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a
A&O
A&P
A/A
A/C
A/G ratio
AA
aa
AAA
AAC
AAROM
AB
Abd
abd
ABG
abn
ABR
ac
ACC
Accel
ACL
ACT
ad lib
AD
ADA
add
ADD
ADH
ADHD
ADL
adm
admin
adol
Adria
AF
AFB
AFBG
afeb
AFI
Afl
AFO
AFP
AG
AGA
AICD
AIDS
AIHD
AIOD
AKA
alb
alc
ALL
allo
ALS
-right
-before
-alert and oriented
-auscultation and percussion
-atlas-axia
-assist control
-albumin/globulin ratio
-Alcoholic Anonymous
-of each
-abdominal aortic aneurysm
-augmentative alternative communications
-active assisted range of motion
-abortion
-abdominal
-abduction
-arterial blood gases
-abnormal
-abrasion(s)
-before meals
-Ambulatory Care Center
-acceleration
-anterior cruciate ligament
-activated clotting time
-as desired, at liberty
-right ear
-American Diabetes Association
-adduction
-attention deficit disorder
-antidiuretic hormone
-attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
-activities of daily living
-admitted
-administer
-adolescent
-Adriamycin
-atrial fibrillation
-acid-fast bacillus
-aorto-femoral bypass graft
-aferbrile
-amniotic fluid index
-artrial flutter
-ankle foot orthopsis
-alpha-fetoprotein
-abdominal girth
-appropriate for gestational age
-automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator
-acquired immune deficiency syndrome
-acquired immune hemolytic disease
-aorto-iliac occlusive disease
-above knee amputation
-albumin
-alcohol
-acute lymphocytic leukemia
-allogeneic
-amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
alt
ALZ
AMA
Amb
AMI
AML
AMML amt
ANA
angio
ANS
ant MI
ant
AODM
AOM
AP
AP/AR
approx
Appt
APS
ARD
ARDS
arf
ARF
arom
AROM
art
artic
artif
as tol
as
AS
ASA Comp
ASA
ASAP
ASCAD
ASCVD
ASD
ASHD
ASR
Asst
AT
ATNR
Auto
AV
avg
AVR
AWMI
AWOL
Ax
B/S
BAD
barb
BAS
BBB
-alternative
-Alzheimer’s disease
-against medical advice
-ambulatory
-acute myocardial infarction
-acute myelocystic leukemia
acute myelomonocytic leukemia
-amount
-antinuclear antibody
-angiogram
-autonomic nervous system
-anterior myocardial infarction
-anterior
-adult onset diabetes mellitus
-acute otitis media
-anterior-posterior
-apical pulse-apical rate
-approximately
-appointment
-adult protective services
-acute respiratory distress
-acute respiratory distress syndrome
-acute renal failure
-acute respiratory failure
-active range of motion
-artificial rupture of membranes
-artery
-articulation
-artificial
-as tolerated
-aortic stenosis
-left ear
-aspirin compound
-aspirin
-as soon as possible
-atherosclerotic coronary artery disease
-arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
-artrial septal defect
-arteriosclerotic heart disease
-adaptive shower room
-assistance
-Activity therapy
-asymmetrical tonic neck reflex
-autologous
-atrioventricular
-average
-aortic valve replacement
-anterior wall myocardial infarction
-absent without leave
-axillary
-breath sounds
-bipolar affective disorder
-barbiturate
-bilateral asymmetrical
-bundle branch block
BBBB
BCBS
BCC
BCG
BCNU
BDAE
BDE
BE
BFO
BI
bid
Bilat
bili
BiPAP
BKA
bl
Bld
BLE
BM
BMP
BMT
BNT
BO
BOM
BOOP
BOS
BOW
BR
br
Brady
BRAT
brn
bro
BRP
brst
BS
BSC
BSP
BSSO
BUE
BUN
BUS
bv
BV
BVAD
BW
Bx
C Dif
ć
C&A
C&S
C/A
c/o
c/o/cy
C/S
c/t
-bilateral bundle branch block
-Blue Cross Blue Sheild
-Breast Care Center
-bacilli Calmette-Guerin vaccine
-carmustine
-Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination
-bile duct exploration
-barium enema
