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    Blockhead مصطلحات طبية مهمه :)

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    ACGME

    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

    CSA
    Clinical Skills Assessment

    ECFMG
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

    FSMB
    Federation of State Medical Boards

    GME
    Graduate Medical Education

    LCME
    Liaison Committee on Medical Education

    NRMP
    National Resident Matching Program

    SP
    Standardized Patient

    Step 2 CS
    Step 2 Clinical Skills

    TOEFL
    Test of English as a Foreign Language

    TSE
    Test of Spoken English

    USMLE
    United States Medical Licensing Examination

    TERMS USED IN CSA

    (the following lists will be available on-site for reference during CSA administrations)

    UNITS OF MEASURE

    kg
    Kilogram

    g
    Gram

    mg
    Milligram

    lbs
    Pounds

    oz
    Ounces

    m
    Meter

    cm
    Centimeter

    min
    Minute

    hr
    Hour

    C
    Centigrade

    F
    Fahrenheit

    VITAL SIGNS

    BP
    Blood pressure

    P
    Pulse

    R
    Respirations

    T
    Temperature

    COMMON ABBREVIATIONS FOR THE PATIENT NOTE

    (this is not intended to be a complete list of acceptable abbreviations, but rather is representative of the types of common abbreviations that may be used on the patient note)

    yo
    Year-old

    m or G
    Male

    f or E
    Female

    b
    Black

    w
    White

    L
    Left

    R
    Right

    hx
    History

    h/o
    History of

    c/o
    Complaining of

    NL
    Normal limits

    WNL
    Within normal limits

    ئ
    Without or no

    +
    Positive

    -
    Negative

    Abd
    Abdomen

    AIDS
    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    AP
    Anteroposterior

    BUN
    Blood urea nitrogen

    CABG
    Coronary artery bypass grafting

    CBC
    Complete blood count

    CCU
    Cardiac care unit

    cig
    Cigarettes

    CHF
    Congestive heart failure

    COPD
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    CPR
    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    CT
    Computerized tomography

