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Cl

Chloride or Clorine

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cl liq

Clear liquids

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cm

Centimeter

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CMA

Certified medical assistant

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CNP

Certified nurse practitioner

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CNS

Central nervous system

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co, c/o

Complains of

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CO

Carbon monoxide, coronary occlusion

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CO2

Carbon dioxide

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Comp

Complete, compound

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cont

Continued

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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COTA

Certified occupational therapy assistant

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CP

Cerebral palsy

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CPK

Creating phosphokinase (cardiac enzyme)

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CPR

Cardio pulmonary resuscitation

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CPT

Current procedure terminology

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CRTT

Certified respiratory therapy technician

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CS

Central supply/service

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C&S

Culture and sensitivity

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CSF

Cerebral spinal fluid

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CSR

Central supply room

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CST

Certified surgical technologist

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CT

Computerized, tomography

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Cu

Copper

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CVA

Cerebral vascular accident (stroke)

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Cx

Cervix, complication, complaint

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d

day

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D&C

Dilatation and curettage

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DA

Dental assistant

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DAT

Diet as tolerated

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DC

Doctor of chiropractic

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D/C, dc, disc

Discontinue, discharge

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DDS

Doctor of dental surgery

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DEA

Drug enforcement agency

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del

Delivery

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Dept

Department

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DH

Dental hygienist

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DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

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Diff

Differential white blood count