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  1. CABG
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  2. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease
  3. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  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. amb
    ambulatory, walking
  26. amt
    amount
  27. BM
    bowel movement
  28. B/P or BP
    blood pressure
  29. BR
    bedrest
  30. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  31. cath
    catheterization
  32. cbr
    complete bed rest
  33. dsg
    dressing
  34. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  35. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  36. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  37. fld
    fluid
  38. gtts
    drops
  39. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  40. H and H
    hemoglobin and hematocrit
  41. HOB
    head of bed
  42. H2O2
    hydrogen peroxide
  43. hr
    hour
  44. I & O
    intake and output
  45. IM
    intramuscular
  46. IV
    intravenous
  47. IVP
    IV push
  48. IVPB
    IV piggyback
  49. LMP
    last menstrual period
  50. ml
    milliliter
  51. ng
    nasogastric
  52. nil
    none
  53. NPO
    nil per os (nothing by mouth)
  54. NS
    normal saline
  55. O2
    oxygen
  56. OOB
    out of bed
  57. pc
    after meals
  58. pm
    afternoon
  59. PO
    by mouth
  60. PRN
    when necessary
  61. prep
    preparation
  62. pre-op
    preoperative
  63. post-op
    postoperative
  64. PT
    physical therapy or Protime
  65. pt
    patient or pint
  66. RBC
    red blood cell
  67. R/O
    rule out
  68. ROM
    range of motion
  69. S/P
    status post
  70. sp gr
    specific gravity
  71. STAT
    at once, immediately
  72. TPR
    temperature, pulse, and respiration
  73. VO
    verbal order
  74. VS
    vital signs
  75. WBC
    white blood cells
  76. WNL
    within normal limits
  77. w/c
    wheelchair
  78. WT
    weight
  79. a-
    without
  80. ab-
    away from
  81. ad-
    toward
  82. arthro-
    joint
  83. brachio-
    arm
  84. brady-
    slow
  85. buccal-
    cheek
  86. cardio-
    heart
  87. carpo-
    wrist
  88. cephalo-
    head
  89. chole-
    bile
  90. cysto-
    bladder
  91. colp-
    vagina
  92. derma-
    skin
  93. dys-
    painful
  94. ecto-
    outside
  95. endo-
    inside, within
  96. entero-
    intestine
  97. gastro-
    stomach
  98. gloss-
    tongue
  99. gyne-
    woman
  100. hemi-
    half
  101. hepato-
    liver
  102. hydro-
    water
  103. hypo-
    deficient
  104. hyster-
    uterus
  105. inter-
    between
  106. lapar-
    abdomen
  107. macro-
    large
  108. micro-
    small
  109. mono-
    one
  110. myelo-
    bone marrow
  111. myo-
    muscle
  112. nephro-
    kidney
  113. neuro-
    nerve
  114. oculo-
    eye
  115. orchid-
    testes
  116. osteo-
    bone
  117. pan-
    all
  118. para-
    beside
  119. peri-
    around
  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. salphingo-
    tube
  130. stoma-
    mouth
  131. sub-
    below
  132. supra-
    above
  133. tachy-
    rapid, 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. -lysis
    breakdown
  147. -osis
    disease, condition
  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
    paralysis
  156. -rrhagia
    hemorrage
  157. -rrhea
    flowing
  158. -sarcoma
    tumor, cancer
  159. -sclerosis
    hardening
  160. -scope
    picture
  161. -spasm
    contraction

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