Abbreviations part 2

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  1. NSAIDs
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  2. OA
    osteoarthritis
  3. P (mineral)
    phosphorous
  4. PCL
    posterior cruciate ligament
  5. PEMFs
    pulsing electromagnetic fields
  6. PWB
    partial weight bearing
  7. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  8. RF
    rheumatoid factor
  9. ROM
    range of motion
  10. SAC
    short arm cast
  11. SD
    standard deviation
  12. SLC
    short leg cast
  13. SPECT
    single photon emission computed tomography
  14. T1
    first thoracic vertebra
  15. T2
    second thoracic vertebra
  16. T3
    third thoracic vertebra
  17. TMJ
    temporomandibular joint
  18. TNF
    tumor necrosis factor
  19. Tx
    traction
  20. ACR
    American College of Rheumatology
  21. AE
    above elbow
  22. AK
    above knee
  23. ALD
    aldolase
  24. ALT
    alanine aminotransferase
  25. AST
    aspartate aminotransferase
  26. BE
    below elbow
  27. BK
    below knee
  28. CPM
    continuous passive motion
  29. DTRs
    deep tendon reflexes
  30. EMG
    electromyography
  31. FMS
    fibromyalgia syndrome
  32. FROM
    full range of motion
  33. IM
    intramuscular
  34. LDH
    lactic dehydrogenase
  35. LOM
    limitation or loss of motion
  36. MD (condition)
    muscular dystrophy
  37. MG
    myasthenia gravis
  38. MS (not condition)
    musculoskeletal
  39. PM
    physical medicine
  40. PMR
    physical medicine and rehabilitation
  41. SGOT
    serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
  42. SGPT
    serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
  43. sh
    shoulder
  44. SOB
    shortness of breath
  45. TBW
    total body weight
  46. TJ
    triceps jerk
  47. ac (meds)
    before meals (ante cibum)
  48. A/G
    albumin/globulin (ratio)
  49. Ba
    barium
  50. BAC
    blood alcohol concentration
  51. BE
    barium enema
  52. BM
    bowel movement
  53. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  54. BS
    bowel sounds
  55. CEA
    carcinoembryonic antigen
  56. CHO
    carbohydrate
  57. chol
    cholesterol
  58. CUC
    chronic ulcerative colitis
  59. E. coli
    Escherichia coli
  60. ERCP
    endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  61. GB
    gallbladder
  62. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  63. GGT
    gamma-glutamyl transferase
  64. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  65. HAA
    hepatitis associated antigen
  66. HAV
    hepatitis A virus
  67. HBIG
    hepatitis B immune globulin
  68. HBV
    hepatitis B virus
  69. IBS
    irritated bowel syndrome
  70. LES
    lower esophageal sphincter
  71. MALT
    mucosal-associated-lymphoid type (lymphoma)
  72. NANBH
    non-A, non-B hepatitis virus
  73. NG
    nasogastric (tube)
  74. NH4
    ammonia
  75. NPO, npo
    nothing by mouth
  76. N&V
    nausea and vomiting
  77. O&P
    ova and parasites
  78. pc
    after meals (post cibum)
  79. PEG
    percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  80. PP
    postprandial (after meals)
  81. PUD
    peptic ulcer disease
  82. RDA
    recommended dietary or dairy allowance
  83. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  84. UGI
    upper gastrointestinal
  85. ACG
    angiocardiography
  86. AED
    automatic external defibrillator
  87. AMI
    acute myocardial infarction
  88. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  89. A-V, AV
    atrioventricular; arteriovenous
  90. BBB
    bundle branch block
  91. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  92. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  93. CC (procedure)
    cardiac catheterization
  94. CCU
    coronary care unit
  95. CHD
    coronary heart disease
  96. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  97. CK
    creatine kinase
  98. CLI
    critical limb ischemia
  99. CMP
    cardiomyopathy
  100. CO
    cardiac output
  101. CRF
    chronic renal failure
  102. cysto
    cystoscopy
  103. ESRD
    end-stage renal disease
  104. ESWL
    extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
  105. GFR
    glomerular filtration rate
  106. GU
    genitourinary
  107. HCO3
    bicarbonate
  108. HD
    hemodialysis
  109. IC
    interstitial cystitis
  110. IPD
    intermittent peritoneal dialysis
  111. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram
  112. KUB
    kidney, ureter, bladder
  113. LOC
    level of consciousness

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