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  1. ICH
    intracranial hemorrhage; intracerebral hemorrhage
  2. ICP
    intracranial pressure
  3. ICU
    intensive care unit
  4. ID
    infectious disease
  5. IDDM
    insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  6. Ig
    immunoglobulin
  7. IM
    intramuscular
  8. imp.
    impression
  9. Indep
    independently
  10. inf
    inferior
  11. IP
    interphalangeal
  12. IQ
    intelligence quotient
  13. IR
    internal rotation
  14. IVC
    inferior vena cava
  15. JRA
    juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  16. jt
    joint
  17. KUB
    kidneys, ureter, bladder
  18. lap
    laparoscopy; laparotomy
  19. lat
    lateral
  20. LBBB
    left bundle branch block
  21. LBP
    low back pain
  22. LBW
    low birth weight
  23. LCA
    left carotid artery
  24. LD
    learning disability
  25. LE
    lower extremity - leg
  26. LG
    limb-girdle dystrophy
  27. LLE
    left lower extremity
  28. LLQ
    left lower quadrant (abdomen)
  29. LMN
    lower motor neuron
  30. LMP
    last menstrual period
  31. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  32. LP
    lumbar puncture
  33. LT
    lung transplant
  34. LUE
    left upper extremity
  35. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  36. MAP
    main arterial pressure
  37. MCA
    middle cerebral artery
  38. MCL
    medial collateral ligament
  39. MCP or MP
    metacarpal phalangeal
  40. MD
    muscular dystrophy
  41. med
    medial
  42. mets
    metastasis
  43. MH
    mental health
  44. MI
    myocardial infarction; mental illness
  45. MRSA
    methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
  46. MS
    multiple sclerosis; mitral stenosis
  47. MV
    mitral valve
  48. MVA
    motor vehicle accident
  49. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  50. N
    normal; nausea
  51. N/A
    not applicable; not available
  52. NAD
    no appreciable disease; nothing abnormal detected; no acute distress
  53. NG
    nasogastric
  54. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  55. NICU
    neonatal intensive care unit
  56. NIDDM
    non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  57. NKA
    no known allergies
  58. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  59. nl
    normal
  60. nn
    nerve
  61. NSAID
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  62. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  63. N & V
    nausea & vomiting
  64. OA
    osteoarthritis
  65. OB
    obstetrics
  66. OBS
    organic brain syndrome
  67. OD
    overdose
  68. OI
    osteogenesis imperfecta
  69. OM
    otitis media (ear infection)
  70. ORIF
    open reduction, internal fixation
  71. PA
    pulmonary artery
  72. PARA or para
    paraplegia
  73. PCL
    posterior cruciate ligament
  74. PD
    Parkinson's disease
  75. PDD
    pervasive developmental disorder
  76. PE
    pulmonary embolus; pulmonary edema
  77. PEEP
    posterior end expiratory pressure
  78. PET
    positron emission tomography
  79. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, reactive to light, & accommodation
  80. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  81. PH
    past history
  82. Phys Dys
    physical disabilities
  83. PI
    present illness
  84. PICA
    posterior inferior cerebellar artery; posterior inferior communicating artery
  85. PICU
    pediatric intensive care unit
  86. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  87. PIP
    proximal interphalangeal joint
  88. PKU
    phenylketonuria
  89. PLF
    prior level of function
  90. PMH
    past medical history
  91. PNI
    peripheral nerve injury
  92. post
    posterior
  93. PSIS
    posterior superior iliac spine
  94. Psych
    psychology; psychiatry; psychiatric
  95. PTCA
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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