-ball bearing functional orthopsis
-Brain Injury
-2 times a day
-bilateral
-bilirubin
-bilevel positive airway pressure
-below knee amputation
-blanket
-blood
-both lower extremeties
-bowel movement
-basic metabolic profile
-bone marrow transplant
-Boston Naming Test
-bowel obstruction
-bilateral otitis media
-bronchitis obliterans with organized pneumonia
-base of support
-bag of water
-bathroom
-bedrest
-bradycardia
-bananas, rice, applesauce & toast
-brown
-brother
-bathroom privelages
-breast
-blood sugar
-bedside commode
-bromsulphophthalein (liver function study)
-bilateral sagittal split osteotomy
-both upper extremities
-blood urea nitrogen
-bartholin, urethral and Skene’s glands
-bacterial vaginosis
-blood vessel
-biventricular assist device
-birth weight
-biopsy
-clostridium difficile
-with
-clinitest-acetest
-culture and sensitivity
-compressed air
-complains of
-circum-oral cyanosis
-caesarean section
-cervicothoracic
C/W
C-1 to C-7
Ca
CA-125
CABG
CAD
CAF
CAF-F
CAH
Cal
CAMP
cap
cath
cau
CAVH
CBC
CBG
CBT
CBU
CC
cc
CCNU
CCU
CDE
CDU
CEA
CEN
cerv
CF
cGy
Chemo
CHF
chg
CHI
CHO
Chol
Chole
Chr
chrg
CIB
CIBD
CIC
CICC
CILS
CIN
CK
CKMB
Cl
CLD
CLL
cm
CMF
CMG
CML
CMP
CMV
-crutch walking
-cervical vertebrae
-carcinoma
-cancer antigen 125
-coronary artery bypass graft
-coronary artery disease
-cytoxan, adriamycin, 5-fluorouracil
-cytoxan, adriamycin, 5-FU, %-FU one week later
-chronic active hepatitis
-calorie
-cytoxan, driamycin, methotrexate & procarbizine
-capsule
-catheter
-Caucasian
-continuous atriovenous hemofiltration
-complete blood count
-capillary blood gas
-continuous bronchodialator therapy
-Child Birth Unit
-chief complaint
-cubic centimeter
-lomustine
-Coronary Care Unit
-common duct exploration
-clinical decision unit
-carcinoembrionic antigen
-Certified Emergency Nurse
-cervical
-cystic fibrosis
-centigray
-chemotherapy
-congestive heart failure
-change
-closed head injury
-carbohydrate
-cholesterol
-cholecystectomy
-chronic
-charge
-carnation instant breakfast
-chronic inflammatory bowel disease
-clean intermittent catheterization
-Cardiac Intermediate Care Center
-Community Independent Living Services
-cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
-creatine kinase
-creatine kinase MB brand
-clear (as in chest sounds)
-chronic lung disease
-chronic lymphocytic leukemia
-centimeter
-Cytoxan, Methotrexate, 5-FU
-cystometrogram
-chronic myelocytic leukemia
-comprehensive metabolic profile
-cytomegalovirus
CNS
CO
CO₂
COA
COAP
Cod
Cog Th
COG
COLD
com
Comm
comp
cont
COPD
COPP
COS
cp
CP
CPAP
Cpd fx
CPD
CPIP
CPK
CPPD
CPR
CPS
CPT
CR
CRF
CRI
CRST
CS
CSF
CSR
CTD
CTS
CTX
cu mm
CVA
CVD
CVIC
CVP
CVS
CW
CWP
Cx
CXR
d bil
D
D&C
D&I
D/S
D10W
D5/25NS
D5/45NS
D5LR
-central nervous system
-cardiac output
-carbon dioxide
-cytoxan, oncovin, adriamycin
-cytoxan, oncovin, ariamycin, prednisone
-codeine
-cognitive theory
-center of gravity
-chronic obstructive lung disease
-communications
-communicated
-complication
-continued
-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
-cytoxan, oncovin, prednisone, procarbizine
-change of shift
-cerebral palsy
-chest pain
-continuous positive airway pressure
-compound fracture
-cephalopelvic disproportion
-chronic pulmonary insuffiency of prematurity
-creatinine phosphokinase
-continuous positive pressure breathing
-cardiopulmonary resuscitation
-child protective services
