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Mercy Abbreviations

Mercy Abreviations

Chief Complaint C/C
Complains of C/O
Current Health Systems CHS
Date of Birth DOB
Differential Diagnosis DD
Estimated Date of Confinement EDC
Family History FH
History HX
History and Physical H&P
History of Present Illness HPI
Impression IMP
Medications Med
New Born NB
Occupational History OH
Patient Pt
Physical Exam PE
Private Medical Doctor PMD
Review of Systems ROS
Social History SH
Visual Acruity VA
Vital Signs VS
Weight Wt
Year old y/o
Abdomen ABD
Central Nervous System CNS
Head,Eyes,Ears, Nose, Throat HEENT
Gastrointestinal GI
Genitourinary GU
Gynecological GYN
Peripheral Nervous System PNS
Respiratory Resp
Abdominal pain ABD PN
Chest pain CP
Dyspnea on Excertion DOE
Fever of Unknown Origin FUO
Gun Shot Wound GSW
Headache H/A
Lower Back Pain LBP
Nausea and Vomiting n/v
Abortion ab
Acute Myocardial Infarction AMI
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome ARDS
Alcohol ETOH
Atherosclerotic Heart Disease ASHD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD
Chronic Renal Failure CRF
Congestive Heart Failure CHF
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft CABG
Coronary Artery Disease CAD
Cysticfibrosis CF
Dead on arrival DOA
Delirium Tremens DTs
Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT
Diabetes Mellitus DM
Dialation and Curettage D&C
Enstage Renal Failure ESRF
Epsteinbar Virus EBV
Foreign Body Obstruction FBO
Hepatitis B HBV
Hiatial Hernia HH
Hypertension HTN
Infectious Disease ID
Inferior wall myocardial ifarction IWMI
Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitis IDDM
Intracranial Pressure ICP
Mass Casuality Incident MCI
Mitral Valve Prolaspe MVP
Motor Vehicle Collision MVC
Non-insulin dependant diabetes NIDDM
Organic brain syndrome OBS
Otitis Media OM
Overdose OD
Paroxysmal Nocturnal dyspnea PND
Pelvic inflammatory disease PID
Peptic Ulcer Disease PUD
Pregnancy/birth/abortion G/P/A
Pregnancy induced Hypetension PIH
Pulmonary Embolism PE
Rheumatic heart disease RHD
Sexually transmitted disease STD
Transient ischemic attack TIA
Tuberculosis TB
Upper respiratory infection URI
Urinary tract infection UTI
Venereal disease VD
Wolff-Parkinson Disease/White syndrome WPW
Angiotensin-converting enzyme ACE
Aspirin ASA
Bicarbonate HCO3-
Birth control pills BCP
Calcium Ca++
Calcium Chanel Blocker CCB
Calcium Chloride CaCl
Chloride Cl
Digoxin Dig
Diphenhydamine DPHM
Diptheria/Pertussis/Tetanus DPT
Hydochlorathiazide HCTZ
Lactated Ringers LR
Magnesium Sulfate MgSo4, Mg++
Morphine Sulfate MS
Nitroglycerine NTG
Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory agent NSAID
Normal Salin NS
Penicillin PCN
Phenobarbital PB
Potassium K+
Sodium Bicarbonate NaHCO3
Sodium Chloride NaCl
Tylenol APAP
Anticubital AC
Anterior axillary line AAL
Anterior Cruciat ligament ACL
Anterior/posterior A/P
Gallbladder GB
Intercostal space ICS
Lateral collateral ligament LCL
Left lower quadrant LLQ
Left lower lobe LLL
Left upper lobe LUL
Left upper quadrant LUQ
Left ventricle LV
Livr,spleen, kidneys LSK
Lymphnode LN
Medial collateral ligament MCL
Midaxillary MAL
Right lower quadrant RLQ
Right upper quadrant RUQ
Right upper lobe RUL
Right middle lobe RML
