Talk Like A Nurse

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Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

A-P

anterior-posterior

ASA

acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)

A&W

alive & well

bid

2x/day (bis in dies)

BKA

below-the-knee amputation

AKA

above-the-knee amputation

BM

bowel movement

BMI

body mass index

BMR

basal metabolic rate

BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

BR

bed rest

BRP

bathroom privileges

BS

bowel sounds

BSE

breast self-examination

BSO

bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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C

with (cum)

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CAD

coronary artery disease

CAGE

cut down, annoyed, guilty, eye opener

CAM

complementary alternative medicine

CBC

complete blood count

CBE

clinical breast exam

CC

cheif complaint

cc

cubic centimeter

CHF

congestive heart failure

cm

centimeter

CN

cranial nerve

CNS

central nervous system

C/O

complains of

Copd

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

C&S

culture & sensitivity

Csf

cerebrospinal fluid

Ct

computed tomography

Cta

clear to auscultation

Cts

carpal tunnel syndrome

ETOH

ethanol (alcohol)

FB

foreign body

FBS

fasting blood sugar

FUO

fever of unknown origin

FX

fracture

Cva

cerebrovascular accident (stroke)

Cxr

chest x-ray

GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

GI

gastrointestinal

GU

genitourinary

H&P

history & physical

HA

headache

D/C

discharge, discontinue

HBP

high blood pressure

Hct

hematocrit

HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

hgb

hemoglobin

D & C

dilatation and curettage

DFA

difficulty falling asleep

DJD

degenerative joint disease

DM

diabetes mellitus

DNR

do not resuscitate

DOA

dead on arrival

DOB

date of birth

Hib

hemophilus influenza B

h/o

history of (or Hx)

HPI

history of present illness

HOB

head of bed

HRT

hormone replacement therapy

hs

hour of sleep, bedtime

HTN

hypertension

I & D

incision & drainage

IM

intramuscular

DOE

dyspnea on exertion

I & O

intake & output

IV

intravenous

Dx

diagnosis

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

DTR

deep tendon reflexes

DSM

diagnostic & statistical manual

DPT

diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (vaccine)

IVP

intravenous pyelogram

ECG or EKG

electrocardiogram

ED

emergency department

EEG

electroencephalogram-gram

JCAHO

joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations

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