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A & A - YO

A & A awake and aware
A & O alert and oriented
A & W alive and well
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
ad. lib as desired or at liberty
ALL allergy or acute leukocytic leukemia
AMA against medical advice
ASTOL as tolerated
B1 Thiamine HCL Vitamin or first degree (Stage I) burn
B2 Riboflavin Vitamin or 2nd degree (Stage II) burn
B3 3rd degree (Stage III) burn
B4 4th degree (Stage IV) burn
B6 Pyridoxine HCL Vitamin
B7 Biotin Vitamin
B8 Adenosine Phosphate Vitamin
BaE barium enema
BID two times per day
BP blood pressure
BS blood sugar, bowel sounds, before sleep, breath sounds, Blue Shield
BT body temperature, bleeding time, brain tumor
BUN blood urea nitrogen
BX biopsy or Blue Cross
CBC complete blood count
CC chief complaint or chief component
CF cystic fibrosis
CHF congestive heart failure
CL contact lenses
CNA chart not available, certified nurses aide
COLD chronic obstructive lung disease
CO cardiac output or computer order
CP cerebral palsy, chest pain
CVA cerebrovascular accident
D & D diarrhea and dehydration
DAD drug administration device
DAT diet as tolerated
DD differential diagnosis
DNS did not show
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus
DX & PX diagnosis and prognosis
DZ disease or dozen
EKG electrocardiogram
EMG electromyography
ENT ear, nose, and throat
ESWL extracorporal shock wave lithotripsy
FBS fasting blood sugar
FOD free of disease
Fx fracture or fractional urine
GH growth hormone
GI gastrointestinal or granuloma inguinal
GTT drop, drops or glucose tolerance test
H1 herpes simplex type 1 or oral herpes
H2 herpes simplex type 2 or genital herpes
HAV Hepatitis A virus
HBV Hepatitis B virus
HCV Hepatitis C virus
HH hard of hearing
I & O intake and output
ICU intensive care unit
ID infectious disease, initial dose, intradermal
IV intravenous
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LBP low blood pressure
MD muscular dystrophy, manic depression, mental deficiency, Medical Doctor
ml milliliter
MMR measles, mumps, and rubella
MS multiple sclerosis, mitral stenosis
N & V nausea and vomiting
NPO nothing by mouth
OTC over the counter
PE physical exam, pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion
PRN as needed
PROM partial range of motion
QD every day or once a day
QID four times per day
Q every
RBC red blood cell
ROS review of systems
RR respiration rate or recovery room
Rx prescription, drug, medication, reaction
S.O.S. if necessary, if urgently required, may be repeated once
sig. Let It Be Written, label, instructions
SOB shortage of breath
stat immediate
STD sexually transmitted disease, skin test done
SX symptom, sign, surgery
TBC tuberculosis, total blood (cell) count
TENS transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
TIA transient ischemic attack
TKO to keep open
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
UE upper extremity
ung ointment, url means unrelated, urol means urology
URI upper respiratory infection
US ultrasound, unit secretary
UTD up to date
UTI urinary tract infection
VO verbal order
WBC white blood cells or white blood count
X & D examination and diagnosis
YO years old
Created by: kccroy


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