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Exploring Medical Language 8th edition ch14abbreviations (N.D.'s class)

D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
AKA above-knee amputation
BKA below knee amputation
CR closed reduction
CRIF closed reduction internal fixation
disl dislocation
Fx fracture
ORIF open reduction internal fixation
MD muscular dystrophy
OA osteoarthritis
RA rheumatoid arthritis
C1, C2 cervical vertebrae #1, 2, etc.
L1, L2 lumbar vertebrae #1,2, etc.
LS lumbosacral
T1, T2 thoracic vertebrae #1,2 etc.
EMG electromyogram
ROM range of motion
Ortho orthopedics
OT occupational therapy
PT physical therapy
Ht height
Wt weight
Created by: skopetsky