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A&P

Anatomy and physiology

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AP

Anteroposterior

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ASC

Ambulatory surgery center

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CNM

Certified nurse midwife

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CRNA

Certified registered nurse anesthetist

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CV

Cardiovascular

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D.C.

Doctor of Chiropathy

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DDS

Doctor of dental surgery

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DO

Doctor of osteopathy

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DPM

Doctor of podiatric medicine

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Dr

Doctor

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Dx

Diagnosis

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ED

Emergency department

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ENT

Ears nose and throat

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ER

Emergency room

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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GYN

Gynecology

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H&P

History and physical

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Hx

History

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ICU

Intensive care unit

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LLQ

Left lower quadrant

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LPN

Licensed practical nurse

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LUQ

Left upper quadrant

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LVN

Licensed vocational nurse

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MD

Doctor of medicine

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NP

Nurse practitioner

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OB

Obstetrics

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OB/GYN

Obstetrics and gynecology

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OD

Doctor of optometry

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PA

Physicians assistant
Posteroanterior

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PCP

Primary care physician

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PE

Physical examination

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Pharm. D.

Doctor of pharmacy

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PT

Physical therapy

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RLQ

Right lower quadrant

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RN

Registered nurse

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R/O

Rule out

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RUQ

Right upper quadrant

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SNF

Skilled nursing facility

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Sx

Symptoms

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Tx

Treatment