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Appendix A Abbreviations

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Question Answer
ABGsArterial Blood Gases
acbefore meals
ad libfreely as desired
AEDAutomated external defibrillator
AIDSAcquire Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome
BEBarium Enema
bidtwo times a day
BRPBathroom privileges
BSABody Surface Area
BUNBlood Urea Nitrogen
C&SCulture and sensitivity
capcapsule
CBCcomplete blood count
cccubic centimeter
c/o complains of
COcarbon monoxide
CTComputer Tomography
dLdeciliter
DTRdeep tendon reflex
EEFElectroencephalogram
elixelixir
ER/ED emergency room/department
ESRErythrocyte sedimentation rate
ETOHEthyl Alcohol
FUOFever of Unknown Origin
Fx, fxfracture
gt; gttdrop; drops
GTTglucose tolerance test
h/hrhour
h&pHistory and physical exam
HCT, HctHematocrit
HgbHemoglobin
hs @ bedtime
IMintramuscular
IVPIntravenous Push; intravenous pyelogram
KPotassium
KUBKidney, Ureters, and Bladder (radiograph)
KVOKeep Vein Open
LLLLeft Lower Lobe
LLQLeft Lower Quadrant
LUQLeft Upper Quadrant
LULLeft Upper Lobe
LMPLeft Menstrual Period
MMeter
MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging
NGNasogastric
NKANo known allergies
ODOptical density; overdose
pcafter meals
PERRLAPupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
pHHydrogen Ion Concentration
PO, po orally per os
qevery
qid4 times a day
ROMRange of Motion
Rxtreatment
Sub-Q, subcutsubcutaneous
SSEsoapsuds enema
tid3 times a day
TKOTo keep open
TPNTotal parenteral nutrition
TPRTemp, pulse and respirations
TxTreatment
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