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ABG

arterial blood gas

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AV

atrioventricular

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AVR

aortic valve replacement

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CT or CAT

computerized (axial) tomography

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CO

cardiac output

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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CSF

cerebral spinal fluid

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DRE

digital rectal exam

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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FH

family history

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HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat

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H&H

hemoglobin and hematocrit

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HPI

history of present illness

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MVR

mitral valve replacement

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NAD

no apparent distress

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NKA

no known allergies

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NPO

nothing by mouth

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PERRLA

pupils equal, round, and reactive to light

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PFT

pulmonary function tests

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PMH

past medical history

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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RRR

regular rate and rhythm

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RTC

return to clinic

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SH

social history