    CVA or TIA
    Cerebrovascular accident OR Transient ischemic attack

    CVP
    Central venous pressure

    CXR
    Chest x-ray

    DM
    Diabetes mellitus

    DTR
    Deep tendon reflexes

    ECG
    Electrocardiogram

    ED
    Emergency department

    EMT
    Emergency medical technician

    ENT
    Ears, nose, and throat

    EOM
    Extraocular muscles

    ETOH
    Alcohol

    Ext
    Extremities

    FH
    Family history

    GI
    Gastrointestinal

    GU
    Genitourinary

    HEENT
    Head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat

    HIV
    Human immunodeficiency virus

    HTN
    Hypertension

    IM
    Intramuscularly

    IV
    Intravenously

    JVD
    Jugular venous distention

    KUB
    Kidney, ureter, and bladder

    LMP
    Last menstrual period

    LP
    Lumbar puncture

    MI
    Myocardial infarction

    MRI
    Magnetic resonance imaging

    MVA
    Motor vehicle accident

    Neuro
    Neurologic

    NIDDM
    Non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

    NKA
    No known allergies

    NKDA
    No known drug allergy

    NSR
    Normal sinus rhythm

    PA
    Posteroanterior

    PERLA
    Pupils equal, react to light and accommodation

    po
    Orally

    PT
    Prothrombin time

    PTT
    Partial prothrombin time

    RBC
    Red blood cells

    SH
    Social history

    U/A
    Urinalysis

    URI
    Upper respiratory tract infection

    WBC
    White blood cells

    OTHER ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE US

    AA - Alcoholics Anonymous; African American
    A-a - Alveolat Arterial gradient
    AAA - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    AB - Antibody; also Abortion
    ABD - Abdomen
    ABG - Arterial Blood Gas
    ABI - Ankle Brachial Index
    ABPA - Allergic Broncho Pulmonary Aspergillosis
    ABX - Antibiotics
    AC - Anterior Chamber; also Acromio-Clavicular and Before Meals
    ACE-I - Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
    ACL - Anterior Cruciate Ligament
    ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    ACS - Acute Coronary Syndrome
    AD LIB - As Desired
    ADA - American Diabetes Association
    ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder
    ADE - Adverse Drug Effect
    ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    ADL - Activities of Daily Living
    ADR - Adverse Drug Reaction
    ADTP - Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
    AED - Automatic External Defibrillator; Anti-Epileptic Drug
    AF - Atrial Fibrillation; Afebrile
    AFB - Acid Fast Bacterium
    AFP - Alpha Fetoprotein
    AGN - Antigen
    AI - Aortic Insufficiency
    AIDS - Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome
    AIN - Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    AK - Actinic Keratosis
    AKA - Above Knee Amputation
    ALL - Allergies; also Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
    ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; also Advanced Life Support
    AMA - Against Medical Advice; American Medical Association
    AMD - Aging Macular Degeneration
    AMI - Acute Myocardial Infarction; Anterior Myocardial Infarction
    A-MIBI - Adenosine MIBI
    AML - Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
    AMS - Altered Mental Status; Acute Mountain Sickness
    ANC - Absolute Neutrophil Count
    AND - Axillary Node Dissection
    ANGIO - Angiography
    A&O - ***** And Oriented
    AP - Anterior-Posterior
    A/P - Assessment and Plan
    APC - Atrial Premature Contraction
    APD - Afferent Pupillary Defect
    APPY - Appendectomy
    APS - Adult Protective Services
    ARB - Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
    ARDS - Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    ARF - Acute Renal Failure
    AS - Aortic Stenosis; also Anklyosing Spondylitis
    ASA - Aspirin
    ASD - Atrial Septal Defect
    ASU - Ambulatory Surgery Unit
    ATN - Acute Tubular Necrosis
    A/V Nicking - Arteriolar/Venous Nicking
    A/V Ratio - Arteriolar/Venous Ratio
    AVF- Arterio-Venous Fistula
    AVM - Arterial Venous Malformation
    AVN - Avascular Necrosis; Atrio-Ventricular
    AVNRT - Atrio-Ventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia
    AVR - Aortic Valve Replacment
    AVSS - Afebrile, Vital Signs Stable

    B - Bilateral
    B&C - Board and Care
    BAE - Barium Enema
    BBB - Bundle Branch Block
    BCC - Basal Cell Carcinoma
    BCG - Bacille Calmette-Guerin
    BDR - Background Diabetic Retinopathy
    BE - Bacterial Endocarditis; also Barium Enema
    BET - Benign Essential Tremor
    BIB - Brought In By
    BID - Twice a Day
    BIPAP - Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure
    BIVAD - Bi-Ventricular Assist Device
    BKA - Below Knee Amputation
    BL CX - Blood Culture
    BM - Bone Marrow; also Bowel Movement
    BMI - Body Mass Index
    BMT - Bone Marrow Transplant
    BP - Blood Pressure
    BPD - Borderline Personality Disorder; also Bi-Polar Disorder and Broncho-Pulmonary Dysplasia
    BPV - Benign Positional Vertigo
    BR - Bed Rest
    BRAO - Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion
    BRB - Bright Red Blood
    BRBPR - Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
    BRP - Bathroom Priveleges
    BRVO - Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion
    BS - Bowel Sounds; also Breath Sounds and Blood Sugar
    BSA - Body Surface Area
    BUN - Blood Urea Nitrogen
    BX - Biopsy

