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General Abbreviation for Med Term

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ACLSAdvanced cardiac life support
ADEAdverse drug effect (or event)
ADLActivities of daily living
ADRAdverse drug reaction
AKAall known allergies
AMAAgainst medical advice
AmpAmpule
BBBBlood-brain barrier
CACancer; Calcium
CAMComplementary and alternative medicine
CCChief complaint
CCUCoronary care unit
c/oComplains of
CPRCardiopulmonary resuscitation
CTComputed tomography; chest tube
CxCulture; cervix
CXRChest X-ray
DNADeoxyribonucleic acid
DNRDo not resuscitate
DOADead on arrival; date of admission; duration of action
DOBdate of birth
DRGDiagnosis-related group
DxDiagnosis
EDEmergency Department
EndoEndotracheal; endoscopy
EREmergency room
ETEndotracheal
ETOHEthanol
FHFamily History
f/uFollow-up
FUOFever of unknown origin
GrGrain
H & PHistory and physical examination
H/OHistory of
HPIHistory of present illness
HxHistory
I & OIntake and output
ICUIntensive care unit
LLiter
LTCFLong-term care facility
MARMedication administration record
McgMicrogram
mEqMilliequivalent
mgMilligram
MICUMedical intensive care unit
mLMilliliter
MRIMagnetic resonance imaging
N/CNoncontributory; nasal cannula
NKANo known Allergies
NKDANo known drug allergies
NLnormal
NOSNot otherwise specified
ODOverdose
OROperating room
OTOccupational therapy
OTCOver the counter
PCPPrimary Care Physician
PETPositron emission tomography
PICCPeripherally inserted central catheter
PMHPast medical history
PODPostoperative day
PpdPacks per day
PSHPast surgical history
PTPhysical therapy; patient
QOLQuality of Life
RDARecommend daily allowance
REMRapid eye movement
RNARibonucleic acid
R/ORule out
ROSReview of systems
RRRecovery room
RTRadiation therapy
RTCReturn to clinic
SHSocial History
SIDSSudden infant death syndrome
SJSStevens-Johnson syndrome
SLESystemic lupus erythematosus
SNFSkilled nursing facility
S/PStatus post
SPFSun protection factor
SxSymptoms
TTemperature
TLCTherapeutic lifestyle changes
TxTreatment; Treat
UVUltraviolet
W/CWheelchair
WDWNWell-developed, well-nourished
WNLWithin normal limits
W/UWork-up
YoYear-old
YrYear
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