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ARF

acute renal failure

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CAPD

continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

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Cath

catheter, catheterization

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CKD

chronic kidney disease- a condition in which serum creatinine and BUN levels rise, which may result in impairment of all body systems

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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CRL

chronic renal failure-progressive loss of kidney function

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C&S

culture and sensitivity testing- to determine antibiotic effectiveness against bacteria grown from a patient's urine specimen

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cysto

cystopic examination

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ESRD

end-stage renal disease

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ESWL

extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

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HD

hemodialysis

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K+

potassium

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KUB

kidney, ureter, and bladder

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Na+

sodium

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PD

peritoneal dialysis

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PKD

polycystic kidney disease

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PUL

percutaneous ultrasonic lithotripsy

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RP

retrograde pyelogram

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UA

urinalysis

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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VCUG

voiding cystourethrogram

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AB

abortion

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BSE

breast self-examination

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C-section

cesarean section

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CIS

carcinoma in situ

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CS

cesarean section

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Cx

cervix

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D&C

dilation (dialatation) and curettage

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DUB

dysfunctional uterine bleeding

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FHR

fetal heart rate

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G

gravida (pregnant)

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GYN

gynecology

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HDN

hemolytic disease of the newborn

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IUD

intreuterine device; contraceptive

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IVF

in vitro fertilization

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LMP

last menstrual period

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OB

obstetrics

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OCPs

oral contraceptive pills

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Path

pathology

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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PMS

prementrual syndrome

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RDS

respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

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TAH-BSO

total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

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BPH

benign prostatic hyperplasia

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DRE

digital rectal examination

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ED

erectile dysfunction

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GU

genitourinary

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HPV

human papillomavirus

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen

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STD

sexually transmitted disease

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STI

sexually transmitted infection

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat

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IOL

intraocular lens

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OD

right eye

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OS

left eye

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OU

both eyes

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PERRLA

pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation

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VA

visual acuity

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VF

visual field

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AD

right ear

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AS

left ear

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EENT

eyes, ear, nose and throat

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ENT

ears, nose and throat

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HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose and throat

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AU

both ears