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  1. ABC
    airway, breathing, circulation
  2. ADA
    American diabetes association
  3. ADD
    attention deficit disorder
  4. ADE
    adverse drug event
  5. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  6. ADHD
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  7. ADL
    activities of daily living
  8. ADP
    adenosine diphosphate
  9. ADR
    adverse drug reaction
  10. AF
    atrial fibrillation
  11. AFB
    acid fast bacilli
  12. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  13. Alb
    Albumin
  14. ALL
    acute lymphocytic leukemia
  15. AMA
    against medical advice
  16. AOM
    acute otitis media
  17. ARF
    acute renal failure
  18. BBB
    blood brain barrier
  19. BC
    birth control
  20. BG
    blood glucose
  21. bid
    twice daily
  22. BM
    bowel movement
  23. BMI
    body mass index
  24. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  25. BP
    blood pressure
  26. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  27. BSA
    body surface area
  28. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  29. c
    with
  30. cAMP
    cyclic adenosine monophosphate
  31. C/O
    complaining of
  32. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  33. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  34. CAT
    computer axial tomography
  35. CBC
    complete blood count
  36. CDC
    Centers for Disease Control
  37. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  38. CFU
    colony forming units
  39. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  40. CI
    cardiac index
  41. CKD
    chronic kidney disease
  42. CO
    cardiac output
  43. COPD
    chronic pulmonary disorder
  44. CrCl
    creatinine clearance
  45. CRD
    chronic renal disease
  46. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  47. CTA
    clear to auscultation
  48. CTZ
    chemoreceptor trigger zone
  49. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  50. DAW
    dispense as written
  51. DIC
    disseminated intravascular coagulation
  52. D5W
    5% dextrose in water
  53. DKA
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  54. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  55. DMARD
    disease modifying antirheumatic drug
  56. DOC
    drug of choice
  57. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  58. DPN
    diabetic peripheral neuropathy
  59. DTs
    delirium tremens
  60. DUR
    drug utilization review
  61. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  62. Dx
    diagnosis
  63. EBV
    Epstein-Barr virus
  64. ECF
    extracellular fluid
  65. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  66. ECT
    electroconvulsive therapy
  67. ED
    erectile dysfunction
  68. EENT
    eyes, ears, nose, throat
  69. EGF
    epidermal growth factor
  70. EMR
    electronic medical record
  71. EOMI
    extraocular muscles intact
  72. EPS
    extrapyramidal syndrome
  73. ESRD
    end-stage renal disease
  74. EtOH
    alcohol
  75. et al
    and others
  76. FAS
    fetal alcohol syndrome
  77. FBG
    fasting blood glucose
  78. FFA
    free fatty acid
  79. FH
    family history
  80. FSH
    follicle stimulating hormone
  81. FVC
    forced vital capacity
  82. Fx
    fracture
  83. GAD
    generalized anxiety disorder
  84. GERD
    gastroesophogeal reflux disease
  85. GFR
    glomerular filtration rate
  86. GI
    gastrointestinal
  87. G6PD
    glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
  88. gtt
    drop
  89. GVHD
    graft versus host disease
  90. HA
    headache
  91. HB
    hemoglobin
  92. HbA1c
    glycosylated hemoglobin
  93. HCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  94. Hct
    hematocrit
  95. HEENT
    head, ears, eyes, nose, throat
  96. HF
    heart failure
  97. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  98. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  99. HJR
    hepato jugular reflex
  100. H/O
    history of
  101. HSM
    hepatosplenomegaly
  102. HSV
    herpes simplex virus
  103. HTN
    hypertension
  104. Hx
    history
  105. IBD
    inflammatory bowel disease
  106. IBW
    ideal body weight
  107. ICF
    intracellular fluid
  108. ICU
    intensive care unit
  109. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  110. IGF
    insulin-like growth factor
  111. IGT
    impaired glucose tolerance
  112. IM
    intramuscular
  113. I & O
    intake and output
  114. IV
    intravenous
  115. IVDA
    intravenous drug abuser
  116. JVD
    jugular venous distention
  117. LAD
    lymphadenopathy
  118. LFT
    liver function test
  119. LH
    luteinizing hormone
  120. MAR
    medication administration record
  121. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  122. mEq
    milliequivalent
  123. MF
    myocardial fibrosis
  124. mg
    milligram
  125. MI
    myocardial infarction
  126. MULEPAK
    methanol, uremia, lactic acidosis, ethylene glycol, paraldehyde, aspirin, diabetic ketoacidosis (cause of metabolic acidosis)
  127. MVI
    multivitamin
  128. NDA
    new drug application
  129. NE
    norepinephrine
  130. NGT
    nasogastric tube
  131. NIDDM
    non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  132. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  133. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  134. NS
    normal saline
  135. N/V
    nausea and vomiting
  136. OB
    occult blood
  137. OC
    oral contraceptive
  138. OCD
    obsessive-compulsive disorder
  139. OGTT
    oral glucose tolerance test
  140. pc
    after meals
  141. PCOS
    polycystic ovarian syndrome
  142. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accomodation
  143. PMH
    past medical history
  144. po
    by mouth
  145. PPB
    parts per billion
  146. PPD
    • packs per day
    • purified protein derivative (of tuberculin)
  147. PPM
    parts per million
  148. PUD
    peptic ulcer disease
  149. pr
    per recturm
  150. prn
    as needed
  151. PWP
    pulmonary wedge pressure
  152. q
    every
  153. q4h, q8h
    every hours
  154. qid
    four times daily
  155. QS
    sufficient quantity
  156. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  157. RBC
    red blood cell/count
  158. REM
    rapid eye movement
  159. ROM
    range of motion
  160. ROS
    review of systems
  161. RR
    respiration rate, respiratory rate
  162. RUL
    right upper lobe
  163. RXN
    reaction
  164. s
    without
  165. SAD
    seasonal affective disorder
  166. SCr
    serum creatinine
  167. SE
    side effect
  168. SH
    social history
  169. SOAP
    subjective, objective, assessment, plan
  170. SOB
    shortness of breath
  171. S & S
    signs and symptoms
  172. stat
    immediately, at once
  173. SWFI
    sterile water for injection
  174. Sx
    symptoms
  175. Sz
    seizure
  176. T1/2
    half life
  177. TB
    tuberculosis
  178. TdP
    torsades de pointes
  179. TG
    triglycerides
  180. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  181. tid
    three times daily
  182. TNF
    tumor necrosis factor
  183. TPN
    total parenteral nutrition
  184. tsp
    teaspoonful
  185. tbsp
    tablespoonful
  186. UA
    urinalysis
  187. ULQ
    upper left quadrant
  188. ung
    ointment
  189. URI
    upper respiratory tract infection
  190. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  191. VLDL
    very low density lipoprotein
  192. VZV
    varicella zoster virus
  193. WA
    while awake
  194. WBC
    white blood cell/count
  195. WNL
    within normal limits
  196. w/o
    without
  197. y.o.
    years old

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