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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate)

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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ARF

acute renal failure

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GU

genitourinary

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PKU

phenylketonuria

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ERSD

end-stage renal disease

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KUB

kidney-ureter-blader x-ray

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M.

male

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Cysto

cystoscopy

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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Ua

urinalysis

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PSA

prostate-specific protein

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TSE

testicular self exam

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GYN

gynecology

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HSG

hysterosalpingogram

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Pap

papanicolaou test (smear)

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LAVH

laproscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy

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C-section

cesarean section delivery

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PMS

premenstrual syndrome

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F

female

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HPV

human papilloma virus

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IUD

intrauterine device

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OB

obstetrics

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TAH

total abdominal hysterectomy

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Ab I, II, III

one abortion, two, three

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Para I, II, III

one live birth, two, three

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Grav I, II, III

one, two, three pregnancy

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preg

pregnant

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FTT

failure to thrive

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STI

sexually transmitted infection

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D&C

dilation and curettage

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RPR

syphilis test

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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SOB

shortness of breath

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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RT

respiratory therapist

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NMT

nebulizing mist treatment

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OD

optometrists

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OD

right eye, oculus dexter

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OS

left eye, oculus sinister

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AD

right ear, auris dextra

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AS

left ear, auris sinistra

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MYD

right ear drum, membrana tympani dexter

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MTS

left ear drum, membrana tympani sinister

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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ENT

ear nose throat specialist

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ac

before meals

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pc

after meals

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im

intramuscular

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IV

intravenous

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s (with line above)

without

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c (with line above)

with

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ID

intradermal

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po

by mouth

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US

ultrasound

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UV

ultraviolet

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Subq, subcu

subcutaneous

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mcg

microgram

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FTM

female to male

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ac

before meals

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pc

after meals

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im

intramuscular

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IV

intravenous

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s (with line above)

without

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c (with line above)

with

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ID

intradermal

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po

by mouth

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US

ultrasound

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UV

ultraviolet

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Subq, subcu

subcutaneous

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mcg

microgram

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FTM

female to male

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ac

before meals

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pc

after meals

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im

intramuscular

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IV

intravenous

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s (with line above)

without

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c (with line above)

with

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ID

intradermal

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po

by mouth

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US

ultrasound

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UV

ultraviolet

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Subq, subcu

subcutaneous

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mcg

microgram

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FTM

female to male

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A1c

test that measures glycohemoglobin

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Dx

diagnosis

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Px

prognosis

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Staph

staphylococcus

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Strep

streptococcus

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Rx

prescription

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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FAS

fetal alcohol syndrome

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MMR

measles, mumps, rubella

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Bx

biopsy

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Tx

treatment

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Sx

symptoms

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DTaP, DPT

diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

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IPV

inactivated polio vaccine

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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Hep B

hepatitis B vaccine

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Hx

history