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medical terms- ptc1

patient care final- medical terms

TermDefinition
A Assistance/assessment
a before
AAL anterior auxiliary line
AEA above elbow amputation
AKA above knee amputation
AVN avascular necrosis
AVS anteriovenous shunt
B Bilateral
BFFA both bone forearm (fracture)
BEA below elbow amputation
BKA below knee amputation
BPD bronchopulmonary dysplasia
BPF bronchopleural fistula
C with
C&DB cough and deep breathing
CHD congenital hip dysplagia/dislocation
CHI closed head injury
CN cranial nerve
CPT chest physical therapy
CMP continuous passive motion
CVA cerebral vascular accident
D?C discharge/discontinued
DIC disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
DOA dead on arrival
ICBG iliac crest bone graft
ICH intracranial hemorrhage
DSD dry sterile dressing
ECR extensor carpi radialis
ECU extensor carpi ulnaris
ETT endotrachial tube
Ex/EX exercise
FCR flexor carpi radialis
FCU flexor carpi ulnaris
FIO fraction of inspired oxygen
FROM full range of motion
FTSG full thickness skin graft
FWW front-wheeled walker
GCB Glasgow Coma Scale
h/hr hour
HBP high blood pressure
Hemi hemiplegic
h/o history of
HO heterotrophic ossification
HWR hardware removal
I independent
IABP intra-aortic balloon pump
STG short-term goal
STSG split thickness skin graft
TCC total contact cast
TCO total contact orthosis
TF tube feeding
TKE terminal knee extension
PS pressure support
I/E ratio inspiratory/expiratory ratio
ILV independent lung ventilation
IMV intermittent mandatory ventilation
LBQC large based quad cane
LLC long leg cast
LLE left lower extremity
LLL left lower lobe
LOC loss of consciousness
LTG long-term goal
LTM long-term memory
LUE left upper extremity
LUL left upper lobe
MCA motor cycle accident
MCL mid-clavicular line
MVA motor vehicle accident
n/a not applicable
NAD no acute distress
NGT nasogastic tube
NIF negative inspiratory force
NKA no known allergy
nl normal
NTT nasotrachial tube
OGT orogastric tube
PC pressure control
PCO2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PD postural drainage
PLO posterior leaf orthosis
POD post operative day
PWP pulmonary wedge pressure
RLE right lower extremity
RLL right lower lobe
RML right middle lobe
R/O rule out
RUE right upper extremity
RUL right upper lobe
S (bold print) without
S supervision
SBQC small bases quad cane
SAQ short art quadriceps (knee exten)
SAH subarachnoid hemorrhage
SB spontaneous breathing
SDH subdural hematoma
SIMV synch, intermit. mand. ventiation
SLB short leg brace
SLC short leg cast
TFA trans-femoral amputation
TLC total lung capacity
TLSO thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthosis
TMA trans-metatarsal amputation
TTA trans-tibial amputation
v.o/V.O verbal orders
WBAT weight bearing as tolerated
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