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a.c.

Before meals

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a.d.

Right ear

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a.s.

Left ear

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a.u.

Each ear

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ad lib

As tolerated

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b.i.d.

Twice a day

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FUP

Follow-up

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GTT

Drops

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HS, h.s.

bedtime

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M.R.

May repeat

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N.R.

Do not repeat, no repeats

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NMT

Not more than

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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o.d.

Right eye

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o.l., o.s.

Left eye

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o.u.

Both eyes

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p.c.

After meals

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p.r.n.

As needed, when necessary

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Q, q.

Every

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q.d.

Every day

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q.i.d.

Four times a day

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q.o.d.

Every other day

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q.s., qs.

A quantity sufficient

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Rx

Prescription symbol

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Sig.

Write on label (patient instructions)

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stat

Immediately

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t.a.t.

Until all taken

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t.i.d.

Three times a day

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t.i.w.

Three times a week

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w.a.

While awake

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LAD

Left anterior descending (coronary artery)

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LV

Left ventricle

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RCA

Right coronary artery

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T

Thoracic, followed by number of thoracic vertebra
(T-2)

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Afib

Atrial fibrillation

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AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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ASHD

Atherosclerotic heart disease

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ASPVD

Atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease

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BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

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CA

Cancer, carcinoma

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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CHF

Congestive heart failure

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

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DM

DM

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DX, Dx, dx

Diagnosis

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FUO

Fever of unknown origin

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GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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HA

Headache

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HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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MI

Myocardial infarction

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PID

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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PUD

Peptic ulcer disease

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PVC

Premature ventricular contraction

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RA

Rheumatoid arthritis

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SIADH

Syndrome of inappropriate ADH

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SLE

Systemic lupus erythematosus

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STD

Sexually transmitted disease

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TB

Tuberculosis

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TIA

Transient ischemic attack

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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UTI

Urinary tract infection

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Vfib

Ventricular fibrillation

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VT, Vtach

Ventricular tachycardia

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MS

Multiple sclerosis, morphine sulfate

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A & O

Alert and oriented

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ADL

Activities of daily living

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C/O

Complains of

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CC

Chief complaint

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CTA

Clear to auscultation

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DOE

Dyspnea on exertion

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ENT

Ear, nose, throat

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FH

Family history

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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GU

Genitourinary

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GYN, gyn

Gynecology

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H/O, h/o

History of

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HPI

History of present illness

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HSM

Hepatosplenomegaly

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Hx

History

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ICS

Intercostal space

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IMP

Impression

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JVD

Jugular venous distension

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LUQ

Left upper quadrant

85

N/V/D

Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

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NABS

Normoactive bowel sounds

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NKA

No known allergies

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NKDA

No known drug allergies

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PERRLA

Pupils equal, round, reactive to light and
accommodation

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PMH

Past medical history

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PND

Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

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R/O

Rule out

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RLQ

Right lower quadrant

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ROM

Range of motion (of joint)

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ROS

Review of systems

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RRR

Regular rate and rhythm (heart)

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RUQ

Right upper quadrant

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S&S, s/sx

Signs and symptoms

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S/P

Status post (occurrence)

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SH

Social history, surgical history