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C/O

complains of

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CC

chief complaint(s)

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CTA

clear to ausculation

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Dx

diagnosis

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F/U

follow-up

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FH

family history

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H/O

history of

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HPI

history of present illness

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Hx

history

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PE

physical examination; pelvic examination; pulmonary embolism

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PH/SH

personal and social history

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PI

present illness

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PMH

past medical history

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ROS

review of systems

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SH

social history

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Tx

treatment

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CV

cardiovascular

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GI

gastrointestinal

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GU

genitourinary

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EENT

ears, eyes, nose and throat

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HEENT

head, ears, eyes, nose and throat

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Ob/Gyn

obstetrics and gynecology

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Peds

pediatrics

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UCD

usual childhood diseases

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A & P

auscultation and percussion

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ADL

activities of daily living

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CN III

third cranial nerve (there are CN I to XII)

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RCM

right costal margin (there is also a LCM)

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RUQ

right upper quadrant (also there is RLQ, LUQ and LLQ)

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TM

tympanic membrane

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AAOX 3

alert, awake and oriented to person, place and time

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ad lib

at will, as desired

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BM

bowel movement

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BP

blood pressure

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CVAT

costovertebral angle tenderness

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DTR

deep tendon reflex

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EOMI

extraocular muscles intact

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HJR

hepatojugular reflux

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JVD

jugular venous distention

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IBW

ideal body weight

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LBW

lean body weight

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BSA

body surface area

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LMP

last menstrual period

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NAD

no apparent distress; no apparent disease

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NC/AT

normocephalic, atraumatic

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NKA

no known allergies

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NKDA

no known drug allergies

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o.d.

right eye

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o.s.

left eye

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o.u.

both eyes

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PERRLA

pupils equal, round,reactive to light and accomodation

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IOP

intraocular pressure

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ROM

range of motion

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VS

vital signs

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P

pulse

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T

temperature

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RR

respiratory rate; recovery room

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HR

heart rate

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RRR

regular rate amd rhythm (heart)

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Ac

before meals

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YO

year old

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DOB

date of birth

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  +

positive; present; plus

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  -

negative; absent; minus

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c (with bar on top)

with

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  õ

negative; without

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W/O

without

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adm

admission, admitted

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AD

Alzheimer disease

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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MI

myocardial infarction

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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ACS

acute coronary syndrome

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HT

hypertension (also HTn);height

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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AODM

adult onset diabetes mellitus

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IDDM

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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NIDDM

noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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PD

Parkinson disease

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AOM

acute otitis media

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Ca

cancer

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COAD

chronic obstructive airway disase

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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SOB

shortness of breath

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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TB

tuberculosis

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident; costovertebral angle

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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NV

nausea and vomiting

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NVD

nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea; neck vein distention

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PONV

postoperative nausea and vomiting

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PUD

peptic ulcer disease

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GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

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RA

rheumatoid arthritis

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OA

osteoarthritis

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SLE

systemic lupus erythematosus

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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HA

headache

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy (hyperplasia)

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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STD

sexually transmitted disease

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MVA

motor vehicle accident

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ANA

antinuclear antibody

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Alb

albumin

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ALT

alanine aminotransferase

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LFT

liver function test

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aPTT

activated partial thromboplastin time

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AST

asparate aminotransferase

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BG

blood glucose; blood gases

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BS

blood sugar; bowel sounds; breath sounds

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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CK-MB

creatine Kinase, MB function

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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CPK

creatinine phosphokinase

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CrCl

creatinine clearance

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Gluc

glucose

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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HbA1c

glycosylated hemoglobin

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CHOL

cholesterol

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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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LDL

low-density lipoprotein

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LDH

lactic dehydrogenase

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Trig

triglycerides

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INR

international normalized ratio

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DB

direct bilirubin

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TB

total bilirubin

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TP

total protein

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Ca

Calcium (also Ca++)

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Cl

Chloride (also Cl-)

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K

Potassium (also K+)

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Mg

Magnesium (also Mg++)

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Na

Sodium (also Na+)