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Ca

Calcium

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BT

Bleeding Time

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BC

Buffy Coat

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CBC

Complete Blood Count

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PT

Prothrombin time

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PTT

Partial Thromboplastin Time

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INR

International Normalized ratio

8

TT

Thrombin Time

9

ECG

Electrocardiograph

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Hb

Hemoglobin

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Na

Sodium

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K

Potassium

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MONO

Monocyte

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TB

Tuberculin Bacilli

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HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

16

AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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ESR/SEDRATE

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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RBC

Red blood cell

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WBC

White blood cell

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TIBC

Total Iron Binding Capacity

21

TSH

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

22

VDRL

Venereal Disease Research Lab

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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UTI

Urinary tract infection

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NSQ

Not enough quantity

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FBS

Fasting blood sugar

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GTT

Glucose Tolerance test

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PC

Post prandial (after meals)

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ABG

Arterial Blood Gas

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BBP

Blood Borne Pathogens

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CAI

Community Acquired Infections

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HAI

Healthcare associated infections

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HBV

Hepatitis B virus

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HBC

Hepatitis C virus

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OPIM

Other Potentially infectious materials

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CDC

Center for Disease control

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MDRO

Multidrug resistant organisms

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a

before

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aa or AA

of each

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ADD

attention deficit disorder

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ADL

Activities of daily living

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ad lib

as desired

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adt

admission , discharge or transfer

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ama

against medical advice

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AMA

american medical association

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amp

ampule

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amt

amount

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aq AQ

aqueous

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ausc

auscultation

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ax

axis

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bib

drink

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BID

twice a day

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BM

bowel movement

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BP

blood pressure

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BSA

body surface area

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c

with

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caps

capsules

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CC

chief complaint

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CDC

Centers for disease control and prevention

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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chr

chronic

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CNS

central nervous system

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comp

compound

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CP

chest pain

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CPE

complete physical examination

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CT

computed tomography

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CV

cardiovascular

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d

day

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D&C

dilation and curettage

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DEA

drug enforcement administration

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dil

dilute

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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DOB

date of birth

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DTP

diptheria tetanus pertussis vaccine

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DR

doctor

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D/W

dextrose with water

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Dx

diagnosis

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ED

emergency department

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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EENT

eyes, ears nose throat

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EP

established patient

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ER

emergency room

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FDA

food and drug adminstration

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FH

family history

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fl

Fluid

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F/u

follow up

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fx

fracture

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GBS

gallbladder series

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GI

gastrointestinal

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gm

gram

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gr

grain

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gtt

drops

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GU

genitourinary

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GYN

Gynecology

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HA

Headache

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HEENT

head, ear, eyes, nose and throat

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HO

History of

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I&D

Incision and drainage

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I&O

Intake and output

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IM

intramuscular

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inf

infusion inferior

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ing

injection

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IT

inhalation therapy

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IUD

intrauterine device

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IV

Intravenous

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KUB

kidneys

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L1, L2

Lumbar vertebrae

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lab

laboratory

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liq

liquid

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LLL

Lower left lobe

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LMP

Last menstrual period

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LUQ

left upper quadarnt

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M

mix

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m

meta

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MI

Myocardial infarction

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MM

Mucous membrane

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

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MS

Multiple sclerosis

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NB

newborn

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NED

No evidence of disease

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no

number

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noc

night

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NPO

nothing by mouth

129

NPT

new patient

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NS

normal saline

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NSAID

nonsterodial antiinflammatory drug

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NTP

normal temperature and pressure

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N&V

Nausea and vomiting

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NYD

Not yet diagnosed

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o-

ortho

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OB

Obstetrics

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OC

Oral contraceptive

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oint

ointment

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OOT

Out of bed

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OPD

Out patient department

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OPS

Out patient services

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OR

Operating room

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p in italic

para

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P with line over

after

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P&P

Pap smear ( papanicolaou smear )and pelvic examination

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PA

posteroanterior

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pap

pap smear

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path

pathology

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PE

Physical examination

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per

by with

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PH

Past history

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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p/o

postoperative

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POMR

Problem oriented medical record

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PMFSH

past medical family social history

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PMS

premenstrual syndrome

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PRN

Whenever necessary

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Pt

Patient

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PT

Physical therapy

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PTA

prior to admission

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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pulv

powder

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q.

