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  1. What does CABG stand for?
    Coronary Artery bypass or coronary artery bypass graft
  2. What does CAD stand for?
    Coronary Artery Disease
  3. What does CHF stand for?
    Congestive heart failure
  4. What does CVA stand for?
    Cerebral vascular accident
  5. What does COPD stand for?
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  6. What does DVT stand for?
    Deep Vein Thrombosis
  7. What does GSW stand for?
    Gun Shot Wound
  8. What does HTN stand for?
    Hypertension
  9. What does IDDM stand for?
    Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  10. What does PVD stand for?
    Peripheral Vascular Disease
  11. What does TIA stand for?
    Transient Ischemic Attack
  12. What does abd stand for?
    Abdomen
  13. What does ant stand for?
    anterior
  14. What does ax stand for?
    axillary
  15. What does bil stand for?
    bilateral
  16. What does LLQ stand for?
    Left lower Quadrant
  17. What does LUQ stand for?
    Left Upper Quadrant
  18. What does mid stand for?
    middle
  19. What does RLQ stand for?
    right lower quadrant
  20. What does RUQ stand for?
    right upper quadrant
  21. What does GI stand for?
    Gastrointestinal
  22. What does ac stand for?
    before meals
  23. What does ADLs stand for?
    Activities of Daily Living
  24. What does ad lib stand for?
    as desired
  25. What does am stand for?
    morning
  26. What does amb stand for?
    ambulatory, walking
  27. What does amt stand for?
    amount
  28. What does BM stand for?
    Bowel Movement
  29. What does B/P or BP stand for?
    blood pressure
  30. What does BR stand for?
    bedrest
  31. What does BRP stand for?
    bathroom privileges
  32. What does cath stand for?
    catheterization
  33. What does cbr stand for?
    complete bed rest
  34. What does dsg stand for?
    dressing
  35. What does ECG, EKG stand for?
    Electrocardiogram
  36. What does EEG stand for?
    Electroencephalogram
  37. What does FBS stand for?
    fasting blood sugar
  38. What does fld stand for?
    fluid
  39. What does gtts stand for?
    drops
  40. What does Hgb stand for?
    Hemoglobin
  41. What does H and H stand for?
    Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
  42. What does HOB stand for?
    Head of bed
  43. What does H2O2 stand for?
    hydrogen peroxide
  44. What does hr stand for?
    hour
  45. What does I & O stand for?
    Intake and output
  46. What does IM stand for?
    intramuscular
  47. What does IV stand for?
    intravenous
  48. What does IVP stand for?
    IV push or intravenous push
  49. What does IVPB stand for?
    IV piggyback or intravenous piggyback
  50. What does LMP stand for?
    last menstrual period
  51. What does ml stand for?
    milliliter
  52. What does ng stand for?
    nasogastric
  53. What does nil stand for?
    none
  54. What does NPO stand for?
    nil per os (nothing by mouth)
  55. What does NS stand for?
    normal Saline
  56. What does 02 stand for?
    Oxygen
  57. What does OOB stand for?
    out of bed
  58. What does pc stand for?
    after meals
  59. What does pm stand for?
    afternoon
  60. What does PO stand for?
    by mouth
  61. What does PRN stand for?
    when necessary
  62. What does prep stand for?
    preparation
  63. What does pre-op stand for?
    preoperative
  64. What does post-op stand for?
    postoperative
  65. What does PT stand for?
    physical therapy or Protime
  66. What does pt stand for?
    patient or pint
  67. What does RBC stand for?
    red blood cell
  68. What does R/O stand for?
    rule out
  69. What does ROM stand for?
    range of motion
  70. What does S/P stand for?
    status post
  71. What does sp gr stand for?
    specific gravity
  72. What does STAT stand for?
    at once, immediately
  73. What does TPR stand for?
    temperature, pulse, and respiration
  74. What does VO stand for?
    verbal order
  75. What does VS stand for?
    vital signs
  76. What does WBC stand for?
    white blood cells
  77. What does WNL stand for?
    within normal limits
  78. What does w/c stand for?
    wheelchair
  79. What does WT stand for?
    weight

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