General Abbreviations.txt

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  1. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  2. Bx
    biopsy
  3. C
    centigrade
  4. c/o
    complaints of
  5. CDI
    clean, dry, and intact
  6. CT
    chest tube or cat scan
  7. DAT
    diet as tolerated
  8. D.F.A.
    diet for age
  9. drsg.
    dressing
  10. ECG, EKG
    electro-cardiogram
  11. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  12. Fx
    fracture
  13. GU
    genitourinary
  14. Gyn
    gynecology
  15. H&H
    hemoglobin & hematocrit
  16. Hct
    hematocrit
  17. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  18. Hx
    history
  19. ICP
    intercranial pressure
  20. JVD
    jugular vein distention
  21. KVO
    keep vein open (IV rate)
  22. LP
    lumbar puncture
  23. L/NC
    liter per nasal cannula
  24. LFA/RFA
    left/right forearm
  25. liq.
    liquid
  26. LOC
    level of consciousness
  27. MAEW
    moves all extremities well
  28. MCL
    midclavicular line
  29. MVA
    motor vehicle accident
  30. N/A
    not applicable
  31. NAD
    no acute distress
  32. NG
    nasogastric
  33. NKA
    no known allergies
  34. noc, noct.
    night
  35. N{P
    nothing by mouth
  36. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  37. OOB
    out of bed
  38. OTA
    open to air
  39. p.c.
    after meals
  40. P.O.
    by mouth
  41. PCA
    patient controlled analgesia
  42. per
    by
  43. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, reacting to light and accommodation
  44. pft
    per feeding tube
  45. PMI
    point of maximal impulse
  46. POD
    post operative day
  47. PPD
    percussion & postural drainage
  48. PRN
    as needed
  49. R/O
    rule out
  50. RLT/LLT
    right/left lateral thigh
  51. RML
    right middle lobe
  52. RTC
    return to clinic
  53. RUL/LUL
    right/left upper lobe
  54. Rx
    prescription
  55. S.E.
    standard error
  56. S/P
    status post (no change after)
  57. SaO2, O2 Sat
    oxygen saturation
  58. SB
    small bowel
  59. Sx
    symptoms or suction
  60. TC&DB
    turn, cough, and deep breath
  61. TF
    tube feeding
  62. Tx
    treatment
  63. U/A
    urinalysis
  64. WDWN
    well-developed, well-nourished
  65. WNL
    within normal limits
  66. x
    except
  67. qs
    as much as needed

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