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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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COTA

certified occupational therapy assistant

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CP

cerebral palsy

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CPK

creatine phosphokinase

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CPT

current procedure terminology

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CRTT

certified respiratory therapy technician

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CS

central supply or service

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C&S

culture and sensitivity

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CSF

cerebral spinal fluid

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CSR

central supply room

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CST

certified surgical technologist

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CT

computerized tomography

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Cu

copper

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CVA

cerebral vascular accident (stroke)

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Cx

cervix, complications, or complaints

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d

day

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D&C

dilation and curettage

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DA

dental assistant

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DAT

diet as tolerated

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DC

doctor of chiropractic

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D/C, disc, or dc

discontinued or discharge

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DDS

doctor of dental surgery

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DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency

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del

delivery

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Dept

department

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DH

dental hygienist

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DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

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Diff

differential white blood cell count

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dil

dilute or dissolve

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DMD

doctor of dental medicine

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DMS

diagnostic medical sonography

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DNR

do not resuscitate

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DO

doctor of osteopathy

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DOA

dead on arrival

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DPM

doctor of pediatric medicine

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DPT

diptheria, pertussis, tetanus

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Dr

doctor

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dr

dram or drainage

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D/S

dextrose in saline

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DSD

dry sterile dressing

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DT

delirium tremors

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DVM

doctor of veterinary medicine

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DW

distilled water

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D/W

dextrose in water

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Dx or dx

diagnosis

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ea

each

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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EENT

ear, eye, nose, and throat

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EKG or ECG

electrocardiogram

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elix

elixir

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EMG

electromyogram

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EMS

emergency medical services

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EMT

emergency medical technician

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ENT

ear, nose, throat

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EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

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ER

emergency room

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ESR

erthrocyte sedimentation rate

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etiol or et

etiology

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Ex or exam

examination

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Exc

excision

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Exp

exploratory

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ext

extract, extraction, or external

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F

degrees Fahrenheit

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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FBW

fasting blood work

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FC

Foley catheter

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FDA

Food and Drug aDMINISTRATION

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Fe

iron

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FF or FFl

force fluids

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FH or FHB

fetal heart beat

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Fl or fl

fluid

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Fr or Fx

fracture

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ft

foot

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FUO

fever of unknown origin

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GA

gastric analysis

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gal

gallon

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GB

gallbladder

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Gc

gonococcus, gonorrhea

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GI

gastrointestinal

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Gm or g

gram

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gr

grain

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gt, gtt, or gtts

drop, drops

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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GU

genitourinary

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Gyn

gynecology

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H

hydrogen

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H2O

water