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  1. Gastristis
    Inflammation of the stomach
  2. Hypernatramia
    high sodium levels in the blood
  3. Adduct
    move toward the body
  4. Tachycardia
    fast heart rate
  5. Proteinuria
    protein in the urine
  6. Hemiparesis
    paralysis in half the body
  7. Cephalgia
    • pain in the head
    • headache
  8. Splenectomy
    removal of the spleen
  9. Hepatitis
    inflammation of the liver
  10. orchitis
    inflammation of the testicles
  11. Pyelitis
    inflammation of the pelvis
  12. Phlebitis
    inflammation of the veins
  13. Hypokalemia
    low potassium in the blood
  14. Hypoglacemia
    Low blood sugar
  15. Dysphagia
    difficulty eating or swallowing
  16. Hypertension
    high blood pressure
  17. Malnutrition
    Poor nutrition
  18. Endocranial
    within the skull
  19. Colostomy
    artificial hole in the colon
  20. Myopathy
    disease of the muscle
  21. Gastrostomy
    artificial hole in the stomach
  22. Unilateral
    one sided
  23. Rhinorrhea
    discharge from the nose
  24. Stomatitis
    inflammation of the mouth
  25. Thorax
    the chest
  26. Cystitis
    inflammation of the bladder
  27. Adduct
    to move toward the body
  28. Abduct
    to move away from the body
  29. Bradycardia
    slow heart rate
  30. Epigastric
    upon the stomach
  31. Dyspepsia
    painful digestion
  32. Dysuria
    painful urination
  33. Intercostal
    between the ribs
  34. Intraocular
    within the eye
  35. Hemilingual
    half of the tongue
  36. Multiarticular
    many joints
  37. Encephalitis
    inflammation of the brain
  38. anuria
    no urine
  39. polyuria
    excess urine
  40. neuritis
    inflammation of nerves
  41. sublingual
    under the tongue
  42. nephrectomy
    removal of kidney
  43. neuralgia
    pain in nerves
  44. myasthenia
    loss of muscle strength
  45. leukocyte
    white blood cell
  46. gastroenteritis
    inflammation of the stomach and intestines
  47. erythrocyte
    red blood cell
  48. hysterectomy
    removal of the uterus
  49. hematemesis
    vomiting blood
  50. cardiomegaly
    enlargement of the heart
  51. hyperemesis
    excessive vomiting
  52. hypertension
    high blood pressure
  53. gastrectomy
    removal of the stomach
  54. appendectomy
    removal of the appendix
  55. myopathy
    muscle disease
  56. apnea
    absence of breathing
  57. dyspnea
    painful breathing
  58. post-operative
    after surgery
  59. hypoxia
    low oxygen
  60. hyperglycemia
    high blood sugar
  61. hemolysis
    loss of blood
  62. proctologist
    one who studies the rectum
  63. polyphagia
    excessive hunger
  64. spirometer
    measurement of breathing
  65. mastitis
    inflammation of the breast
  66. bilateral
    two sides
  67. q day
    every day
  68. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  69. Dx
    dx
    diagnosis
  70. S/Sx
    signs and symptoms
  71. Tx
    tx
    treatment
  72. Rx
    rx
    prescription
  73. q 2h
    every 2 hours
  74. ac & hs
    before meals and at bedtime
  75. Fx
    fx
    fracture
  76. Qs
    quantity sufficient
  77. PRN
    prn
    as needed
  78. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  79. c/o
    complains of
  80. gr
    Gr
    gram
  81. L
    liter
  82. M
    min
    minute
  83. Gm
    gm
    gram
  84. Aka
    ak amp.
    above knee amputation
  85. Bka
    bk amp.
    below knee amputation
  86. B.M.
    bowel movement
  87. spec.
    specific
  88. abd.
    abdomen
  89. H&P
    history & Physical
  90. PT
    physical therapy
  91. OT
    occupational therapy
  92. RT
    respiratory therapy
  93. B.R.P.
    bathroom privileges
  94. Ad lib
    as much as desired
  95. tab
    tablet
  96. cap
    capsule
  97. dc
    d/c
    discontinue
  98. kvo
    Kvo
    keep vein open
  99. Od
    right eye
  100. Os
    left eye
  101. Ou
    both eyes
  102. fuo
    FUO
    fever unknown origin
  103. D.T.s
    delirium tremons
  104. D&C
    dilation & cutterage
  105. GB
    gall bladder
  106. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  107. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  108. RDS
    respiratory distress syndrome
  109. T&A
    tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
  110. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  111. CHD
    coronary heart disease
  112. CVA
    • cerebovascular accident
    • stroke
  113. CA
    cancer
  114. BPH
    benign prostaic hypertrophy
  115. ESRD
    end stage renal disease
  116. ARDS
    Acute/Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  117. ASHD
    atherosclerotic heart disease
  118. ASCVD
    athersclerotic cardiovascular disease
  119. CABG
    • coronary artery bypass grafting
    • AKA-open heart surgery or triple bypass or quadruple bypass
  120. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  121. TAH
    total abdominal hysterectomy
  122. NKA
    no known allergies
  123. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  124. NKFA
    no known food allergies

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