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a

before

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a.c.

before meals

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ASA

aspirin

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AMA

against medical advice

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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b.i.d.

twice a day

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BP

blood pressure

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c/o

complaining of

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Ca

cancer/carcinoma

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cc

cubic centimeter

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CC

chief complaint

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CHF

Congestive heart failure

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (emphysema, chronic bronchitis)

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CXR

Chest X-ray

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d/c

discontinue

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DOB

date of birth

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Dx

diagnosis

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ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

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Fx

fracture

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GI

gastrointestinal

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HEENT

head, ears, eyes, nose, throat

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h/o

history of

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Hs

at bedtime

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HTN

Hypertension

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Hx

History

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IM

intramuscular

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LAC

Laceration

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LOC

Level of consciousness

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mcg

micrograms

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NKDA

No known drug allergies

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npo

nothing by mouth

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PCN

Penicillin

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Po

by mouth

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PRN

as needed

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q.h.

Every hour

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q.i.d.

four times a day

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Rx/Tx

Treatment

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SOB

shortness of breath

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t.i.d.

three times a day

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w/o or s

without

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WNL

within normal limits

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SNOMED

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine

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ICD

International Classification of Diseases