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ASHD

arterio sclerotic heart disease

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BSO

bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

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BTL

bilateral tubal ligation

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Ca

Cancer

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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COPD/COLD

chronic obstructive lung/pulmonary disease

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CVA

cerebral vascular accident

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HCVD

hypertensive cardiovascular disease

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MI

myocardial infarction

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PE

pulmonary embolus

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RHD

rheumatic heart disease

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T&A

total abdominal hysterectomy

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TUR

trans urethral resection

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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AAA

abdominal aortic anuresym

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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HTN

hypertension

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DVT

deep vein thrombasis

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ARG

arterial blood gas

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AFB

acid fast bacillus

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BUN

blood, urea nitrogen

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C&S

culture and sensitivity

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CBC

complete blood count

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CEA

carcinogenic embryonic antigen

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ECG (EKG)

electrocardiogram

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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GI series

gastrointestinal series

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Hct. (same as PCV)

hematocrit

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Hgb.

hemoglobin

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HDL

high density lipoproteins

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KUB

kidney, ureter, bladder

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PCV (same as Hct)

packed cell volume

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PPBS

post prandial blood sugar

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RBC

red blood cell

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S&A

sugar and acetone

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SMAC

sequential mulitple analyzer computer (includes all routine admission chemistry)

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Sp gr

specific gravity

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UA

urinalysis

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WBC

white blood cell

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ZSR

zeta sedimentation rate

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LDL

low density lipoprotein