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  1. AIDS
    ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
  2. CA
    CANCER
  3. CABG
    CORONARY ARTERY BY-PASS GRAFT
  4. CAD
    CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  5. CHF
    CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
  6. CHI
    CLOSED HEAD INJURY
  7. COPD
    CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  8. ESRD
    END STAGE RENAL DISEASE
  9. GI
    GASTROINTESTINAL
  10. HBV
    HEPATITUS B VIRUS
  11. HIV
    HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
  12. HTN
    HYPERTENSION
  13. I&D
    INCISION AND DRAINAGE
  14. IDDM
    INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS
  15. NIDDM
    NON-INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS
  16. RDS
    RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
  17. RA
    RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
  18. OA
    OSTEOARTHRITIS
  19. SCI
    SPINAL CORD INJURY
  20. TBI
    TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
  21. CVA
    CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
  22. MI
    MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
  23. DJD
    DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE
  24. THA
    TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY
  25. TKA
    TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
  26. ORIF
    OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION
  27. UTI
    URINARY TRACT INFECTION
  28. MRSA
    METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS
  29. MD
    MEDICAL DOCTOR, MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
  30. CP
    CEREBRAL PALSY
  31. ASHD
    ATERIOSCLEROTIC HEART DISEASE
  32. Fx
    FRACTURE
  33. CSF
    CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
  34. TIA
    TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
  35. Meds
    MEDICATION
  36. MS
    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
  37. SNF
    SKILLED NURSING FACILITY
  38. DVT
    DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
  39. PE
    PULMONARY EMBOLISM
  40. FWB
    FULL WEIGHT BEARING
  41. NWB
    NON-WEIGHT BEARING
  42. PWB
    PARTIAL WEIGHT BEARING
  43. TTWB
    TOE-TOUCHING WEIGHT BEARING
  44. WBAT
    WEIGHT BEAR AS TOLERATED
  45. C. Spine
    CERVICAL SPINE
  46. ACL
    ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT
  47. PCL
    POSTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT
  48. MCL
    MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT
  49. LCL
    LATERAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT
  50. LLC
    LONG LEG CAST
  51. SLC
    SHORT LEG CAST
  52. CPM
    CONTINUOUS PASSIVE MOTION
  53. AFO
    ANKLE FOOT ORTHOSIS
  54. DTR
    DEEP TENDON REFLEX
  55. Para
    LOWER EXTREMITIES
  56. Quad
    ALL FOUR EXTREMITIES
  57. Hemi
    ONE SIDE
  58. BK
    BELOW KNEE
  59. BKA
    BELOW KNEE AMPUTATION
  60. AK
    ABOVE KNEE
  61. AKA
    ABOVE KNEE AMPUTATION
  62. AE
    ABOVE ELBOW
  63. BRP
    BATHROOM PRIVILEGES
  64. STM
    SHORT TERM MEMORY
  65. LTM
    LONG TERM MEMORY
  66. TPN
    TOTAL PARENTAL NUTRITION
  67. PT
    PHYSICAL THERAPIST
  68. PTA
    PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
  69. RN
    REGISTERED NURSE
  70. PA
    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
  71. ATC
    CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER
  72. DO
    DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATH
  73. RT
    RESPIRATORY THERAPIST
  74. SLP
    SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST
  75. MSW
    MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER
  76. TENS
    TRANSCUTANEOUS NERVE STIMULATION
  77. PRE
    PROGRESSIVE RESISTIVE EXERCISE
  78. MMT
    MANUAL MUSCLE TEST
  79. ROM
    RANGE OF MOTION
  80. AROM
    ACTIVE RANGE OF MOTION
  81. AAROM
    ACTIVE ASSISTIVE RANGE OF MOTION
  82. WNL
    WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
  83. WFL
    WITHIN FUNCTIONAL LIMITS
  84. add.
    ADDUCTION
  85. abd.
    ABDUCTION
  86. flex
    FLEXION
  87. ext.
    EXTENSION
  88. Med. Rot./IR
    MEDIAL ROTATION/INTERNAL ROTATION
  89. Lat. Rot./ER
    LATERAL ROTATION/EXTERNAL ROTATION
  90. Sup.
    SUPERIOR
  91. Inf.
    INFERIOR
  92. ASIS
    ANTERIOR SUPERIOR ILIAC SPINE
  93. PSIS
    POSTERIOR SUPERIOR ILIAC CREST
  94. TMJ
    TEMPORALMANDIBULAR JOINT
  95. PF
    PLANTAR FLEXION
  96. DF
    DORSIFLEXION
  97. UE
    UPPER EXTREMITY
  98. LE
    LOWER EXTREMITY
  99. inv
    INVERSION
  100. ev
    EVERSION
  101. (L)
    LEFT
  102. (R)
    RIGHT
  103. (B)
    BILATERAL
  104. (I)
    INDEPENDENT
  105. (S)
    SUPERVISION
  106. CGA
    CONTACT GUARD ASSIST
  107. SBA
    STAND-BY ASSISTANCE
  108. Min (A)
    MINIMAL ASSISTANCE
  109. Mod (A)
    MODERATE ASSISTANCE
  110. Max (A)
    MAXIMAL ASSISTANCE
  111. VC
    VERBAL CUES
  112. mm
    MILLIMETER
  113. m.
