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AAA

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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A-fib

Atrial Fibrilation

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A&P

Anterior and posterior

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ab

Abortion

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abd

Abdominal

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ABG

Arterial Blood Gases

7

Abx

Antibiotics

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ac

Before meals

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AC

Acromioclavicular

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ACE

Angiotensive Converting Enzyme

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ACL

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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ACLS

Advanced cardiac life support

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ADA

American Diabetes Association

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ADLs

Activities of Daily living

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ad lib

As Desired

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AES

Anti-Embolism Stockings

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afeb

Afebrile

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AFB

Acid-fast bacillus

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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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AKA

Above the knee amputation

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alb

Albumin

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AMA

Against Medical Device

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amb

Ambulate, walk

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ant

Anterior

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AP

Apical pulse

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ARDS

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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ARF

Acute Renal Failure

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ASA

Aspirin

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as tol

As tolerated

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Ax

Axillary

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BE

Barium enema

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Bid

Twice a day

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BKA

Below the knee amputation

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bil

Bilateral

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BiPAP

Bilevel positive airway pressure

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BLS

Basic life support

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BM

Bowel movement

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BMR

Basal Metabolic Rate

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bpm

Beats per minute

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B/P

Blood pressure

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BR

Bedrest

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BRP

Bathroom Privileges

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BSO

Bilateial salpingoophorectomy

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BUN

Blood, urea, nitrogen

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bx

Biopsy

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c

With

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C&S

Culture & Sensitivity

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c/o

Complains of

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CA

Cancer

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CABG

Coronary bypass graft

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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CAT

Computed Axial Tomography

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Cath

Catheter

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CBC

Complete blood count

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CBD

Common bile duct

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cc

Cubic centimeters

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CBI

Continuous Bladder Irrigation

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CHF

Congestive Heart Failure

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CHO

Carbohydrate

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chol

Cholesterol

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Cl liq

Clear liquids

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CNS

Central nervous system

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COPD

Chronic obstructive lung disease

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CPK

Creatinine phosphokinase

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C-PAP

Continuous positive airway pressure

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CPM

Continuous passive motion

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CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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cr

Creatinine

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CRF

Chronic Renal Failure

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CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

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CTA

Clear to Auscultation

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CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

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CX

Culture

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CXR

Chest x-ray

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d/c

Discontinue

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D&C

Dilation and curettage

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D&E

Dilation and evacuation

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DBP

Diastolic blood pressure

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DHS

During Hospital Stay

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DIC

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy

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Diff

Differential

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Disc

Discontinue

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DJD

Degenerative Joint Disease

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DKA

Diabetic ketoacidosis

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DM

Diabetes mellitus

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DNR

Do not resuscitate

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DOA

Dead on arrival

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DOE

Dyspnea on exertion

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drsg

Dressing

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DSD

Dry sterile dressing

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DT

Delirium Tremens

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DUB

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

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Dx

Diagnosis

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ECG

Electrocardiography

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Echo

Echocardiogram

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ED

Emergency department

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EEG

Electrogastroduodenoscopy

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EEG

Electroencephalograph

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EKG

Electrocardiograph

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EENT

Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat

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EMG

Electromyogram

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EOM

Extra-ocular Movement

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ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

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ESR

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

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ESRD

End Stage Renal Disease

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ESU

Electrosurgical Unit

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ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

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ETOH

Ethyl alcohol, intoxicated

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Exp

Exploratory

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Ext

External

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F

Fahrenheit

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FB

Foreign body

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FBS

Fasting blood sugar

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Fe

Iron

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FeSo4

Iron Sulfate

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FFP

Fresh Frozen Plasma

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FHR

Fetal Heart Rate

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FSH

Follicle Stimulating Hormone

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FUO

Fever Unknown Origin

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Fx

Fracture

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GB

Gallbladder

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GCS

Glasgow Coma Scale

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GDM

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

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GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux disease

125

GI

Gastrointestinal

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gtt(s)

Drops(s)

