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NURS 133 Exam 1 term

Exam 1 med term

ac before meals
ADL activities of daily living
ad lib as desired
AMA against medical advice
A & O alert and oriented
BE barium enema
BRP bathroom privilages
Bx or bx biopsy
C celsius
CA cancer
CBR complete bedrest
CC chief complaint
CHO carbohydrate
CKD chronic kidney disease
CNS central nervous system
C & S culture and sensitivity
CVA cerebrovascular accident
DM diabetes mellitus
ECG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
etio etiology
F fahrenheit
FBS fasting blood sugar
Fe iron
fx fracture
GSW gunshot wound
GTT glucose tolerance test
H & H hgb & hct
HF heart failure
HOB head of bed
LAC laceration
lg large
LLL left lower lobe
MI myocardial infarction
Na sodium
NIDDM Non-insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus
NG naso gastric
NS normal saline
N & V nausea and vomiting
OOB out of bed
P pulse
pc after meals
PERRLA Pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
PICC Peripherally inserted central catheter
PT prothrombin time
R rectal
RLL right lower lobe
rt right
RT respiratory therapy
TCDB Turn, cough, deep breathe
TPN Total parenteral nutrition
trach Tracheostomy
TWE tap water enema
UA urinalysis
VS vital signs
W/C wheelchair
wt weight
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