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L1, L2, etc. lumbar vertebrae
L (circled), lt, lft Left
LAP laparotomy
L & D Labor & Delivery
LAT, lat. lateral
LAQ Long arc quad
LB lower back
lb. pound
LBP Lower back pain
LCL lateral collateral ligament
LTC long term care
L/E, LE Lower Extremity
LL lower leg
LLB long leg brace
LLC long leg cast
LLL lower left lobe
LLE, L.L.E left lower extremity
LLQ left lower quadrant
LOB loss of balance
LOC loss of consciousness, level of care
LOM loss of memory
LOS length of stay
LMP last menstrual period
LP lumbar puncture
LPN licensed practical nurse
LTG long term goals
LS lumbosacral
L-spine lumbar spine
LUE left upper extremity
LUQ left upper quadrant
M., max maximal
MC metacarpal
MCL medial collateral ligament
MCP metacarpophalangeal
MD muscular dystrophy
mets metastasis
mg millagram
MI myocardial infarction
min. minute, minimal
mo, Mo month
mod moderate
MOM milk of magnesia
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
mm millimeter
MMT manual muscle test
MRS methicillin- resistant staphylococcus aureus
MS multiple sclerosis, mitral stenosis
MTP metatarsophalangeal
MVA motor vehicle accident
N/A Not Applicable
N/C No complaints
neg./Neg negative
neuro, Neuro neurological
NG nasogastric
NICU neonatal intensive care unit
NKA no known allergies
noc night
NPO nothing by mouth
N/T Not Tested
N&V, N/V nausea & vomiting
NVD nausea, vomiting, & diarrhea
NWB non weight bearing
Created by: McKayla