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  1. SGPT
    Serum glutamic pyruric transminase
  2. (L)
    left
  3. (R)
    right
  4. a
    Before
  5. A and O
    Alert and oriented
  6. abd
    Abdomen
  7. ac
    Before meals
  8. ADLs
    Activities of daily living
  9. AED
    automated external defibrillator
  10. AGN
    acute glomerulonephritis
  11. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  12. amb
    Ambulatory
  13. amnio
    Amniocentesis
  14. amt
    Amount
  15. ant
    Anterior
  16. AP
    antepartum
  17. appt
    Appointment
  18. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  19. AVN
    Aavascular necrosis
  20. bact
    Bacterial
  21. BC
    board certified
  22. BF
    breast feeding
  23. bid
    Twice a day
  24. bilat
    Bilateral
  25. bili
    Bilirubin
  26. BM
    Bowel movement
  27. BMD
    bone mineral density
  28. BMI
    body mass index
  29. BP
    blood pressure
  30. BS
    bowel sounds
  31. BS and O
    bilateral salpingectomy and oophorectomy
  32. BSE
    breast self exam
  33. BTB
    break through bleeding
  34. BTL
    bilateral tubal ligation
  35. BUM
    back-up method
  36. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  37. BV
    bacterial vaginosis
  38. Bx
    Biopsy
  39. c
    With
  40. C
    Celcius
  41. C and S
    Cultural and sensitivity
  42. c/o
    Complains of
  43. Ca
    Calcium
  44. CA
    carcinoma or cancer
  45. CAD
    Coronary artery disease
  46. caps
    Capsules
  47. cath
    Catheter/catheterization
  48. CBC
    complete blood count
  49. CC
    cheif complaint
  50. CDC
    center for disease control
  51. cert
    Certification
  52. CHD
    coronary heart disease
  53. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  54. chla
    Chlamydia
  55. CHO
    carbohydrate
  56. chol
    cholesterol
  57. cig
    Cigarette
  58. CIN I, II, III
    Cervical intraepitnehal neoplasia 1, 2 or 3
  59. circ
    Circumcision
  60. CIS
    carcinoma in situ
  61. CT scan
    computed tomography scan
  62. CLD
    chronic lung disease
  63. CMO
    care management organization
  64. CMV
    cytomegal virus
  65. colpo
    colposcopy
  66. cong
    Congenital
  67. Contra (s)
    contraindication (s)
  68. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  69. cp
    chest pain
  70. CP
    cerebral palsy
  71. CPK
    creatine phosphate
  72. CrCl
    Creatine clearance
  73. cryo
    Cryosurgery
  74. CS
    cesarean section
  75. CSF
    cerebral spinal fluid
  76. CTA
    clear to auscultation
  77. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  78. CVAT
    costovertebral angle tenderness
  79. CVD
    cardiovascular disease
  80. cx
    Cervix
  81. CXR
    chest x-ray
  82. D
    Deltoid
  83. D and C
    Dilation and curettage
  84. D and E
    Dilation and evacuation
  85. D/T
    Due to
  86. DBP
    Diastolic blood pressure
  87. del
    Delivery
  88. dept
    Department
  89. derm
    Dermatology
  90. DHHS
    department of health and human services
  91. disc
    Discussed
  92. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  93. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  94. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  95. DNKA
    did not keep appointment
  96. DOB
    date of birth
  97. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  98. DRE
    digital rectal exam
  99. DTR
    deep tendon reflexes
  100. DUM
    dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  101. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  102. DX
    diagnosis
  103. e.g.
