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  1. A & O
    Alert and Oriented
  2. ABC
    Airway, Breathing, Circulation
  3. Abd
    Abdominal
  4. A.D.
    Right Ear
  5. ALL
    Allergies
  6. AM
    Before noon
  7. ant.
    Anterior
  8. appt
    Appointment
  9. A.S.
    Left Ear
  10. ASA
    Acetylsalicylic acid (asprin)
  11. ASAP
    As Soon As Possible
  12. A.U.
    Both Ears
  13. AVPU
    Alert, Verbal, Painful, Unresponsive
  14. BP
    Blood Pressure
  15. BCP
    Birth Control Pill
  16. bilat
    Bilateral
  17. BIW
    Biweekly
  18. BLQ
    Both Lower Quadrants
  19. BLS
    Basic Life Support
  20. BM
    Bowel Movement
  21. BMI
    Body Mass Index
  22. BPM
    Beats Per Minute
  23. BRAT
    Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast (diet)
  24. BUQ
    Both Upper Quadrants
  25. BVM
    Bag Valve Mask
  26. c
    With
  27. C
    Celsius
  28. C1-7
    Cervical vertebra 1-7
  29. cc/
    Chief Complaint
  30. cm
    Centimeter
  31. CN
    Cranial Nerve
  32. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  33. C/O
    Complaining Of
  34. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  35. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  36. CSF
    Cerebrospinal Fluid
  37. CTA
    Clear To Auscultaion
  38. CVA
    Costovertebral Angle
  39. CXR
    Chest X-Ray
  40. d/c
    Discontinue
  41. DCAP-BTLS
    Deformities, Contusion, Abrasions, Puncture/Penetration, Burns, Tenderness, Lacerations, Swelling
  42. DERM
    Dermatology
  43. DIP
    Distal Interphalangeal (joint)
  44. DNA
    Deoxyribonucleic Acid
  45. DNR
    Do Not Resuscitate
  46. DOB
    Date Of Birth
  47. dT
    Diphtheria-Tetanus Toxoid
  48. DT
    Diphtheria-Tetanus (immunization)
  49. DTR
    Deep Tendon Reflexes
  50. DV
    Distant Vision
  51. DX
    Diagnosis
  52. ECG
    Electrocaridogram
  53. EENT
    Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat
  54. EMT-B
    Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  55. EOM
    Extraocular Muscle
  56. EOMI
    Extraocular Movements/ Muscle Intact
  57. ET
    Endotracheal
  58. ETD
    Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  59. ETOH
    Ethyl Alcohol
  60. F
    Fahrenheit
  61. F/C
    Fever and Chills
  62. FFFD
    Fit For Full Duty
  63. FFLD
    Fit For Limited Duty
  64. FH
    Family History
  65. ft
    Foot
  66. FU
    Follow Up
  67. gal
    Gallon
  68. GI
    Gastrointestinal
  69. glu
    Glucose
  70. GSW
    Gunshot Wound
  71. gtt(s)
    Drop(s)
  72. GU
    Genitourinary
  73. GYN
    Gynecology
  74. HA
    Headache
  75. HBP
    High Blood Pressure
  76. HCG
    Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  77. HEENT
    Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
  78. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  79. HPI
    History of Present Illness
  80. HR
    Heart Rate
  81. HSV
    Herpes Simplex Virus
  82. Ht
    Height
  83. Hx
    History
  84. ID
    Intradermal
  85. IM
    Intramuscular
  86. in
    Inch
  87. IOP
    Intraoccular Pressure
  88. IUD
    Intrauterine Device
  89. IV
    Intravenous
  90. JVD
    Jugular Venous Distention
  91. KDA
    Known Drug Allergies
  92. KOH
    Potassium Hydroxide
  93. KVO
    Keep Vein Open
  94. L
    Left
  95. L1-5
    Lumbar Vertebra 1-5
  96. lab
    Labratory
  97. lb
    Pound
  98. LBP
    Lower Back Pain
  99. LA
    Left Arm
  100. LL
    Left Leg
  101. LLL
    Lower Left Lobe
  102. LLQ
    Lower Left Quadrant
  103. LMP
    Last Mestrual Period
  104. LOC
    Level Of Consciousness
  105. LUL
    Left Upper Lobe
  106. LUQ
    Left Upper Quadrant
  107. m
    Meter
  108. MD
    Medical Doctor
  109. MDI
    Metered-Dose Inhaler
  110. MEDEVAC
    Medical Evacuation
  111. mL
    Milliliter
  112. MO
    Medical Officer
  113. MOD
    Moderate
  114. MMR
    Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  115. MOI
    Mechanism Of Injury
  116. MRI
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  117. MRSA
    Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus
  118. MVA
    Motor Vehicle Accident
  119. NAD
    No Acute Distress
  120. NFFD
    Not Fit For Duty
  121. NIBP
    Non Invasive Blood Pressure
  122. NKA
    No Known Allergies
  123. NKDA
    No Known Drug Allergies
  124. NKFA
    No Known Food Allergies
  125. NPA
    Nasopharyngeal Airway
  126. NRM
    Non Re-breather Mask
  127. NSAID
    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  128. NTE
    Not To Exceed
  129. NV
    Near Vision
  130. N/V/D
    Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
  131. O2
    Oxygen
  132. OB
    Obstetrics
  133. O.D.
    Right Eye
  134. OPQRST
    Onset, Provacation, Quality, Radiation, Severity, Time/Trauma/Treatment
  135. OPV
    Oral Polio Vaccine
  136. O.S.
    Left Eye
  137. OTC
    Over The Counter
  138. O.U.
    Both Eyes
  139. oz
    Ounce

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