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A (and) P auscultation and percussion
AC air conduction
Acc accommodation
AD Alzheimer's disease; right ear
ADHD attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
ADLs activities of daily living
ANS autonomic nervous system
AOM Acute otitis media
ARMD; AMD Age-related macular degeneration
AS Left ear
Ast Astigmatism
AU Both ears
BC Bone conduction
BEAM Brain electrical activity mapping
c/o Complains of; complaints
CK Creatine kinase; conductive keratoplasty
CNS Central nervous system
CP Cerebral palsy
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CT Computed tomography
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
D Diopter
Dx diagnosis
ECCE Extracapsular cataract extraction
EEG Electroencephalogram
Em emmetropia
EMG Electromyogram
ENG electronstagmography
ENT Ears, Nose and Throat
EOM Extraocular movement
EPS electrophysiology studies
FH family history
ICP Intracranial pressure
IOL Intraocular lens
IOP Intraocular pressure
LASIK laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis
LOC loss of consciousness
LP Lumbar puncture
lt Left
MEG magnetoencephalography
mix astg mixed astigmatism
MRA magnetic resonance angiogram
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS multiple sclerosis; mental status
Myop myopia
NCV Nerve conduction velocity
NIHL noise induced hearing loss
O.D. Doctor of Optometry
OD right eye; overdose
OM otitis media
OP Outpatient; operative procedure
OS Left eye
OU Both eyes
PE pressure equalizing (tube)
PERRLA pupils equal, round and reactive to light and accommodation
PET positron emmissions tomography
PNS peripheral nervous system; parasympathetic nervous system
PPV pars plana vitrectomy
pt patient
qEEG quantitative electroencephalography
RK radial keratotomy
rt right
SICS small incision cataract surgery
SLE slit-lamp examination
SNS somatic nervous system
ST Esotropia
Sx symptom
TIA transient ischemic attack
TPR temperature; pulse; respiration
Tx treatment
URI upper respiratory infection
VA visual acuity
VF visual field
WD well-developed
WN well-nourished
WNL within normal limits
XT exotropia
ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Created by: NadineDmetriuc