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Abbreviations- 3-4


DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
Dr. doctor
drsg dressing
DVT deep vein thrombosis
dx diagnosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
ER emergency room
ETOH alcohol
exam examination
F fahrenheit
FBS fasting blood sugar
FF force fluids
fl, fld fluid
FSBS fingerstick blood sugar
ft foot
FWB full weight-bearing
FYI for your information
F/U, f/u follow-up
fx fracture
gal gallon
geri chair geriatric chair
GI gastrointestinal
GB gallbladder
GU genital urinary
DOE dispnea on exertion
EENT eyes, ears, nose, and throat specialist
h, hr hour
H2O water
H/A headache
HBV hepatitis B virus
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HOB head of bed
HOH hard of hearing
ht height
HTN hypertension
hyper above normal, too fast, rapid
hypo low, less than normal
I&O intake and output
ICU intensive care unit
inc incontinent
irr., irrig irrigation
isol isolation
IV intravenous
kg kilogram
l liter
L, lt. left
lab laboratory
lb pound
LLE left lower extremity
lg large
liq liquid
Created by: alig2119