-chest physical therapy
-contract/relax
-chronic renal failure
-chronic renal insuffieciency
-calcification, Raynaud’s phenomenon
-cervical spine
-cerebrospinal fluid
-Cheyne-Stokes respiration
-chest tube drainage
-carpal tunnel syndrome
-cytoxan
-cubic millimeter
-cerebrovascular accident
-cardiovascular disease
-cardiovascular intensive care
-central venous pressure
-cardiovascular system
-chest wall
-centimeters of water pressure
-cervix
-chest x-ray
-direct bilirubin
-dinamap
-dilatation and curettage
-debridement and irrigation
-dextrose in saline
-dextrose 10% in water
-dextrose 5% in 0.25% normal saline
-dextrose 5% in 0.45% normal saline
-dextrose 5% ringers lactate
D5NS
D5W
DAT
DAW
DD
DDP
dec
Decel
decub
degen
Del
Dep
diag
DIC
diff
DIP
disch
Disp
DJD
DKA
DLMP
DM
DNA
DNR
DNS
DOA
DOB
DOE
DPAP
DPW
DR
dr
DRE
drsng chg
drsng
DS
DSA
dtr in law
dtr
DTRs
DTs
DUB
DUI
DVT
DW
Dx
dz
E
EBS
ECC
ECG, EKG
Echo
ECT
ED
EDC
EEA
-dextrose 5% normal saline
-dextrose 5% in water
-diet as toleratied
-dispense as written
-differential diagnosis
-diamminedicholorplatinum (cisplatin)
-decrease
-deceleration
-decubitus
-degenerative
-delivered
-dependent
-diagnosis
-disseminated intravascular coagulation
-difficulty
-distal interphalangeal joint
-discharge
-dispense
-degenerative joint disease
-diabetic ketoacidosis
-date last menstrual period
-diabetes mellitus
-deoxyribonucleic acid
-do not resuscitate
-do not substitute
-dead on arrival
-date of birth
-dyspnea on exertion
-diastolic pulonary artery pressure
-Department of Public Welfare
-delivery room
-dram
-digital rectal examination
-dressing change
-dressing
-discharge summary
-digital subraction angiography
-daughter in law
-daughter
-deep tendon reflexes
-delirium tremors
-dysfunctional uterine bleeding
-driving under the influence
-deep vein thrombosis
-distilled water
-diagnosis
-disease
-extension
-epstein-barre syndrome
-Emergency Care Center (3/02)
-electrocardiogram
-echocardiogram
-electroconvulsive treatment
-Emergency Department
-estimated time of confinement
-end – to – end anastomosis
EEG
EENT
EFM
EGA
EGD
EHB
elb
ELISA
ELOS
EMG
EMS
endo
Enf ć Fe
Enf
engorg
ENT
EOM
eos
EPAP
EPF
epi
Epis
epith
ER
ERCP
ESESR
ESRD
ESWL
et
ET
ETA
ETD
ETOH
ETS
ETT
EUA
eval
Ex Cath
Ex
exam
exer
exp
ext rot
ext
Extrem
F
F/B
f/u
Fam
FB
FBS
FCE
fdg
Fe
FH
-electoencephalogram
-eyes, ears, nose, throat
-electronic fetal monitor(ing)
-estimated gestational age
-esophagogastroduodenoscopy
-elevate head of bed
-elbow
-enzyme linked immonosorbent assay
-estimated length of stay
-electromyelogram
-emergency medical services
-endoscopy
-enfamil with iron
-enfamil
-engorgement
-ears, nose, throat
-extraocular movements
-eosinophil
-expiratory positive airway pressure
-Enfamil premature formula
-epinephrine
-episiotomy
-epithelial
-emergency room
-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
electrical stimulation
-erythrocyte sedimentation rate
-end stage renal disease
-extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
-and
-endotracheal
-estimated time of arrival
-eustachian tube dysfunction
-alcohol/alcoholic
-endotracheal suction
-endotracheal tube
-examination under anesthesia
-evaluate
-external catheter
-former
-examination
-exercise
-expired
-external rotation
-external
-extremity
-female
-followed by
-follow-up
-family
-foreign body
-fasting blood sugar
-functional capacity evaluation
