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AMB

ambulatory

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BRP

bathroom privileges

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CBR

complete bed rest

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OOB

out of bed

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up ad lib

up as desired

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abd

abdomen

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BP

blood pressure

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bx

biopsy

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C

celsius

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c/o

complains of

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CTA

clear to auscultation

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dx

diagnosis

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F

fahrenheit

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FUO

fever of unknown origin

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GI

gastrointestonal

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GU

genitourinary

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H/A

headache

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h/o

history of

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HPI

history of present illness

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Imp

impressions

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lt

left

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MAE

moves all extremeties

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NAD

no apparent distress

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NKA

no known allergies

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N/V

nausea and vomiting

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neg

negative

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P

pulse

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PE

physical examination

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PMH

past medical history

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R

respirations

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R/O

rule out

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ROS

review of systems

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rt

right

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SOB

shortness of breath or side of bed

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Sx

symptoms

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T

temperature

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+

positive

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-

negative

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ASCVD

arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

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ASHD

arterioscleriotic heart disease

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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CA

cancer

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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HTN

hypertension

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MI

myocardial infarction

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PE

pulmonary emboli

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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STD

sexually transmitted disease

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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ABG

arterial blood gases

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BE

barium enema

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CBC

complete blood count

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Co2

carbon dioxide

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C&S

culture and sensitivity

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CXR

chest xray

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ECG

electrocardiogram

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lytes

electrolytes

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RBC

red blood cells

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UA

urinalysis

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UGI

upper GI

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WBC

white blood cells