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NAD

No abnormalities detected

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OE

On examination

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FH

family history

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GA

general anaesthetic

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BIBA

brought in by ambulance

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BIBM

Brought in by mum

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Dx

Diagnosis

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R/o

Rule out

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HDU

High dependency unit

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CCU

coronary care unit

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ICU

intensive care unit

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NHI

National Health index

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HCA

Health care assistant

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HIS

Hospital information system

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ROP

Remote operating panel

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RIS

Radiology information system

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PACS

Picture archive and comunication system

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musculoskeletal system
POP

Plaster of paris

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Musculoskeletal system
ROP

Removal of plaster

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Musculoskeletal system
ROMW

Removal of metalware

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Musculoskeletal system
MUA

Manipulation under anesthetic

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Musculoskeletal system
MXT

methotrexate

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Musculoskeletal system
OM

Osteomyelitis

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Musculoskeletal system
DEXA

Dual energy xray absorption

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Musculoskeletal system
NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory

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Musculoskeletal system
BKA

below knee amputation

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Musculoskeletal system
DDH

developmental dysplasia of the hips

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Respiratory system
ARDS

Acute or adult respiratory distress syndrome

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Respiratory system
COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Respiratory system
CPAP

Continuous positive air pressure