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ad lib

as directed

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ADL

activities of daily living

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BR

bed rest

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BRP

bathroom privlages

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W/C WC

wheelchair

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PDR

physicians desk reference

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AMA

American medical association

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CDC

center for disease control

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ENT

ears nose throat specialist

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Kg

kilogram

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L

liter

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lb, #

pound

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ml, mL

milliliter

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OTC

over the counter

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Oz

ounces

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DTaP

diphtheria tetanus cellular pertussis

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HepA

hepatitis A Vaccine

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HepB

hepatitis B Vaccine

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Hib

haemophilus Influenza B vaccine

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IPV

polio vaccine

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MMR

measles, mumps, rubella

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tdap

tetanous diphtheria acellular partussis

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VAR

varicella

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diptheria

a serious disease that can cause loss of breath because airway is blocked

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tetanous

painful tightening of the muscles, and can cause lock jaw

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acellular

vaccines that contain inactivated cells

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pertussis

whopping cough

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hepatitis A

liver disease, show no symptoms and can easily pass it on

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hepatitis B

liver disease caused by infection, can be live long, and passed along

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haemophuilus

bacterium that can cause a severe infection, occurring mostly in infants and children. five years old and younger and can be deadly.

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polio

contagious viral illness that in its most severe form can cause paralysis

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measles

highly contagious viral disease, starts with a bad cold and rashing all over the body

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mumps

a contagious disease that leads to painful swelling of the salivary glands

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rubella

three day measles

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varicella (chicken pox)

common childhood disease that is usually mild, but it can be serious, especially in young infants and adults