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  1. ABP
    Arterial Blood Pressure
  2. a/c
    Althernating Current
  3. ADA
    American Diabetic Ass.
  4. ACL
    Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  5. ADL
    Activiteis of Daily Living
  6. A/G
    Albumin-globulin ratio
  7. AHA
    American Heart Association
  8. AK(A)
    Above the Knee (Amputation)
  9. AMA
    Against Medical Advise
  10. AP
    Anteroposterior (relating to or affecting both front and back)
  11. A&P
    Ausculation (listenting) and Percussion (tapping)
  12. A2
    Aortic second sound (a heart examination which looks at the heart rate)
  13. ARDS
    Adult Respirator Disress Syndrom
  14. ASA
    Aspirin
  15. BBB
    Bundle Branch Block
  16. BD
    Birth Date
  17. BE
    Below the Elbow
  18. b.i.d.
    Twice Daily
  19. BK(A)
    Below the Knee (Amputation)
  20. BM
    Bowel Movement
  21. BS
    Bowel Sound
  22. BSR
    Bowel Sounds Regular
  23. C-spine
    Cervical Spine
  24. C&S
    Cultrue and Sensitivity
  25. cc
    Cubic Centimeter
  26. CC
    Cheif Complaint
  27. CCE
    Clubbing, cyanosis and edema
  28. CCR
    Cardiac Chest Resuscitation
  29. CCU
    Coronary Care Unit
  30. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  31. CR
    Cardio Respiratory
  32. CS
    C-Section (Cesarean Section)
  33. CV
    Cardio Vascular
  34. cx
    Cervixs
  35. C-1,C-2 etc.
    Cervical Vertebra 1, 2 etc.
  36. D&C
    Dialation and Curettage
  37. dc
    Discontinued
  38. DNI
    Do not intubate
  39. DNR (or NCR)
    Do Not Resuscitate (No Code Resuscitation)
  40. DOA
    Dead on Arrival
  41. DTR
    Deep Tendon Reflex
  42. Dx
    Diagnosis
  43. ECG/EKG/ECHO
    Electrocardiogram
  44. EEG
    Electroencephaolgram
  45. EMG
    Electromyogram
  46. E of M
    Error of Measurement
  47. FROM
    Full Rang of Motion
  48. fx
    Fracture
  49. G-tube
    Gastric tube
  50. gm
    Gram
  51. H&H
    Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
  52. H&P
    History and Physical
  53. HEENT
    Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
  54. I&D
    Incision and Drainage
  55. I&O
    Intake and Output
  56. IM
    Intramuscular
  57. IV
    Intravenous
  58. JP
    Jackson Pratt Tube
  59. KUB
    Kidney, Ureter, Bladder
  60. LLE
    Left Lower Extremity
  61. LLL
    Left Lower Lobe (Lung)
  62. LLQ
    Left Lower Quadrant
  63. LMP
    Last Menstral Period
  64. LOS
    Length of Stay
  65. LP
    Lumbar Punctrue
  66. MCD
    Mean Corpuscular Diameter
  67. mcg
    microgram
  68. MCH
    Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin
  69. MDR
    Minimum Daily Requirement
  70. MMT
    Manual Muscle Test
  71. mscec
    millisecond
  72. NG-Tube
    Nasogastric Tube
  73. NOS
    Not Otherwise Specified
  74. NPH
    Insuline
  75. NPO
    Nothing By Mouth
  76. NT-Tube
    Nasotracheal Tube
  77. OD
    Right Eye
  78. OL (or OS)
    Left Eye
  79. OPD
    Outpatient Department
  80. OR
    Operating Room
  81. OU
    Both Eyes
  82. P1, P2
    Pulmonic First Sound
  83. PE
    Physical Exam
  84. PEEP
    Positive and Expiratory Pressure (Breathing)
  85. Pen
    Penicillin
  86. PERRLA
    Pupils equal, Round, React to light accommodation
  87. PH
    Past History
  88. pH
    Acidity
  89. PMH
    Past Medical History
  90. PMP
    Previous Menstrual Period
  91. p.o.
    by mouth
  92. pOH
    Alkaline
  93. q.
    each/every
  94. q.a.m.
    each morning
  95. q.p.m.
    each evening
  96. q.d.
    every day
  97. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  98. q.o.d.
    every other day
  99. q.o.n.
    every other night
  100. RBC
    Red Blood Cells
  101. R&R
    Rate and Rhythm
  102. RLL
    Right Lower Lobe
  103. RLQ
    Right Lower Quadrant
  104. R/O
    Rule Out
  105. ROM
    Range of Motion
  106. RUE
    Right Upper Extremity
  107. RUL
    Right Upper Lobe
  108. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  109. S-1,S-2
    first heart sound, second heart sound etc.
  110. S&S
    Signs and simptoms
  111. SICU
    Sergical Intensive Care Unit
  112. SOAP
    Subjective, Objective, Assesment and Plan
  113. SOB
    Shortness of Breath
  114. S/P
    Status Post (after the event)
  115. STAT
    immediately
  116. Sub-q
    subcutaneous
  117. T-spine
    Thoracic Vertebrae
  118. TAH
    Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
  119. TNTC
    Too Numerous to Count
  120. TPR
    Temperature
  121. UA
    Urinalysis
  122. UGI
    Upper gastrointestinal
  123. ULQ
    Upper Left Quadrant
  124. URQ
    Upper Right Quadrant
  125. W/D
    Well Developed
  126. WDWN
    Well Developed Well Norished
  127. WF
    White Female
  128. WM
    White Male
  129. WNL
    Within Normal Limits
  130. WU
    Workup
  131. x
    Times be day

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