-feeding
-iron
-family history
FHR
FHT
FiO2
FIS
Fld
Flds
flex
FOB
FPC
freq
FRJM
FROM
FS
FSE
FSH
FTI
FTP
FTR
FTS-ABS
FTV
FUO
FWB
Fx
G
G/NS
GAF
gav
GB
GDM
GED
GER
GERD
gest
GH
GI
GIFT
GJ
GLF
GLT
Glu
Gm
GM
Gm+
gr
Grav
Grdftr
Grdmtr
grn
grp
GSW
gtt
GTT
GU
Gy
Gyn
h
-fetal heart rate
-fetal heart tones
-fraction of inspired oxygen
-flexion is standing
-fluid
-fluids
-flexion
-father of baby
-Family Practice Center
-frequent/frequency
-full range of joint movement
-full range of motion
-frozen section
-fetal scalp electrode
-follicle stimulating hormone
-free thyroxine index
-failure to progress
-father
-fluorescent treponal antibody absorption test
-family therapy visit
-fever undetermined origin
-ful weight bearing
-fracture
-gravida
-glucose in normal saline
-global assessment of functioning
-gavaged
-gallbladder
-gestational diabetes mellitus
-gastroesophagaoduodenoscopy
-gastroesophageal refulx
-gastroesophageal reflux disease
-gestational
-glenohumeral joint
-gastrointestinal
-gamete intrafallopian tube transfer
-gastrojejunostomy
-ground level fall
-gravity lumbar traction
-glucose
-gram
-grand mal
-gram positive
-grain
-gravida
-grandfather
-grandmother
-green
-group
-gunshot wound
-drop
-glucose tolerance test
-genitourinary
-gray
-gynecology
-hour(s)
H
H&H
H&P
H/O
H2O
H2O2
ha
HA
HAA
HBO
HCG
Hct
HCVD
HD
HDL
HEENT
HELP
hemi
HEP
HFJV
HFOV
Hgb
HHC
HHN
HI
HIV
HLC
HLCG
HMD
HN
HNP
HOB
HOH
HPF
HPI
HPV
HR
hr
HSG
ht
husb
Hx
Hyst
I cath
I
I&D
I&O
I/E
IABP
IBS
IBW
ICC
ICCT
ICD
ICF
ICH
-hypodermic
-hemoglobin and hematocrit
-history and physical
-history of
-water
-hydrogen peroxide
-headache
-hyperalimentation
-hepatitis associated antigen (HpBag, Au)
-hyperbaric oxygen
-hemochorogonadotropic hormone (serum pregnancy test)
-hematocrit
-hypertensive cardiovascular disease
-heart disease
-high density lipids
-head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
-Hawaii Early Learning Profile
-hemiplegic
-home exercise program
-high frequency jet ventilation
-high frequency oscillatory ventilation
-hemoglobin
-Home Healthcare
-hand held nebulizer
-head injury
-human immunodeficiency virus
-Health & Lifestyle Center
-High Level Cognitive Group
-Hyaline Membrane Disease
-hard nipple
-herniated nucleus pulposis
-head of bed
-hard of hearing
-high power field
-history of present illness
-human papilloma virus
-heart rate
-hour
-hysterosalpingogram
-height
-husband
-history
-hysterectomy
-intermittent catheterization
-intermittent
-incision and drainage (3/02)
-intake and output
-inspiratory/expiratory
-intra-aortic balloon pump
-irritable bowel syndrome
-ideal body weight
-Intermediate Care Center
-intermittent constant lumbar traction
-implantable cardioverter defibrillator
-intermediate care facility
-intercranial hemorrhage
ICLT
ICP
ICT
ICU
ID
IDDM
IDM
IF
IgA, IgD
IgE, IgG
IgM
IHR
ILT
IM
IMA
IMI
Imp
IMV
in
inc
incomp
Incont
ind
indep
inf
infor
INH
inj
inpt
insp
int rot
int
iop
IP
IPJ
IPPB
IQ
IR
IRDS
Irreg
is
ISC
Isol
ISP
ITP
IUD
IUGR
IUPC
IV
IVCT
IVF
IVH
IVLT
IVT
jaund
JP-drain
-intermittant constant lumbar traction
-intracranial pressure
-intermittent cervical traction
-Intensive Care Unit
-identify
-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
-infant of diabetic mother
-intrinsic factor
-Immunoglobulin classes designed by W.H.O.
-Immunoglobulin classes designed by W.H.O.
-Immunoglobulin classes designed by W.H.O.
