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1
Q

AAA

A

Abdominal
Aortic
Aneurism

2
Q

ABC

A

Airway
Breathing
Circulation

3
Q

ABD

A

Abdominal

4
Q

ACLS

A

Advanced
Cardiac
Life
Support

5
Q

ALOC

A

Altered
Level
Of
Consciousness

6
Q

ALS

A

Advanced
Life
Support

7
Q

AMI

A

Acute
Myocardial
Infarction

8
Q

ARDS

A

Adult
Respiratory
Distress
Syndrome

9
Q

ASA

A

Acetyl
Salicylic
Acid

(Aspirin)

10
Q

AVPU

A

Alert
Verbal
Pain
Unresponsive

11
Q

BLS

A

Basic
Life
Support

12
Q

BP

A

Blood

Pressure

13
Q

c/o

A

Complains Of

14
Q

CABG

A

Coronary
Artery
Bypass
Graft

(Cabbage)

15
Q

CAD

A

Coronary
Artery
Disease

16
Q

CC

A

Chief Complaint

17
Q

CHF

A

Congestive
Heart
Failure

18
Q

CNS

A

Central
Nervous
System

19
Q

COPD

A

Chronic
Obstructive
Pulmonary
Disease

20
Q

CSF

A

CerebroSpinal Fluid

21
Q

CMS

A

Circulation
Movement
Sensation

22
Q

CV

A

CardioVascular

23
Q

CVA

A

Cerebro-Vascular Accident

or Costo-Vertebral Angle

24
Q

CPAP

A

Continuous
Positive
Airway
Pressure

25
Q

DOA

A

Dead
On
Arrival

26
Q

Dx

A

Diagnosis

27
Q

DVT

A

Deep
Vein
Thrombosis

28
Q

ESRD

A

End-
Stage
Renal
Disease

29
Q

ESRF

A

End-
Stage
Renal
Failure

30
Q

ETOH

A

Ethanol (Consuming Alcohol)

31
Q

FBO

A

Foreign
Body
Obstruction

32
Q

Fx

A

Fracture

33
Q

GI

A

GastroIntestinal

34
Q

GU

A

GenitoUrinary

35
Q

GYN

A

Gynecological

36
Q

HBV

A

Hepatitis B Vaccine

37
Q

HEENT

A
Head
Eyes
Ears
Nose
Throat
38
Q

HPI

A

History of the
Present
Illness

39
Q

HTN

A

Hypertension

40
Q

Hx

A

History

41
Q

ICP

A

Intra-
Cranial
Pressure

42
Q

IDDM

A

Insulin-
Dependent
Diabetes
Mellitus

43
Q

IM

A

IntraMuscular

44
Q

IN

A

IntraNasal

45
Q

IO

A

IntraOsseus

46
Q

IV

A

IntraVenous

47
Q

JVD

A

Jugular
Vein
Distention

48
Q

KVO

A

Keep
Vein
Open

(aka TKO)