    C - With
    CABG - Coronary Artery By-Pass Graft
    CAD - Coronary Artery Disease
    CAP - Prostate Cancer; Community Acquired Pneumonia
    CARDS - Cardiology
    CAT - Cataract
    CATH - Catheterization
    CB - Cerebellar
    C/B - Complicated By
    CBC - Complete Blood Count
    CBD - Common Bile Duct; Closed Bag Drainage
    CBI - Continuous Bladder Irrigation
    CC - Chief Complaint
    CCB - Calcium Channel Blocker
    CCC - Central Corneal Clouding
    CCK - Cholycystectomy
    CCE - Clubbing, Cyanosis, Edema
    C/D - Cup to Disk ratio
    CDI - Clean Dry Intact
    C DIF - Clostridium Difficile
    CEA - Carcinoembryonic Antigen
    Chemo - Chemotherapy
    CHI - Closed Head Injury
    CHF - Congestive Heart Failure
    Choly - Cholycystectomy
    CI - Cardiac Index
    CIC - Clean Intermitent Catheterization
    CIDP - Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
    CK - Creatine Kinase
    CL - Chloride
    CLL - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    CM - Cardiomegaly
    CML - Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    CMP - Cardiomyopathy
    CMR - Chief Medical Resident
    CMT - Cervical Motion Tenderness; Charcot Marie Tooth
    CMV - Cyto-Megalo Virus
    CN - Cranial Nerves
    CNIS - Carotid Non-Invasive Study
    CNS - Central Nervous System
    CO - Cardiac Output
    C/O - Complains Of
    COPD - Chronic Obtructive Pulmonary Disease
    COX 2 - Cyclooxygenase 2
    CPAP - Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
    CPP - Cerebral Perfusion Pressurs
    CPPD - Calcium Pyrophosphate Disease
    CPR - Cardiopulmonary Recusitation
    CPS - Child Protective Services
    CPU - Chest Pain Unit
    CRAO - Central Retinal Artery Occlucsion
    CRFs - Cardiac Risk Factors
    CRI - Chronic Renal Insufficiency
    CRP - C Reactive Protein
    CRVO - Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
    CSF - Cerebral Spinal Fluid
    CT - Cat Scan; also Chest Tube and Cardio-Thoracic
    CTA - Clear To Auscultation
    CVA - Cerebral Vascular Accident
    CVL - Central Venous Line
    CVP - Central Venous Pressure
    C/W - Consistent With; Compared With
    CX - Culture
    CXR - Chest X-Ray
    C/W - Consistent With

    D - Diarrhea; also Disk
    D5W - Dextrose 5% in Water
    DB- Direct Bilirubin
    DBP - Diastolic Blood Pressure
    DC - Discharge; Discontinue; Doctor of Chiropractics
    D&C - Dilatation and Curretage
    DCIS - Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
    DDX - Differential Diagnosis
    DF - Dorsiflexion
    DFA - Direct Flourescent Antibody
    DFE - Dilated Fundus Examination
    DI - Diabetes Insipidus; Detrusor Instability
    DIC - Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy
    DIF - Differential
    DIP - Distal Inter-Phalangeal
    DJD - Degenerative Joint Disease
    DKA - Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    DM - Diabetes Mellitus
    DNI - Do Not Intubate
    DNR - Do Not Recusitate
    DO - Doctor of Osteopahty
    D/O - Disorder
    DOT - Directly Observed Therapy
    DOU - Direct Observation Unit
    DP - Dorsalis Pedis
    DPL - Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
    DPOA - Durable Power Of Attorney
    DR - Diabetic Retinopathy
    DRE - Digital Rectal Exam
    D/T - Due To
    DTs - Delirium Tremens
    DTR - Deep Tendon Reflex
    DVT - Deep Venous Thrombosis
    DX - Diagnosis
    DU - Duodenal Ulcer

    EBL - Estimated Blood Loss
    EBM - Evidence Based Medicine
    EBRT - External Beam Radiation Therapy
    EBV - Epstein Barr Virus
    ECG - Electrocardiogram (also known as EKG)
    ECHO - Echocardiography
    ECMO - Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation
    ECT - Electro-Convulsive Therapy
    ED - Errectile Dysfunction
    EEG - Electroencephalogram
    EF - Ejection Fraction (in reference to ventricular function)
    EGD - Esophago-Gastro Duodenoscopy
    EIC - Epidermal Inclusion Cyst
    EJ - External Jugular
    EKG - Electrocardiogram (also known as ECG)
    EM - Electron Microscopy
    EMG - Electromyelogram
    EMS - Emergency Medical System
    EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
    E/O - Evidence Of
    EOMI - Extra Occular Muscles Intact
    Eos - Eosinophils
    EPO - Erythropoeitin
    EPS - Electro-Physiologic Study (Cardiac)
    ER - Emergency Room
    ERCP - Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreotography
    ESI - Epidural Steroid Injection
    ESLD - End Stage Liver Disease
    ESR - Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
    ESRD - End Stage Renal Disease
    ESWL - Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
    ETOH - Alcohol
    ETT - Exercise Tolerance Test; also Endotracheal Tube
    EWCL - Extended Wear Contact Lens
    EX LAP - Exploratory Laparotomy
    EX FIX - External Fixation
    EXT - Extremities

