culture and sensitivity
Ca
calcium
CBC
complete blood count
CHEM
serum chemistry (as in lab orders)
Cl
chloride, chlorine
CPK
creatine phosphokinase
DIFF, diff
differential blood count
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
FSBS
finger stick blood sugar
Hb, Hgb
hemoglobin
HbA1c
hemoglobin A1c
glycosylated hemoglobin
HCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
HCO3
bicarbonate
HCT
hematocrit
HDL
high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
INR
international normalized ratio
K
potassium
LDH
lactate deH
LDL
low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
LFT
liver fxn test
MCV
mean corpuscular volume
Mg
magnesium
Na
sodium
PT, Pro Time
prothrombin time
PTH
parathyroid hormone
PTT
partial thromboplastin time
RBC
red blood cell
SaO2
systemic arterial oxygen saturation (%)
SG
specific gravity
SGOT
serum glutamic-oxalacetic transaminase