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Flashcards in abbreviations Deck (45):
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r/t

related to

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r/o

rule out

3

h/o

history of

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Hx

history

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D/C

discontinue/discharge

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W/C

wheelchair

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QD

everyday

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QOD

every other day

9

BID

twice daily

10

TID

three times daily

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HS

bedtime

12

POC

plan of care

13

PMX

past medical history

14

c/o

complains of

15

H&P

history and physical

16

SOB

shortness of breath

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L, R, I (all circled)

left, right, independent

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F/U

follow up

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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ARF

acute respiratory failure

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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CA

cancer

23

RA

rheumatoid arthritis

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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ASHD

athero-sclerotic heart disease (same as CAD)

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HLD

hyperlipidemia

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HTN

hypertension (high blood pressure)

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MI

myocardial infarction

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Fx

fractures

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PUD

peptic ulcer disease

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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CKD

chronic kidney disease

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EKG

electro cardiography

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CABG

coronary artery bypass grafting

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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CT scan

computerized tomography

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PET scan

positron emission tomography

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EMG

electro myography

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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PPD

purified protein derivative (mantoux intradermal skin test/TB test)

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C-diff

clostridium difficile