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RCT 121

abbreviations page 3

QuestionAnswer
ca cancer
cap capsule
CD communicable disease
c/o complains of
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CRF Chronic Respiratory Failure
dist distilled
Dr Doctor
Dx Diagnosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram(tracing of heart function)
EEG electroencephalogram(brain wave training)
ER emergency room
exam examination
F Fahrenheit
fld fluid
Fx Fracture
GI gastrointestinal(stomach and intestinal)
gr grain (measurement)
gtt.(sing. gt) drops (measurement)
GU genitourinary (pertaining to organs of reproduction and urinary excretion)
h or hr or H hour
HEENT head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
Hb Hemoglobin (g/dl)
H&P History and Physical Exam
IM intramuscular
I&O intake & outtake
IPPB intermittent positive pressure breathing
ICS, IS intercostal space
I.V. intravenous (within vein)
liq liquid
LLQ Left Lower Quadrant ( left lower section of abdomen)
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant (left upper section of abdomen)
LSB Left Sternal Border
MCL Mid Costal Line
Created by: doria93