Ch 1-5 Abbreviations, Terms

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Ch 1-5 Abbreviations, Terms
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  1. ENT
    ear, nose and throat
  2. OB
    Obstetrics
  3. Gyn
    gynecology
  4. RT
    Respiratory Therapist
  5. RD
    dietician
  6. MRT
    Medical Records Technologist
  7. PE
    physical examination
  8. Dx
    diagnosis
  9. VS
    vital signs
  10. HPI
    history of present illness
  11. Pt
    patient
  12. IP
    inpatient
  13. OP
    outpatient
  14. Hx
    history
  15. CC
    chief complaint
  16. HPI
    history of present illness
  17. FH
    family history
  18. PMH
    past medical history
  19. H&P
    history and physical
  20. VS
    vital signs
  21. Tx
    treatment
  22. ADL
    activities of daily living
  23. ED
    emergency department
  24. FH
    family history
  25. Hx
    history
  26. IP
    inpatient
  27. ROS
    review of symptoms
  28. ac
    before meals
  29. pc
    after meals
  30. ad lib
    as desired, freely
  31. bid
    twice per day
  32. F
    fahrenheit
  33. tid
    three times per day
  34. WNL
    within normal limits
  35. qid
    four times per day
  36. NPO, npo
    nothing by mouth
  37. C
    celcius
  38. STAT, stat
    immediately
  39. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  40. MRI
    magnetic resonance imagery
  41. PET
    positron emission tomography
  42. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  43. Rx
    prescription
  44. OTC
    over the counter
  45. MRSA
    methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
  46. staph
    staphylococcus (singular)
  47. strep
    streptococci (plural)
  48. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  49. P
    pulse
  50. R
    respirations
  51. ROM
    range of motion
  52. HEENT
    head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
  53. WNL
    within normal limits
  54. IV
    intravenously
  55. min
    minutes
  56. q
    every
  57. po
    by mouth

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