OTA Concepts Abbrev. pg. 17

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  1. PTSD
    post-traumatic stress disorder
  2. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  3. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  4. PWA
    person with AIDS
  5. PWB
    partial weight bearing
  6. QUAD or quad
    quadriplegia; quadriplegic
  7. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis; right atrium
  8. RAS
    reticular activating system
  9. RBBB
    right bundle branch block
  10. RBC
    red blood count
  11. RCA
    right carotid artery
  12. RD
    retinal detachment
  13. Resp
    respiration
  14. RF
    renal failure
  15. RHD
    rheumatoid heart disease
  16. RLE
    right lower extremity
  17. RLQ
    right lower quadrant (abdomen)
  18. r/o
    rule out
  19. ROS
    review of symptoms
  20. rr
    respiratory rate
  21. RSD
    reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  22. RSV
    respiratory syncytial virus
  23. RUE
    right upper extremity
  24. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  25. RV
    right ventricle
  26. SAD
    season affective disorder
  27. SC
    subcutaneous
  28. SC joint
    sternoclavicular joint
  29. SCD
    sickle cell disease
  30. SCI
    spinal cord injury
  31. SCM
    sternocleidomastoid
  32. SD
    seizure disorder
  33. SED
    seriously emotionally disturbed, suberythemal dose
  34. SF-36
    short-form 36
  35. SICU
    surgical intensive care unit
  36. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  37. SIJ
    sacroiliac joint
  38. SLE
    systemic lupus erythematosus
  39. SOB
    shortness of breath
  40. S & S
    signs and symptoms
  41. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  42. STNR
    symmetrical tonic neck reflex
  43. str
    strength
  44. sup
    superior; supine
  45. SVC
    superior vena cava
  46. Sz
    schizophrenia
  47. T & A
    tonsils & adenoids; tonsillectomy and adnoidectomy
  48. TB
    tuberculosis
  49. TBI
    traumatic brain injury
  50. TD
    tartive dyskinesia
  51. THA
    total hip arthroplasty
  52. THR
    total hip replacement
  53. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  54. TKA
    total knee arthroplasty
  55. TKR
    total knee replacement
  56. TMJ
    temporal mandibular joint
  57. TNR
    tonic neck reflexes
  58. TPR
    temperature, pulse & respiration
  59. TSA
    total shoulder arthroplasty
  60. TUR
    transurethral resection
  61. TV
    tidal volume
  62. UA
    urine analysis
  63. UE
    upper extremity
  64. UMN
    upper motor neuron
  65. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  66. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  67. VC
    vital capacity
  68. VD
    venereal disease
  69. vent.
    ventilator
  70. VLBW
    very low birth weight
  71. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  72. VT
    ventricular tachycardia
  73. v.s.
    vital signs
  74. WBC
    white blood count
  75. Ax
    activity
  76. Dx
    diagnosis
  77. Fx
    fracture
  78. Hx
    history of
  79. PMHx
    past medical history
  80. Px
    physical examination
  81. Rx
    therapy
  82. Sx
    symptom
  83. Tx
    treatment or traction

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