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  1. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  2. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  3. CHF
    congestive heart faliure
  4. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  5. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  6. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  7. GSW
    gun shot wound
  8. HTN
    hypertension
  9. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  10. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  11. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  12. abd
    abdomen
  13. ant
    anterior
  14. ax
    axillary
  15. bil
    bilateral
  16. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  17. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  18. mid
    middle
  19. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  20. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  21. GI
    gastrointestinal
  22. ac
    before meals
  23. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  24. ad lib
    as desired
  25. am
    morning
  26. amb
    ambulatory
  27. amt
    amount
  28. bm
    bowel movement
  29. b/p
    blood pressure
  30. br
    bed rest
  31. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  32. cath
    catheterization
  33. cbr
    complete bed rest
  34. dsg
    dressing
  35. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  36. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  37. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  38. fld
    fluid
  39. gtts
    drops
  40. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  41. H and H
    hemoglobin and hematocrit
  42. HOB
    head of bed
  43. H2O2
    hydrogen peroxide
  44. hr
    hour
  45. I & O
    intake and output
  46. IM
    intramuscular
  47. IV
    intravenous
  48. IVP
    intravenous push
  49. IVPB
    intravenous piggy back
  50. LMP
    last menstrual period
  51. ml
    mililiter
  52. ng
    nasogastric
  53. nil
    none
  54. NPO
    nil per os (nothing by mouth)
  55. NS
    normal saline
  56. O2
    oxygen
  57. OOB
    out of bed
  58. pc
    after meals
  59. pm
    afternoon
  60. PO
    by mouth
  61. PRN
    when necessary
  62. prep
    preparation
  63. pre-op
    preoperative
  64. post-op
    postoperative
  65. PT
    physical therapy or Protime
  66. pt
    patient or pint
  67. RBC
    red blood cell
  68. R/O
    rule out
  69. ROM
    range of motion
  70. S/P
    status post
  71. sp gr
    specific gravity
  72. STAT
    at once
  73. TPR
    temperature, pulse, respiration
  74. VO
    verbal order
  75. VS
    vital signs
  76. WBC
    white blood cells
  77. WNL
    within normal limits
  78. w/c
    wheel chair
  79. WT
    weight
  80. a-
    without
  81. myo-
    muscle
  82. ab-
    away from
  83. ad-
    towards
  84. arthro-
    joint
  85. brachio-
    arm
  86. brady-
    slow
  87. buccal-
    cheek
  88. cardio-
    heart
  89. carpo-
    wrist
  90. cephalo-
    head
  91. chole-
    bile
  92. cysto-
    bladder
  93. colp-
    vagina
  94. derma-
    skin
  95. dys-
    painful
  96. ecto-
    outside
  97. endo-
    inside
  98. entero-
    intestine
  99. gastro-
    stomach
  100. gloss-
    tongue
  101. gyne-
    woman
  102. hemi-
    half
  103. hepato-
    liver
  104. hydro-
    water
  105. hypo-
    deficient
  106. hyster-
    uterus
  107. inter-
    between
  108. lapar-
    abdomen
  109. macro-
    large
  110. micro-
    small
  111. mono-
    one
  112. myelo-
    bone marrow
  113. nephro-
    kidney
  114. neuro-
    nerve
  115. oculo-
    eye
  116. orchid-
    testes
  117. osteo-
    bone
  118. pan-
    all
  119. para-
    beside
  120. phleb-
    vein
  121. poly-
    many
  122. pneumo-
    lung
  123. post-
    behind
  124. pre-
    before
  125. pulm-
    lung
  126. pyo-
    pus
  127. retro
    backward
  128. rhin-
    nose
  129. saphingo-
    tube
  130. stoma-
    mouth
  131. sub-
    below
  132. supra-
    above
  133. tachy-
    fast
  134. thrombo-
    clot
  135. trans-
    across
  136. vas-
    vessel
  137. viscera-
    organ
  138. -algia
    pain
  139. -centesis
    puncture
  140. -ectomy
    removal of
  141. -ectasis
    enlargement
  142. -emia
    blood
  143. -gram
    picture
  144. -itis
    inflammation
  145. -megaly
    enlarged
  146. -osis
    disease, condition
  147. -lysis
    breakdown
  148. -ostomy
    surgical opening
  149. -otomy
    incision
  150. -pathy
    disease
  151. -penia
    deficiency
  152. -phagia
    swallow
  153. -phobia
    fear
  154. -plasty
    plastic surgery
  155. -plegia
  156. -rrhagia
    hemorrhage
  157. -rrhea
    flowing
  158. -sarcoma
    tumor, cancer
  159. -sclerosis
    hardening
  160. -scope
    picture
  161. -spasm
    contraction

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