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Medical Abbreviations

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Section 1

Question Answer
AbdAbdomen, Abdominal
AbxAntibiotics
A fibAtrial fibrillation
AOMAcute Otitis Media (new ear infection)
A/PAssessment and Plan
ASAAcetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin)
BIDTwice Daily
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Section 2

Question Answer
Bilat LEBilateral Lower Extremities
BMBowel Movement
BPBlood Pressure
c with a bar on topwith
CACancer, Carcinoma
CABGCoronary Artery Bypass Graft
CADCoronary Artery Disease
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Question Answer
CBCComplete Blood Count
CHFCongestive Heart Failure
CPChest Pain
c/oComplains of
COPDChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CRFChronic Renal Failure
C-sectionCaesarean Section
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Section 3

Question Answer
C-SpineCervical Spine
CT or CATComputerized Assisted Tomography
CTAClear to auscultation
CVCardiovascular
CVACerebrovascular Accident
CXRChest X-Ray
DMDiabetes Mellitus
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Section 4

Question Answer
DOEDyspnea on Exertion
DP/PT (pulse)Dorsal Pedis/Posterior Tibialis
DVTDeep Vein Thrombosis
DxDiagnosis
EKG/ECGElectrocardiogram
EOMIExtraocular Movements Intact
EtOHAlcohol
FHxFamily History
F/UFollow up
FxFracture
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Section 5

Question Answer
ICintracardiac
IDintradermal
IMintramuscular
IPintraperitoneal
IUinternational unit or intrauterine
IVintravenous
LRSLactated Ringer's solution
NPOnothing by mouth
NSAIDnonsteroidal anit inflammatory drug
OTCover the counter
POorally
PRNas needed
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