OTA Abbreviations p. 19

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  1. h
    hour
  2. H&P
    history and physical
  3. Hemi
    hemiplegia
  4. HEP
    home exercise program
  5. HH
    • home health;
    • hand held
  6. HHA
    hand hold assist
  7. HKAFO
    hip knee ankle foot orthosis
  8. HME
    home medical equipment
  9. HOB
    head of bed
  10. HOH or hoh
    • hand over hand;
    • hard of hearing
  11. HP
    hot pack
  12. HR
    heart rate
  13. hr.
    hour
  14. hs
    • at night;
    • hours of sleep
  15. ht
    height
  16. I with a circle around it
    independently
  17. ICU
    intensive care unit
  18. I & O
    intake and output
  19. IADL
    instrumental activities of daily living
  20. ICD-9
    International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition
  21. ICF
    • Intermediate care facility;
    • International Classification of Function
  22. ICU
    intensive care unit
  23. i.e.
    • that is;
    • in other words
  24. ILC
    independent living center
  25. IM
    intramuscular
  26. imp
    impression
  27. in.
    inches
  28. inhal
    inhalation
  29. Inj
    injection
  30. IP
    inpatient
  31. ITB
    intrathecal baclofin
  32. IV
    intravenous
  33. KAFO
    knee-ankle-foot orthosis
  34. kg.
    kilogram
  35. KJ
    knee jerk
  36. L with  a circle around it
    left
  37. L or l
    liter
  38. l/m
    liters per minute
  39. LAD
    language acquisition device
  40. lb.
    pound
  41. LBQC
    large-based quad cane
  42. LLB
    long leg brace
  43. llq
    left lower quadrant
  44. LOS
    length of stay
  45. LP
    lumbar puncture
  46. LTC
    long-term care
  47. LTG
    long-term goal
  48. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  49. L & W
    living and well
  50. m
    male
  51. MAO
    monoamine oxidase
  52. max
    • maximum;
    • maximal
  53. MED
    • minimal effective dose;
    • minimal erythemal dose
  54. meds
    • medications;
    • medicines
  55. MET
    • metabolic level;
    • maximal
  56. MFR
    myofascial release
  57. MFT or mft
    muscle function test
  58. mg
    milligram
  59. MH
    moist heat
  60. MHP
    moist hot pack
  61. min
    • minutes;
    • minimum
  62. ml
    milliliter
  63. mm
    millimeter
  64. mm-Hg
    millimeters of mercury
  65. MMSE
    Mini-Mental Status Exam
  66. MMT
    manual muscle test
  67. mo.
    month
  68. mob
    • mobility;
    • mobilization
  69. mod
    moderate
  70. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  71. MSQ
    mental status questionnaire
  72. MVC
    maximum voluntary contraction
  73. N
    normal, as in muscle grade
  74. na or N/A
    • not applicable;
    • not available
  75. NaC
    normal saline
  76. NBQC
    narrow-based quad cane
  77. NDT
    neurodevelopmental treatment
  78. neb
    nebulizer
  79. neg.
    negative
  80. NICU
    neonatal intensive care unit
  81. NKA
    no known allergy
  82. NKDA
    no known drug allergy
  83. NMES
    neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  84. noc
    • nocturnal;
    • at night
  85. NPO
    nothing per mouth
  86. nt
    not tested
  87. NWB
    non-weight bearing
  88. O
    objective
  89. O2
    oxygen
  90. OBS
    observation
  91. od
    • once daily;
    • right eye
  92. OH
    occupational history
  93. OOB
    out of bed
  94. OP
    outpatient
  95. OR
    operating room
  96. os
    left eye
  97. OTC
    over the counter
  98. ou
    both eyes
  99. Ox3
    oriented times three (person, place, time)
  100. Ox4
    oriented times four (person, place, time, & situation)
  101. oz.
    ounce
  102. P
    • plan;
    • poor;
    • pulse
  103. PADL
    personal activities of daily living
  104. PAMS
    physical agent modalities

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