HAUC Abbrev's Sem 2 Part 9

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HAUC Abbrev's Sem 2 Part 9
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  1. CSICU
    cardiac surgery intensive care unit
  2. ICU
    intensive care unit
  3. CCU
    coronary care unit
  4. VTE
    venous thromboembolism
  5. PE
    pulmonary embolism
  6. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  7. HTN
    hypertension
  8. CABG
    coronary artery bypass grafting
  9. OHS
    open heart surgery
  10. SDA
    same day admission
  11. PAC
    pre-admission clinic
  12. PAR
    post anesthetic recovery
  13. DCS
    day care surgery
  14. EEG
    electroencephalography
  15. EMG
    electromyography
  16. VEP
    visual evoked potentials
  17. RASS
    richmond agitation sedation scale
  18. TSDM
    temporary substitute decision maker
  19. MOST
    medical orders for scope of treatment
  20. PABD
    pre-operative autologous blood donation
  21. CWMS
    colour, warmth, movement, sensation
  22. PP
    pedal pulse
  23. POD
    post operative day
  24. PACU
    post anesthetic care unit
  25. PCA
    patient controlled analgesia
  26. APS
    acute pain services
  27. POPS
    perioperative pain services
  28. SCD
    sequential compression device
  29. GCS
    graduated compression stockings
  30. BT
    breakthrough
  31. BTP
    breakthrough pain
  32. BTD
    breakthrough dose
  33. BMD
    bone mineral density
  34. RA
    radio nuclide angiogram
  35. SPECT
    single photon emission comptuerized tomography
  36. MPI
    myocardial perfusion imaging
  37. PET
    positron emission tomography
  38. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  39. RT
    RRT
    • respiratory therapist
    • registered respiratory therapist
  40. WDW
    when drinking well
  41. WOCN
    wound ostomy continence nurse
  42. SSI
    surgical site infection
  43. DSD
    • dry sterile dressing
    • discharge same day
  44. JP
    jackson-pratt
  45. BME
    biomedical engineering
  46. SLP
    SLT
    • speech language pathologist
    • speech language therapist
  47. WBAT
    weight bearing as tolerated
  48. IADLs
    instrumental activities of daily living
  49. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  50. PCC
    perioperative care center

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