    FB - Foreign Body
    F/B - Followed By
    FBS - Fasting Blood Sugar
    FE - Iron
    FEM - Femoral
    FENA - Fractional Excretion of Sodium
    FEV1 - FOrced Expiratory Volume 1 Second
    FFP - Fresh Frozen Plasma
    Flex Sig - Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    FLU - Influenza
    FMG - Foreign Medical Graduate
    F&N - Febrile and Neutropenic
    FNA - Fine Needle Aspiration
    FOOSH - Fall On Outstretched Hand
    FOS- Full of Stool(Shit!!); Force Of Stream
    FP - Family Practitioner
    FRC - Functional Residual Capacity
    FSG - Finger Stick Glucose
    FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone
    FTT - Failure To Thrive
    F/U - Follow-Up
    FUO - Fever of Unknown Origin
    FX - Fracture

    G - Guiac (followed by + or -)
    GA - General Anesthesia
    GAD - Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    GAS - Group A Strep; Guaiac All Stools
    GB - Gall Bladder; also Guillain Barre
    GBM - Glioblastoma Multiforme
    GBS- Group B Strep or Guillian Barre Syndrome
    GC - Gonorrhea
    GCS - Glascow Coma Scale
    GCSF - Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor
    GERD - Gastroesophageal Reflux
    GERI- Geriatrics
    GI - Gastrointestinal
    GIB - Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    GLC - Glaucoma
    GMR - Gallups, Murmurs, Rubs
    GN - Glomerulonephritis
    GNR - Gram Negative Rod
    GOO - Gastric Outlet Obstruction
    GP - General Practitioner
    G#P# - Gravida # Para #
    GP 2b/3a - Glycoprotein 2b/3a Inhibitor
    GPC - Gram Positive Coccus
    GS - Gram Stain
    GSW - Gun Shot Wound
    GTT - Glucose Tolerance Test
    G-Tube - Gastric Feeding Tube
    GU - Genito-Urinary; also Gastric Ulcer
    GVHD - Graft Versus Host Disease

    H FLU - Haemophilus Influenza
    HA - Headache
    HAART - Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy
    HACE - High Altitude Cerebral Edema
    HAPE - High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
    H2 - Histamine 2
    HCC - Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
    HCL - Hard Contact Lens
    HCM - Health Care Maintenance
    HCT - Hematocrit
    HCV - Hepatitis C Virus
    HD - Hemodialysis
    HDL - High Density Lipoprotein
    HEENT - Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat
    HELLP - Hemolysis Elevated Liver tests Low Platelets
    HEME/ONC - Hematology/Oncology
    HGB - Hemoglobin
    HH - Hiatal Hernia
    H&H - Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
    HI - Homicidal Ideation
    HIB - Haemophilus Influenza B vaccine
    HIT - Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
    HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    HL - Heparin Lock
    HOB - Head Of Bed
    HOCM - Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
    HOH - Hard Of Hearing
    HONK - Hyperosmolar Non-Ketotic State
    HPI - History of Present Illness
    HPV - Human Papilloma Virus
    HR - Heart Rate
    HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy
    HS - At Bedtime
    HSM - Holo-Systolic Murmur; also Hepato-Splenomegaly
    HSP - Henoch Shonlein Purpura
    HSV - Herpes Simplex Virus
    HTN - Hypertension
    HU - Holding Unit
    HUS - Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    HX - History

