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A

accomodation

ac

alternating current

ad lib

as disired

ADL

activities of daily living

AMA

against medical advise

AROM

active range of motion

ASAP

as soon as possible

bid

twice daily

BP

blood pressure

bpm

beat per minute

CA

carcinoma cancer

CBC

complete blood count

cm

centimeter

CPR

cardio pulmonary

CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

cv

cardivascular

cwi

cruth walking

dip

distal interphalan

dm

diabetes melptus

do

doctor of osteopaty

dtr

deep tendon reflexes

dx

diognosis

ecg/ekg

electro cardigram

egg

electroencephologram

eent

eyes, ears, nose, throat

e.r.

emergency

fh

family history

fwb

full weight bearing

fx

fracture

gi

gastrointestinal

gyn

gynecology

h, hr

hour

h&p

hernlated ncleus pilposus

hr

heart rate

hs

at bedtime

htn

hyper tension

hx

history

icu

insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

iv

intravenous

nwb

non-weight beaning

ob

obstetrics

od

right eye

o.p.

operation

o.r.

oprerating room , open reduction

pc

after meals

per

by/ through

p.o.

by mouth

perrla

pupils equal round, reactive to light

p.h.

past history

pnf

oroprioceptive neuromucular facination

pni

peripheral nerve injury

post-op

post operative

pre-op

pre oprerative

prom

possive range of motion

prn

as necessary

pt

physical therapy

pt.

patient

kcal

kilocalorie, calorie

kg

kilogram

l.

light, left, liver, lower

lbp

lower back pain

loc

loss of consiousness

meds

medicine

mft

maximun fat tolerence

mg

milligram

mi

myocardial infarction

min

minute

ml

milliliter

mm

millimeter

neg

negative

noc

not other wise

npo

nothing by mouth

pwb

partal weight bearing

qd

every day

qh

every hour

qid

four times a day

qn

every night

rbc

red blood cell

re:

recinditing exercise

rom

range of motion

rrom

resistive range of motion

rx

therapy, prescription

sec

second

sig

sign-used

slr

straight leg raise

stat.

immediately

sx

symptomps

tbsp

table spoon

tid

three times a day

tmj

muscular

tpr

temperatur,pulse,respiration trace

tsp

teaspoon

ue

upper extremity

us

ultrasound

uv

ultraviolet

vd

venereal disease

vol

volume

v.s.

vital signs

w/c

wheelchair

w/cm2

vatts per centimeter square

wbc

white blood cells

wnl

with normal limits

wt.

weight

y/o

years old

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