HUC Chap #17 Abbrev.

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AA

active assisted

ADL

activities of daily living

ADS

adult distress syndrome

AKA

above the knee amputation

BiW

twice a week

BKA

below the knee amputation

BLE

both or bilateral lower extremities

BUE

both or bilateral upper extremities

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CP

cold pack

CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure

CPM

continuous passive motion

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPT

chest percussion therapy

DPI

dry powder inhaler

EPC

electronic pain control

ES

electrical stimulation

ET

endotracheal tube

FWW

front-wheel walker

HA

heated aerosol

HBOT

hyperbaric O2 therapy

HD

hemodialysis

HP

hot packs

ICD

implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

IPPB

intermittent positive pressure breathing

IS

incentive spirometry

ISOM

isometric

lbs, #

pounds

LE

lower extremities

LLE

left lower extremity

L/min

liters per minute

LUE

left upper extremities

LUL

left upper lobe

MDI

metered dose inhaler

NWB

non-weight bearing

ORIF

open reduction internal fixation

OT

occupational therapy

PD

peritoneal dialysis

PDPV

postural drainage, percussion and vibration

PEP

positive expiratory pressure

PROM

passive range of motion

PT

physical therapy

PTA

physical therapy assistant

RLE

right lower extremities

RLL

right lower lobe

RML

right middle lobe

ROM

range of motion

RT

respiratory therapist

RUE

right upper extremity

RUL

right upper lobe

SaO, O2 sats

oxygen saturation (on pulse oximetry)

SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

STM

soft tissue massage

SVN

small volume nebulizer

TENS

transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

THR, THA

total hip replacement/arthroplasty

TKR, TKA

total knee replacement/arthroplasty

TT

tilt table

TTOT

transtracheal oxygen therapy

Tx

traction

UD

unit dose

USN

ultrasonic nebulizer

WBAT

weight bearing as tolerated

WP

whirlpool

>

greater than

<

less than

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