Fundamentals abbreviations

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Fundamentals abbreviations
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  1. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  2. ARDS
    adult respiratory distress syndrome
  3. ASCVB
    arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  4. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  5. Ca
    cancer (carcinoma)
  6. CHD
    Coronary Heart Disease
  7. CHF
    Congestive heart failure
  8. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  9. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  10. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  11. FX
    fracture
  12. HCVD
    hypertensive cardiovascular disease
  13. MI
    myocardiaL infarction, mitral insufficiency
  14. MRSA
    methicillin- resistant staphylococcus aureus
  15. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  16. TB
    tuberculosis
  17. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  18. TURB
    transurethral resection of the bladder
  19. TURP
    transurethral reseaction of the prostate
  20. URI
    upper respiratory infaction
  21. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  22. abd
    abdomen
  23. ac
    before meals
  24. ADL
    activities of daily living
  25. ad lib
    at will
  26. amt
    amount
  27. ax
    axillary
  28. Bg
    blood glucose
  29. bid
    twice a day
  30. BM
    bowel movement
  31. BP
    blood pressure
  32. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  33. c
    with
  34. cap
    capsule
  35. CBC
    complete blood count
  36. CBR
    complete bedrest
  37. CCMS
    clean catch midstream
  38. c/o
    complains of
  39. c & s
    • culture and sensitivity
    • circulation and sensitivity
  40. DAT
    diet as tolerated
  41. dc [ d/c; DC ]
    discontinue- or- discharge
  42. DOA
    dead on arrival
  43. drsg
    dressing
  44. Dx
    diagnosis
  45. et
    and
  46. fld
    fluid
  47. Frax, Fx
    fractional, fracture
  48. gtt
    drop
  49. h
    hour
  50. H2O
    water
  51. H/P
    history and physical
  52. hs
    hours of sleep (bedtime)
  53. IM
    intramuscular
  54. I & O
    intake and output
  55. IV
    intravenous
  56. KVO
    keep vein open (with intravenous infusion)

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