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A&P

anterior and posterior

anatomy and physiology

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am

AM

morning

before noon

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AP

apical pulse

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ASAP

as soon as possible

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ASCVD

arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

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ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

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bacti

bacteriology

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bid

twice a day

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Bl Wk

blood work

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BP

blood pressure

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BS

blood sugar

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c

w/

with

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CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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CEO

chief executive officer

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CHD

coronary heart disease

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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ck

check

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C&S

culture and sensitivity

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CVA

cerebral vascular accident

(stroke)

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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Dx

dx

diagnosis

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ER

emergency room

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Ex

exam

examination

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FDA

Food and Drug Administration

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FUO

fever of unknown origin

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HOSA

Health Occupations Students of America

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Lab

laboratory

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LTC

long-term care

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LUQ

left upper quadrant