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Abbrv. 1st quarter

Abbrev. line over aa

line over aa of each
Ab abortion
abd abdomen
abs absent
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
admin administer
AM or a.m. Before noon
amt amount
AP apical pulse
approx approximately
appt appointment
ASA acetylsalicylic acid (asprin)
ASAP As soon as possible
BA Backache
BC birth control
bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
BS blood sugar
BSE breast self examination
c with - over it with
caps capsules
cath catheter
CC chief complaint
Chemo chemotherapy
CMA certified medical assistant
c/o complains of
CS Cesarean section
d day
/d per day
d/c discontinue
D&I dry and intact
Cx cervix
dil dilute
disch discharge
DNKA did not keep appointmet
DOB date of birth
DOI date of injury
DRE digital rectal examination
DSD dry sterile dressing
DTaP diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and a cellular pertussis vaccine
D&V diarrhea and vomiting
DVA distance visual accuity
ea each
ED emergency department
EDD expected date of delivery
Fe iron
flexsig flexible sigmoidoscopy
freq frequency
F/U follow up
Fx fracture
GYN gynecology
h or hr hour
H/A headache
HBP high blood pressure
HC head circumfrance
Hep B hepatitis B vaccine
Hg mercury
H2O water
HR heart rate
HRT hormone replacement therapy
hs at bedtime
ht height
ID intramuscular
IPV inactivated polio vaccine
IV intravenous
lab laboratory
lac laceration
lat lateral
lax laxative
LB lower back
LBP lower back pain
liq liquid
LMP last menstrual period
med, meds medication, medications
min minute
MMR measles, mumps, & rubella
mod moderate
N/A not applicable
NB newborn
N/C no complaints
neg negative
NH nursing home
NICU Newborn intensive care unit
NKA no know allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
NMP normal menstrual period
noct nocturnal
NS normal saline
N&V nausea and vomiting
NVA near visual acuity
NVD nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
Created by: ReganEntler