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KSPT Abbreviations

TermDefinition
AAROM active assistive range of motion
ABG arterial blood gasses
ACA ant cerebral artery
ACL ant cruciate ligament
ad lib at discression
adm admission, admitted
AMA against med advice
A & O alert & oriented
ARDS adult respiratory distress symdrome
ARF acute renal failure
ASA aspirin
ASIA Am Spinal Inj Assoc
ATC athletic trainer certified
ATNR asymm tonic neck reflex
AV atrioventricular
A-V arteriovenous
BBB bundle branch block
B/S bedside
BS breath sounds
BUN blood urea nitrogen (bld test)
C centigrade
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary art dz
CAT computerized axial tomography
CBC complete blood cell (count)
CFS chronic fatigue syndrome
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary dz
COTA certified occupational therapist asst
CP cerebral palsy; chest pain
CPAP cont positive airway pressure
CRF chronic renal failure
CT computed tomograph
DDD degenerative disc dz
DJD degenerative jt dz
DME durable med equip
DOE dyspnea on exertion
EEG electroencephalogram
FES functional electric stim
FEV forced expiratory vol
FHP forward head posture
FRC fuctional residual capacity
GBS Guillain-Barre syndrome
G-tube gastrostomy tube
H & H hematocrit & hemoglobin
Hb, Hgb hemoglobin
Hct hematocrit
HD Huntington dz
HHA home health aide
HNP herniate nucleus pulposus
HOB head of bed
HOH hard of hearing
H & P history & physical
IADL instrumental activities of daily living
IDDM insulin-dep diabetes mellitus
I & O intake & output
IQ intelligence quotient
IS incentive spirometry
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LBBB left bundle branch block
LLL left lwr lobe
LLQ left lwr quadrant
LMN lwr motor neuron
LOS length of stay
LPN licensed practical nurse
LP lumbar puncture
LUL left upper lobe
LUQ left upper quadrant
LVH left ventricular hypertrophy
MA med asst
MCA mid cerebral art
MRSA mehicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
NCV nerve conduction velocity
NDT neurodevelopmental treatment
NG nasogastric
NH nursing home
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent DM
NKA no known allergies
NKDA no known drug allergies
noc night, at night
NPO noting by mouth
N/T not tested
OBS organic brain syndrome
od once daily
OOB out of bed
ORIF open reduction int fixation
PCA post cerebral art
PD Parkinson disease
PE pulmonary embolism; phys exam
PERRLA pupils equal, round, reactive to light, & accomodation
PET positron emission tomography
PNF proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
POMR prob-oriented med recrcod
pos positive
PRE progressive resistive exercise
PSH past surgical hx
PT prothrombin time
PTA prior to admission
PVD periph vasc dz
RBC red bld cell (count)
re: concerning; regarding
RLL right lwr lobe
RML right middle lobe
R/O rule out
ROS review of sys
RR respiratory rate
RROM resisted range of motion
R/T related to
Rx prescription; treatment; intervention
S supervision
SAQ short arc quad (ex)
SB sliding board
SI(J) sacroiliac (jt)
sig significant
SLE systemic lupus erythematosus
SLP speeh-lang pathologist
SNF skilled nursing facility
S/O standing order
SOS step-over-step (stair climbing)
spec specimen
SPT stand pivot TR
STNR symmetrical tonic neck reflex
STS sit-to-stand; step-to-step (stair climbing)
SW soc worker
TBA to be assessed
TENS transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator
TFA transfemoral amputation
TTA transtibial ampution
THA total hip arthroplasty
TIA transient ischemic attack
TMJ temperomandibular (jt)
TNR tonic neck reflex
trach tracheostomy
trans transverse; transferred
TSA total should arthroplasty
TTWB toe touch weight bearing
TV tidal volume
Tx treatment or traction
UA urine analysis
UMN upper motor neuron
VAS visual analog scale
VC verbal cues; vital capacity; vocal cord
VD venereal dz
v.o., VO, V/O verbal order
VS vital signs
WBC white blood cell (count)
WFL within fxn'l limits
WS weight shift
/ ext'n; enxtensor
check mark flexion; flexor
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