    I+ - With Ionic Contrast (in reference to a CAT Scan)
    I- - Without Ionic Contrast (in reference to a CAT Scan)
    IA - Intra-Articular
    IABP - Intra-Aortic Baloon Pump
    IBD - Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    IBW - Ideal Body Weight
    ICD - Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator
    ICH - Intra-Cranial Hemorrhage
    ICP - Intra-Cranial Pressure
    ID - Infectious Diseases
    I&D - Incise and Drain
    IDDM - Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
    IFN - Interferon
    IH - Inguinal Hernia (usually preceded by L or R)
    IJ - Internal Jugular
    IL- Interleukin; Indirect Layngoscopy
    ILD - Interstitial Lung Disease
    IM - Intramuscular also Intramedullary
    IMI - Inferior Myocardial Infarction
    IMP - Impression
    INR - International Normalized Ratio
    I&O - Ins and Outs
    IOL - Intra-Occular Lens
    IOP - Intra-Occular Pressure
    IP - Inter-Phalangeal
    IPF - Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    IR - Interventional Radiology; Internal Rotation
    IRB - Indications Risks Benefits; Institutional Review Board
    IT - Intrathecal; Information Technology
    ITP - Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia
    IUD - Intrauterine Device
    IUP - Intrauterine Pregnancy
    IV - Intravenous
    IVC - Inferior Vena Cava
    IVDU - Intravenous Drug Use
    IVF - Intravenous Fluids; also In Vitro Fertilization
    IVP - Intravenous Pyelogram

    JP - Jackson Pratt
    J-Tube - Jejunal Feeding Tube
    JVD - Jugular Venous Distention
    JVP - Jugular Venous Pressure

    K - Potassium
    KCAL - Kilocalories
    KUB - Kidneys Ureters and Bladder
    KVO - Keep Vein Open

    L - Left
    LA - Left Atrium
    LAC - Laceration
    LAD - Left Anterior Descending (coronary artery); Left Axis Deviation
    LAP - Laproscopic; also Laparotomy
    LAR - Low Anterior Resection
    LBBB - Left Bundle Branch Block
    LBO - Large Bowel Obstruction
    LBP - Low Back Pain
    LCL - Lateral Collateral Ligament
    LCX - Left Circumflex (coronary artery)
    L&D - Labor and Delivery
    LDH - Lactate Dehydrogenase
    LDL - Low Density Lipoprotein
    LE - Lower Extremity (usually preceded by R or L); Leukocyte Esterase
    LENIS - Lower Extremity Non-Invasive Study
    LFT - Liver Function Test
    LH - Leutinizing Hormone; Left Handed; Light Headed
    LHC - Left Heart Cath
    LHRH - Leutinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone
    LIMA - Left Internal Mammary Artery
    LLE- Left Lower Extremity
    LLL - Left Lower Lobe; Left Lower Lid
    LLQ - Left Lower Quadrant
    LM - Left Main Coronary Artery
    LMA - Laryngeal Mask Airway
    LMD - Local Medical Doctor
    LMN - Lower Motor Neuron
    LMP - Last Menstrual Period
    LN - Lymph Node also Liquid Nitrogen
    LND - Lymph Node Dissection
    LOA - Lysis Of Adhesions
    LOC - Loss Of Consciousness
    LP - Lumbar Puncture
    LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse
    LR - Lactated Ringers
    LS - Lumbro-Sacral
    LT - Light Touch
    LUE - Left Upper Extremity
    LUL - Left Upper Lobe; also Left Upper Lid
    LUTS - Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    LUQ - Left Upper Quadrant
    LV FXN - Left Ventricular Function
    LVAD - Left Ventricular Assist Device
    LVEDP - Left Ventricular End Diastolic Pressure
    LVH - Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
    LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
    LMWH - Low Molecular Weight Heparin
    LYTES- Electrolytes

    MAC - Monitored Anesthesia Care
    MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament
    MCP - ****carpal-Phalangeal
    MCV - Mean Corpuscular Volume
    MDRTB - Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
    MEDS - Medicines
    MFM - Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    MI - Myocardial Infarction
    MICU - Medical Intensive Care Unit
    MIDCAB - Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass
    MM - Multiple Myeloma
    M&M - Morbidity and Mortality
    MMP - Multiple Medical Problems
    MMR - Measels, Mumps and Rubella vaccine
    MOM - Milk Of Magnesia
    MR - Mitral Regurgitation
    MRCP - Magnetic Resonance Cholangio Pancreatography
    MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    MRSA - Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus
    MS - Mental Status; also Mitral Stenosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Morphine Sulfate
    MSSA - Methicillin Sensitive Staph Aureus
    MTP - ****tarsal-Phalangeal
    MVP - Mitral Valve Prolapse
    MVR - Mitral Valve Replacement

