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Terminology- Abbreviations

A&P auscultation and percussion
AC air conduction
Acc accommodation
ADHD attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
AD Alzheimer disease
ADLs activities of daily living
ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
ANS autonomic nervous system
AOM acute otitis media
ARMD age-related macular degeneration
AMD age-related macular degeneration
AS aortic stenosis
Ast astigmatism
AU both ears
BC bone conduction
BEAM brain electrical activity mapping
c/o complains of, compaints
CK creatine kinase
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 electroencephalography
Em emmetropia
EMG electromyography
ENG electronystagmography
ENT ears, nose and throat
EOM extraocular movement
EPS electrophsiology
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 astig mixed astigmatism
MRA magnetic resonance angiogram
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS multiple sclerosis
Myop myopia
NCV nerve conduction velocity
NIHL noise-induced hearing loss
O.D. Doctor of Optometry
OD right eye
OM otitis media
OP outpatient; operative procedure
OS left eye
OU both eyes
PE pressure equalizing tubes
PERRLA pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
PET positron emission tomography
PNS peripheral 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 sympathetic nervous system
ST esotropia
Sx symptom
TIA transient ischemic attack
TPR temperature, pulse and 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
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