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  1. %ac
    before meals
  2. ASA
    asprin/aspirinic salicylic acid
  3. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  4. bid
    twice a day
  5. cc
    cubic centimeter
  6. h
    hour
  7. hs
    hours of sleep/at bedtime*
  8. IM
    intramuscular
  9. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  10. NS
    normal saline/non steroidal*
  11. pc
    after meals
  12. p.o.
    orally/by mouth*
  13. prn
    as needed
  14. q
    every
  15. qd
    every day
  16. qid
    four times a day
  17. qod
    every other day
  18. Rx
    prescription/treatment therapy*
  19. Tab
    theraputic abortion
  20. tid
    three times a day
  21. U/u
    unit
  22. ADL
    activities of daily living
  23. DOB
    date of birth
  24. Dx
    diagnosis
  25. EBL
    estimate blood loss
  26. ETOH
    ethanol
  27. GSW
    gun shot wound
  28. H&P
    history and physical examination
  29. Hx
    history
  30. IV
    intravenous
  31. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  32. Tx
    treatment
  33. VS/vs
    vital signs
  34. CA
    cancer
  35. CEA
    carcinoma embryonic antigen/carcinoma*
  36. chemo
    chemo therepy
  37. Mets
    metastasis
  38. TNM
    tumor, node, metastasis/tumor not metastasis
  39. Bx,bx
    biopsy
  40. I&D
    incision & drainage
  41. sc
    subcutaneous
  42. SLE
    systemic erythematosus
  43. MRSA
    methicilin-resistant staphylococcus
  44. ACL
    anterior cruciate ligament
  45. BMD
    bone mineral density
  46. CTS
    carpal tunnel sydrom
  47. DO
    doctor of osteopath
  48. EMG
    electromyogram
  49. FX, Fx, fx
    bone fracture
  50. HNP
    herniated nucleus pulposus
  51. IM
    intramuscular
  52. MD
    medical doctor/muscular dystrophy
  53. ortho
    orthopedics
  54. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  55. ROM
    range of motion
  56. THR
    total hip replacement
  57. TKA
    total knee arthroplasty
  58. TKR
    total knee replacement
  59. C1-C7
    cervical vertebrae
  60. T1-T12
    thoracic vertebrae
  61. L1-L5
    lumbar vertebrae
  62. ADD
    attention deficit disorder
  63. ADHD
    attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder
  64. ALS
    amyotrophic lateral scierosis
  65. CNS
    central nervous system
  66. CT (CAT)
    Computed axial tomography
  67. CVA
    cerebrovascular disease
  68. DTR
    deep tendon reflexes
  69. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  70. LP
    lumbar puncture
  71. MRI
    Magnetic resonance imaging
  72. PET
    positron emission tomography
  73. PNS
    peripheral nervous system
  74. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  75. CTS
    carpal tunnel syndrome
  76. ARMD
    age related macular degeneration
  77. LASIK
    laser assisted in situ kerato-mileusis
  78. OD
    right eye
  79. OS
    left eye
  80. OU
    both eyes
  81. PRK
    photorefractive keratotomy
  82. VA
    visual acuity
  83. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
  84. REM
    rapid eye movement
  85. AD
    alzheimer's disease
  86. AS
    left ear
  87. AU
    acute undifferentiated leukemia
  88. ENT
    ears, nose, throat
  89. EENT
    ears, eyes, nose, throat
  90. OM
    otis media
  91. TM
    tympanic membrane
  92. DI*
    diabetes insipidus
  93. DM*
    diabetes mellitus
  94. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  95. HRT
    hormone therpy
  96. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  97. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  98. AV
    atrioventricular
  99. BP
    blood pressure
  100. CABG
    cornary artery bypass graft
  101. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  102. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  103. CPR
    cordiopulmonary resuscitation
  104. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  105. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  106. HHD
    hypertensive heart disease
  107. MI
    myocardial infarction
  108. MRA
    magnetic resonance angiography
  109. SA
    sinoatrial
  110. AMI
    acute myocardial infarction
  111. AVR
    aortic valve replacement
  112. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  113. BBB
    bundle branch block
  114. CCU
    cornary care unit
  115. Chol
    cholesterol
  116. CPK
    creatine phosphokinase
  117. HTN
    hypertension
  118. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse

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