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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
o
oral
ob
obstetrics
od
right eye
o.p.
operation
o.r.
oprerating room , open reduction
oz
ounce
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
lb.
pound
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
mo
mouth
neg
negative
noc
not other wise
npo
nothing by mouth
pwb
partal weight bearing
q
every
qd
every day
qh
every hour
qid
four times a day
qn
every night
qt
quart
r
rub
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
wk
week
wnl
with normal limits
wt.
weight
x
times
y/o
years old
yd.
yard
yr.
years