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Medical Abbreviations L-O

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L
left
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
nl
normal
NPO
nothing per os (by mouth)
NRB
Nonrebreather oxygen mask
NS
Normal saline
NSR
Normal Sinus Rhythm
NTG
nitroglycerin
NVID
neurovascularly intact distally
o.d.
once
O2
oxygen
obs
observation
OD
overdose
OG/GYN
obstetrician/ Gynecologist
Ortho
Orthopedic