    for example
  104. EBF
    exclusively breast fed
  105. EBV
    ebstein-barr virus
  106. EC
    Emergency center
  107. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  108. ECHO
    echocardiogram
  109. EDC
    estimated date of confinement
  110. educ
    Education
  111. EEG
    Electoencephalography
  112. EENT
    ear, eyes, nose and throat
  113. EGA
    estimated gestational age
  114. elec
    Elective
  115. EMS
    emergency medical system
  116. ENT
    ear, nose and throat
  117. EOMI
    extraocular movements intact
  118. EPA
    environmental protection agency
  119. EPI
    epidemiology or epidemiologist
  120. epith
    Epithelial
  121. EPSDT
    early periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment
  122. ER
    emergency room
  123. ESR
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  124. ET
    estrogen therapy
  125. ETOH
    alcohol
  126. eval
    Evaluation
  127. ext
    External
  128. Ext gen
    External genitalia
  129. FBG
    fasting blood glucose
  130. fe
    Iron
  131. FF
    force fluids
  132. FHT
    fetal heart tones
  133. fl
    Fluid
  134. fm
    Family
  135. FOBT
    fetal occult blood test
  136. FP
    family planning
  137. F/T
    Full time
  138. FTT
    Failure to thrive
  139. F/U
    follow-up
  140. FUO
    fever of unknown origin
  141. Fx
    Fracture
  142. GB
    gallbladder
  143. GE
    gastroesophageal
  144. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  145. GFR
    glomerular filtration rate
  146. GI
    gastrointestinal
  147. glu
    Glucose
  148. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  149. gtt
    Drop
  150. GU
    genitourinary
  151. H and P
    History and physical
  152. H/A
    Headache
  153. HAV
    hepatitus A virus
  154. HPTN
    hypertension
  155. HBV
    hepatitus B virus
  156. HC
    health check
  157. HCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  158. HCV
    Hepatitus C virus
  159. HDL
    high density lipoproteins
  160. HEENT
    head, eyes, ears, nose and throat
  161. Hg
    Hemaglobin
  162. Hct
    Hematocrit
  163. HMO
    health maintenance organization
  164. H/O
    History of
  165. hosp
    Hospital
  166. HPI
    history of present illness
  167. HPV
    human papillary virus
  168. HR
    heart rate
  169. hr
    Heart
  170. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  171. HSV
    herpes simplex virus
  172. ht
    Height
  173. Hx
    History
  174. I and D
    Incision and drainage
  175. I and O
    Input and output
  176. ICS
    intercostal space
  177. ID
    Intradermal
  178. IDDM
    insulin dependant diabetes meltitus
  179. i.e.
    That is
  180. Ig
    Immunoglobulin
  181. IHD
    Ischemic heart disease
  182. IHS
    indian health service
  183. IM
    intramuscular
  184. Imm
    Immunizations
  185. infl
    Inflamation
  186. IN
    Intranasal
  187. inst
    Instruction, instructed
  188. int
    Internal
  189. intravag
    Intravaginal
  190. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  191. IRB
    institutional review board
  192. irreg
    Irregular
  193. IUFD
    intrauterine fetal demise
  194. IUFGR
    intrauterine fetal growth restriction
  195. IUP
    intrauterine pregnancy
  196. IV
    intravenous
  197. IVDA
    IV drug abuse
  198. JVD
    jugular vein distention
  199. KUB
    kidney, ureter, bladder (x-ray)
  200. L and D
    Labor and delivery
  201. LA
    left arm
  202. lab
    Laboratory
  203. lap
    Laparoscopy
  204. Lat
    Lateral
  205. LAT
    left anterolateral thigh
  206. lax
    Laxative
  207. LCM
    left costal margin
  208. LD
    Left deltoid
  209. LDL
    low density proteins
  210. LE
    lower extremitiy
  211. LF
    low fat
  212. LFA
    left forearm
  213. LG
    left gluteal/gluteus
  214. LGA
    large for gestational age
  215. LGM
    left upper outer gluteus maximus
  216. LLE
    lower left extremity
  217. LLFA
    left lower forearm
  218. LLL
    left lower lobe
  219. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  220. LLSB