    N - Nausea
    NA - Not Available; also Sodium
    NAD - No Apparent Distress; No Acute Disease
    NABS - Normal Active Bowel Sounds
    NCAT - Normocephalic Atraumatic
    NCS - Nerve Conduction Study
    NEB - Nebulizer
    NGT - Naso-Gastric Tube
    NGU - Non-Gonococcal Urethritis
    NH - Nursing Home
    NHL - Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    NIDDM - Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
    NIF - Negative Inspiratory Force
    NKDA - No Known Drug Allergies
    NMS - Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
    NOS - Not Otherwise Specified
    NP - Nurse Practitioner
    NPO - Nothing By Mouth
    NS - Normal Saline
    NSBGP - Non-Specific Bowel Gas Pattern
    NSCLCA - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    NSR - Normal Sinus Rhythm
    NT - Non-Tender
    NTD - Nothing To Do
    NUCS - Nuclear Medicine
    NYHA - New York Heart Association

    OA - Osteoarthritis
    OB - Occult Blood (followed by '+' or '-')
    OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    OCP - Oral Contraceptive Pill
    OD - Right Eye
    OE - Otitis Externa
    OLT - Orthotopic Liver Transplant
    OM - Otitis Media
    ON - Optic Nerve; Over Night
    OOB - Out Of Bed
    OP - Opening Pressure
    O/P - Oropharynx
    O&P - Ovum and Parasistes
    ORIF - Open Reduction with Internal Fixation
    ORL - Oto-Rhino Laryngology
    OS - Left Eye
    OSA - Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    OT - Occupational Therapy
    OTC - Over The Counter
    OTD - Out The Door
    OU - Both Eyes
    O/W - Otherwise

    P - Pulse
    P - Pending
    P - After
    PA - Posterior-Anterior; also Physician's Assistant
    PACU - Post Anesthesia Care Unit
    PAD - Peripheral Arterial Disease
    PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    PBC - Primary Billiary Cirrhosis
    PC - After Meals
    PCA - Patient Controled Analgesia
    PCI - Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
    PCKD - Polycystic Kidney Disease
    PCL - Posterior Cruciate Ligament
    PCM - Pacemaker
    PCOD - Poly-Cystic Ovarian Disease
    PCP - Primary Care Physician; also Pneumocystis Pneumonia
    PCR - Polymerase Chain Reaction
    PCWP - Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure
    PD - Parkinson's Disease; also Personality Disorder and Peritoneal Dialysis
    PDA - Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    PE - Physical Exam; also Pulmonary Embolism
    PEG - Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
    PERRL - Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to Light
    PET - Positron Emission Tomography
    PF - Peak Flow; also Plantar Flexion
    PFO - Patent Foramen Ovale
    PFTs - Pulmonary Function Tests
    PH - Pin Hole
    PICC - Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter
    PICU - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    PIH - Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
    PIP - Proximal Inter-Phalangeal
    PLT - Platelets
    PMD - Primary Medical Doctor
    PMH - Past Medical History
    PMI - Point of Maximum Impulse
    PMN - Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes
    PMRS - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
    PN - Progress Note
    PNA - Pneumonia
    PNBX - Prostate Needle Biopsy
    PND - Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea also Post Nasal Drip
    PNS - Peripheral Nervous System
    PO - By Mouth
    POP - Popliteal
    PP - Pin Prick
    PPD - Purified Protein Derivative
    PPH - Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    PPI - Proton Pump Inhibitor
    PPN - Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition
    PPTL- Post Partum Tubal Ligation
    PR - Per Rectum
    PRBCs - Packed Red Blood Cells
    PRN - Refers to treatments which patient can receive on an "as needed" basis
    PSA - Prostate Specific Antigen
    PSC - Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
    PSH - Past Surgical History
    PT - Physical Therapy; Posterior Tibial; Prothrombin Time; Patient
    PTA - Prior To Admission; Peritonsilar Abscess
    PTCA - Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
    P-Thal - Persantine Thallium
    PTSD - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    PTT - Partial Thromboplastin Time
    PTX - Pneumothorax
    PUD - Peptic Ulcer Disease
    PV - Polycythemia Vera; Portal Vein
    P VAX - Pneumococcal Vaccination
    PVC - Premature Ventricular Contraction
    PVD - Peripheral Vascular Disease; Posterior Vitreous Detachment
    PVR - Post Void Residual

