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Abbreviations N171.txt
2013-04-07 15:21:26
N171 Saddleback College Nursing Abbreviations

Saddleback College N 171, Mental Health Nursing Abbreviations
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  1. ADHD
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  2. AH
    Auditory Hallucination
  3. AMA
    Against Medical Advice
  4. AS
    Assault Precautions
  5. AWOL
    Absence Without Official Leave
  6. BAD
    Bipolar Affective Disorder
  7. BIBPD
    Brought in by Police Department
  8. B&C
    Board & Care
  9. DD
    Dual Diagnosis/Comorbid Disorders
  10. DD
    Developmentally delayed
  11. DID
    Dissociative Identity Disorder
  12. DNRI
    Dopamine Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor
  13. DSM
    Diagnostic & Statistical Manual
  14. DT
    Delirium Tremors
  15. DTO
    Danger to Others
  16. DTS
    Danger to Self
  17. ECT
    Electroconvulsive Therapy
  18. EPS/EPSE
    Extra pyramidal side effects
  19. ETS
    Emergency treatment services
  20. FI
    Fire Precautions
  21. FA
    Fall Precautions
  22. GAD
    Generalized Anxiety Disorders
  23. GD
    Gravely disabled
  24. HI
    Homicidal Ideation
  25. ICF
    Intermediate Care Facility
  26. IMD
    Institutions for Mental Diseases
  27. LOBBY
    Lobby Support-observation of pt ½ hr after meds or meals
  28. LOS
    Line of sight
  29. MDD
    Major Depressive Disorder
  30. MFX
    Multi Family Group
  31. MNS
    Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  32. OCD
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  33. PCH
    Probable Cause Hearing
  34. PD
    Personality Disorder
  35. PI
    Present illness
  36. PTA
    Prior to admit
  37. PTSD
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  38. RTIS
    Responding to internal stimuli
  39. RTU
    Restricted to unit
    Schizophrenic Paranoid Type U= unspecified
  41. SI
    Suicidal ideation
  42. SP
    Suicide Precautions
  43. SSRI
    Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
  44. SZ
    Seizure Precautions
  45. TD
    Tardive Dyskinesia
  46. VH
    Visual Hallucination
  47. WRIT
    Writ hearin