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GU

Genitourinary

128

GYN

Gynecology

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H2-blocker

Histamine-2 Blocker

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H&H

Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

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HA

Headache

132

HCG

Human chorionic Gonadotropin

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HCO3

Bicarbonate

134

Hct

Hematocrit

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HDL

High Density Lipoprotein

136

Hgb

Hemoglobin

137

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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HOB

Head of Bed

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HPI

History of present illness

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HR

Heart Rate

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H&P

History and physical

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HRT

Hormone Replacement Therapy

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HTN

Hypertension

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hs

Hour of sleep; bedtime

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Hx

History

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IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome

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ICP

Intracranial Pressure

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ICU

Intensive care unit

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IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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I&D

Incision & drainage

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I&O

Intake and output

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IJ

Internal Jugular

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IM

Intramuscular

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Incont

Incontinent

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ing

Inguinal

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Inj

Injection

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Int

Internal

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IPPB

Intermittent Positiv

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Irrig

Irrigation

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Isol

Isolation

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IT

Inhalation therapy

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IV

Intravenous

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IVB

Intravenous Buretrol

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IVF

Intravenous Fluids

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IVPB

Intravenous Piggy Back

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IVP

Intravenous Push Drug

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IVP

Intravenous Pyelogram

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J-Tube

Jejunostomy Tube

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JP

Jackson Pratt Drain

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JVD

Jugular Vein Distention

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JVP

Jugular Vein Pressure

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K+

Potassium

173

KCl

Potassium chloride

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Kcal

Kilocalories

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Kg

Kilogram

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KUB

Kidney, ureter, bladder

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KVO

Keep Vein Open

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L

Left

179

l

Liter

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Lab

Laboratory

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L&D

Labor and Delivery

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LDH

Lactic Dehyrogenase

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LDL

Low-density lipoprotein

184

LE

Lower extremity

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LES

Lower Esophageal Sphincter

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LFTs

Liver function tests

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liq

Liquid

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LLL

Left Lower Lobe

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LLQ

Left Lower Quadrant

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LMP

Last menstral period

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LOC

Level of Consciousness

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LP

Lumbar Puncture

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L/R

Lacerated Ringers

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LUL

Left Upper Lobe

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LUQ

Left Upper Quadrant

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LVH

Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

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MDL

Medial Cruciate Ligament

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MDI

Metered Dose Inhaler

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mEq

Milliequivalents

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MI

Myocardial Infarction

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mcg

Microgram

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mg

Milligram

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ml

Milliliter

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MN

Midnight

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MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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MRSA

Methicillin resistant Staph Aureus

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MS

Multiple Sclerosis

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MVA

Motor Vehicle Accident

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MVI

Multivitamin

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Na+

Sodium

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NaCl

Sodium chloride

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n/a

Not applicable

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n/c

Nasal cannula

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NAD

No Active Disease

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N&V

Nausea & vomiting

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Neb

Nebulizer

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Neg

Negative

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NG

Nasogastric

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NGT

Nasogastric Tube

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NIDDM

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

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NKA

No known allergies

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NKDA

No known drug allergies

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noc

Night

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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N/S

Normal Saline

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NSAIDS

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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Nsg

Nursing

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NSR

Normal Sinus Rhythm

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NTG

Nitroglycerine

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O2

Oxygen

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OB

Obstetrics

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OOB

Out of bed

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OD

Right eye

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OD

Overdose

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OP

Outpatient

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OR

Operating Room

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ORIF

Open Reduction Internal Fixation

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os

Mouth

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OS

Left eye

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OT

Occupational therapy

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OU

Both eyes

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p

After/post

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P

Pulse

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PT

Physical Therapy

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PAC

Premature Atrial Contraction

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PACU

Post Anesthesia Care Unit

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pc

After meals

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PCA

Patient controlled Analgesia

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PCEA

Patient controlled epidural analgesia

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PCP

Primary care provider

251

PCU

Progressive Care Unit

252

PCXR

Portable Chest X-Ray

253

PDR

Physician's Desk Reference

254

PE

Pulmonary Embolism

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PEEP

Positive End Expiratory Pressure

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PEG

Percutaneous End Expiratory Pressure

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PEJ

Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy

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per

By or through

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PERLA

Pupils equal and reactive to light and accommodation

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PET

Positron Emission Tomography

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pH

Hydrogen ion concentration

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PICC

Peripherally inserted central catheter

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PID

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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pm

