Abbreviations for Occupational Therapy Documentation

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AA

Alcoholics Anonymous

AAROM

Active Assisted Range of Motion

abd

abduction

add

adduction

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADL

Activity of Daily Living

ad lib.

as desired

AE

above elbow

AFO

ankle-foot orthosis

AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AK

above knee

AKA

above knee amputation

ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AMA

against medical advice; American Medical Association

AMB

ambulation

amt.

amount

ant

anterior

AP

anterior-posterior

appt.

appointment

AROM

active range or motion

ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

BADL

basic activity of daily living

BE

below elbow

BK

below knee

BKA

below knee amputation

BM

bowel movement

BP

blood pressure

BRP

bathroom privileges

C&S

culture & sensitivity

CA

carcinoma; cancer

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CAD

coronary artery disease

CAT

computerized axial tomography

CBC

complete blood count

CCU

coronary (cardiac) care unit

CGA

contact guard assist

CHF

congestive heart failure

CHT

certified hand therapist

CHI

closed head injury

CMC

carpometacarpal

CNS

central nervous system

c/o

complains of

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder

cont.

continue

COPM

Canadian Occupational Performance Measure

CP

cerebral palsy

CPM

continuous passive motion

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CRPS

complex regional pain syndrome

CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

CST

craniosacral therapist

CT

computed tomography

CTD

cumulative trauma disorder

CTR

carpal tunnel release

CTS

carpal tunnel syndrome

CVA

cerebrovascular accident

CXR

chest x-ray

D&C

dilation and curettage

DD

developmental disability

DIP

distal interphalangeal joint

DJD

degenerative joint disease

DM

diabetes mellitus

DME

durable medical equipment

DNR

do not resuscitate

D.O.

doctor of osteopathic medicine

DOA

date of admission; dead on arrival

DOB

date of birth

DPT

doctor of physical therapy

DRG

diagnostic related group

DRUJ

distal radioulnar joint

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

DTR

deep tendon reflex

Dx

diagnosis

ECG

electrocardiogram

ECHO

echocardiogram

ECT

electroconvulsive therapy

EEG

electroencephalogram

EKG

electrocardiogram

EMG

electromyogram

ENT

ear, nose, throat

EOB

edge of bed

ER

external rotation; emergency room

e-stim

electrical stimulation

ETOH

ethyl alcohol

eval.

evaluation

ext.

extension

F

fair; fahrenheit

FBS

fasting blood sugar

FCE

functional capacity evaluation

FIM

functional independence measure

flex.

flexion

FM

fine motor

FROM

functional range of motion

f/u

follow-up

FUO

fever of unknown origin

FWB

full weight bearing

Fx

fracture

GI

gastrointestinal

GSW

gunshot wound

HA

headache

H&P

history and physical

HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

HEP

home exercise program

HHA

home health aide; home health agency

HIPPA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HOB

head of bed

HOH

hand over hand; hard of hearing

HP

hot pack

HR

heart rate

HRT

hormone replacement therapy

HS

bedtime

HTN

hypertension

HVPC

high volt pulsed current

Hx

history

I&O

intake and output

IADL

instrumental activity of daily living

ICU

intensive care unit

i.e.

that is

IEP

individualized education program

IM

intramuscular

int.

internal

IP

inpatient; interphalangeal

IV

intravenous

IR

internal rotation

KAFO

knee-foot-ankle orthosis

LD

learning disability

LE

lower extremity

LLQ

lower left quadrant

LOC

loss of consciousness; level of consciousness

LRTI

ligament reconstruction tendinous interposition

LTG

long-term goal

m

murmur; meter; male; maximum

max

maximum

MD

muscular dystrophy

meds.

medications

MET

basal metabolic equivalent

MI

myocardial infarction

min

minimum

MMT

manual muscle test

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