PT Abbreviations

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PT Abbreviations
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  1. A
    assistance
  2. a
    before
  3. afib
    atrial fibrillation
  4. ABI
    acquired brain injury
  5. A-line
    arterial line
  6. AAA
    abdominal aoritc aneurism
  7. AAL
    anterior axillary line
  8. AAROM
    active assistive range of motion
  9. Abd
    abduction
  10. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  11. ACL
    anterior cruciate ligament
  12. Add
    adduction
  13. ADL
    activities of daily living
  14. AFO
    ankle foot orthosis
  15. ALS
    amotrophic lateral sclerosis
  16. AMA
    against medical advice
  17. amb
    ambulation
  18. ANS
    autonomic nervous system
  19. AP
    anterior posterior
  20. ARD
    adult respiratory distress
  21. ARDS
    adult respiratory distress syndrome
  22. ARF
    acute renal failure
  23. AROM
    active range of motion
  24. ASCVD
    arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  25. ASHD
    ateriosclerotic heart disease
  26. AVM
    atriovenous malfunction
  27. AVN
    avascular necrosis
  28. AVR
    aortic valve replacement
  29. AVS
    ateriovenous shunt
  30. B
    bilateral
  31. BBB
    bundle branch block
  32. BBFA
    both bone forearm (fracture)
  33. BID
    twice a day
  34. BOS
    base of support
  35. BP
    blood pressure
  36. BPD
    bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  37. BPF
    bronchopleura fistula
  38. BR
    bedrest
  39. BS
    breath sounds, bowel sounds
  40. c
    with
  41. c/o
    complains of
  42. CA
    carcinoma/ cancer
  43. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graph
  44. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  45. CAT
    computerized axial tomography
  46. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  47. C & DB
    cough and deep breathing
  48. CHD
    congenital hip dislocation
  49. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  50. cm
    centimeter
  51. CMV
    cytomegalovirus
  52. CN
    cranial nerve
  53. CNS
    central nervous system
  54. CO
    cardiac output
  55. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulminary disorder
  56. CPAP
    continuous positive airway pressure
  57. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  58. CPT
    chest physical therapy
  59. CPM
    continuous positive airway pressure
  60. CRF
    chronic renal failure
  61. CSF
    cerebral spinal fluid
  62. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  63. CXR
    chest x ray
  64. D/C
    discontinue, discharge
  65. DIC
    diseminated intravascular coagulopathy
  66. DIP
    distal interphalangeal (joint)
  67. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  68. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  69. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  70. DOB
    date of birth
  71. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  72. DSD
    dry sterile dressing
  73. DTR
    deep tendon reflex
  74. DVT
    deep venous thrombosis
  75. DX, dx
    diagnosis
  76. ECG/EKC
    electrocardiogram
  77. ECR
    extensor carpi radialis
  78. ECU
    extensor carpi ulnaris
  79. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  80. ENT
    ear, nose, throat
  81. ETT
    endotracheal tube
  82. ES
    electrical stimulation
  83. Ex
    exercise
  84. Ext
    extension
  85. FCR
    flexor capri radialis
  86. FCU
    flexor capri ulnaris
  87. FEV
    forced expiratory volume
  88. Fi02
    fraction of inspired oxygen
  89. Flex
    flexion
  90. FRC
    functional residual capacity
  91. FTSG
    full thickness skin graph
  92. FVC
    forced vital capacity
  93. FWB
    full weight bearing
  94. Fx
    fracture
  95. GCS
    glasgow coma scale
  96. GI
    gastrointestinal
  97. GSW
    gunshot wound
  98. GXT
    graded exercise test
  99. h
    hour
  100. HBP
    high blood pressure
  101. Hct
    hematocrit
  102. HEENT
    head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
  103. Hemi
    hemiplegia
  104. HEP
    home exercise program
  105. HNP
    herniated nucleus pulposus
  106. HOB
    head of bed
  107. h/o
    history of
  108. HO
    herniated ossification
  109. HR
    heart rate
  110. HTN
    hypertension
  111. HWR
    hardware removal
  112. Hx
    history
  113. I
    independent
  114. IABP
    intra-aortic balloon pump
  115. ICBG
    illiac crest bone graph
  116. ICH
    intracranial hemorrhage
  117. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  118. I/E ratio
    inspiratory/expiratory ratio
  119. ILV
    independent lung ventilation
  120. IMV
    intermittent mandatory ventilation
  121. IRDS
    infant respiratory distress syndrome
  122. IS
    incentive spirometry
  123. IV
    intravenously
  124. PC
    pressure control
  125. PCL
    posterior cruciate ligament
  126. PCO2
    partial pressure carbon dioxide
  127. KAFO
    knee ankle foot orthosis

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