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abdominal
abd
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
AAA
alcohol
etoh/ETOH
Alternate Level of Care
ALOC
ambulatory/ambulation
amb
Arterial Blood Gas(es
ABG
authorization
auth
bilateral
bil
Bilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy
BSO
biopsy
bx
Blood Sugar
BS
Bronchoscopy
Bronch
by mouth
po
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CPR
catheterization
cath
Central Nervous System
CNS
Cerebral Palsy
CP
Cerebrospinal Fluid
CSF
Cerebrovascular Accident
CVA
cesarean section
c-section
chemotherapy
chemo
Chest X-Ray
CXR
Cholecystectomy
chole
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPD
Chronic Renal Failure
CRF
Computed Tomography
CT
Congestive Heart Failure
CHF
continued/continuous
cont/cont'd
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CABG
Coronary Artery Disease
CAD
Current Procedural Terminology
CPT
Customer Service
CS
Cystoscopy
cysto
Date of Service
DOS
Deep Vein Thrombosis
DVT
Degenerative Joint Disease
DJD
Delirium Tremens
DT's
detoxification
detox
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
DKA
Dilation and Curettage
D&C
Discharge Screens
DS
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
DIC
dressing
dsg
Durable Medical Equipment
DME
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
DUB
Ear Nose Throat
ENT
Echocardiography
Echo
Electrocardiogram
EKG
Electroconvulsive Therapy
ECT
Electroencephalogram
EEG
Electromyelography
EMG
Endoscopy/Endoscopic
endo
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
EGD
Evaluation
eval
Every
q
Every day
qd
Every other day
qod
External
ext
Eye Ear Nose Throat
EENT
Failure to Thrive
FTT
Fasting Blood Sugar
FBS
Fetal Heart Rate
FHR
Fever Unknown Origin
FUO
Fibula
fib
Fracture
fx
Fresh Frozen Plasma
FFP
Gastrostomy Tube
G-Tube
Genitourinary
GU
Glascow Coma Scale
GCS
Gun Shot Wound
GSW
gynecology
GYN
Health Maintenance Organization
HMO
Helicobacter Pylori
H. pylori
Hemoglobin & Hematocrit
H&H
Hepatitis B
Hep B
History & Physical
H&P
Holter Monitor
holter
Hypertension
HTN
Identification/ Identification Number
ID/ID#
Immunoglobulin G
IgG
Incision & Drainage
I&D
Indications for Imaging Studies & X-Rays
ISX
Indications for Primary & Specialty Care
IPS
Indications for Surgery & Procedures
ISP
Inpatient
IP
Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IDDM
Intake & Output
I&O
Intensity of Service
IS
Intensity of Service, Severity of Illness, Discharge Screens
ISD
International Classification of Diseases (Diagnosis Code)
ICD-9 DX
International Classification of Diseases (Procedure Code)
ICD-9 PX
International Normalized Ratio
INR
InterQual
IQ
Intravenous
IV
Intravenous Pyelogram
IVP
J-Tube
Jejunostomy Tube
KUB
Kidney, Ureters, Bladder
Lack of Information
LOI
Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
LAVH
Laparoscopy/Laparotomy
lap
Last Menstrual Period
LMP
Left Anterior Descending
LAD
Left Lower Extremity
LLE
Left Lower Lobe
LLL
Left Lower Quadrant
LLQ
Left Middle Lobe
LML
Left Upper Extremity
LUE
Left Upper Lobe
LUL
Left Upper Quadrant
LUQ
Left Ventricle
LV
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
LVH
Length of Stay
LOS
Liver Function Test
LFT
Level of Care or Loss of Consciousness
LOC
Lower Extremity
LE
Lumbar Puncture
LP
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRI
Maximum
max
Medical Necessity Evident
MNE
Medical Record
med rec
Medical Social Worker
MSW
Mental Health
MH
Message
Msg
