2-5 abbreviations

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2-5 abbreviations
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Medical Terminology Chapters 2-6 Abbreviations
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  1. ADL
    Activity of Daily Living
  2. CC
    Chief Complaint
  3. DOB
    Date of Birth
  4. Dx
    Diagnosis
  5. ED
    Emergency Department
  6. ENT
    Ear, Nose, and Throat
  7. FH
    Family History
  8. GP
    General Practitioner
  9. H&P
    History and Physical
  10. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  11. HPI
    History of Present Illness
  12. Hx
    History
  13. IP
    Inpatient
  14. LPN
    Licensed Practical Nurse
  15. LVN
    Licensed Vocational Nurse
  16. MD
    Doctor of Medicine
  17. OB
    Obstetrics
  18. OP
    Outpatient
  19. OR`
    Operating Room
  20. PA
    Physician Assistant
  21. PE
    Physical Examination
  22. PMH
    Past Medical History
  23. Pt
    Patient
  24. RN
    Registered Nurse
  25. ROS
    Review Of Systems
  26. SSN
    Social Security Number
  27. Tx
    Treatment
  28. VS
    Vital Signs
  29. a.c.
    Before Meals
  30. ad lib.
    Freely as needed, at pleasure
  31. aq.
    Water
  32. b.i.d.
    Twice per day
  33. C
    Celsius
  34. CT, CAT
    Computed Tomography; Computed Axial Tomography
  35. ECG, EKG
    Electrocardiogram
  36. F
    Fahrenheit
  37. MRI
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  38. NPO
    Nothing by mouth
  39. OD
    Overdose; Right eye (Oculus Dexter)
  40. OTC
    Over The Counter
  41. PET
    Positron Emission Tomography
  42. p.r.n.
    As the occasion arises, as needed
  43. q.i.d.
    Four times per day
  44. Rx
    Prescription
  45. stat.
    Immediately
  46. t.i.d.
    Three times per day
  47. WNL
    Within Normal Limits
  48. ACS
    American Cancer Society
  49. CDC
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  50. FEMA
    Federal Emergency Management Agency
  51. HPF
    High Power Field
  52. HPV
    Human Papillomavirus

    **1 P, 2 L's**
  53. IED
    Improvised Explosive Device
  54. LPF
    Low Power Field
  55. MRSA
    Methicillan-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  56. staph
    Staphylococci
  57. STD
    Sexually Transmitted Disease
  58. strep
    Streptococci
  59. WMD
    Weapons of Mass Destruction
  60. cm
    Centimeter
  61. dL
    Deciliter
  62. g
    gram
  63. Kg
    Kilogram
  64. L
    Liter
  65. mcg
    Microgram
  66. mg
    Milligram
  67. mL
    Milliliter
  68. h
    Hour
  69. IV
    Intravenous
  70. min
    Minutes
  71. p.o.
    orally
  72. A&O
    Alert and Oriented
  73. BP
    Blood Pressure
  74. HEENT
    Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
  75. L&W
    Living and Well
  76. P
    Pulse
  77. R
    Respirations
  78. ROM
    Range of Motion
  79. T
    Temperature
  80. TFT
    Thyroid Function Test
  81. WD, WN
    Well Developed, Well Nourished

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