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OT

occupational therapy

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pc

after meals

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prn

as neccesary/as occasion requires

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qs

a sufficient quantity

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qh

every hour

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q3h

every three hours

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sig

sign, write

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stat

immediately

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tab

tablet

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone/water conservation hormone

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AP view

anterior posterior view

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A-V

arteriovenous, atrioventricular

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BE or BaE

barium enema

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BMR

basal metabolic rate

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BP

blood pressure

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BKA

below knee amputation

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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Ca

calcium

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cc

cubic centimeter, ml

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CNS

central nervous system

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CVA

cerebrobascular accident

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CVP

central venous pressure

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Dx

diagnosis

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D & C

dilation & curettage

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DTs

delirium tremors

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ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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EMG

electromyogram

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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FUO

fever of undetermined origin

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GI

gastrointestinal

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Gm or gm

gram

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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GU

genitourinary

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Hb or HGB

hemoglobin

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HCI

hydrochloric acid

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HCT, Hct

hematocrit

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Hg

mercury

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Hx

history

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ICU

intensive care unit

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IM

intramuscular (injection)

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I & O

intake and outtake

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IPPB

intermittent positive-pressure breathing

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IUD

intrauterine device

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IV

intravenous

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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K

potassium

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KUB

kidney, ureter, and bladder

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L, l

liter

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L1, L2

first, second lumbar vertebra

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SLE

systemic lupus erythematous

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LMP

last menstrual period

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LP

lumbar puncture

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LPM

liters per minute