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Medical Abbreviations

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ADDAttention deficit disorder
ADRAdverse drug reaction
AIDSAcquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AVAtrial-ventricular
AMIAcute myocardial infarction
ANSAutonomic nervous system
AWPAverage wholesale price
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BMBowel movement
BPBlood pressure
BPHBenign prostatic hyperplasia
BSBlood sugar
BSABody surface area
CACancer
CADCoronary artery disease
CFCardiac failure
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CFCardiac failure
CHFCongestive heart failure
CMVCytomegalovirus
CNSCentral nervous system
COPDChronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CVACerebrovascular accident (stroke)
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DAWDispense as written
D/CDiscontinue
DMDiabetes melitus
DOBDate of birth
DURDrug utilization review
DxDiagnosis
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ECEnteric coated
ECG, EKGElectrocardiogram
ENTEars, nose, throat
EREmergency room
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FHFamily history
GERDGastroesophageal reflux disease
GIGastrointestinal
GttDrops
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HAHeadache
HBPHigh blood pressure
HDLHigh density lipoprotein
HIVHuman immunodeficiency virus
HRHeart rate
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IO, I/OFluid intake and output
IOPIntraocular pressure
IVIntravenous
KVOKeep veins open
LBWLow birth weight
LDLLow density lipoprotein
LOCLoss of consciousness
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MIMyocardial infarction
MICUMedical intensive care unit
MRIMagnetic resonance imaging
NKANo known allergies
NPONothing by mouth
NSNormal saline
NVDNausea, vomiting, diarrhea
OROperating room
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PMHPast medical history
PUDPeptic ulcer disease
PVDPeripheral vascular disease
RARheumatoid arthritis
RBCRed blood count or red blood cell
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sWithout
SBPSystolic blood pressure
SOBShort of breath
STDSexually transmitted diseases
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TTemperature
T&CType and cross-match
TBTuberculosis
TEDSThrombo-embolic disease stockings
TPNTotal parenteral nutrition
TxTreatment
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UUnits
U/AUrinalysis
UCHDUsual childhood diseases
URDUpper respiratory diseases
UTIUrinary tract infection
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VDVenereal disease
VSVital signs
WBCWhite blood count or white blood cell
WTWeight
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