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green terminology abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
A/CPx annual physical
A/s allergy shot
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
AE above elbow
AHE annual health examination
BE below the elbow
BK below the knee
BKA below knee amputation
BP blood pressure
C1, C2... first cervical vertebra, second cervical vertebra
Ca calcium; cancer
Can cancellation
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccygeal nerves
Con consult
CPx complete physical examination
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
D.P.M Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
DEXA, DXA dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
ECG electrocardiogram (graphy)
ECRB extensor carpi radialis brevis (muscle or tendon)
EMG electromyography
F/S flu shot
FU/ Fup follow-up
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus (herinated disk)
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intramuscular
Imm immunization
Inj injection
IS intracostal space
IV intravenous
KD knee disarticulation
L1, L2... first lumbar vertebra, second lumbar vertabra
Lab/w lab work-up
LS lumbosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal; multiple sclerosis
NC new client
NP new patient
NS no show
NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ORTH, ortho orthopedics
P phosphorus
Pap pap smear
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
PN prenatal
PP postpartum
RA rheumatoid arthritis
Ref referral
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
RS reschedule
S1, S2... first sacral vertebra, second sacral vertebra
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2... first thoracic vertebra, second thoracic vertebra...
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle
US ultrasound
V/S vital signs
WB well baby
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