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  1. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  2. CCU
    Coronary care unit
  3. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  4. BP
    blood pressure
  5. CBC
    complete blood count
  6. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  7. IV
    intra venous
  8. BBB
    blood brain barrier
  9. PE
    pulmonary embolism
  10. MVR
    mitral valve replacement
  11. Dx
    diagnosis
  12. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  13. GH
    growth hormone
  14. LH
    Luteinizing Hormone 
  15. FSH
    follicle stimulating hormone
  16. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  17. ARF, CRF
    acute renal failure, chronic renal failure
  18. CNS
    central nervous system
  19. CSF
    cerebro spinal fluid
  20. MI
    myocardial infarction
  21. AED
    Automated External Defibrillator
  22. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  23. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  24. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  25. CVA, CVD
    cerebro vascular accident/disease
  26. VCUG
    Voiding Cystourethrogram
  27. LP
    lumbar puncture
  28. PSA
    prostate specific antigen
  29. TSH
    thyroid stimulation hormone
  30. PTH
    parathyroid hormone
  31. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  32. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  33. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  34. TB
    tuberculosis
  35. SOB
    shortness of breath
  36. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  37. KUB
    kidney ureter and bladder
  38. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  39. CA
    cancer
  40. ARDS
    acute respiratory distress syndrome
  41. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  42. Tx
    treatment
  43. Bx
    biopsy
  44. RDS
    respiratory distress syndrome
  45. NSAID
    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
  46. CXR
    chest x-ray
  47. IM
    intramuscular
  48. WBC, RBC
    white blood count, red blood count
  49. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  50. RLQ, RUQ, LLQ, LUQ
    right/left, upper/lower, quadrants

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