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  1. ABGs
    arterial blood gases
  2. MS
    mental status, MORPHINE SULFAT, muscular sclerosis
  3. MVA
    MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
  4. N&V
    NAUSEA AND VOMITING
  5. NAD
    NO APPARENT DISTRESS
  6. NC
    NASAL CANNULA
  7. NSAID
    NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG
  8. O&P
    OVA AND PARASITES
  9. OA
    OSTEOARTHIRITIS
  10. OB
    OBSTETRICS OR OCCULT BLOOD
  11. OOB
    OUT OF BED
  12. ORIF
    OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION
  13. OT
    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
  14. PAD or PVD
    • PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE or
    • PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE
  15. PCN
    PENICILLIN
  16. PE
    • PULMONARY EMBOLI or
    • PULMONARY EDEMA
  17. PICC
    PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER
  18. PNA
    PNEUMONIA
  19. PRBCs
    PACKED RED BLOOD CELLS
  20. Pt
    PATIENT
  21. PT
    • PHYSICAL THERAPY or
    • PROTHROMBIN TIME
  22. PTCA
    PERCUATNEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
  23. R/O
    RULE OUT
  24. RT
    RESPIRATORY THERAPY
  25. S/P
    STATUS IS POST (whatever)
  26. SBO
    SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION
  27. SCDs
    SEQUENTIAL COMPRESSION DEVICES
  28. SLE
    SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
  29. SNF
    SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (nursing home)
  30. ST
    SPEECH THERAPY
  31. Sz
    seizure
  32. T&C
    TYPE AND CROSS BLOOD
  33. TB
    TUBERCULOSIS
  34. TEE
    TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAM
  35. TIA
    TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
  36. TURP
    TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE
  37. Tx
    TREATMENT OR THERAPY
  38. UA
    URINALYSIS
  39. US
    ULTRASOUND
  40. UTI
    URINARY TRACT INFECTION
  41. VSS
    VITAL SIGNS STABLE
  42. WNL
    WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
  43. Y/O
    YEARS OLD

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