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#

fracture

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<

less than

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>

greater than

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AAT

activity as tolerated

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ad lib

as desired

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ADC

Ambulatory Day Care / Adult Day Care

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ALC

Alternate level of care

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AMA

against medical advice

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appt

appointment

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ARO

Antibiotic Resistant Organism

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ATD

Admissions, Transfers & Discharges

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BBF

blood and body fluids

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BG, bg

blood glucose

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BID

twice a day

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BR

bedrest

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/c

with

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C. diff, CDT

Clostridium difficile (toxin)

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C/O, c/o

complaining of

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CBR

complete bedrest

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CF

clear fluids

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CL

common law

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CP

copy to pharmacy

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CXR

chest X-ray

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D/C, d/c

discharge/ discontinued/ day care

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DAT

diet as tolerated

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DNR

Do Not Resuscitate

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DOA

dead on arrival

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DOB

date of birth

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DPO

duplicate Physician's order

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Dx, dx

diagnosis

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ELOS

expected/estimated length of stay

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ETOH

ethyl alcohol

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FF

full fluids

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Fld.

fluid

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FNS

Food Nutrition Services

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GSW

gunshot wound

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HCF

Health Care Facility

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Hx

history

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INP

inpatient

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JW

Jehovah's Witness

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K

Kardex / Potassium

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LTC

Long Term Care

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MAR

Medication Administration Record

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MRO

Multi-drug Resistant Organism

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MRP

Most Responsible Physician

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MRSA

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

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MVA

motor vehicle accident

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N & V

nausea and vomitin

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NKA

no known allergies

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NKDA

no known drug allergies

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NKFA

no known food allergies

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NOK

next of kin

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NP

nasal prongs

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NVS

neurological vital signs

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NYD

not yet diagnosed

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OOB

out of bed

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OPD

Outpatient Department

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PGST

post gastric surgery therapeutic (diet)

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PRN

as/when necessary

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Prot.

Protestant

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RA

Rheumatoid Arthritis / room air

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RC

Roman Catholic

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SDA

Same Day Admission

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SDC

Surgical Day Care

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T, P, R(s)

temperature, pulse and respiration(s)

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TC

terminal clean

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TO

telephone order

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Tx, tx

treatment

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VO

verbal order

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VRE

Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci

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W

widow

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W/C (w/c)

wheelchair