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Abbreviations for Muscleskeletal

QuestionAnswer
A/CPx annual complete physical examination
A/S aortic, stenosis; allergy shot
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
AE above elbow
AHE annual health examination
AK above knee
BE barium enema; below elbow
BK below knee
BKA below knee amputation
BP blood pressure
C1, C2 ... first cervical vertebra 2nd and so on
Ca calcium; cancer
Can cancellation
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccygeal nerve
Con consult, consultation
CPx (complete)physical examination
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
D.P.M Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
DEXA, DXA dual energy x-ray absoprtiometry
DJD degenerated joint disease
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
ECG electrocardiocgraphy
ECRB extensor carpi radius brevis (muscle or tendon)
EMG electromyocgraphy
F/S flu shot
FU follow up
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus (herniated disk)
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intramuscular; infectious mononucleosis
Imm immunization
Inj injection
IS intracostal space
IV intravenous
KD knee disarticulation
L1, L2... first lumbar vertebra, 2nd and so on
Lab/w lab work-up
LS lumbosacral gravis
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal; multiple sclerosis
NC new client
NP new patient
NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Ortho orthopedics
P pulse
Pap pap test
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
PN prenatal
PP post partum
RA rheumatoid arthritis
Ref referral
RF rheumatoid factor; radio frequency
ROM range of motion
RS reschedule
S1, S2 first sacral vertebra, 2nd and so on
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2... first thoracic vertebra, 2nd and so on
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle (flap)
US ultra sound
VS vital signs
WB well baby
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