Unit 3

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  1. D+C
    dilation and curettage
  2. DKA
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  3. DM
    diabetes mellitis
  4. DOB
    Date of Birth
  5. AAA
    Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  6. AAT
    activity as tolerated
  7. ABC
    airway, breathing, circulation
  8. adm
    administration, admitting
  9. ALS
    advanced life support
  10. ANA
    antinuclear antibody
  11. BM
    bowel movement
  12. BS
    Blood sugar, bowel sounds
  13. H+P
    History and physical
  14. MDI
    meter dose inhaler
  15. PICC
    Peripherally inserted central catheter
  16. PT/INR
    Prothrombin time
  17. PTT
    Partial thrombin time
  18. PVR
    Post void residual
  19. SBFT
    Small bowel follow through
  20. SBO
    Small bowel obstruction
  21. SL
    sublingual, saline lock
  22. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  23. WBC
    White blood count
  24. WBAT
    Weight bearing as tolerated
  25. NAS
    No added salt
  26. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  27. NSAIDS
    non steroid anti-inflammatory drugs
  28. NST
    non stress test
  29. RF
    rheumatoid factor
  30. RL
    Ringers lactate, Right lobe, Right lung
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Unit 3
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