Between noon and midnight

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PMH

Past medical history

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PMI

Point of maximum intensity

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PMV

Prolapsed Mitral Valve

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PNS

Peripheral Nervous System

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po

By mouth

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POD

Postoperative Day

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pos

Positive

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Post-op

Postoperatively

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PPD

Purified Protein Derivative

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PPN

Peripheral Parental Nutrition

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PRBC

Packed Red Blood Cells

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Preop

Preoperatively

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prn

As necessary

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Pt

Patient

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PTA

Prior to Admission

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PTT

Partial Prothrombin Time

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PVC

Premature Ventricular Contractions

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PVD

Peripheral Vascular Disease

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QA

Quality Assurance

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R

Right or rectal

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RA

Room air

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RBC

Red blood count

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RDS

Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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reg

Regular

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Rehab

Rehabilitation

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REM

Rapid eye movement

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Rectic

Reticulocyte

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RL

Ringers Lactate

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RLL

Right Lower Lobe

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RLQ

Right Lower Quadrant

295

RML

Right Middle Lobe

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r/o

Rule out

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ROM

Range of motion

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RR

Respiratory Rate

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RUL

Right Upper Lobe

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RUQ

Right Upper Quadrant

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RV

Residual Volume

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Rx

Prescription

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s

Without

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S

Saline

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SAT

Saturation

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S/S

Signs and symptoms

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SBO

Small Bowel Obstruction

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SBP

Systolic Blood Pressure

309

SC/SQ

Subcutaneous

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SDS

Same day surgery

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SL

Sublingual

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SNF

Skilled Nursing Facillity

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SOB

Shortness of breath

314

s/p

Status post

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SR

Sinus Rhythm

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SSE

Soap Suds Enema

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STAT

Immediately

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STD

Sexually Transmitted Disease

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SVT

Super ventricular Tachycardia

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Surg

Surgery

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Sx

Symptoms

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T

Temperature

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T&A

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

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Tab

Tablet

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T&CM

Type & Cross match

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Tachy

Tachycardia

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TAH

Total Abdominal Hysterectomy

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TB

Tuberculosis

329

TCDB

Turn, Cough, Deep Breath

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TEDS

Thromboembolic disease stockings

331

TEE

Transesophageal Echocardiogram

332

Tele

Telemetry

333

TF

Tube feeding

334

THR

Total Hip Replacement

335

TIA

Transient Ischemic Attack

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TKR

Total Knee Replacement

337

TNI

Troponin

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TNTC

Too numerous to count

339

TO

Telephone Order

340

tol

Tolerated

341

TORB

Telephone Order Read Back

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TPN

Total Prenatal Nutrition

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TPR

Temperature, Pulse, Respirations

344

TURP

Transurethral Resection of Prostate

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TV

Tidal Volume

346

TVH

Total Vaginal Hysterectomy

347

Tx

Treatment

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TX

Traction

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U/A

Urinalysis

350

UE

Upper extremity

351

UES

Upper esophageal sphincter

352

UGI

Upper gastrointestinal

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umb

Umbilicus

354

ung

Ointment

355

unk

Unknown

356

URI

Upper Respiratory Infection

357

US

Ultrasound

358

USA

Unstable Ungina

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UTI

Urinary Tract Infection

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VA

Visual Activity

361

VC

Vital capacity

362

V fib

Ventricular Fibrulation

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V Tach

Ventricular tachycardia

364

vag

Vaginal

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via

Through

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Vit

Vitamin

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vo

Verbal order

368

Vol

Volume

369

vs

Vital signs

370

WA

While awake

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WBC

White blood count

372

W&D

Warm and dry

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w/c

Wheel chair

374

w/o

Without

375

WNL

Within normal limits

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wt

Weight

377

X-match

Cross match

378

y/o

Years old

379

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