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1
Q

D

A

decreased

2
Q

d

A

day

3
Q

D5W

A

dextrose 5% in water

4
Q

DC

A

discharge / discontinue

5
Q

DD

A

discharge diagnosis

6
Q

DI

A

diabetes insipidus / diagnostic imaging

7
Q

DNA

A

did not attend

8
Q

DNR

A

do not resuscitate

9
Q

DOA

A

dead on arrival

10
Q

DOB

A

date of birth

11
Q

DPT

A

diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus

12
Q

DR

A

delivery room

13
Q

DSS

A

decision support software

14
Q

DTP

A

diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (vaccine)

15
Q

Dx

A

diagnosis

16
Q

DTPa

A

diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis absorbed (vaccine)

17
Q

d.

A

died

18
Q

DADL

A

domestic activities of daily living

19
Q

DAOR

A

discharged at own risk

20
Q

DAT

A

dementia of alzheimer’s type

21
Q

DBP

A

diastolic blood pressure

22
Q

D/C

A

discharge

23
Q

Derm.

A

dermatology

24
Q

Diff.

A

differential

25
Q

dist.

A

Distal

26
Q

DM

A

diabetes mellitus

27
Q

DNW

A

did not wait

28
Q

DoCS

A

department of community services

29
Q

DON

A

director of nursing

30
Q

DOH

A

department of housing

31
Q

Dr.

A

doctor

32
Q

DVA

A

department of veteran’s affairs

33
Q

D/W

A

discussed with