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parallel
&
and
1X
one time, one person
2o
secondary tobefore
a (with line above)
before
A
assesment
abd/add
abduction/adduction
ADL
activities of daily living
AFO
ankle foor orthosis
AM, a.m.
Morning
amb.
ambulation
appts
appointments
APTA
American Physical Therapy Association
AAROM
active assistive range of motion
AROM
active range of motion
assist
assistance
B
bilateral, both
bid
twice by day
bil.
bilateral
BLE
bowth lower extremities
BP
blood pressure
BPM
beats per minute
c (with line above)
with
CARF
Commision on Accredidiation of Rehabilitation Facilities
CC's
cheif complaints
cm
centimeter(s)
c/o
complains of, complaint(s) of
coord
coordination
CP
compression pump
CPM
continuous passive motion machine
CVA
cerebral vascular accident
CW
continous wave
D1 , D2
diagonal 1 , diagonal 2
d/c
discharge
DEP
data, evaluation, performance goals
DF
dorsiflexion
DJD
degenerative joint disease
DNR
do not recusitate
DOB
date of birth
Dx
diagnosis
Elec.
electrical
ER
Emergency room, external rotation
E-stim
electrical stimulation
EV, ev
eversion
Eval
evaluation
ex.
exercise
ext.
extension
F
female, fair muscle strenth grade
FAROM
functional active range of motion
FES
functional electrical stimulation
flex
flexion
FOR
functional outcome report
ft
foot, feet
F/U
follow up
FWB
full weight bearing
FWW, fw/w
front wheeled walker
Fx
fracture(d)
G
good muscle strength grade
gastrocs
gastronemius muscle
gluts
gluteals
GMT
gross muscle tone
Gt.
gait training
hams
hamstrings
HEP
home exercise program
HCFA
Health Care Fianancing Administration
HHA
home health aide
HNP
herniated nucleus pulposus
HP
hot pack
hr
hour
HS
hamstring(s)
Hx
history
I (circled)
independent(ly)
ICIDH
International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps
ICIDH-2
International Classification of functioning and Disability
ICP
intermittent compression pump
IEP
individual education program
int.
internal
IV
inversion
JCAHO
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations
L
left
L5
5th lumbar vertebra
LAQ
long arc quadriceps
lat.
lateral
lb
pound
LBP
lower back pain
LE
lower extremities
Lic
License
LLE
left lower extremity
LOB
loss of balance
LUE
left upper extremity
M
male
max.
maximum
MD
Medical doctor
mech
mechanical
MH
moist heat
MHz
MegaHertz
min
minutes
min.
minimal, minimum
mmHg
millimeters of Mercury
mm(s)
muscle(s)
MMT
Manual muscle test
mod.
moderate
N/A
not able
neg.
negative
noc.
night
NWB
nonweight bearing
O
objective data
occ
occasional
OOB
out of bed
Op
outpatient
OT
occupational therapist
p (with line above)
after
P
poor muscle grade strength, plan
per
by
PF
plantarflexion
PM, p.m.
afternoon
POC
plan of care
POMR
problem-oriented medical record
pps
puses per second
Pr
problem
PRE
progressive resistive exercise
PRN
as needed
PROM
passive range of motion
PSP
problem, status, plan
PSPG
problem, status, plan, goals
pt.
patient
PT
physical therapist
PTA
physical therapist assistant
PWB
partial weight bearing
quads
quadriceps
R
right
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
re:
regarding
re-ed
re-education
reps
repetitions
ret.
return
RLE
right lower extremity
r/o
rule out
ROM
range of motion
RUE
right upper extremity
S
subjective data, status
SAQ
short arc quadriceps
SBA
standby assist
SCI
spinal cord injury
SEC
single-end cane
sec
second(s)
SLR
straight leg raise
SOAP
subjective, objective, assesment, plan
SOMR
source-oriented medical record
SPTA
student physical therapist assistant
STG
short term goal
str.
strength
strep
streptococcus
SWD
shortwave diathermy
Sx
symptoms
TDD
tentative discharge data
TDP
tentative discharge plan
T.E.D.s
antiembolism stocking
temp
temperature
TFs
transfer
THA
total hip arthroplasty
ther.ex.
therapeutic exercise
tid
three times a day
TKA
total knee arthroplasty
TKE
total knee extension
TMJ
temporomandibular joint
trng.
training
TTWB
toe touch weight bearing
tx
treatment
UE
upper extremity
UEDI
upper extremity diagonal 1
US
ultrasound
w/
with
WBAT
weight bearing as tolerated
WC, w/c
wheelchair
w/cm2
watts per square centimeter
WFL
within functional limits
WHO
World Health Organization
wlp
whirlpool
w/o
without
WNL
within normal limits
wt.
weight
X
times
yr
year
YO
year(s) old
YOM
year old male
s/p
status post
TBI
traumatic brain injury
MS
multiple sclerosis
BKA
below knee arthroplasty
below knee amputation
THR
total hip relplacement
TKA
total knee arthroplasty
ORIF
open reducation internal fixation
COPD
chronic obstuctive pulmanary disease
CVD
cardiovascular disease
CHD
coronary heary disease
MI
myocardial infarction
CABG
coronary artery bypass graph
NIDDM
non insulin dependant diabetes mellitus
IR
internal roation
MR
medial rotation
LT
lateral rotation
TSA
total shoulder arthroplasty
NT
not tested
CDC
center of disease control and prevention
OSHA
occupational safety and health administration
EPA
enviromental protection agency
HOSA
health occupational student association
COG
center of gravity
VGL
vertical gravitiy line