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AAA

Abd aortic anyurism

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Ab

Abortion

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AFM

After fatty meal

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AFP

Alpha-feto protein

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AML

Acute monocytic leukemia

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Amnio

Ambiocentesis

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ASAP

As soon as possible

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ATN

Acute tubular necrosis

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AP

Anterioposterior

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BE

Barium enema

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BD

Binocular distance

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B-H

Braxton Hicks Contraction

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Bid

Twice a day

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BMT

Bone marrow transplant

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BP

Blood pressure

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BPD

Biparietal diameter

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BPP

Biophysical profile

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BPH

Benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BPM

Beats per minute

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BSO

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectome

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BTD

Biliary Tract Disease

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BUN

Blood Urea Nitrogen

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Bx

Biopsy

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C

Celsius

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c

With

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Ca

Calcium

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CA

Cancer

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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CBC

Complete blood count

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CBD

Common bile duct

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CHD

Common hepatic duct

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cc

Cubic cm

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CCU

Coronary care unit

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CHF

Congestive heart failure

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CI

Cephalic index

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CL

Corpus Luteum

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cm

Centimeter

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c/o

Complaint/complaint of

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CNS

Central nervous system

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Cr

Creatine

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CPR

Cardio pulmonary resuscitation

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CRL

Crown rump legnth

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CS

Central supply

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C-section

Cesarean section

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CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

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CT

Computed tomography

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CVS

Choronic villi sampling

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CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

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Cx

Cervix

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CXR

X-ray

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db

Decibel

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D&C

Dilation and curettage

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DGC

Depth gain compensation

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DM

Diabetes mellitus

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DOA

Dead on arrival

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DOB

Date of birth

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DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

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Dx

Diagnosis

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ECG, EKG

Echo cardiogram

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EDC

Estimated date of confinement

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EEG

Electroencephalogram

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EMG

Electromyogram

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ENT

Ear, nose, throat

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EFW

Estimated fetal weight

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ER

Emergency room

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ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

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ETOH

Ethanol

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FDIU

Fetal death in utero

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FH

Fundamental height

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FHT

Fetal heart tones

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FSH

Follicle stimulating hormone

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F/U

Follow up

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FUO

Fever of unknown origin

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FTT

Failure to thrive

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Fx

Function, fracture

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G

Gravida

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Para

Number of full-term pregnancy's

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GA

Just stational age

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GB

Gallbladder

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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GS

Gestational sac

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GTD

Gestational trophoblastic disease

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GU

Genitourinary

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Gyn

Gynecology

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HBP

High blood pressure

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HC

Head circumfrence

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HCG

Human chorionic gonadotropin

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Hg

mercury

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HSM

Hepatosplenomegaly

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Hx

History

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Hydro

Hydrocephalus or hydornephrosis

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IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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ID

Intra dermal injection

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IM

Intra muscular

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I/O

Intake and output

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ICUD/ IUD

Intrauterine contraceptive device

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ICCU

Intensive coronary care unit

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ICU

Intensive care unit

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IUFD

Intrauterine fetal demise

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IUGR

Intrauterine growth restriction

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IUP

Intrauterine pregnancy

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IV

Intravenous

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IVC

Inferior vena cava

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IVF

In vitro fertilization

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IVP

Intravenous Pyelogram

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IVS

Intraventricular septum

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KUB

Kidneys, ureters, bladder

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LFT

Liver function tests

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LH

Luteinizing hormone

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LK

Left kidney

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LLQ

Left lower quadrant

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LMP

Last menstrual period

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LNMP

Last normal menstrual period

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LSO

Left salpingo-oophorectomy

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LUQ

Left upper quadrant

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MI

Myocardial infraction

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ml

Millimeter

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

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NGT

Naso-gastric tube

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noc

Night

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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N & V

Nausea and vomiting

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NST

Nonstress test

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NSVD

Normal spontaneous vaginal delivery

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NTD

Neural tube defect

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OB

Obstetrics

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OC

Oral contriception

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OFD

Occipital frontal diameter

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OP

Outpatient

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OR

Operating room

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OTC

Over the counter

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Px

After

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PE

Pulmonary embolism

Pleural effusion

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PID

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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POC

Products of conception

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PP

Post partum

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PROM

Premature rupture of membranes

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PRN

As needed

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Preop

Before surgery

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Postop

Post surgery

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pt

Patient

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PTT

Prothrombin time

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PV

Portal vein

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qh

Every hour

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qhs

Every evening

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qid

Four times a day

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q2h

Every 2 hours

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RBC

Red blood cell

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RK

Right kidney

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RAS

Renal artery stenosis

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RI

Resistive index

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RLL

Right lower lobe

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RLQ

Right lower quadrant

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ROM

Range of motion

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RUQ

Right upper quadrant

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R/O

Rule out

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Rx

Treatment

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SD

Standard deviation

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SAB

Spontaneous abortion

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SMA

Superior mesenteric artery

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S/P

Status post

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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Stat

Immed

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Sx

Symptoms

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STD

Sexually transmitted disease

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TAB

Therapeutic abortion

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TAH

Total abdominal hysterectomy

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TIA

Transient ischemic attack

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TID

Three times a day

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TOA

Tubo ovarian abscess

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TVH

Total vaginal hysterectomy

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TVS

Transvaginal scan

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TURP

Transurethral resection of the prostate

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Tx

Transplant

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UGI

Upper gastrointertinal series

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UPJ

Ureteropelvic junction

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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UTI

Urinary tract infection

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UVJ

Ureterovesical junction

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U/S

Ultrasound

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VTX

Vertex presentation

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WBC

White blood cell

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w

With

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WES

Wall echo shadow