-inguinal hernia repair
-intermittent lumbar traction
-intramuscular
-internal mammary artery
-inferior wall myocardial infarction
-impression
-intermittent mandatory ventilation
-inch or inches
-increase
-incomplete
-incontinent
-induced, induction
-independent
-infused
-information
-Isoniazid
-injection
-inpatient
-inspirations
-ineternal rotation
-internal
-intra occular pressure
-interphalangeal
-interphalangeal joint
-intermittent positive pressure breathing
-intelligence quotient
-internal rotation
-idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome
-irregular
-incentive spirometry
-isolette servo controller
-isolation
-Indiana State Police
-idiothrombocytopenic purpura
-intrauterine device
-intrauterine growth retardation
-intrauterine pressure catheter (internal)
-intravenous
-intermittent variable cervical traction
-intravenous fluids
-intraventricular hemorrhage
-intermittent variable lumbar traction
-intravenous therapy
-jaundiced
-Jackson-Pratt drain
jt
J-tube
Jug
JVP
K
K+
Kcal
kilo
KO
KUB
KVO
K-wire
L in circle
L
L&A
L&W
l/m
L/S
L-1 to L-5
LA
Lab
Lac
LAD
LAFB
LAH
LAHB
LAL
lang
Lap Ster
LAP
LAR
LAS
lat
LAT
lav
LAVH
LBBB
lbs
LBW
LCA
LCS
LD
LDL
LDR
LE
LEEP
LFA
lg
LGA
LH
LHC
lido
LIMA
Liq
LIS
LKS
-joint
-jejunostomy tube
-jugular
-jugular venous pulsations
-knee
-potassium
-kilocalorie
-kilogram
-keep open
-kidney, ureter, bladder
-keep vein open
-Kirschner wire
-left
-left
-light and accommodation
-living and well
-liters per minute
-lumbosacral
-lumbar vertebrae
-left arm
-laboratory
-laceration
-left anterior descending
-left anterior fascicular block
-left atrial hypertrophy
-left anterior hemiblock
-left arm lying
-language
-laparoscopic sterilization
-left atrial pressure
-left arm recumbent
-left arm sitting
-lateral
-left anterior thigh
-lavaged
-laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy
-left bundle branch block
-pounds
-low birth weight
-left coronary artery
-low continuous suction
-left deltoid
-low density lipids
-labor and delivery
-lower extremity
-loop electosurgical excision procedure
-left femoral artery
-large
-large for gestational age
-left hemisphere
-left heart catheterization
-lidocaine
-left internal mammary artery
-liquid
-low intermittent suction
-liver, kidney, spleen
LLB
LLE
LLL
LLQ
LLSB
LLT
LME
LML epis
LML
LMP
LND
LNMP
LOA
LOC
LOFD
LOM
LOS
LP
LSO
LTB
LTCS
LTM
LTV
LUE
LUL
LUOQ
LUQ
LV
LVEF
LVH
M
M#
M.S.
malig
Man Red
Man&Int Fix
MAR
mast
mat
max
MAX
mcg
MCH
MCL
MCV
MD
MDI
Mec
Med
MEMS
mEq
mg
MGF
MGM
mgt
mh
-long leg brace
-left lower extremity
-left lower lobe
-left lower quadrant
-left lower sternal border
-left laterial thigh
-left mediolateral episiotomy
-left mediolateral episiotomy
-left middle lobe
-last menstrual period
-lymph node disection
-last normal menstrual period
-leave of absence
-loss of consciousness
-low outlet forceps delivery
-left otitis media
-length of stay
-lumbar puncture
-left salpingo-oophorectomy
-laryngeotracheaobronchitis
-low transverse cesarean section
-long term memory
-long term variability
-left upper extremity
-left upper lobe
-left upper outer quadrant
-left upper quadrant
-left ventriculogram
-left ventricular ejection
-left ventricular hypertrophy
-male
-medic number
-morphine sulfate
-malignant
-manipulation and reduction
-manipulation and internal fixation
-medication administration record
-mastectomy
-maternity
-maxillary
-maximum
-microgram
-man corpuscular hemoglobin
-midclavicular line
-mean corpuscular volume
-muscular dystrophy
-metered dose inhaler
-meconium
-medication
-Mishawaka Emergency Medical Services
-millequivalent
-milligram
-maternal grandfather
-maternal grandmother
-management
-moist heat
MHC
MHSB
MI
MIN
min
MIT
ML
ml
ml/hr
MLMHB
MMP
mn
mo
MOD
MOM
Mon
MOPP
MP
MPD
MPV
MR
MRI
MRSA
mtr
MUGA
ventriculogram)
mv
MV
MVA
MVP
MVPT
MVR
N&V
N/A
Na+
NAD
NaHCO3
NB
NC
NCB
NCPAP
NDT
neg
Neo
NG
NGD
NH
NI
NICU
NIDDM
NIF
NKA
NKDA
nl
NM
NMF
-Memorial Home Care
-Memorial Hospital of South Bend
-myocardial infarction