Metastasis
Mets
Mitral Valve Prolapse
MVP
Moderate
mod
Motor Vehicle Accident
MVA
Multiple Sclerosis
MS
Muscular Dystrophy
MD
Medical Doctor
MD
Myocardial Infarction
MI
Myocardial Isoenzyme
MB
Nasogastric
NG
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NICU
Neuro
Neurology
Newborn
NB
Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
NIDDM
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug(s)
NSAID
Normal Saline
NS
Normal Sinus Rhythm
NSR
Nothing by Mouth
NPO
Obstetrics
OB
Obstetrics & Gynecology
OB/GYN
Occupational Therapy
OT
Office Visit
OV
Open Reduction Internal Fixation
ORIF
Operating Room
OR
Ophthalmology
opth
Orthopedic
ortho
Out of Network
OON
Outpatient
OP
Oxygen
O2
Packed Red Blood Cells
PRBCs
Papanicolaou Smear
PAP
Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide
PCO2
Partial Pressure of Oxygen
PO2
Partial Thromboplastin Time
PTT
Past Medical History
PMH
Pathology
path
Patient Controlled Analgesia
PCA
Peak Urine Flow
Q-max
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
PICU
Pediatrics
peds
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PID
Pending
pend
Percutaneous Endo Gastrostomy
PEG
Peripheral Indwelling Catheter
PIC
Peripheral Vascular Disease
PVD
Physical Therapy
P.T./PT
Pneumonia
pneum
Point of Service
POS
Positive End Expiratory Pressure
PEEP
Post Partum
PP
Power of Hydrogen ion concentration
pH
Precertification
pre-cert
Preferred Provider Organization
PPO
Premature Ventricular Contraction(s)
PVCs
Primary Care Provider/Physician
PCP
Prostate Specific Antigen
PSA
Prothrombin Time
PT
Psychiatric
PSY/PSYCH
Pulmonary Embolism/Embolus
PE
Pulmonary Function Test(s)
PFT/PFT's
Red Blood Cells/Count
RBC
Referred
ref
Rehabilitation
rehab
Release of Information
ROI
Respiratory
resp
Retrospective
retro
Rhesus factor
Rh
Right Coronary Artery
RCA
Right Lower Extremity
RLE
Right Lower Lobe
RLL
Right Lower Quadrant
RLQ
Right Middle Lobe
RML
Right Upper Extremity
RUE
Right Upper Lobe
RUL
Right Upper Quadrant
RUQ
Right Ventricle
RV
Saturation
sat
Schizophrenia/Schizophrenic
Schizo
Severity of Illness
SI
Sexually Transmitted Disease
STD
Shortness of Breath
sob
Sickle Cell Crisis
SCC
Skilled Nursing Facility
SNF
Speech Therapy/Therapist
ST
Status Post
s/p
Subcutaneous
sc
Sublingual
sl
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIDS
Suppository
supp
Supraventricular Tachycardia
SVT
Surgical/Surgery
sur
Symptoms
sx
Signs and Symptoms
s/s
Telephone Call
T/C
Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
TPR
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TSH
Tibial
tib
Tolerate(d)/(s)
tol
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy
T&A
Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
TAH
Total Body Surface Area
TBSA
Total Hip Replacement
THR
Total Parenteral Nutrition
TPN
Total Vaginal Hysterectomy
TVH
Tracheostomy/Tracheotomy
Trach
Transient Ischemic Attack
TIA
Transthoracic Echocardiography
TTE
Transurethral Prostatectomy
TURP
Traumatic Brain Injury
TBI
UltraSound
US
Upper Extremity
UE
Upper Gastrointestinal Series
UGI
Upper Respiratory Infection
URI
Urinalysis
U/A
Utilization Management
UM
Utilization Review
UR
Vaginal
Vag
Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
VBAC
Ventilation Perfusion
V/Q
Ventricular Fibrillation
V Fib
Ventricular Tachycardia
V Tach
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
VP Shunt
Vital Signs
VS
Vital Signs Stable
VSS
Within Normal Limits
wnl/WNL
Workers' Compensation
WC