Medical Abbreviations L-O

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lac

laceration

LBBB

left bundle branch block

LFT

liver function test

LLQ

left lower quadrant

LMP

last menstrual period

LNMP

last normal menstrual period

LP

lumbar puncture

L-spine

Lumbar spine

LUQ

left upper quadrant

LVH

left ventricular hypertrophy

MAEW

moves all extremities well

mets

Metastases

MI

Myocardial infarction

MIP

metacarpointerphalangeal joint

MS

multiple sclerosis

MVC

Motor vehicle collision

N/V

Nausea and vomiting

N/V/D

nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

NAD

no acute distress

NCAT

Normocephalic, Atraumatic

NG

nasogastric

NH

Nursing Home

NKA

no known allergys

NKDA

No known drug allergies

NPO

nothing per os (by mouth)

NRB

Nonrebreather oxygen mask

NS

Normal saline

NSR

Normal Sinus Rhythm

NTG

nitroglycerin

NVID

neurovascularly intact distally

obs

observation

OD

overdose

OG/GYN

obstetrician/ Gynecologist

Ortho

Orthopedic

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