Right lower lobe RLL
Temporal mandibular joint TMJ
Tympanic membrane TM
Arterial blood gas ABG
Bilateral breath sounds BBS
Blood sugar BS
Breath sounds BS
Cardiac Injury profile CIP
Central venous pressure CVP
Cerebral spinal fluid CSF
Chest xray CXR
Complete blood count CBC
Computerized tomography CT
Conscious/alert and oriented CAO
Deep tendion reflexes DTR
Dorsalis pedis DP
Electrocardiogram EKG/ECG
Electroencephalogram EEG
Expiratory Exp
Extra occular movements intact EOMI
Fetal heart tones FHT
Full term normal delivery FTND
Heart rate HR
Heart sounds HS
Hemoglobin Hgb
Inspiratory Insp
Jugular vein distension JVD
Laceration lac
Level of consciousness LOC
Moves all extremities well MAEW
Non-tender NT
Normal range of motion NROM
Palpation Palp
Passive range of motion PROM
Point of maximal impulse PMI
Posterior Tibial PT
Pulse P
Pupils equal and reaction to light PEARL
pupils equal and round reactive to light and accomodation PEARRLA
Range of motion ROM
Respiratory R
Tactile vocal fremitus TVF
Temperature T
Unconscious unc
Urinary Incontinence UI
after eating pc
Alert and orietned A/O
Anterior ant.
as needed PRN
before eating a.c.
Body surface area BSA
Celcius C
Equal =
Immediately STAT
Inferior inf.
Less than <
Greater than >
Negative -
occasional occ
Pack/year pk/yrs
Per /
Advanced life support ALS
Against Medical advice AMA
Automated external defibrillator AED
Bag Valve Mask BVM
Basic Life support BLS
Cardiopulmonary resusitation CPR
Carotid Sinus Massage CSM
Continuous positive airway pressure CPAP
Do not resuscitate DNR
Endotracheal tube ETT
Estimated time of arrival ETA
External cardiac pacing ECP
Intermittent positive pressure ventilations IPPV
Lone spine board LSB
Nasal Cannula NC
Non-rebreather mask NRB/NRBM
Nothing by mouth NPO
Occupational therapy OT
Oropharyngeal airway OPA
Oxygen O2
Per square inch PSI
Physical therapy PT
Positive end-expiratory pressure PEEP
Short spine board SSB
Therapy Rx
Treatment Tx
Turned over to TOT
Verbal order VO
Centimeter cm
Cubic centimeter cc
Deciliter dl
drops gtts
drops per minute gtts/min
Every q
Grain gr
Gram g, gm
Hour h, hr
Hydrogen ion concentration pH
Intracardiac IC
Intramuscular IM
Intraosseous IO
Intravenous IV
Intravenous push IVP
Intravenous piggyback IVPB
Joules j
Keep vein open KVO
Kilogram kg
Liter L
Liter/min LPM, L/min
Microgram mcg
Millieqivalent mEq
Milligram mg
Milliliter ml
Millimeter mm
Millimeter of mercury mmHg
Minute min
Orally po
Subcutaneous SC, SQ
Sublingual SL
To keep open TKO
Atrial Fibrillation AF
Atrial Tachycadia AT
Atrioventricular AV
Bundle branch block BBB
Complete Heart Block CHB
Electromechanical disassociation EMD
Idioventricular rythm IVR
Junctional rythm JR
Modified chest lead MCL
Normal sinus rythm NSR
Paroxsysmal atrial tachycardia PAT
Paroxsysmal SVT PSVT
Premature atrial contraction PAC
Premature ventricular contraction PVC
Premature junctional contraction PJC
Pulseless electrical activity PEA
Supraventricular tachycardia SVT
Wandering Atrial pacemaker WAP
Prior to arrival PTA
Rule out R/O
Superior sup.
Times X
Warm and dry W/D
While awake WA
With in normal limits WNL
Advanced cardiac life support ACLS
Created by: klprentiss1299



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