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SymptomAbbreviations

Abbreviations used for symptoms or exam findings

TermDefinition
SOB shortness of breath
HEENT head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
PERRLA pupils are equal, round, and reactive to light and accomodation
NAD no acute distress (the patient does not display any intense symptoms)
CV cardiovascular
RRR regular rate and rhythm (description of a normal heart on exam)
CTA clear to auscultation (description of normal-sounding lungs)
WDWN well developed, well nourished (the patient is growing or has grown appropriately and does not appear to be malnourished)
A&O alert and oriented (the patient can answer questions and is aware of what's going on)
WNL within normal limits
Created by: cfohl21