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ad lib

as desired

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ADL

activities of daily living

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BR

Bed rest

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BRP

bathroom privileges

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W/C, WC

wheel chair

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PDR

Physicians desk reference

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AMA

American medical associtaion

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CDC

Center of disease control

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ENT

EARS, nose throat specialist (otorhinolaryngologist

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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

ounce

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DTaP

Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis

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hepA

hepatitis A vaccine

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hepB

hepatitis B vaccine

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Hib

haemophilus influenza polio vaccine

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IPV

polio vaccine

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MMR

measles, mumps, rubella (vaccine)

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Tdap

tetanus-diphthera - acellular pertussis

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VAR

Varicella (chicken pox vaccine)

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Diphtheria

disease caused by toxin made bacteria

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Tetanus(lock jaw)

causes painful tightening of the muscles, usually all over the body

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Acellular

Vaccine that contains inactive cells

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Pertussis (whooping cough)

A highly contagious respiratory disease known for uncontrollable coughing

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Hepatitis A

liver disease

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Hepatitis B

Liver disease that is result from infection with hepa B virus

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Haemophilus

bacterium that can cause a severe infection, occuring mostly in infants or children

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polio

contagious viral illness that causes paralysis

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Measles

Highly contagious viral disease that can be fatatl

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mumps

contagious disease that leads to painful swelling of the salivary galnds.

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Rubella (german measles)

three day measles, is contagious viral infection best known by is red rashes

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Varicella

Common childhood disease

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Opt/o, optic/o, oculo and ophthalm

eye(s) or vision

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corne/o Kerat/o

cornea (outer layer of eye)

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cor/o

pupil

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ir/o

iris (colored portion of the eyes)

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retin/o

Retina (converts images into electrical impulses)

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Blephar/o

eyelid

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conjunctiv/o

conjunctiva (mucus membrane lining of the eye like and sclera)

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scler/o

sclera

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dacry/o

tear, tear duct

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cataract

the clouding of the lens of the eye

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glaucoma

losses peripheral vision

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strabismus

crossing of the eye (lazy eye)

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astigmatism

unequal curvature of the cornea

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hyperopia

excessive vision condition (far sighted)

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myopia

muscle vision condition (near sighted)

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diplopia

double vision

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monochromatism

one color condition (color blind)

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nyctalopia

night blindness