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CCU

coronary (cardiac) care unit

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ECU

emergency care unit

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ER

emergency room

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ICU

intensive care unit

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IP

inpatient

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OP

outpatient

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OR

operating room

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PACU

post-anesthetic care unit

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PAR

post-anesthetic recovery

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post-op

post-operative (after surgery)

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pre-op

pre-operative

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RTC

return to clinic

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RTO

return to office

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B

bilateral

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BRP

bathroom privileges

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CP

chest pain

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DC or D/C

discharge, discontinue

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ETOH

ethyl alcohol

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L

left

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R

right

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m

murmur

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pt

patient

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RRR

regular rate and rhythm

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SOB

shortness of breath

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Tr

treatment

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Tx

treatment or traction

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VS

vital signs

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T

temperature

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P

pulse

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R

respiration

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BP

blood pressure

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Ht

height

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Wt

weight

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WDWN

well-developed and well-nourished

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y/o or y.o.

year old

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#

number or pound; if used before a numeral, it means number (e.g., #2); if used after a numeral it means pound (e.g., 150#)

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C

Celcius, centigrade

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F

Fahrenheit

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