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abn, abnorm

abnormal

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amb

ambulatory

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A&O x 4

alert & oriented to person, place, time & date

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A&P

auscultation & palpation, auscultation & percussion

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Asx, ASX

asymptomatic

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ausc, auscul

auscultation

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A&W

alive & well

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BP

blood pressure

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CA

chronological age

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C&A

conscious & alert

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CC, c/o

chief complaint, complains of

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DOB, D/B

date of birth

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DU

diagnosis undetermined

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Dx, diag

diagnosis

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Ex, exam

examination

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F

female

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FH, FHx

family history

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FOD

free of disease

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F/U, FU

follow up

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FUO

fever of unknown origin

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h/o

history of

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H&P

history & physical

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Ht, h

height

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Hx, H

history

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IBW

ideal body weight

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IPPA

inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation

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IQ

intelligence quotient

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L&W

living & well

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LWD

living with disease

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M

male

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MA

mental age

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MHx, MH

medical history

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NAD

no appreciable disease, no apparent distress/disease, nothing abnormal detected

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N/C, NC

no complaints

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ND

not diagnosed

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NDF

no disease found

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NED

no evidence of disease

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NKA

no known allergies

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NKDA

no known drug allergies

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norm

normal

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NVS

neurological vital signs

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NYD

not yet diagnosed

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P

pulse

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P&A, P/A

percussion & auscultation

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palp

palpation

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PE, PEx, PX

physical examination

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PH

poor health

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PH, Px, PHx

past history

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PI

present illness

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PMH, PMHx

past medical history

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PMI

past medical illness

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PPHx

previous psychiatric history

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prog, prong, Px

prognosis

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Pt

patient

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R

respiration

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R/O, RO

rule out

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ROS

review of symptoms

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RVC

responds to verbal commands

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SOAP

subjective, objective, assessement, plan (problem oriented record)

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SOI

severity of illness

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SONP

soft organs not palpable

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S/S

signs & symptoms

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Sx

symptoms, signs

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T

temperature

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TPR

temperature, pulse & respiration

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Tx, treat, tr

treatment

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UCHD, UCD

usual childhood diseases

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U/O, UO

under observation

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VS, V/S

vital signs

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WDWN

well developed, well nourished

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WNL

within normal limits

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wt

weight

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X&D

examination & diagnosis

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y, yr

year

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y/o

years old

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YOB

year of birth