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1

before

ā

2

with

c (with a line over it)

3

nitroglycerin

NTG

4

oxygen

O2

5

obstetrics

OB

6

after

p (with a line over it)

7

physical exam, pulmonary embolism

PE

8

orally, by mouth

PO

9

patient

Pt

10

every

q

11

four times a day

QID

12

rule out

R/O

13

prescription

Rx

14

without

s (with a line over it)

15

signs/symptoms

s/s

16

sudden infant death syndrome

SIDS

17

sublingual

SL

18

shortness of breath

SOB

19

symptoms

Sx

20

immediately

stat

21

transient ischemic attack

TIA

22

three times a day

TID

23

to keep open

TKO

24

treatment

Tx

25

times

X

26

years old

y/o

27

increased

28

decreased

29

African American

AA

30

Asian

A

31

Black

B

32

chief complaint

CC

33

complains of

c/o

34

current health status

CHS

35

date of birth

DOB

36

differential diagnosis

DD or DDx

37

estimated date of confinement

EDC

38

family history

FH

39

female

40

Hispanic

H

41

history

Hx

42

history and physical

H&P

43

history of present illness

HPI or HOPI

44

impression

IMP

45

male

46

medications

Med

47

newborn

NB

48

past history

PH or PMH

49

patient

Pt

50

physical exam

PE

51

private medical doctor

PMD

52

signs and symptoms

S/S

53

vital signs

VS

54

weight

Wt

55

white

W

56

year-old

y/o

57

abdomen

Abd

58

cardiovascular

CV

59

central nervous system

CNS

60

ear, nose, and throat

ENT

61

gastrointestinal

GI

62

genitourinary

GU

63

gynecological

GYN

64

head, eye, ears, nose, and throat

HEENT

65

musculoskeletal

MSK

66

obstecrical

OB

67

peripheral nervous system

PNS

68

respiratory

Resp

69

abdominal pain

abd pn

70

chest pain

CP

71

dyspnea on exertion

DOE

72

fever of unknown origin

FUO

73

gunshot wound

GSW

74

headache

H/A

75

lower back pain

LBP

76

nausea/vomiting

n/v

77

no apparent distress

NAD

78

pain

pn

79

shortness of breath

SOB

80

substernal chest pain

sscp

81

abdominal aortic aneurysm

AAA

82

abortion

Ab

83

acute myocardial infarction

AMI

84

adult respiratory distress syndrome

ARDS

85

alcohol

ETOH

86

atherosclerotic heart disease

ASHD

87

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPD

88

chronic renal failure

CRF

89

dead on arrival

DOA

90

cystic fibrosis

CF

91

delirium tremens

DTs

92

deep vein thrombosis

DVT

93

diabetes meelitus

DM

94

dilation and curettage

D&C

95

duodenal ulcer

DU

96

end-stage renal disease

ESRD

97

end-strage renal failure

ESRF

98

epstein-barr virus

EBV

99

foreign body obstruction

FBO

100

hepatitis B virus

HBV

101

hiatal hernia

HH

102

hypertenstion

HTN

103

infectious disease

ID

104

inferior wall myocardial infarction

IWMI

105

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

IDDM

106

intracranial pressure

ICP

107

mass casualty incident

MCI

108

mitral valve prolapse

MVP

109

motor vehicle crash

MVC

110

multiple sclerosis

MS

111

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

NIDDM

112

organic brain syndrome

OBS

113

otitis media

OM

114

overdose

OD

115

paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

PND

116

pelvic inflammatory disease

PID

117

peptic ulcer disease

PUD

118

pregnancies/births

G/P

119

pregnacy-induced hypertension

PIH

120

pulmonary embolism

PE

121

rheumatic heart disease

RHD

122

sexually transmitted disease

STD

123

ST elevation myocardial infarction

STEMI

124

transient ischemic attack

TIA

125

tuberculosis

TB

126

upper respiratory infection

URI

127

urinary tract infection

UTI

128

wolff-parkinson-white syndrome (disease)

