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PHM 311 1.2

Abbr. For disease States and Physiologic states

ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
BM Bowel Movement
BP Blood Pressure
BPM Beats per Minute
CA cancer, carcinoma
CAD Coronary artery disease
CHF congestive heart failure
COLD Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (same as COPD)
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (same as COLD)
CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident, stroke
DM Diabetes Mellitus
FBS Fasting blood sugar
GERD Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
GI Gastrointestinal
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
HA headache
HBP High blood pressure, hypertension (same as HTN)
HTN High blood pressure, hypertension (same as HBP)
HR heart rate
MI Myocardial infraction, heart attack
NKA no known allergies
NKDA No known drug allergies
N&V , N/V Nausea and vomiting
OA osteoarthritis
RR respiration rate
RA rheumatoid arthritis
SOB shortness of breath
Temp Body temperature
URI Upper respiratory infection
UTI Urinary tract infection
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