    MUSCLE
  114. n.
    NERVE
  115. SLR
    STRAIGHT LEG RAISE
  116. SAQ
    SHORT ARC QUAD
  117. LAQ
    LONG ARC QUAD
  118. QS
    QUAD SET
  119. PNF
    PROPRIOCEPTIVE NEUROMUSCULAR FACILITATION
  120. w/c
    WHEELCHAIR
  121. HP
    HOT PACK
  122. US
    ULTRASOUND
  123. UV
    ULTRAVIOLET
  124. NMES
    NEUROMUSCULAR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION
  125. FES
    FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION
  126. ADL
    ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
  127. IADL
    INSTRUMENTAL ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
  128. HEP
    HOME EXERCISE PROGRAM
  129. OOF
    OUT OF BED
  130. EOB
    EDGE OF BED
  131. RW
    ROLLING WALKER
  132. DME
    DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
  133. amb.
    AMBULATE
  134. POC
    PLAN OF CARE
  135. STG
    SHORT TERM GOAL
  136. LTG
    LONG TERM GOAL
  137. Ther. Ex.
    THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE
  138. LOB
    LOSS OF BALANCE
  139. BOS
    BASE OF SUPPORT
  140. CCU
    CRITICAL CARE UNIT
  141. ICU
    INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
  142. NICU
    NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
  143. EMS
    EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
  144. ER
    EMERGENCY ROOM
  145. OR
    OPERATING ROOM
  146. Pt.
    PATIENT
  147. Hx
    HISTORY
  148. BP
    BLOOD PRESSURE
  149. HR
    HEART RATE, HAND RAIL
  150. bpm
    BEATS PER MINUTE
  151. RR
    RESPIRATORY RATE
  152. Tx
    TREATMENT
  153. Rx
    PRESCRIPTION
  154. OP
    OUTPATIENT
  155. IP
    INPATIENT, INTERPHALANGEAL
  156. DOB
    DATE OF BIRTH
  157. DOI
    DATE OF INJURY
  158. PMH
    PAST MEDICAL HISTORY
  159. PSH
    PAST SOCIAL HISTORY
  160. DNR
    DO NOT RESUSCITATE
  161. NKA
    NO KNOWN ALERGIES
  162. Dx
    DIAGNOSIS
  163. D/C
    DISCHARGE
  164. Cc
    CHIEF COMPLAINT
  165. C/o
    COMPLAINS OF
  166. P
    PAIN
  167. r/o
    RULE OUT
  168. s/p
    STATUS POST
  169. Sx
    SYMPTOM
  170. n/a
    NOT APPLICABLE
  171. DRG
    DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUP
  172. ASAP
    AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
  173. ICD
    INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASE
  174. CT
    COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY
  175. MRI
    MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
  176. EKG/ECG
    ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
  177. EMG
    ELECTROMYOGRAM
  178. IV
    INTRAVENOUS
  179. IM
    INTRAMUSCULAR
  180. LOS
    LENGTH OF STAY
  181. OSHA
    OCCUPATONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ORGANIZATION
  182. ROS
    REVIEW OF SYMPTOMS
  183. NPO
    NOTHING BY MOUTH
  184. PRN
    AS NEEDED
  185. NSAIDS
    NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS
  186. EEG
    ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
  187. b.i.d.
    TWICE DAILY
  188. t.i.d.
    THREE TIMES A DAY
  189. q
    EVERY
  190. qd
    DAILY
  191. qh
    EVERY HOUR
  192. q.i.d.
    FOUR TIMES A DAY
  193. q.o.d.
    EVERY OTHER DAY
  194. pm
    AFTER NOON
  195. b.i.w.
    TWICE PER WEEK
  196. t.i.w.
    THREE TIMES PER WEEK
  197. wk
    WEEK
  198. yr
    YEAR
  199. PCA
    PATIENT-CONTROLLED ANALGESIA
  200. 10
    PRIMARY
  201. 20
    SECONDARY
  202. '
    FOOT, HOUR
  203. "
    INCH, MINUTE
  204. a-
    BEFORE
  205. p-
    AFTER
  206. c-
    WITH
  207. s-
    WITHOUT
  208. (-)
    NEGATIVE
  209. (+)
    POSITIVE
  210. #
    POUND, NUMBER
  211. F
    FEMALE
  212. M
    MALE
  213. (A)
    ASSIST
  214. (B)
    BILATERAL
  215. (R)
    RIGHT
  216. (L)
    LEFT
  217. @
    AT
  218. /
    PER
  219. INCREASE, ASCEND
  220. DECREASE, DESCEND
  221. TO AND FROM
  222. <
    LESS THAN
  223. >
    GREATER THAN
  224. ↑↓
    UP AND DOWN, ASCEND AND DESCEND

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