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DC discontinue
D&C dilation & curettage
D&I dry & intact
DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
DNR do not resuscitate
DOB date of birth
DOE dyspnea on exertion
Dr. doctor
D/V diarrhea, vomiting
DVT deep vein thrombosis
Dx diagnois
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
ED emergency department
EEG electroencephalogram
ENT ear, nose & throat
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESRD end stage renal disease
ET endotracheal tube
ETOH alcohol (ingestion)
FBS fasting blood sugar
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FFP fresh frozen plasma
4x4 4"x4" piece of qauze
ft foot, feet
FUO fever of unknown origin
F/U follow up
fx fracture
g, gm gram
GB gallbladder
GCS Glasgow Coma Scale
GFR glomerular filtration rate
GI gastrointestinal
gr grain
gtt drops
GU genitourinary
GYN gynecological
h, hrs hour, hours
Hb, Hgb hemoglobin
Hct hematocrit
H&H hemoglobin & hematocrit
HD hemodialysis
HDL hig-density lipoproteins
Hg mercury
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HOB head of bed
H2O water
H&P history & physical
HR heart rate
HSV herpes simplex virus
HTN hypertension
Hx history
Created by: shaston001