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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
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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
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