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(A)
assisted
A
assessment, anterior, accommodation
A, Ath
athlete
AAROM
active assistive range of motion
ABD
abduction
AC
acromioclavicular
ac
before meals
ACE
angiotensin converting enzyme
ACL
anterior cruciate ligament
ADA
American Dental Association, American Diabetes Association, American Disabilities Association
ADD
adduction or attention deficit disorder
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
adm
admission
AE
above elbow
AED
automatic external defibrillator
AFO
ankle foot orthosis
AIDS
acquired immunodecifiency syndrome
AIIS
anterior inferior iliac spine
AK
above the knee
ALS
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
am
morning
AMA
against medical advice
AMA
American Medical Association
Ant
anterior
AP
anterior-posterior
ARNP
Advanced registered nurse practitioner
AROM
active range of motion
ART
active resistive training
ASA
aspirin
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASHD
arterial sclerotic heart disease
ASIS
anterior superior iliac spine
ATC
athletic trainer, certified
ACT-L
athletic trainer certified and licensed
ATH
athlete
(B)
bilateral
B
both
BE
below elbow
BID
twice daily
bilat
bilateral
BK
below the knee
bm
body mechanics
BM
bowel movement
BMI
body mass index
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASHD
arterial sclerotic heart disease
ASIS
anterior superior iliac spine
ATC
athletic trainer, certified
ACT-L
athletic trainer certified and licensed
ATH
athlete
(B)
bilateral
B
both
BE
below elbow
BID
twice daily
bilat
bilateral
BK
below the knee
bm
body mechanics
BM
bowel movement
BMI
body mass index
BP
blood pressure
BPM
beats per minute
BS
blood sugar
C
centigrade
Ca
carcinoma cancer
CAAHEP
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Education Programs
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
Cal
calories
caps
capsules
CBC
complete blood count
CBR
complete bedrest
CC, C/C
chief complaint
cc
cubic centimeter
CD
cardiovascular disease
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEU
continuing education units
CHF
congestive heart failure
CHI
closed head injury
CIE
clinical instructor educator
cm
centimeter
CNS
central nervous system
c/o
complained of, complains of
COG
center of gravity
COLD
chronic obstructive lung disease
cont
continue
CO2
carbon dioxide
COP
center of pressure
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CP
chest pain
CPM
continuous passive motion
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPU
central processing unit, computer processing unit
C & S
culture and sensitivity
CSCS
certified strength and conditioning specialist
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CV
cardiovascular
CVA
cerebrovascular accident
CWI
crutch walking intructions
CWP
cold whirlpool
Cysto
cystoscopic examination
da or DAW
dispense as written
d/c
discontinued or discharged
Dep
dependent
Dept
department
Derm
dermatology
DHHS
Department of Health and Human Services
DIP
distal interphalangeal joint
DJP
degenerative joint pain
DM
diabetes mellitus
DNR
do not resuscitate
DO
doctor of osteopathy
DOB
date of birth
DTR
deep tendon reflex
DVT
deep vein thrombosis
Dx
diagnosis
EAP
emergency action plan
ECF
extended care facility
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
EEG
electroencephalogram
EENT
ear, eye, nose, throat
EIA
exercise-induced asthma
EMG
electromyelogram
EMS
emergency medical services
ENT
ear, nose, throat
ER, E.R.
emergency room
EVAL
evaluation
EX
exercise
EXT
extension
F-
fair (40%)
F+
fair (60%)
F
fair (50%)
F/b
followed by
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FH
family history
FLEX
flexion
ft
foot, feet (measurement)
FUO
fever, unknown origin
FWB
full weightbearing
FX
fracture
FY
fiscal year
G
good (muscle strength, balance)
g or gm
gram
GB
gallbladder
GI
gastrointestinal
GTO
golgi tendon organ
GYN
gynecology
HA, H/A
headache
Hb, Hgb
hemoglobin
HBV
hepatitis B virus
Hct
height
HCVD
hypertensive cardiovascular disease
HEENT
head, ear, eye, nose, throat
H & H, H/H
hematocrit and hemoglobin
HI
head injury
HNP
herniated nucleus pulposus
HOB
head of bed
H & P
history and physical
HP
hot pack
HR
heart rate
Hr
hour
hs
at bedtime
Ht
hematocrit
Htn
hypertension
Hx, hx
history
Hz
hertz
IB
ice bag
ICU
intensive care unit
Ila
inferiolateral angle (of the sacrum)
IM
intramuscular
IMP
impression
in
inches
Indep
independent
Inj
injury
I & O
intake and output
IP
interphalangeal
IV
intravenous
JAT
Journal of Athletic Training
J Orthrop Sports Phys Ther
Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy
JRC-AT
Joint Review Committee on Athletic Training
JSR
Journal of Sports Rehabilitation
kcal
kilocalories
kg
kilogram
KJ
knee jerk
KUB
kidney, ureter, bladder
(L)
left
L
liter
Lat
lateral
LATC
licensed athletic trainer, certified
lb
pound
LBP
low back pain
LE
lower extremity
LLE
left lower extremity
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LMN
lower motor neuron
LOC
loss of consciousness
LP
lumbar puncture
LPN
licensed practical nurse
LPT
licensed physical therapist
LRP
long-range plan
LUE
left upper extremity
M
male
m
meter
ma
milliamperes
Max
maximum
MBD
minimal brain damage
MBI
mild brain injury
MC
metacarpal
MCP
metacarpaophalangeal
MD
medical doctor; doctor of medicine
MED
minimum effective dose
Meds
medications
MFR
myofacial release
MFT
muscle function test
mg
milligram
MHI
mild head injury
MI
myocardial infarction
min
minutes
mL
milliliter
mm
millimeter
MMT
manual muscle test
mo
month
Mod
moderate
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
MS
multiple sclerosis
MTP
metatarsophalangeal
N
normal (muscle strength)
NATA
National Athletic Trainers' Association
NATA-BOC
NATA Board of Certification
NDT
neurodevelopmental treatment
Neg
negative
N.H.