-minimum
-minutes
-melodic intonation therapy
-midline
-milliliter
-milliliter per hour
-memory language minor hemisphere battery
-mucus membranes pink
-midnight
-month
-moderate
-milk of magnesia
-monitor
-nitrogen mustart, Oncovin, Prednisone, Procarbizine
-metacarpophalangeal joint
-Mishawaka Police Department
-mean platelet volume
-mitral regurgitation
-magnetic resonance imaging
-methaicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
-mother
-multi-gated acquisition scan (resting
-mechanical ventilation
-minute volume
-motor vehicle accident
-mitral valve prolapse
-motor free visual perceptual test
-mitral valve replacement
-nausea and vomiting
-not applicable
-sodium
-no acute distress
-sodium bicarbonate
-newborn
-nasal cannula
-no code blue
-nasal continuous positive airway pressure
-neurodevelopmental training
-negative
-Neocare 22 cal
-nasogastric
-nasogastric decompression
-nursing home
-non-invasive
-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
-non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
-negative inspiratory force
-non known allergies
-no known drug allergies
-normal
-neuromuscular
-neuromuscular facilitation
NOS
NP
NPC
NPO
NPUAP
NR
NRB
NREM
NS
Nsg
NSR
NST
NSVD
NSVT
nsy
NT
NTG
NVD
NWB
NWD
O/A
O/E
O/P
O2
OA
OB
OB-GYN
obs
OBS
OBSS
OCD
OCN
OCT
OD
OFC
OG
OHD
OHR
OHSS
O-M
OM
OMB
ONC
onc
ont
OOB
OOS
Op Site
OP
OPG
OR
ORIF
OS
OSC
OT
OTA
-not otherwise specified
-nasopharengeal
-non productive cough
-nothing per mouth
-National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
-non-reactive
-non-rebreather
-non-rapid eye movement
-normal saline
-nursing
-normal sinus rhythm
-non-stress test
-normal spontaneous vaginal delivery
-non-sustained ventricular tachycardia
-nursery
-nasotracheal
-nitrogylcerin
-normal vaginal delivery
-non-weight bearing
-normal well developed
-occiput-atlas
-objective evaluation
-outpatient
-Oxygen
-osteoarthritis
-obstetrics
-Obstetric and Gynecology
-observed
-organic brain syndrome
-obstetric observation
-obsessive-compulsive disorder
-Oncology Certified Nurse
-oxytocin challenge test
-right eye
-occipital-frontal circumference
-oral-gastric
-organic heart disease
-Open Heart Recovery
-ovary hyperstimulation syndrome
-oral-motor
-otitis media
-obtuse marginal branch
-oncology
-Oncovin
-ointment
-out of bed
-outpatient observation status
-operative site
-occiput posterior
-oculoplethysmogram
-operating room
-open reduction and internal fixation
-left eye
-Outpatient Surgery Center
-occupational therapy
-occupational therapy assistant
OTC
OU
oz
P & PD
p
P
p
P&A
PA & Lat
PA
PAC
PACU
PAF
PALND
PAR
para
PARS
past hx
PAT
path
PBSC
PBSCT
pc
PCA
PCN
PCV
PCWP
PD
PDA
pe
PE
Peds
Pedy
PEEP
PEFR
PEG
perf
PERL
PERRLA
PF
PFC
PFO
PFT
PG
PHP
PICC
PICU
PID
PIF
PIH
PIP
Pit
PKU
PL56
PLND
plt
-over the counter
-both eyes
-ounce
-percussion & postural drainage
-after
-para
-pulse
-percussion & auscultation
-posteroanterior and lateral
-posteroanterior
-premature atrial contraction
-post anesthesia care unit
-paroxysmal atrial fibrillary
-para aortic lymph nod disection
-Post Anesthesia Recovery
-paraplegic
-post-anesthesia recovery score
-past history
-premature atrial tachycardia
-pathology
-peripheral blood stem cell
-peripheral blood stem cell transplant
-after meals
-patient controlled analgesia
-penicillin
-pressure controlled ventilation
-pulmonary capillary wedge pressure
-postural drainage
-patent ductus arteriosis
-pedal edema
-pulmonary emboli
-pediatrics
-pedialyte
-positive and expiratory pressure
-peak expiratory flow rate
-percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
-perforation
-pupils equal and react to light
-pupils equal round & react to light & accomodation
-pulmonary function
-persistent fetal circulation
-patent foramen ovale
-pulmonary function test
-para, gravida
-partial hospitalization program
-peripherally inserted central catheter
-pediatric intensive care unit
-pelvic inflammatory disease
-peak inspiratory flow
-pregnancy included hypertension
