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BKA

below the knee amputation

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AKA

above the knee amputation

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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CBI

continuous bladder irrigation

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TAH

total abdominal hysterectomy

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BSO

bilateral salpingo oopherectomy

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LSO and RSO

left/right salpingo oopherectomy

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LA

laparoscopic assisted

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VH

vaginal hysterectomy

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-otomy

cut into

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-ectomy

removal of

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-ostomy

opening

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-centesis

removal of fluid

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WBAT

weight bearing as tolerated

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ORIF

open reduction internal fixation

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HHN

handheld nebulizer

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TPN

total parenteral nutrition

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PWB

partial weight bearing

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IVF

IV fluid

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy or hyperplasia

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PSA

prostatic specific antigen