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-lytic

dissolving, reducing, loosening

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-mimetic

mimicking, simulating

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-tropic

acting on

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anti-

against

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contra-, counter-

against, opposite, opposed

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chem/o

chemical

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hypn/o

sleep

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narc/o

stupor

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pharm, pharmac/o

drug, medicine

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vas/o

vessel

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CA

cancer

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FUO

fever unknown origin

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staph

staphylococcus

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strep

streptococcus

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BP

blood pressure

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c/o

complaints of

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I & O

intake and output

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P

pulse

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PE

physical examination

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PE(R)RLA

pupils equal (regular) react to light and accomodation

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pt

patient

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R

respiration

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R/O

rule out

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T

temperature

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TPR

temperature, pulse, respiration

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VS

vital signs

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WD

well developed

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WNL

within normal limits

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BX

biopsy

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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CT

computer tomography

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Dx

diagnosis

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ICU

intensive care unit

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I & D

incision and drainage

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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supp

suppository

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susp

suspension

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tab

tablet

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tinct

tincture

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ung

ointment

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ac

before meals

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ad lib

as desired

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bid

twice a day

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c

with

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gt(t)

drop(s)

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hs

at bedtime

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IM

intramuscular

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IV

intravenous

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pc

after meals

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po

by mouth

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prn

as needed

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qam

every morning

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qd

every day

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qh

every hour

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q2h

every 2 hours

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qid

four times a day

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s

without

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subcu

subcutaneous