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  1. AP
    Anteroposterior
  2. CV
    Cardiovascular
  3. ENT
    Ear, Nose, and Throat
  4. GI
    Gastrointestinal
  5. GYN
    Gynecology
  6. lat
    lateral
  7. LE
    Lower Extremity
  8. LLQ
    Left Lower Quadrant
  9. LUQ
    Left Upper Quadrant
  10. MS
    Musculoskeletal
  11. OB
    Obstetrics
  12. PA
    Posteroanterior
  13. RLQ
    Right Lower Quadrant
  14. RUQ
    Right Upper Quadrant
  15. UE
    Upper Extremity
  16. BCC
    Basal Cell Carcinoma
  17. BX, bx
    Biopsy
  18. C&S
    Culture and Sensitivity
  19. decub
    Decubitus Ulcer
  20. Derm, derm
    Dermatology
  21. FS
    Frozen Section
  22. HSV
    Herpes Simplex Virus
  23. I&D
    Incision and Drainage
  24. ID
    Intradermal
  25. MM
    Malignant Melanoma
  26. SCC
    Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  27. SG
    Skin Graft
  28. SLE
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  29. STSG
    Split-thickness Skin Graft
  30. SC, sc, subcu, subq
    Subcutaneous
  31. UV
    Ultraviolet
  32. AE
    Above Elbow
  33. AK
    Above Knee
  34. BDT
    Bone Density Testing
  35. BE
    Below Elbow
  36. BK
    Below Knee
  37. BMD
    Bone Mineral Density
  38. Ca
    Calcium
  39. DJD
    Degenerative Joint Disease
  40. DXA
    Dual-Energy Absorptiometry
  41. FX, fx
    Fracture
  42. HNP
    Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
  43. JRA
    Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  44. LLE
    Left Lower Extremity
  45. LUE
    Left Upper Extremity
  46. NSAID
    Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
  47. OA
    Osteoarthritis
  48. ORIF
    Open Reduction-Internal Fixation
  49. Orth, ortho
    Orthopedics
  50. RA
    Rheumatoid Arthritis
  51. RLE
    Right Lower Extremity
  52. RUE
    Right Upper Extremity
  53. THA
    Total Hip Arthroplasty
  54. THR
    Total Hip Replacement
  55. TKA
    Total Knee Arthroplasty
  56. TKR
     Total Knee Replacement
  57. CTS
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  58. CPK
    Creatine Phosphokinase
  59. DTR
    Deep Tendon Reflex
  60. EMG
    Electromyogram
  61. IM
    Intramuscular
  62. MD
    Muscular Dystrophy
  63. AED
    Automated External Defibrillator
  64. AF, A-Fib
    Atrial Fibrillation
  65. AMI
    Acute Myocardial Infarction
  66. AS
    Arteriosclerosis
  67. ASD
    Atrial Septal Defect
  68. ASHD
    Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
  69. AV, A-V
    Atrioventricular
  70. BBB
    Bundle Branch Block (L for left, R for right)
  71. BP
    Blood Pressure
  72. bmp
    beats per minute
  73. CABG
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  74. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease
  75. cath
    Catheterization
  76. CC
    Cardiac Catheterization, Chief Complaint
  77. CCU
    Coronary Care Unit
  78. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  79. CoA
    Coarctation of the Aorta
  80. CP
    Chest Pain
  81. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  82. CSD
    Congenital Septal Defect
  83. CV
    Cardiovascular
  84. DVT
    Deep Vein Thrombosis
  85. ECC
    Extracorporeal Circulation
  86. EKG, ECG
    Electrocardiogram
  87. ECHO
    Echocardiogram
  88. GOT
    Glutamic Oxaloacetic  Transminase
  89. HTN
    Hypertension
  90. ICD
    Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator
  91. ICU
    Intensive Care Unit
  92. IV
    Intravenous
  93. LVAD
    Left Ventricular Assist Device
  94. LVH
    Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  95. MI
    Myocardial Infarction, Mitral Insufficiency
  96. mm Hg
    millimeters of mercury
  97. MR
    Mitral Regurgitation
  98. MS
    Mitral Stenosis
  99. MVP
    Mitral Valve Prolapse
  100. P
    Pulse

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