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  1. cc
    chief complaint of patient
  2. HPI
    History of Present Illness
  3. ROS
    Review of System
  4. PMHx
    Past Medical History
  5. PSHx
    Past Surgical History
  6. SHx & FHx
    Social and Family History
  7. NKDA
    No known drug allergies
  8. Dx
    Diagnosis
  9. DDx
    Different diagnosis
  10. CBC
    Complete Blood Count
  11. BS
    Bowel sounds
  12. MS
    Musculoskeletal
  13. Ext
    Extremities
  14. Neuro
    Neurologic
  15. Ab
    Abortion
  16. Adm.
    Admitted
  17. alc
    alcohol
  18. as tol
    as tolerated
  19. O2
    oxygen
  20. fib.
    atrial fibrillation
  21. a. tach.
    atrial tachycardia
  22. a.c. or a/c
    before meals
  23. AM
    morning
  24. approx.
    approximately
  25. BM
    bowel movement
  26. BUN
    Blood urea nitrogen
  27. c/o
    complains of
  28. Ca. or Calc.
    calcium
  29. CABG
    Coronary artery bypass & graft
  30. CNS
    central nervous system
  31. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  32. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  33. CPR
    cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  34. CSF
    cerebral spinal fluid
  35. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident (Stroke)
  36. D&C
    dilatation & curettage
  37. D.C.
    Doctor of Chiropractic
  38. D.O.
    Doctor of Osteopathy
  39. defib
    defibrillation
  40. EKG
    Electocardiogram

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