    left lower sternal border
  221. LMP
    last menstual period
  222. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  223. LRSB
    lower right sternal border
  224. LS
    lumbo sacral
  225. LSB
    left sternal border
  226. LT
    left thigh
  227. LUL
    left upper lobe
  228. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  229. LUT
    left upper thigh
  230. LVH
    left ventricular hypertrophy
  231. LVL
    left vastus lateralus
  232. M
    Murmer
  233. M.tb
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  234. MC
    medicaid
  235. MS
    musculoskelatal
  236. MAL
    mid-axillary line
  237. mammo
    Mammogram
  238. MAP
    Mean arterial pressure
  239. mcg
    Microgram
  240. MCL
    midclavicular line
  241. med
    medicine/medication
  242. mEq
    Milliequvilant
  243. MGM
    maternal grandmother
  244. MGF
    maternal grandfather
  245. MH
    mental health
  246. MI
    myocardial infarction
  247. mid
    middle
  248. mmHg
    Millimeters of mercury
  249. mo
    Month
  250. mod
    Moderate
  251. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  252. MRSA
    methicillin resistant staph aureus
  253. mthy
    Monthly
  254. multip
    Multipara
  255. MVA
    motor vehicle accident
  256. MVP
    motral valve prolapse
  257. N and T
    nose and throat
  258. N/A
    Not applicable
  259. N/V
    nausea and vomiting
  260. NB
    newborn
  261. NDA
    next dr.s appointment
  262. NE
    not evaluated not examined
  263. NET
    nonemergency transcript
  264. NHL
    non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  265. NI
    not indicated
  266. NIDDM
    non insulin dependant diabetes mellitus
  267. NIH
    national institutes of health
  268. NKA
    no known allergies
  269. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  270. NKFA
    no known food allergies
  271. NP
    nurse practitioner
  272. NPNC
    no prenatal care
  273. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  274. NS
    normal saline
  275. nsg
    Nursing
  276. NSR
    Normal sinus rhythm
  277. NSU
    non specific urethritis
  278. NSV
    Nonspecific vaginosis
  279. NSVD
    normal spontaneous vaginal delivery
  280. NT
    nontender
  281. nullip
    nullipara
  282. O
    Oral
  283. R
    Rectal
  284. O2
    oxygen
  285. OB
    obstetrics
  286. OB-GYN
    obstetrics and gynocology
  287. OC
    oral contraceptive
  288. occ
    Occasional
  289. OD
    overdose
  290. OGTT
    oral glucose tolerance test
  291. oint
    ointment
  292. OM
    otitus media
  293. OR
    operating room
  294. OT
    occupational therapy
  295. OTC
    over the counter
  296. outpt
    outpatient
  297. P
    pulse
  298. p
    After
  299. PA
    Physicians assistant
  300. pap
    (Pap smear/)papanicolaou smear
  301. path
    Pathology
  302. pc
    After meals/after food
  303. PDR
    physician desk referance
  304. PE
    physical exam
  305. PERRLA
    paternal grandfather
  306. PGM
    paternal grandmother
  307. pH
    potential of hydrogen
  308. PH
    public health
  309. PHH
    public health nurse
  310. PI
    present illness
  311. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  312. PIH
    pregnancy induced hypertension
  313. pks
    Packs
  314. PKU
    phenylketonuria
  315. PMH
    past medical history
  316. PN
    prenatal
  317. PNC
    prenatal care
  318. PO
    by mouth, orally
  319. poss
    Possible
  320. post
    Posterior
  321. PP
    post partum
  322. PPD
    purified protein derivative
  323. PPE
    personal protective equipment
  324. preg
    Pregnant
  325. preg prev
    Pregnancy prevention
  326. prep
    Preparation
  327. primip
    Primipara
  328. prn
    As often as necessary
  329. prob
    Probably probable
  330. PROM
    premature rupture of membranes
  331. PSA
    prostate specific antigen
  332. psych
    Psychiatry
  333. PT
    prothromboplastin time
  334. PTL
    preterm labor
  335. pt
    Patient
  336. PT
    physical therapy
  337. PTT
    partial thrombo-plastin time
  338. P/U
    pick-up
