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Bx; bx

biopsy

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decub.

decubitus ulcer

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ID

intradermal

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I & D

incision and drainage

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SC; subQ

subcutaneous

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ANA

antinuclear body

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C1-C7

cervical vertebrae, 1 through 7

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DEXA

dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry

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DTR

deep tendon reflex

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EMG

electromyography

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FM

fibromyalgia

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fx

fracture

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L1-L5

lumbar vertebrae, 1 through 5

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MD

muscular dystrophy

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ORIF

open reduction and internal fixation

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RA

rheumatoid arthritis

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SLE

systemic lupus erythmatosus

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T1-T12

thoracic vertebrae

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THR

totoal hip replacement

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TMJ

temporomandibular joint

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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

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ASD

atrial septal defect

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ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

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AV node

atrioventricular node

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BBB

bundle branch block

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BP

blood pressure

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CW Doppler

continuous wave Doppler

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EKG; ECG

electrocardiogram

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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HHD

hypertensive heart disease

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LADA

left anterior descending artery

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LCA

left coronary artery

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MI

myocardial infarction

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MUGA scan

multigated acquisition scan

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PAC

premature atrial contraction

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PAT

paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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PMR

polymyalgia rheumatic

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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PW Doppler

pulse wave Doppler

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RCA

right coronary artery

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RHD

rheumatic heart disease

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SA node

sinoatrial node

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SSS

sick sinus syndrome

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TA

temopral arteritis

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TEE

transesophageal echocardiography