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abbreviation

QuestionAnswer
aa- of each
Ab abortion
abd abdomen
abs absent
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
admin administer
AM or a.m. before noon
amt amount
AP apical pulse
approx approximately
appt appointment
ASA acetylsalicylic (asprin)
ASAP as soon as possible
BA backache
b/c because
BC birth control
bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
BS blood sugar
BSE breast self examination
c- with
caps capsules
cath catheter, catheterize
CC chief complaint
chemo chemotherapy
CMA certified medical assistant
c/o complains of.
CS. cesarean section
Cx cervix
d day
/d per day
d/c discontinue
D AND I dry and intact
dil dilute
disch discharge
DNKA did not keep appointment
DOB date of birth
DOI date of injury
DRE digital rectal examination
DSD dry, sterile dressing
DTaP diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine
D and V diarrhea and vomiting
DVA distance visual acuity
ea each
ED emergency department
EDD expected due date
Fe iron
flex sig flexible sigmoidoscopy
freq frequent
F/U FOLLOW UP
Fx fracture
GYN gynecology
h or hr hour
H/A headache
HBP high blood pressure
HC head circumfrence
Hep B hepatits b
Hg mercury
H2O water.
HR heart rate
HRT HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
hs at bedtime
ht height
ID intradermal
IM intramuscler
IPV INACTIVATED POLIO VACCINE
IV INTRAVENOUS
lab laboratory
lac laceration
lax laxitive
LB lower back
LBP lower back pain
liq liquid
LMP last menstrual peroid
med, meds medication
min minute
MMR measles mumps and rubella
mod moderate
N/A not appicable
NB newborn
N/C no complaints
neg negitive
NH nursing home
NICU NEWBORN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
NKA NO KNOW ALLERGIES
NMP NORMAL MENSTRUAL PEROID
noct nocturnal
NS NORMAL SALINE
N AND V NAUSEA AND VOMITING
NVA NEAR VISUAL ACCUITY
NVD NAUSEA VOMITING DIARRHEA
OB OBSTETRICS
occ occasionally
oint ointment
op operation
OR OPERATING ROOM.
OT . OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
OTC OVER THE COUNTER
OV OFFICE VIST
P PULSE
PaP PAP TEST
path pathology
pc after meals
peds pediatrics
PEN PENICILLIN
per by or through
pharm pharmacy
PM or p.m. after noon
PMS premenstrual syndrome
po by mouth
pos postive
postop postoperation after
pretop preperative before
prep preparation
prn as needed
PT physical thereapy
PT PATIENT
qd everyday
qh every hour
q(2,3,4)h every 2,3,4 hours
qid four times a day
qn every night
QNS QUANTITY not SUFFICIENT
qod. every other day.
QS. quantity sufficient
quad quadriplegic
R resipration
RE rectal examination
reg regular
rehab rehabilitation
RMA registered medical assistant
Rx prescription
s- with out
SC OR SQ subcutaneous
S/E side effect
sec second
sigmoid sigmoidscopy
sl slight
sm small
SOB shortness of breath
sol solution
spec specimen
STAT immediately
surg surgery
T tempature
tab,tabs tablets
temp temperature
ther therapy
tid three times a day
TLC total lung capicty or tender loving care
TPR temperature pluse respiration
tr trace
TSE testicular self examination
vag vagina
VE vaginal examination
vit VITAMIN
VO. verbal order.
VS. VITAL SIGNS
wk week
WNL WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
WO written order
w/o without
wt weight
W/U workup
abd abdomen
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU in each ear or both
EENT EYE EAR NOSE THROAT
Gl gastrointestinal
GU genitourinary
l(0) or lt left
LA (0) LEFT ARM
LL(0) LEFT LEG
LLQ LOWER LEFT QUADRANT
LRQ LOWER RIGHT QUADRANT
LUQ LEFT UPPER QUADRANT
OD RIGHT EYE
OS LET EYE
OU IN EACH EYE BOTH EYE
R(0) RT RIGHT
RA(0) RIGHT ARM
RL(0) RIGHT LEG
RLQ RIGHT LOWER QUADRENT
RUQ RIGHT UPPER QUADRENT
C celsius
cc cheif complaint
cm centimeter
dL DECILITER
F FAHRENHEIT
g gram
kg kilogram
L liter
l length
ib pound
m meter
mcg microgram
mg milligram
ml milliliter
mm millimetter
oz ounce
pt pint
qt quart
ss one half
T tablespoon
tsp teaspoon
Dx diagnosis
H/O history of
H HISTORY AND PHYSICAL
Hx hisory
MHx medical history
PE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
PROG PROGNOSIS
Sx symptoms
Tx treatment
BPH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPY
CA CANCER
CAD CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
COPD CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CRC COLORRECTAL CANCER
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
DM DIABETES MELLITUS
Fe iron deficiency
GC GONORRHEA
GDM GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS
HTN HYPERTENSION
IBS IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
MI MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
OA OSTEOARTHRITIS
OM OTITIS MEDIA
PID PLEVIC INFLAMMOTORY DISEASE
RA RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
RF RHEUATTIC FEVER
STD SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE
TB TUBERCULOSIS
URI UPPER RESIRATORY INFECTION
UTI. URINARY TRACT INFECTION.
USI URINARY STRESS INCONTINECE
CT COMPUTED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY
CXR CHEST XRAY
ECG ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
ECHO ECHOCARDIOGRAM
EEG ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
FOBT FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST
IVP INTRAVENOUS PYELOGRAM
LP LUMBAR PUNCTURE
MRI. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
NST NON STRESS TEST
PFT PLUMONARY FUNCTION TEST
TRUS TRANSRECTAL ULTRASOUND
US ULTRASOUND
BG BLOOD GLUCOSE
BX BIOPSY
CBC COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
C CULTURE AND SENSITIVTY
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