  339. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  340. q
    Every
  341. q2h
    Every 2 hours
  342. qh
    Every hour
  343. qhs
    At bedtime
  344. qid
    Four times a day
  345. qn
    Everynight or nightly
  346. qns
    Quantity not sufficient
  347. qs
    Quantity sufficient
  348. RF
    refill
  349. R/O
    rule out
  350. RS
    reschedule
  351. R/T
    related to
  352. RA
    right arm
  353. RAT
    right anterolateral thigh
  354. RBC
    redblood cell
  355. RCM
    Right costal margin
  356. RD
    registered dietician
  357. RDA
    recommended daily allowance
  358. rec
    Recommended or recommend
  359. reck
    Recheck
  360. ref
    Referral/refer
  361. reg
    Regular
  362. rel
    Related
  363. REM
    rapid eye movement
  364. resp
    respirations
  365. RGM
    right upper outer gluteus maximus
  366. Rh
    Rhesus blood factor
  367. RLFA
    right lower forearm
  368. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  369. RLL
    right lower lobe
  370. ROI
    release of info
  371. ROM
    range of motion
  372. ROS
    review of systems
  373. RRR
    regular rate and rythm
  374. RSR
    regular sinus rhythm
  375. RSV
    respiratory syncytial virus
  376. RT
    right thigh
  377. RTC
    return to clinic
  378. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  379. RUT
    right upper thigh
  380. RVL
    right vastus lateralis
  381. RX
    prescription
  382. s
    Without
  383. S/P
    Status post
  384. S/S
    Signs and symptoms
  385. S=D
    size equals dates
  386. SA
    stomach ache
  387. SAB
    spontaneous abortion
  388. SBP
    systolic blood pressure
  389. SCM
    sternodeidomastoid
  390. SE
    side effects
  391. Seed rate
    Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  392. SGA
    small for gestational age
  393. SGOT
    serum glutamic oxaloacetic transinase
  394. sl
    Slightly
  395. SGPT
    serum glutamic-pyruvic transminase
  396. sl
    Slightly
  397. sm
    Small
  398. SMBG
    self monitoring blood glucose
  399. SOAP
    subjective, objective, assessment, plan
  400. SOB
    shortness of breath
  401. sono
    Sonogram
  402. spec
    Specimen
  403. staph
    Staphylococcus aureus
  404. STAT
    immediately
  405. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  406. STI
    sexually transmitted infection
  407. strep
    Streptococcus
  408. surg
    Surgery
  409. subQ
    Subcutaneous
  410. SVD
    spontaneous vaginal delivery
  411. Sx
    Symptoms
  412. TAB
    Therapeutic abortion
  413. tab
    Tablet
  414. TAH
    total abdominal hyaterectomy
  415. TB
    tuberculosis
  416. TBW
    total body weight
  417. TD
    transdermal
  418. temp
    Temperature
  419. TG
    triglycerides
  420. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  421. tid
    Three times a day
  422. TM
    tympanic membrane
  423. TNTC
    too numerous to count
  424. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respiration
  425. Trich
    Thrichomonas
  426. TSE
    testicular self exam
  427. TSH
    thyroid stimulating hormone
  428. TST
    tuberculin skin test
  429. TVH
    total vaginal hysterectomy
  430. Tx
    Treatment
  431. UA
    urinanalysis
  432. umb
    Umbilicus
  433. UOQ
    upper outer quadrant
  434. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  435. US
    ultrasound
  436. ut
    Uterus
  437. UTD
    up to date
  438. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  439. vag
    Vagina or vaginal
  440. VD
    venereal disease
  441. VDRL
    venereal disease research lab test for syphillis quantitative
  442. via
    By way of
  443. vit
    Vitamin
  444. VL
    viral load
  445. VS
    vital signs
  446. WBC
    white blood cells
  447. w/c
    Wheelchair
  448. WH
    women's health
  449. WHO
    world health organization
  450. WIC
    women, infants and children
  451. wk
    Week
  452. WN
    well nourished
  453. WNL
    within normal limits
  454. wt
    Weight
  455. y.o.
    Year(s) old
  456. yr
    Year

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