Abbreviations

Abbreviations
A/P
A.Dor
A.Plan
A&O
AAA
abd
ABG
abx
ACD
ACLS
ACS
Add
ADLs
AET
AF
AF
Afib
AI
AKA
Alb
Alk Phos
amp
amps
anes
antibx
anticoag
ARDS
ARF
art
AS
ASA
Asmt
AST
ATC
AV
ax-bifem BPG
b/l
baso
Bic
bicarb
BID
bilat
BM
BP
BPG
BPH
BS
BUN
c/c/e
c/d/i
c/o
c/s
c/w
assessment/plan
ankle dorsiflexion
ankle plantar flexion
alert and oriented
abdominal aortic aneurysm
abdomen, abduction
arterial blood gas
antibiotics
a type of anticoagulant
advanced cardiac life support
American College of Surgeons
adduction
activities of daily living
anesthesia end time
anesthesia finish
atrial fibrillation
atrial fibrillation
aortic vavle dysfunction
above the knee amputation
albumin
alkaline phosphatase
amputation
amputations
anesthesia
antibiotics
anticoagulation, anticoagulant
adult respiratory distress syndrome
acute renal failure
arterial
anesthesia start
American Society of Anesthesiology, asprin
assessment
anesthesia start time
around the clock
atrioventricular
Axillary – bi-femoral bypass graft
bilateral
basophils
bicep
bicarbonate
twice per day
bilateral, bilaterally
bowel movement
blood pressure
bypass graft
benign prostatic hypertrophy
breath sounds, bowel sounds
blood urea nitrogen
clubbing, cyanosis, edema
clean, dry, and intact
complaint of, complaints of
Consult
consistent with
C-spine
Ca
CABG
CAD
CC
cc/hr
CFA
CHF
cigs
CK MB
Cl
CN
CNS
CO
CO2
COPD
CPAP
CPT
Cr
CRD
CRI
cryo
CT
CTA
CTAB
CV
CVA
CVP
Cx
CXR
D/c
d/t
DB
DC
DCCV
Delt
defib
DL
DM
DNR
DOB
DOE
DP
dsg
DVT
Dx
E.Rot
EBL
echo
ECV
ED
EF
EKG
EMS
ENT
EOMI
cervical spine
calcium, cancer
coronary artery bypass graft
coronary artery disease
chief complaint
cubic centimeters per hour
common femoral artery
congestive heart failure
cigarettes
creatine kinase muscle band
chloride
cranial nerve
central nervous system
cardiac output
carbon dioxide
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
continuous positive airway pressure
current procedural terminology
creatinine
chronic renal disease
chronic renal insufficiency
cryopercipitate
computerized tomography
clear to auscultation
clear to auscultation bilaterally
cardiovascular
cerebrovascular accident, stroke, brain attack
central venous pressure
culture
chest x-ray
discharge
due to
direct bilirubin
direct current
DC cardio version
deltoid
defibrillate
dialysis
diabetes mellitus
do not resuscitate
date of birth
dyspnea on exertion
dorsalis pedis
dressing
deep vein thrombosis
diagnosis
external rotation
estimated blood loss
echocardiogram
extracelluar volume
emergency department
ejection fraction
electrocardiograph
emergency medical service
ears, nose and throat
extraocular movements intact
EOS
eosin
epi
ET
ETT
ETOH
Ever
ex lap
Ext
Ext
f/u
F.Ex
F.Flex
fem
FEV1
FFP
FH
FiO2
Fr
flex bronch
Fluoro
FTT
fx
GA
GB
GERD
GETA
GI
Gl
Glu
GPC
GS
gtts
GU
H/H
Ham
HCO3
Hct
HD
HEENT
Hgb
HipEx
HipF
HIT
HPI
HR
HS
HTN
hx
I/P
I.Rot
I&D
IBW
ICU
ID
IDN
eosinophils
eosinophils
epinephrine
endotracheal
endotracheal tube
alcohol
Eversion
exploratory laparotomy
exterior
extremity, extremities
follow up
forearm extension
forearm flexion
femoral
forced expiratory volume in one second
fresh frozen plasma
family history
fractional percentage of inspired oxygen
French
flexible bronchoscopy
fluoroscopy
failure to thrive
fracture
general anesthesia
gall bladder
gastroesophageal reflux disorder
general endotracheal anesthesia
gastrointestinal
glucose
glucose
gram positive cocci
gram stain
drops, drips
genitourinary
hemoglobin/hematocrit
hamstring
bicarbonate
hematocrit
hemodialysis
head, ears, eyes, nose, throat
hemoglobin
hip extension
hip flexion
heparin induced thrombocytopenia
history of present illness
heart rate
heart sounds
hypertension
history
impression/plan
internal rotation
incision and drainage
ideal body weight
intensive care unit
infectious disease
identification number
IMV
Invers
IR
IRR
irreg
IV
IVF
IVPB
JVD
JVP
K
KUB
l, L
LA
LAD
LAR
LE
LENIs
levo
LLE
LMA
LN
LPM
LR
LUL
LV
LVAD
LWS
Lymphs
lytes
m/r
M&M
MAC
MAE
MAP
MCH
MCHC
MCV
Med
Mg
MI
MICU
min
MN
Mono
Monos
MP
MR
MRI
MRSA
MRV
MS
MS
MSO4
MUGA
MVA
intermittent mandatory ventilation
inversion
interventional radiology
Inter-Rater Reliability
irregular
intravenous
intravenous fluid
intravenous piggy back
jugular vein distension
jugular vein pressure
potassium
kidneys, ureters, bladder (x-ray)
left
left atrium
Lymphadenopathy or left anterior descending (coronary artery)
lower anterior resection
lower extremity
Lower extremity non-invasive
levophed
left lower extremity
laryngeal mask airway
Lymph node
liters per minute
lactated ringers
left upper lobe
left ventricle
left ventricular assist device
low wall suction
lymphyocytes
electrolytes
murmurs / regurgitation
morbidity and mortality
monitored anesthesia care
moves all extremities
mean arterial pressure
mean cell hemoglobin
