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  1. WNL
    within normal limits
  2. SOB
    shortness of breath
  3. TTWB
    toe touch weight bearing
  4. (R)
    right
  5. PWB
    partial weight bearing
  6. Rx
    prescription or treatment
  7. n.
    nerve
  8. p!
    pain
  9. PF
    plantarflexion
  10. HOB
    head of bed
  11. PCA
    patient-controlled anesthesia
  12. post-op
    post-operative
  13. WBAT
    weight bearing as tolerated
  14. s/p
    status post
  15. Tx
    traction or treatment
  16. WFL
    within functional limits
  17. STG
    short term goal
  18. (L)
    left
  19. ACL
    anterior cruciate ligament
  20. AROM
    active range of motion
  21. COPD
    chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease
  22. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  23. FWB
    full weight bearing
  24. COTA
    certified occupational therapy assistant
  25. IDDM
    insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus
  26. INV
    inversion
  27. LE
    lower extremity
  28. DF
    dorsiflexion
  29. LAQ
    long arc quadriceps exercise
  30. NICU
    neonatal intensive care unit
  31. Fx
    fracture
  32. SBA
    stand by assist
  33. HP
    hot pack
  34. SLR
    straight leg raise
  35. CGA
    contact guard assist
  36. Hx
    history
  37. amb
    ambulate, ambulation, ambulatory
  38. CP
    cold pack or cerebral palsy
  39. ther. ex.
    therapeutic exercise
  40. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  41. AFO
    ankle foot orthosis
  42. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  43. po
    by mouth
  44. q
    every
  45. ICU
    intensive care unit
  46. stat
    immediately
  47. IV
    intravenous
  48. ORIF
    open reduction internal fixation
  49. TKA
    total knee arthroplasty
  50. THR
    total hip replacement
  51. NWB
    non weight bearing
  52. w/c
    wheelchair
  53. SAQ
    short arc quadriceps exercise
  54. PROM
    passive range of motion
  55. ADL
    activities of daily living
  56. ex.
    exercise
  57. d/c
    discharge, discontinue
  58. BM
    bowel movement
  59. CBC
    complete blood count
  60. c/o
    complains of
  61. CA
    cancer
  62. EMG
    electromyogram
  63. Dx
    diagnosis
  64. DO
    doctor of osteopath
  65. CMS
    center for medicare and medicaid services
  66. qid
    four times a day
  67. OT
    occupational therapist
  68. N/A
    not applicable
  69. pt.
    patient
  70. CNS
    central nervous system
  71. PT
    physical therapist, pronator teres, prothrombin time
  72. PTA
    physical therapist assistant, prior to admission
  73. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  74. CPM
    continuous passive motion
  75. BP
    blood pressure
  76. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  77. bmp
    beats per minute
  78. abd
    abduction
  79. add
    adduction
  80. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  81. BID
    twice daily
  82. EV
    eversion
  83. KAFO
    knee ankle foot orthosis
  84. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  85. flex
    flexion
  86. AAROM
    active assist range of motion
  87. RICE
    rest, ice, compression, elevation
  88. HEP
    home exercise program
  89. UE
    upper extremity
  90. m.
    muscle
  91. HTN
    hypertension (high blood pressure)
  92. h/o
    history of
  93. FWW
    front wheeled walker
  94. LTG
    long term goal
  95. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  96. OOB
    out of bed
  97. MMT
    manual muscle test
  98. PRN
    as needed
  99. OA
    osteoarthritis

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