    Q - Every (refers to a time interval...eg. if followed by 6, means "Every 6 Hours"; if followed by AM, D, W, or M =s "Every Morning Day, Week, or Month" respectively)
    QHS - Every Night
    QID - Four times per day
    QNS - Quantity Not Sufficient
    QOD - Every Other Day

    R - Right
    RA - Right Atrium
    RAD - Right Axis Deviation; also Reactive Airways Disease
    R/B - Referred By; Relieved By
    RBBB - Right Bundle Branch Block
    RBC - Red Blood Cell
    RCA - Right Coronary Artery
    RCC - Renal Cell Cancer
    RCT - Randomized Controled Trial; Rotator Cuff Tear
    RD - Retinal Detachment; also Registered Dietician
    RDI - Respiratory Disturbance Index
    RF - Rheumatoid Factor; also Risk Factor
    RFA - Radio Frequency Ablation; Right Femoral Artery
    RHC - RIght Heart Cath
    RHD - Rheumatic Heart Disease
    Rheum - Rheumatology
    R/I - Rule In
    RIG - Rabies Immunoglobulin
    RIMA - Right Internal Mammary Artery
    RLE - Right Lower Extremity
    RLL - Right Lower Lobe; also Right Lower Lid
    RLQ - Right Lower Quadrant
    RML - Right Middle Lobe
    RNEF - Radionuclide Ejection Fraction
    R/O - Rule Out
    ROM - Range Of Motion
    ROMI - Rule Out Myocardial Infarction
    ROS - Review Of Systems
    RPGN - Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis
    RPLND - Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection
    RPR - Rapid Plasma Reagin
    RR - Respiratory Rate
    RRP - Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy
    RRR - Regular Rate and Rhythm
    RSD - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    RSV - Respiratory Syncytial Virus
    RT - Respiratory Therapy
    RTC - Return To Clinic
    RUE - Right Upper Extremity
    RUG - Retrograde Urethrogram
    RUL - Right Upper Lobe; Right Upper Lid
    RUQ - Right Upper Quadrant
    RV - Right Ventricle; Residual Volume
    RVAD - Right Ventricular Assist Device
    RVG - Right Ventriculogram
    RVR- Rapid Ventricular Response
    RX - Treatment

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    S - Without
    2/2 - Secondary To
    SA - Sino-Atrial; Staph Aureus
    SAAG - Serum Ascites Albumin Gradient
    SAB - Spontaneous Abortion
    SAH - Sub-Arachnoid Hemorrhage
    SBE - Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
    SBO - Small Bowel Obstruction
    SBP - Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis; Systolic Blood Pressure
    SC - Subcutaneous
    SCCA - Squamous Cell Cancer
    SCL - Soft Contact Lens
    SCLCA - Small Cell Lung Cancer
    SEM - Systolic Ejection Murmur (with reference to cardiac exam)
    SFA - Superficial Femoral Artery
    SFV - Superficial Femoral Vein
    SI - Suicidal Ideation
    SIADH - Syndrome of Inappropriate Anti-Diuretic Hormone secretion
    SICU - Surgical Intensive Care Unit
    SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    SIRS - Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
    SK - Seborrheic Keratosis; also Streptokinase
    SL - Sublingual
    SLE - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; also Slit Lamp Exam
    SLR - Straight Leg Raise
    SNF - Skilled Nursing Facility
    S/P - Status Post; also Supra Pubic
    SPEP - Serum Protein Electro-Pheresis
    SPF - Sun Protection Formula
    SQ - Subcutaneous
    SSI - Sliding Scale Insulin Also called ISS
    SSRI - Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
    STAT - Immediately
    STD - Sexually Transmitted Disease
    STS - Soft Tissue Swelling
    STX - Stricture
    SVC - Superior Vena Cava
    SVG - Saphenous Vein Graft
    SW - Social Work; Stab Wound
    SX - Symptoms
    SZR - Seizure