WPW

129

agniotensin-converting enzyme

ACE

130

aspirin

ASA

131

bicarbonate

HCO3

132

birth control pills

BCP

133

calcium

Ca++

134

calcium channel blocker

CCB

135

calcium chloride

CaCl2

136

chloride

Cl-

137

digoxin

Dig

138

dilantin

DPH

139

diphenhydramine

DPHM

140

diphtheria-pertusis-tetanus

DPT

141

hydrochlorothiazide

HCTZ

142

lactated ringer's, ringer's lactate

LR,RL

143

nitroglycerin

NTG

144

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent

NSAID

145

normal saline

NS

146

oral birth control pill

OBCP

147

penicillin

PCN

148

phenobarbital

PB

149

potassium

K+

150

sodium bicarbonate

NaHCO3

151

sodium chloride

NaCl

152

tylenol

APAP

153

abdomen

Abd

154

antecubital

AC

155

anterior axillary line

AAL

156

anterior cruciate ligament

ACL

157

anterior-posterior

A/P

158

dorsalis pedis

DP

159

gallbladder

GB

160

intercostal space

ICS

161

lateral collateral ligament

LCL

162

left lower lobe

LLL

163

left lower quadrant

LLQ

164

left upper lobe

LUL

165

left ventricle

LV

166

liver, spleen, kidneys

LSK

167

lymph node

LN

168

midaxillary line

MAL

169

posterior axillary line

PAL

170

right lower lobe

RLL

171

right lower quadrant

RLQ

172

right middle lobe

RML

173

right upper lobe

RUL

174

right upper upper quadrant

RUQ

175

temporomandibular joint

TMJ

176

tympanic membrane

TM

177

arterial blood gas

ABG

178

bilateral breath sounds

BBS

179

blood glucose

BGL

180

breath sounds

BS

181

cerebrosprinal spinal

CSF

182

chest x-ray

CXR

183

complete blood count

CBC

184

computerized tomography

CT

185

conscious, alert, and oriented

CAO

186

costovertebral angle

CVA

187

deep tendon reflexes

DTR

188

dorsalis pedis (pulse)

DP

189

electrocariogram

EKG, ECG

190

electroencephalogram

EEG

191

expiratory

Exp

192

extraocular movements (intact)

EOMI

193

fetal heart tones

FHT

194

full range of motion

FROM

195

full-term normal delivery

FTND

196

heart rate

HR

197

heart sounds

HS

198

hemoglobin

Hgb

199

inspiratory

Insp

200

jugular vein distention

JVD

201

laceration

lac

202

level of consciousness

LOC

203

moves all extremities (well)

MAEW

204

nontender

NT

205

normal range of motion

NROM

206

palpation

Palp

207

passive range of motion

PROM

208

point of maximal impulse

PMI

209

posterior tibial (pulse)

PT

210

pulse

P

211

pupils equal and reative to light

PEARL

212

pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accomodation

PERRLA

213

range of motion

ROM

214

respirations

R

215

temperature

T

216

unconscious

unc

217

urinary incontinence

UI

218

after (post)

p (with a line over it)

219

after eating

pc

220

alert and oriented

A/O

221

anterior

ant.

222

approximate

223

as needed

prn

224

before (ante)

a (with a line over it)

225

before eating

a.c.

226

body surface area (%)

BSA

227

celsius

228

change

229

decreased

230

equal

=

231

fahrenheit

232

immediately

stat

233

increased

234

inferior

inf.

235

left

L

236

less than

237

moderate

mod.

238

more than

>

239

negative

-

240

no, not, none

circle with / through it

241

not applicable

n/a

242

number

no or #

243

occasional

occ

244

pack years

pk/yrs, p/y

245

per

/

246

positive

+

247

posterior

post.

248

postoperative

PO

249

prior to arrival

PTA

250

radiates to

251

rule out

R/O

252

right

®

253

superior

sup.

254

secondary to

255

times (for 3 hrs.)

x (x 3h)

256

unequal

257

warm and dry

W/D

258

while awake

WA

259

with (cum)

c with a line over it

260

within normal limits (or we never looked)

WNL

261

without (sine)

s with a line over it

262

zero

0

263

advanced cardiac life support

ACLS

264

advanced life support

ALS

265

against medical advice

AMA

266

automated external defibrillator

AED

267

bag-valve mask

BVD

268

basic life support

BLS

269

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPR

270

continuous positive airway pressure

CPAP

271

do not resuscitate

DNR

272

endotracheal tube

ETT

273

estimated time of arrival

ETA

274

external cardiac pacing

ECP

275

intermittent positive-pressure ventilation

IPPV

276

long spine board

LSB

277

nasal can

NC

278

nasogastric

NG

279

nasopharyngeal airway

NPA

280

no transport - refusal

NTR

281

nonrebreather mask

NRM

282

nothing by mouth

NPO

283

oropharyngeak airway

OPA

284

oxygen

O2

285

per square inch

psi

286

physical therapy

PT

287

positive end-expiratory pressure

PEEP

288

short spince board

SSB

289

therapy

Rx

290

treatment

Tx

291

turned over to

TOT

292

verbal order

VO

293

centimeter

cm

294

cubic centimeter

cc

295

deciliter

dL

296

drop(s)

gtt(s)

297

drops per minute

gtts/min

298

every

q

299

grain

gr

300

gram

g, gm

301

hour

h or hr

302

hydrogen-ion concentration

pH

303

interacardiac

IC

304

intramuscular

IM

305

intravenous

IV

306

intraosseous

IO

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