mean cell hemoglobin concentration
mean corpuscular volume
medial
magnesium
myocardial infarction
medical intensive care unit
minimal, minimum
midnight
monocytes
monocytes
Mallampati
mitral valve dysfunction
magnetic resonance imaging
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
magnetic resonance venography
mental status
musculoskeletal
morphine sulfate
MUltiple Gated Acquisition scan
motor vehicle accident
mvmt
n/a
Na
NAD
NCAT
ND
Neo
NG
NGT
NH
nl
NPO
NRB
NS
NSQIP
NSTEMI
NT
NTND
nutr
O/E
O/P
O2 sat
O2
OOB
OP
Opti
OSH
OT
P
PA
PACU D/C
palp
PCI
PC
PCA
PCO2
PCV
PCWP
PDS
PE
PEA
PEEP
PEG
PERRL
PERRLA
PGY
Phos
PICC
PIP
PIR
Plt
PMH
PMI
PN
PNA
PND
movement
not available
sodium
no acute distress
normocephalic, atraumatic
not determined, not defined, no detected, non-distented
neomycin
nasogastric
nasogastric tube
nursing home
normal
nothing per os, nothing by mouth
non-rebreather
normal saline
National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
non-ST elevation myocardial infarction
non-tender
non-tender, non-distended
nutrition, nutritional
Observed/Expected
oropharynx
oxygen saturation
oxygen
out of bed
oropharynx
refers to type of dialysis catheter
outside hospital
occupational therapy
phosphate
pulmonary artery
discharged from post anesthesia care unit
on palpation
percutaneous cardiac intervention
pressure control
patient controlled anesthesia
carbon dioxide concentration
pressure controlled ventilation
pulmonary capillary wedge pressure
polydioxanone suture
pulmonary embolism
pulseless electrical activity
positive end expiratory pressure
percutaneous exterior gastrostomy
pupils equally round and reactive to light
pupils equally round and reactive to light and accommodation
postgraduate year
phosphate
peripherally inserted central catheter
peak inspiratory pressure
patient in room
platelets
past medical history
point of maximal impulse
progress note
pneumonia
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
ppy
PO
Po4
POC
POD
POR
Poly
PPD
PRBC
Pron
PT
PT, Pt
PTCA
PTT
PUD
PVC
PVD
PVR
QB
QD
Quad
r,R
RA
RA
RBBB
RBC
RDW
resp
revasc
RFA
RIJ
RLE
RLQ
ROM
ROS
RR
RR
rrr
RUE
RUQ
RV
RVR
Rx
Rx’d
Sat
Segs
s/p
s/s
S1S2
SBO
SBP
SC
SCC
SCDs
SF
SGOT
pack per year
per os, orally
phosphate
postoperative care
postoperative day
patient out of room
polymorphonuclear leukocytes, PMNs
purified protein derivative (TB skin test)
packed red blood cells
pronation
physical therapy
prothrombin time
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
partial thromboplastin time
peptic ulcer disease
premature ventricular contraction
peripheral vascular disease
peripheral vascular resistance
a measure of blood flow in dialysis
refers to dialysate flow
quadriceps
right
right atrium
room air
right bundle branch block
red blood cells
red cell distribution width
respirations
revascularization
right femoral artery
right internal jugular
right lower extremity
right lower quadrant
range of motion
review of systems
respiratory rate
regular rate, regular rhythm
regular rate and rhythm
right upper extremity
right upper quadrant
right ventricle
right ventricular rate, regular ventricular rate
treat, treatment, treated
treated
saturation
segmented WBCs
status post
signs and symptoms
first and second heart sounds
small bowel obstruction
systolic blood pressure
squamous cell
squamous cell carcinoma
sequential compression devices
surgery finish
serum oxaloacetic transaminase
SGPT
SH
SICU
SIMV
SIRS
SOB
Sp02
SQ
SS
SSI
ST
Std
Supin
SV
SVC
SVR
SVT
Sx
sz
T.Dor
T.Plan
T&A
tachy
TB
TIA
Tob
TP
TPN
TR
Tri
TSH
tx
txn
u
U/S
UA
UF
UH
Uln
UOP
VA
vac, VAC
vanco
vent
VF
VR
vs, VS
VT
W
w/
w/d/i
w/out
w/u
w-d
W.Ex
W.Fl
serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
social history
surgical intensive care unit
spontaneous intermittent mandatory ventilation
systemic imflammatory response syndrome
shortness of breath
pulse oximetry oxygen saturation
subcutaneous
surgury start
surgical site infection
sinus tachycardia, ST wave of EKG strip
standard
supination
stoke volume
superior vena cava
systemic vascular resistence
supraventricular tachycardia
symptoms
seizure
Toe dorsiflexion
Toe plantar flexion
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
tachycardic, rapid heart rate
total bilirubin
transient ischemic attack
tobacco
total protein
total parenteral nutrition
tricuspid valve dysfunction
tricepts
thyroid stimulating hormone
treatment
transfusion
untis
ultrasound
urinalysis
ultra filtration
University Hospital
ulnar
urine output
Veteran’s Administration
vacuum
vancomycin
ventilator
ventricular fibrillation
ventricular rate
vital signs
ventricular tachycardia
wedge
with
warm dry intact
without
workup
wet to dry
wrist extension
wrist flexion
WBC
WNL
yo
white blood cell count
within normal limits
year old
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