ABBREVIATIONS

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ABBREVIATIONS
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  1. ACL
    anterior cruciate ligament
  2. AKA
    above the knee amputation
  3. BKA
    below the knee amputation
  4. CT
    computed tomography
  5. DO
    doctor of osteopathy
  6. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  7. fx
    fracture
  8. LE
    lower extremities
  9. UE
    upper extremeties
  10. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  11. ROM
    range of motion
  12. THR
    total hip replacement
  13. TKA
    total knee arthroscopy
  14. PT
    physical therapy
  15. OT
    occupational therapy
  16. SLP
    speech language pathology
  17. EMG
    electromyography
  18. CTS
    carpal tunnel syndrom
  19. MD
    muscular dystrophy
  20. FMS
    fibromyalgia syndrom
  21. PVD:
    Peripheral Vascular Disease
  22. Bx:
    Biopsy
  23. Dx:
    diagnosis
  24. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  25. DNR
    Do Not Resuscitate
  26. HCT
    Hematocrit
  27. HGB
    Hemoglobin
  28. ABG
    Arterial Blood Gas
  29. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  30. SCD
    Sudden Cardiac Death
  31. O2
    oxygen
  32. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  33. SA Node
    Sinoatrial Node - primary pacemaker of the heart
  34. AV Node:
    Atrioventricular Node - secondary pacemaker responsible for the contraction of the ventricles
  35. AV Bundle:
    "Bundle of His" - specialized cardiac muscle fibers
  36. VS:
    Vital Signs
  37. CBC:
    Complete Blood Count
  38. HCT Test
    Hematocrit Test: Measures RBCs
  39. HGB test:
    Hemoglobin Test : measures oxygen
  40. DVT
    Deep Vein Thrombosis: blood clot
  41. PAD
    Peripheral Artery Disease: disorder of blood vessels that affect organs and arms/legs
  42. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease: Blood vessel disorder that affects arteries of the heart
  43. ELISA
    Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (blood test)
  44. HIV
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  45. IFN
    Interferon
  46. AIDS
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  47. TNF
    Tumor Necrosis Factor
  48. WBC
    White Blood Cell
  49. Ab
    Antibody
  50. SCI:
    Spinal Cord Injury
  51. OD:
    right eye
  52. OS:
    left eye
  53. OU:
    each eye
  54. ENT:
    ear, nose, throat
  55. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  56. gtt:
    drops
  57. OM:
    otitis media
  58. sl
    sublingual or under the tonge
  59. ADH:
    antidiuretic hormon
  60. TSH
    thyroid stimulating hormone
  61. HGH
    human growth hormon
  62. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  63. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  64. RFS
    rapid finger stick
  65. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  66. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  67. ARF
    acute renal failure
  68. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  69. GFR
    glomerular filtration rate
  70. I&O
    intake and output
  71. RV
    residual volume
  72. UA
    urinalysis
  73. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate
  74. CKD
    Chronic Kidney Disease
  75. OB
    obstetrics
  76. GYN
    gynecology
  77. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  78. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  79. PMS
    premenstrual syndrome
  80. IUD
    intrauterine device
  81. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrom
  82. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate

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