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1

female

2

male

3

without
(line over s)

4

with
(line over c)

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y/o

year old

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A/A

automobile accident

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AART

American Association of Rehabilitation Therapy

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ACPMR

American Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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ACR

American College of Radiography

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ACS

American Cancer Society

11

AOTA

American Occupational Therapy Association

12

AP

anteroposterior

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APTA

American Physical Therapy Association

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ARRT

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

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ASAP

as soon as possible

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ASRT

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

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Bx

biopsy
B (sub) x

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BA

barium

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BaE, BE

barium enema

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BP

blood pressure

21

BUN

blood, urea, nitrogen

22

C1, C2, C3

first, second, third cervical vertebra
C (sub) 1,2,3

23

Ca

Cancer, carcinoma

24

CAT

computerized axial tomography

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CCU

cardiac care unit

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CNMT

Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CT

computerized tomography

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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CXR

chest x-ray

33

Dx

diagnosis
D (sub) x

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EEG

Electroencephalogram

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ED

emergency department

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ER

emergency room

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Fx

fracture
F (sub) x

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Hx

history
H (sub) x

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ICU

intensive care unit

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IM

intramuscular

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IV

intravenous

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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KUB

kidney-ureter-bladder (x-ray)

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L1, L2, L3

first, second, third lumbar vertebra
L (sub) 1,2,3

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lab

laboratory

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LBP

low back pain, low blood pressure

47

LLQ

left lower quadrant (abdomen)

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LMP

last menstrual period

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LP

lumbar puncture

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MVA

motor vehicle accident

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NBRC

National Board for Respiratory Care

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NMTCB

Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board

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NPO

nothing by mouth

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OB

obstetrics

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OP

outpatient

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PA

posteroanterior

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RDMS

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

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Rx

Prescription
R (sub) x

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

62

R/O

rule out

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R.T. (R)

Registered Technologist Radiography

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R.T. (N)

Registered Technologist Nuclear Medicine

65

RUQ

right upper quadrant

66

SOB

shortness of breath

67

stat

immediately (statim)

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T1, T2, T3

first, second, third thoracic vertebra
T (sub) 1,2,3

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TPR

temperature, pulse, respiration

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UGI

upper gastrointestinal

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XR

x-ray