-proximal interphalangeal joint
-pitocin
-phenylketonuria
-plasmalyte 56
-pelvic lymph node disection
-platlets
PMH
PNMF
PNS
po
POC
Post
R&V
RLL
RLQ
RLT
rm
RML
RN
ROA
ROC
rom
ROM
ROP
ROS
RP/RR
RR
rr
RS
RSD
RSO
RSR ć M
RSR ś M
RSR
RSV
RSW
RT (T)
RT
RTA
RTU
RTW
RUE
RUL
RUOQ
RUQ
RVH
Rx
rxn
S
ś
S/C
S/D/M
S/E
S/O
s/p
S/S
S/W
SA
SAH
saph
sat
SB
-past medical history
-proprioceptic neuromuscular facilitation
-peripheral nervous system
-by mouth
-plan of care
-posterior
-reviewed and verified
-right lower lobe
-right lower quadrant
-right lateral thigh
-room
-right middle lobe
-registered nurse
-right occiput anterior
-Radiation Oncology
-range of motion
-rupture of membranes
-retinopathy of prematurity
-review of systems
-radial pulse-radial rate
-recovery room
-respiratory rate
-rhythmic stabilization
-reflex sympathetic dystrophy
-right salpingo-oophorectomy
-regular sinus rhythm with murmur
-regular sinus rhythm without murmur
-regular sinus rhythm
-respiratory synctial virus
-Rehab Social Workder
-Radiologic Technologist – Therapy
-radiation therapy
-Rapid Treatment Area
-ready to use
-return to work
-right upper extremity
-right upper lobe
-right upper outer quadrant
-right upper quadrant
-right ventricular hypertrophy
-treatment
-reaction
-symmectrical
-without
-sternoclavicular joint
-systolic, diastolic, mean
-side effects
-significant other
-status post
-signs & symptoms
-somewhat
-substance abuse
-subarachanoid hemorrhage
-saphenous
-saturated
-sinus bradycardia
SBA
SBE
SBFD
SBO
SBPD
SC
SCATBI
SCF
SCI
SCOP
SCT
SCU
SE
sec
Sed Rate
segs
sep
SF
SFD
SG
Shldr
SI
SIBC
sibs
Sim ć Fe
Sim ć whey
Sim
SIMV
sis
SJCPD
SJRMC
Sl
SLB
SLE
SLG
SLP
SLR
SLT
SLT
sm
SMA-12
SMBG
SMCAS
SMR
SN
SNAS
SNF
SOB
Sol
SP
spec
SpO2
spont LOA
spont
sq
SR
-stand by assist
-subacute bacterial endocarditis
-South Bend Fire Department
-small bowel obstruction
-South Bend Police Department
-subclavian
-scales of cognitive abilities for traumatic brain injury
-special care formula
-spinal cord injury
-scopolomine
-sustained cervical traction
-Special Care Unit
-spiral electrode
-second
-sedimentation rate
-segmented neutrophils
-separate
-side flexion
-small for dates
-specific gravity
-shoulder
-sensory integration
-serum iron-binding capacity
-siblings
-similac with iron
-Similac with whey
-similac
-synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation
-sister
-St. Joseph County Policy Department
-St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
-slight
-short leg brace
-systemic lupus erthematous
-speech language group
-Speech-language Pathologist
-straight leg raise
-Speech-language Therapy
-sustained lumbar traction
-small
-chemistry profile
-slef-monitoring of blood glucose
-SW Michigan Community Ambulance Service
-submucous resection
-soft nipple
-standard newborn alimentation solution
-skilled nursing facility
-short of breath
-solution
-speech
-specimen
-saturation per pulse oximetry
-spontaneous left occiput anterior
-spontaneous
-subcutaneous
-sinus rhythm
SROM
SS
SSC
SSI
SSKI
SSPE
SSRI
st H2O
ST
STAT
STD
STG
ST-I
ST-II
ST-III
stim
ST-IV
STM
STNR
strep
STS
STV
SUP
supp
SVD
SVG
SVN
SVT
T&C
T&S
t bili
T
T/L
T1-T12
T-3
Tab
TAC
Tachy
TB
TBA
TBI
TBLC
tbs
TCC
TCDB
TCO2
TCOM
TCPO2
TD
TEE
TENS
TEP
THA
THC
THEq
THR
-spontaneous rupture of membranes
-soap suds
-Similac Special Care
-sliding scale insulin
-saturated solution of potassium iodine
-subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
-sliding scale regular insulin
-sterile water
-speech therapy
-at once
-sexually transmitted disease
-spilt thickness graft
-stage I (refers to pressure ulcer)
-stage II (refers to pressure ulcer)
-stage III (refers to pressure ulcer)
-stimulation/stimulating
-stage IV (refers to pressure ulcer)
-short term memory
-symmetrical tonic neck reflex
-streptococcus
-serology test for syphilis
-short term variability
-supination
-suppository
-spontaneous vaginal delivery
-sapheneuour vein graft
-small volume nebulizer
-supraventricular tachycardia