nursing home
NIH
National Institutes of Health
NKA
no known allergy
NMES
neuromuscular electrical stimulator
noc
night, at night
NOCSAE
National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSAID
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
NT
not tested
NWB
nonweightbearing
O
objective
OA
osteoarthritis
OBS
organic brain syndrome, observation
OD
once daily
OP
outpatient
OR
operating room
ORIF
open reduction, internal fixation
OT
occupational therapist, occupational therapy
OTC
over the counter
oz
ounce
(p)
pain
P
plan (treatment plan), poor (muscle strength, balance)
P.A.
physician's assistant
PA
posterior/anterior
PARA
paraplegia
p.c., pc
after meals
PE
physical examination
PEARLS
pupils equal, round, reactive to light simultaneously
per
by or through
per os, PO
by mouth
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodations
PH
past history
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PIIS
posterior inferior iliac spine
PIP
proximal interphalangeal joint
PMH
previous medical history
PNF
proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
PNI
peripheral nerve injury
PA
posterior/anterior
PARA
paraplegia
p.c., pc
after meals
PE
physical examination
PEARLS
pupils equal, round, reactive to light simultaneously
per
by or through
per os, PO
by mouth
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodations
PH
past history
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PIIS
posterior inferior iliac spine
PIP
proximal interphalangeal joint
PMH
previous medical history
PNF
proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
PNI
peripheral nerve injury
POMR
problem-oriented medical record
pos
positive
poss
possible
post
after or behind
Postop
after surgery (operation)
PRE
progressive resistive exercise
Preop
before surgery (operation)
prn
whenever necessary
PROM
passive range of motion
PSIS
posterior superior iliac spine
PT
physical therapy, physical therapist
PT, pt
patient
PTA
physical therapist assistant, prior to admission
PTB
patella tendon bearing
PVD
peripheral vascular disease
PWB
partial weightbearing
q
every
q2h
every 2 hours
q3h
every 3 hours
q4h
every 4 hours
qd
once a day
qh
every hour
qid
four times a day
qn
every night
qt
quart
(R)
right
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
RBC
red blood count
R.D.
registered dietician
re
regarding
Rehab
rehabilitation
resp
respiratory, respiration
RICE
rest, ice, compression, elevation
RICER
rest, ice, compression, elevation, rehabilitation
RLE
right lower extremity
RM
repitition maximum
RN
registered nurse
RO
rule out
ROM
range of motion
ROS
review of systems
RPE
rating of perceived exertion
RPT
registered physical therapist
RROM
resistive range of motion
R.T.
respiratory therapist
RUE
right upper extremity
Rx
treatment prescription, therapy
SACH
solid ankle cushion heel
SATA
Student Athletic Trainers' Association
SCFE
slipped capital femoral epiphysis
SC joint
sternoclavicular joint
sec
seconds
SED
suberythemal dose
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
Sig
directions for use, give as follows, let it be labeled
SI(J)
sacroiliac (joint)
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SLR
straight leg raise
SNF
skilled nursing facility
SOAP
subjective, objective, assessment, plan
s/p
status post
spec
specimen
S & S
signs and symptoms
ST
soft tissue
Stat
immediately, at once
STD
sexually transmitted disease
STM
short-term memory
Sx
symptoms
T
trace (muscle strength)
tab
tablet
TB
tuberculosis
TBI
traumatic brain injury
tbsp, T
tablespoon
TENS
transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
THR
total hip replacement
TIA
transient ischemic attack
TID
three times daily
TKR
total knee replacement
TM(J)
temporomandibular (joint)
TNR
tonic neck reflex (also ATNR, STNR)
t.o.
telephone order
TOS
thoracic outlet syndrome
tsp, t
teaspoon
TTP
tender to palpation
TUR
transurethral resection
Tx
treatment
ua
microamperes
UA
urine analysis
UE
upper extremity
UMN
upper motor neuron
Un
unable
URI
upper respiratory infection
US
ultrasound
ut dict.
as directed
UTI
urinary tract infection
VD
venereal disease
VO
verbal orders
Vol
volume
VS
vital signs
WBC
white blood cell count
w/c
wheelchair
W/cm2
watts per square centimeter
Wk
week
WNL
within normal limits
wt
weight
WWP
warm whirlpool
x
number of times performed
yd
yard
y/o
years old
yr
year