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  1. A
    Assessment (SOAP), assist, assistive
  2. ā
    before
  3. AAROM
    active assistive range of motion
  4. ABD
    Abduction
  5. abml
    abnormal
  6. ADD
    adduction
  7. Adm
    admission
  8. ADL
    activities of daily living
  9. AE AMP
    above elbow amputation
  10. AFO
    ankle foot orthosis
  11. AK
    above knee
  12. AK
    above knee
  13. AKA
    above knee amputation
  14. AMP
    amputee/amputation
  15. A & O
    alert and oriented
  16. AROM
    active range of motion
  17. B
    Bilateral, both
  18. B & B
    bowel and bladder
  19. b.i.d.
    two times per day
  20. b.i.w.
    twice per week
  21. BK
    below knee
  22. BKA
    below knee amputation
  23. BLE
    both/bilateral lower extremities
  24. BP
    Blood pressure
  25. B.R.
    bed rest, bathroom
  26. BUE
    Both upper extremities
  27. _
    c
    with
  28. C
    centrigrade
  29. Ca
    cancer, carcinoma
  30. CAD
    Coronary artery disease
  31. cath
    catheter
  32. CBS
    chronic brain syndrome
  33. CC
    chief complaint
  34. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  35. CHI
    closed head injury
  36. c/o
    complains of
  37. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  38. COTA
    certified occupational therapy assistant
  39. CPM
    continuous passive motion
  40. C.P.T.
    chest physical therapy
  41. CVA
    cerebral-vascular accident
  42. D/C
    discontinued
  43. d/c
    discharged
  44. cp
    cold pack
  45. Decr, “↓”
    decreased
  46. DF
    dorsiflexion
  47. DI
    diabetes insipidus
  48. dias.
    Diastolic
  49. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  50. DOB
    date of birth
  51. DOI
    date of injury
  52. DTR
    deep tendon reflex
  53. Dx
    diagnosis
  54. EENT
    eye,ear, nose, and throat
  55. elev
    elevation
  56. ENT
    ear, nose, and throat
  57. ER
    external rotation
  58. eval
    evaluation
  59. EWHO
    elbow wrist hand orthosis
  60. ext, “ / ”
    extension
  61. F
    female, Fahrenheit
  62. flex, “√”
    flexion
  63. fluoro
    fluoroscopy
  64. FO
    foot orthosis
  65. ft.
    feet, foot (measurement)
  66. F/U
    follow up
  67. FWB
    full weight-bearing
  68. fx
    fracture
  69. GI
    gastrointestinal
  70. HEENT
    head,eyes,ears,nose, and throat
  71. HNP
    herniated nucleus pulposa (herniated disk)
  72. h/o
    history of
  73. HOB
    head of bed
  74. HP
    hot pack
  75. H& P
    history and physical
  76. HR
    heart rate
  77. HVGS
    high voltage galvanic stimulation
  78. Hx
    history
  79. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  80. incr, “↑”
    increase, increased
  81. I & O
    intake and output
  82. IR
    internal rotation
  83. jt
    joint
  84. K
    potassium
  85. LBP
    low back pain
  86. LLE
    left lower extremity
  87. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  88. LOH
    loss of hearing
  89. LOM
    loss of motion, limitation of motion
  90. LOS
    length of stay
  91. I
    independent
  92. LS
    lumbosacral
  93. L
    left
  94. LTM
    long-term memory
  95. LUE
    left upper extremity
  96. M
    male
  97. max
    maximum, maximal
  98. MDS
    minimum data sheet
  99. med
    medial
  100. MI
    myocardial infarction
  101. min
    minimal, minute
  102. misc
    miscellaneous
  103. mo (s)
    month(s)
  104. mod
    moderate
  105. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  106. mass
    massage
  107. N/A
    not applicable
  108. NAD
    no apparent distress
  109. NDT
    neuro-developmental training
  110. neg, “-“
    negative
  111. neuro
    neurological
  112. NG
    nasogastric
  113. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  114. NH
    nursing home
  115. NKA
    no known allergies
  116. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  117. nsg
    nursing
  118. NWB
    non-weight bearing
  119. OA
    osteoarthritis
  120. OBS
    organic brain syndrome
  121. OOB
    out of bed
  122. ORIF
    open reduction internal fixation
  123. ortho
    orthopedic
  124. OT
    occupational therapy
  125. OSHA
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  126. ā
    • before
    • _
    • p
    • after
  127. P
    passive
  128. PAT
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  129. // bars
    parallel bars
  130. per
    by
  131. PF
    plantar flexion
  132. PIP
    proximal interphalangeal (joint)
  133. PMH
    past medical history
  134. PNF
    proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
  135. PO
    by mouth
  136. pos, “+”
    positive
  137. PR
    public relations
  138. PRN
    as needed
  139. PROM
    passive range of motion
  140. PSIS
    posterior superior iliac spine
  141. PT
    physical therapy
  142. pt
    patient
  143. PTB
    patellar tendon bearing
  144. PUW
    pick up walker
  145. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  146. PWB
    partial weight bearing
  147. _
    • q
    • every
  148. QA
    quality assurance
  149. qd
    every day
  150. qh
    every hour
  151. qid
    four times per day
  152. qod
    every other day
  153. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  154. re
    regarding
  155. rehab
    rehabilitation
  156. RLE
    right lower extremity
  157. RLL
    right lower lobe
  158. ROM
    range of motion
  159. R/O
    rule out
  160. RT
    respiratory therapy
  161. R/w
    rolling walker
  162. _
    • s
    • without
  163. RUE
    right upper extremity
  164. RUL
    right upper lobe
  165. S
    subjective (SOAP)
  166. SACH
    solid ankle cushion heel
  167. SCI
    spinal cord injury
  168. semi
    half
  169. SI
    sacroiliac
  170. SLB
    short leg brace
  171. SLP
    speech-language pathology
  172. SLR
    straight leg raise
  173. SNF
    skilled nursing facility
  174. SOAP
    subjective, objective, assessment, plan
  175. SOB
    shortness of breath
  176. S/P
    status post
  177. ST
    speech therapy
  178. Staph
    staphylococcus
  179. stat
    immediately
  180. STM
    short term memory
  181. SX
    symptoms
  182. SYN
    synergy
  183. T
    temperature
  184. T6 T7
    thoracic vertebrae by number
  185. TB
    tuberculosis
  186. s/w
    standard walker
  187. TDD
    telecommunication devices for the deaf
  188. TENS
    transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
  189. THA
    total hip arthroplasty
  190. Ther ex
    Therapeutic exercise
  191. THR
    total hip replacement (THA)
  192. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  193. tid
    three times a day
  194. tiw
    three times per week
  195. TKR
    total knee replacement
  196. TMJ
    tempero mandibular joint
  197. TO
    telephone order
  198. tol
    tolerated
  199. TPN
    total parental nutrition
  200. Tx
    treatment
  201. Txn
    traction
  202. UE
    upper extremity
  203. UNK
    unknown
  204. UR
    utilization review
  205. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  206. US
    ultrasound
  207. USI
    urinary stress incontinence
  208. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  209. UV
    ultraviolet
  210. VO
    verbal order
  211. VS
    vital signs
  212. WB
    weight bearing
  213. WC
    wheelchair
  214. WFL
    within function limits
  215. WNL
    within normal limits
  216. WP
    whirlpool
  217. wt
    weight
  218. YO
    years old

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