-type and cross match
-type and screen
-total bilirubin
-temperature
-thoracolumbar
-thoracic vertebrae
-Tylenol with Codeine 30mg
-Tablet
-Taxol, Adria, Cytoxen
-tachycardia
-tuberculosis
-to be admitted
-Traumatic Brain Injury
-term birth, living child
-tablespoon
-transitional care center
-turn cough, deep breathe
-transcutaneous CO2
-transcutaneous oxygen monitor
-transcutaneous PO2
-tardive dyskinesia
-tranesophageal echocardiogram
-transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
-tracheal esophageal puncture
-total hip arthroplasty
-marijuana
-therpeutically equilavent
-total hip replacement
TIA
tics
tid
TIPS
TKA
TKO
TKR
tm
TM
TO
TOCO
tol
TORP
TPA
TPN
TPR
TR
tr
Trach
TRAM
trans nsy
tren
trich
trig
Trop
TS
TSH
Tsp
T-Spine
TST
TTWB
TUR
TUR-BN
TUR-BT
TURP
TV
TWB
TWE
Tx
tx
U
U/O
UA
UAC
UAL
UC
UCG
UDN
UE
UGI
UPD
UPJ
URI
UROL
US
USN
-transient ischemic attack
-diverticulosis
-three times a day
-transjugular intrahepatic porotsystemic shunt
-total knee anthroplasty
-to keep open
-total knee replacement
-treadmill
-tympanic membrane
-telephone order
-tocodynamometer (external)
-tolerated
-total ossicular replacement prosthesis
-tissue plasminogen activator
-Total Parenteral Nutrition
-temperature, pulse and respiration
-therapeutic recreation
-trace
-tracheostomy
-transverse rectus abdominal muscle
-transitional nursery
-trendelenburg
-trichomonas
-triglycerides
-Troponin
-thermal stimulation
-thyroid stimulating hormone
-teaspoon
-thoracic spine
-treadmill stress test
-toe touch weight bearing
-transurethral resection
-transurethral resection-bladder neck
-transurethral resection-bladder tumor
-transurethral resection-prostate
-tidal volume
-touch weight bearing
-tap water enema
-traction
-treatment
-unilateral
-urinary output
-urinalysis
-umbilical anterial catheter
-umbilical anterial line
-uterine contraction
-urine chorogonadotropic hormone (urine pregnancy test)
-updraft nebulization
-upper extremity
-upper gastrointestinal
-updraft
-ureteropelvic junction
-upper respiratory infection
-urology
-ultrasound
-ultrasonic nebulization
Ut
UTD
UTI
UUN
UVC
UVJ
V/C
VAD
Vag
Var
vas to circ
vasc
VBAC
VBTI
VC
VCUG
VD
Vdg
VE
Vector
vent
VF
VFSS
videostob
VIP
V-Lap
VM
VMO
VNA
VO
V-P
VPB
VPC
VQ
VRE
VS
VSD
Vtx
W/C
w/o
W/U
WA
WAB
WB
WBAT
WD
WFL
WIC
wk
WN
WNL
WOB
WOC
WOCN
WPL
WRBC
-uterus
-up to date
-urinary tract infection
-urine area nitrogen
-umbilical venous line
-ureterovesical junction
-verbal cues
-vascular access device
-vaginal
-variability
-Vaseline applied to circumcision
-vascular
-vaginal birth after cesarean section
-voluntary bilateral tubal interruption
-vital capacity
-voiging cystourethrogram
-venereal disease
-voiding
-vaginal exam
-vectorcardiogram
-ventilation
-ventricular fibrillation
-videofluoroscopic swallow study
-videostroboscopy
-VP16, Ifex, Platinol
-video laser ablation of prostate
-ventimask
-vastus medialis obliques
-Visiting Nurse Association
-verbal order
-ventricular-peritoneal
-ventricular premature beats
-volume pressure response
-ventilation perfusion
-vancomycin resistant enterococcus
-vital signs
-ventral septal defect
-vertex
-wheelchair
-without
-work up
-while awake
-western aphasia battery
-weight bearing
-weight bearing as tolerated
-well developed
-within functional limits
-women, infant, children
-week
-well nourished
-within normal limits
-work of breathing
-wound, ostomy, continence
-wound, ostomy, continence nurse
-whirlpool
-washed red blood cells
wt
WZ
XRT
y/o
yel
YOB
yr
YTD
z-plasty
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-wheezes
-radiation therapy
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-year of birth
-year
-year to date
-surgical relaxation of contracture
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-female
-problem area to be checked
-times
-approximately
-unknown or unsure
-at
-less than
-greater than
-increase
-decrease
-heart
-one to one
-primary
-secondary
-change
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