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  1. ADD
    Attention Deficit Disorder
  2. ADR
    Adverse Drug Reaction
  3. AIDS
    Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  4. AV
    Atrial-Ventricular
  5. AMI
    Acute Myocardial Infarction
  6. ANS
    Autonomic Nervous System
  7. AWP
    Average Wholesale Price
  8. BM
    Bowel Movement
  9. BP
    Blood pressure
  10. BHP
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  11. BS
    Blood Sugar
  12. BSA
    Body Surface Area
  13. CA
    Cancer
  14. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease
  15. CF
    Cardiac Failure
  16. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  17. CMV
    Cytomegalovirus
  18. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  19. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  20. CVA
    Cerebrovascular Accident (stroke)
  21. DAW
    Dispense As Written
  22. D/C
    Discontinue
  23. DM
    Diabetes Melitus
  24. DOB
    Date of Birth
  25. DUR
    Drug Utilization Review
  26. Dx
    Diagnosis
  27. EC
    Enteric Coated
  28. ECG, EKG
    Electrocardiogram
  29. ENT
    Ear, Nose, Throat
  30. ER
    Emergency Room
  31. FH
    Family History
  32. GERD
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  33. GI
    Gastrointestinal
  34. Gtt
    Drop
  35. HA
    Headache
  36. HBP
    High Blood Pressure
  37. HDL
    High Density Pressure
  38. HIV
    Human Immunodificiency Virus
  39. HR
    Heart Rate
  40. IO, I/O
    fluid intake and output
  41. IOP
    Intraocular Pressure
  42. IV
    Intravenous
  43. KVO
    Keep Veins Open
  44. LBW
    Low Birth Weight
  45. LDL
    Low Density Lipoprotein
  46. LOC
    Loss of Consciousness
  47. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  48. MICU
    Medical Intensive Care Unit
  49. MRI
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  50. NKA
    No Known Allergies
  51. NPO
    Nothing by Mouth
  52. NS
    Normal Saline
  53. NVD
    Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
  54. OR
    Operating Room
  55. PMH
    Past Medical History
  56. PUD
    Peptic Ulcer Disease
  57. PVD
    Peripheral Vascular Disease
  58. RA
    Pheumatoid Arthritis
  59. RBC
    Red Blood Count or Red Blood Cell
  60. s
    without
  61. SBP
    Systolic Blood Pressure
  62. SOB
    Short of Breath
  63. STD
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  64. T
    Temperature
  65. T&C
    Type and Cross-match
  66. TB
    Tuberculosis
  67. TEDS
    Thromba-embolic Disease Stockings
  68. TPN
    Total Parentaral Nutrition
  69. Tx
    Treatment
  70. U
    Units
  71. U/A
    Unrinalysis
  72. UCHD
    Usual Childhood Diseases
  73. URD
    Upper Respritory Diseases
  74. UTI
    Urinary Tract Infection
  75. VD
    Venereal Disease
  76. VS
    Vital Signs
  77. WBC
    White Blood Count or White blood Cells
  78. WT
    Weight

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