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AAA

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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AED

Automated External Defibrillator

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AICD

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrilator

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ARF

Acute Renal Failure

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ASA

Aspirin

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BAC

Blood Alcohol Content

7

BID

TWICE PER DAY

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BIPAP

Bi-Directional Positive Air Pressure

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BNP

Brain Nutrient Peptide

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BP

Blood Pressure

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BPH

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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BPM

Beats per Minute

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BS

Blood Sugar

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BVM

Bag-Valve-Mask

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C.Diff

Clostridium Difficile

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C/O

Complains of

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CA

Cancer

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CABG

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

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CAD

Coronary Artery Disease

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CAP

Community Acquired Pneumonia

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CBC

Complete Blood Count

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CBD

Common Bile Duct

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CC

Chief Complaint

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CHF

Congestive Heart Failure

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CK

Creatinine Kinase

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CKD

Chronic Kidney Disease

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CMT

Cervical Motion Tenderness

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CNS

Central Nervous System

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COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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CPS

Child Protective Service

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CRF

Chronic Renal Failure

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CSF

Cerebrospinal Fluid

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C-Spine

Cervical Spine

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CT

Computerized Tomography

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CTA

Computed Tomography Angiography

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CVA

Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)

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CXR

Chest X-Ray

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D/C

Discontinue

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D5W

Dextrose 5% in Water

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DDD

Degenerative Disc Disease

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DKA

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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DM

Diabetic Mellitis

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DNR

Do Not Resuscitate

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DOE

Dyspnea on Exertion

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DTR

Deep Tendon Reflexes

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Dx

Diagnosis

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EAC

External Auditory Canal

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ED

Emergency Department or Erectile Dysfunction

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EF

Ejection Fraction

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EKG

Electrocardiogram

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ENT

Ears, Nose, Throat

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ER

Emergency Room

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ESRD

End Stage Renal Disease

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ETOH

Ethyl Alcohol

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FB

Foreign Body

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FBS

Fasting Blood Sugar

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FH

Family History

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FHS

Fetal Heart Sounds

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FHT

Fetal Heart Tones

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FROM

Full Range of Motion

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FSH

Follicle Stimulation Hormone

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Fx

Fracture

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GB

Gallbladder

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GERD

Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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GU

Genitourinary

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GYN

Gynecology

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H & H

Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

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HA

Headache

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HG

Hemoglobin

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HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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HPI

History of Present Illness

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HPV

Human Papillomavirus

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HSV

Herpes Simplex Virus

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I & D

Incision and Drainage

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IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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IDDM

Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

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IM

Intramuscular

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IV

Intravenous

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K+

Potassium

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KCL

Potassium Chloride

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LAC

Laceration

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LFT

Liver Function Tests

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LLL

Left Lower Lobe (Lung)

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LLQ

Left Lower Quadrant

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LMP

Last Menstrual Period

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LOC

Loss of Consciousness

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LP

Lumbar Puncture

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LT

Left

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LUQ

Left Upper Quadrant

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MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imagery

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MRSA

Methicillin- Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

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MS

Multiple Sclerosis

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MVA

Motor Vehicle Accident

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MVC

Motor Vehicle Collision

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Na+

Sodium

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NaCl

Sodium Chloride

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NIDDM

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetic

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NKA

No Known Allergies

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NKDA

No Known Drug Allergies

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NL

Normal

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NS

Normal Saline

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NSR

Normal Sinus Rhythm

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NVD

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea

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OE

Otitis Externa

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OM

Otitis Media

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PAC

Premature Atrial Contraction

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PEDS

Pediatrics

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PERRL

Pupils Equal, Round, and Reactive To Light

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PMHX

Past Medical History

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PND

Post Nasal Drainage and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea

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PNS

Peripheral Nervous System

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PO

By Mouth

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POSTOP

Post-Operative

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PPD

Packs Per Day

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PREOP

Before Surgery

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PRN

As Needed

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PT

Patient

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PUD

Peptic Ulcer Disease

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PVC

Premature Ventricular Contraction

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Q

Every

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Q2H, Q3H

Every 2 hours, Every 3 hours

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QD

Every Day

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QH

Every Hour

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R/O

Rule Out

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RBC

Red Blood Cell (Count)

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RLL

Right Lower Lobe (Lung)

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RLQ

Right Lower Quadrant

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RML

Right Middle Lobe

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ROM

Range of Motion

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RR

Respiratory Rate

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RT

Right

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RX

Prescription

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S & S

Signs and Symptoms

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S/P

Status Post

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SB

Small Bowel

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SBO

Small Bowel Obstruction

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SC

Subcutaneous

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SL

Sublingual

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SLR

Straight Leg Raise

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SOB

Shortness of Breath

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SQ

Subcutaneous

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STD

Sexually Transmitted Disease

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SX

Symptoms

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SZ

Seizures

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TB

Tuberculosis

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TEMP

Temperature

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TIA

Transient Ischemic Attack

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TID

Three Times a Day

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TMJ

Temporomandibular Joint

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TSH

Thyroid Stimulation Hormone

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TTP

Tenderness To Palpation

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UA

Urinalysis

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UPT

Urine Pregnancy Test

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URI

Upper Respiratory Infection

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US

Ultrasound

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V FIB

Ventricular Fibrillation

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V Tach

Ventricular Tachycardia

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V/S

Vital Signs

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WBC

White Blood Count/Cell

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WPW

Wolfe-Parkinson- White Syndrome

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WT

Weight

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Y/O

Year(s) old