every

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q2h

every 2 hours

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qam

every morning

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qh

every hour

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QID

four times a day

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QS

Quantity sufficient

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RA

Rheumatoid arthritis

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RDA

Recommended daily allowance

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REM

Rapid eye movement

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RF

Rheumatoid factor

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RLL

Right lower lobe

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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R/O

Rule out

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ROM

Range of motion

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ROS/SR

review of systems

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RUQ

Right upper quadrant

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RV

Right ventricle

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Rx

prescription

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s with line over

without

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SAD

Seasonal affective disorder

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SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome

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Sig

directions

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sig

sigmoidoscopy

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SOAP

subjective objective assessment plan

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sol

solution

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S/R

Suture removal

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Staph

Staphylococcus

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STAT

immediately

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STD

sexually transmitted disease

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Strep

streptococcus

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SL

sublingual

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subcut

subcutaneous

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surg

surgery

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S/W

saline with water

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SX

Symptoms

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T1, T2

Thoracic vertebrae

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T&A

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

200

tab

tablet

201

TIA

transient ischemic attack

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TB

Tuberculosis

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TID

Three times a day

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ti, tinc

tincture

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TMJ

Temporomandibular joint

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top

Topically

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TPR

temperature pulse and respiration

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Tx

Treatment

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UR

Urinalysis

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UCHD

usual childhood diseases

211

UGI

Upper gastrointestinal

212

ungt

ointment

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URI

upper respiratory infection

214

US

Ultrasound

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VA

Visual activity

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Vf

visual field

217

VS

vital signs

218

WNL

within normal limits

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wt

weight

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y/o

year old

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ALP

Alkaline Phosphatase

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ALT

Alanine Aminotransferase

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APTT

Activated partial thromboplastin time

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AST

Aspartate Aminotransferase

225

BUN

Blood Urea Nitrogen

226

C & S

Culture & Sensitivity

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CAMP

Christie, Atkins, and MunchPetersen

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CFU

Colony forming Unit

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CIN

Cefsulodin-Irgasan-Novobiocin Agar

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CK

Creatine Kinase

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CMV

Cytomegalovirus

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CNA

Colistin Nalidixic Acid agar

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COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

234

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid (SF)

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DAT

Direct antiglobulin test

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

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EDTA

Ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid

238

ERC

Erythrocyte

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FOB

Faecal Occult Blood

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G6PD

Glucose-6-phosphate

241

GGT

Gamma-glutamyl Transferase

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GHS

Globally Harmonized System (in place of WHMIS)

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H&E

Hematoxylin and eosin

244

HbA1C

Hemoglobin A1c, glycated hemoglobin

245

HCG

Human Chorionic Gonadotrophia

246

HCT

Hematocrit

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HDL

High-density Lipoprotein

248

HDN

Hemolytic disease of the newborn

249

IAT

Indirect antiglobulin test

250

LAP

Leukocyte alkaline phosphatase

251

LD

Lactate dehydrogenase

252

LDL

Low-density Lipoprotein

253

LIS

Laboratory information system

254

LKS

Leukocytes

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MCH

Mean corpuscular hemoglobin

256

MCHC

Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration

257

MCV

Mean corpuscular volume

258

NPO*

Nothing by mouth

259

NRBC

Nucleated red blood cell

260

ONPG

Ortho-nitrophenyl Bgalactopyranoside

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PEA

Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar

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PKU

Phenylketonuria

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PLT

Platelet

264

POCT

Point of Care Testing

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PST

Plasma Separator Tube

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O&P

Ova and Parasites

267

RDW

Red cell distribution width

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RNA

Ribonucleic Acid

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SAF

Sodium acetate fixative

270

SPS

Sodium polyanethol sulphonate

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SST

Serum Separator Tube

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T3

Triiodothyronine

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T4

Thyroxine

274

TDG

Transport of Dangerous Goods