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D/C

Discharge

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Po

By mouth

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CCU

Coronary Care Unit

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(R)

Rectally

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N/S

Normal saline

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ax

Axillary (arm pits)

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Rx

Prescription

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Tx

Treatment

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Ad lib

as desired

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PRN

as necessary

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CBC

Complete blood count

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qs

Quantity sufficient

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DNR

Do not resuscitate

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UTI

Urinary Tract infection

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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Fx

Fracture

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ABG

Arterial blood

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KCI

Potassium chloride

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GU

Genitor urinary

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Hct

Hematocrit

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CP

Cerebral palsy

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HOH

Hard of hearing

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Hgb

Hemoglobin

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H2O2

Hydrogen peroxide

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B & B

Bowel and bladder

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AMA

against medical advice

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sc

Subcutaneous

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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GTT

Glucose tolerance test

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EEG

Electroencephalogram

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HIV

Human immunodeficiency Virus

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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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OV

Office visit

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FHB

Fetal heart beat

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R/O

Rule out

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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Px

Prognosis

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CA

Cancer

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MS

Multiple Scerosis

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RR

Recovery room

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NG

Nasogastric

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

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N/V

Nausea and vomiting

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ADL

Activities Daily Living

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HBV

Hepatitis B Virus

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CABG

Coronary artery bypass graft

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CHF

Congestive heart failure