    T - Temperature
    T&A - Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
    TAA - Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    TAB - Threatened Abortion; also Therapeutic Abortion
    TAH - Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
    TB - Tuberculosis; Total Bilirubin
    T&C - Type and Cross
    TCA - Tricyclic Antidepressant
    TC - Current Temperature
    TCC - Transitional Cell Cancer
    TD - Tetanus and Diptheria Vaccination; Tardive Dyskinesia
    TDWBAT - Touch Down Weight Bearing As Tolerated
    TEE Trans-Esophageal Echocardiogram
    TFs - Tube Feeds
    TG - Triglycerides
    THA - Total Hip Arthroplasty
    THR - Total Hip Replacement
    TIA - Transient Ischemic Attack
    TIBC - Total Iron Binding Capacity
    TID - Three times per day
    TIPS - Transvenous Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Shunt
    TKA - Total Knee Arthroplasty
    TKR - Total Knee Replacement
    TLC - Triple Lumen Catheter; Total Lung Capacity
    TM - Tympanic Membrane; Maximum Temperature
    TMJ - Temporo-Mandibular Joint
    TMN - Tumor ****stases Nodes (universal tumor staging system)
    TNF - Tumor Necrosis Factor
    TOA - Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
    TOX - Toxicology
    TOXO - Toxoplasmosis
    TP - Total Protein
    TPA - Tissue Plasminogen Activator
    TPN - Total Parenteral Nutrition
    TR - Tricuspid Regurgitation
    TRUS - Transrectal Ultrasound
    T&S - Type and Screen
    TSH - Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
    TTE - Trans-Thoracic Echocardiogram
    TTP - Tender To Palpation; Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    TURBT - Transurethral Resection Bladder Tumor
    TURP - Transurethral Prostatectomy
    TV - Tidal Volume
    TVC - True Vocal Cord
    TX - Transfusion; Treatment

    UA - Urine Analysis; also Uric Acid
    UC - Ulcerative Colitis
    UCC - Urgent Care Center
    UCX - Urine Culture
    UDS - Urodynamic Study, Urine Drug Screen
    UE - Upper Extremity (usually preceded by R or L)
    UF - Ultra Filtration, University of Florida
    UFH - Unfractionated Heparin
    UMBO - Umbillical
    UMN - Upper Motor Neuron
    UNSA - Unstable Angina
    UO - Urine Output
    UPEP - Urine Protein Electro-Pheresis
    UPPP - Uvulopalatopharyngeoplasty
    URI - Upper Respiratory tract Infection
    US - Ultrasound
    UTD - Up To Date
    UTI - Urinary Tract Infection
    UV - Ultraviolet

    V - Vomiting
    VA - Visual Acuity
    VATS - Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
    VAX - Vaccine
    VBAC - Vaginal Birth After Cesearean Section
    VBG - Venous Blood Gas
    VC - Vital Capacity; Vocal Cord
    VCUG - Voiding Cysto-Urethrogram
    VF - Ventricular Fibrillation
    VIP - Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
    VP - Ventriculo-Peritoneal
    V&P - Vagotomy and Pyloroplasty
    VS - Vital Signs
    VSD - Ventricular Septal Defect
    VSS - Vital Signs Stable
    VT - Ventricular Tachycardia
    VWF - Von Willebrand Factor

    WBAT - Weight Bearing As Tolerated
    WBC - White Blood Cells
    WDWN - Well Developed, Well Nourished
    WNL - Within Normal Limits
    W/O - Without
    W/U - Work-Up

    X - Except
    XLR - Crossed Leg Raise
    XRT - Radiation Therapy

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