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ABBREVIATIONS Abbreviations and Symbols Commonly used by Helath Practitioners Activities ambulatory AMB bathroom privileges BRP complete

bed rest CBR out of bed OOB Up as desired Up ad lib Assessment Data abdomen Abd blood pressure BP biopsy bx Celsius (centigrade) C chief complaint Cc complains of c/o diagnosis do Fahrenheit F gastrointestinal GI genitourinary GU history of h/o history of present illness HPI impressions Imp It or left no apparent distress NAD negative neg pulse P physical examination PE past medical history PMH respirations R rule out R/O review of system ROS right rt or treatment RX symptoms Sx temperature T within normal limits WNL vital signs VS positive (+) negative (-) Diseases acut myocardial infarction AMI ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease ASD arterial septal deffect ASCVD arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy CA cancer

CAD C HF COPD CVA HTN( BP) MI OMP PVD STD T,P,R,BP VSD Diagnostic Studies & Others ABG BE BO CBC CO 2 C&S CXR CVP ECG (EKG) EEG FBC HPU Lytes NAD RBC UA UGI WBC Symbols > <
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coronary artery disease congestive heart failure chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cerebrovascular accident diabetes mellitus hypertension myocardial infarction otitis media purulenta peripheral vascular disease sexually transmitted disease temperature, pulse, respirations, Blood Pressure ventrical septal deffect arterial blood gases barium enema bowel open complete blood count carbon dioxide culture and sensitivity chest x-ray central venous pressure electrocardiogram electroencephalogram full blood count has passed urine electrolytes nothing abnormal detected red blood cells urinalysis upper GI white blood cells greater than less than increase increasing decrease decreasing secondary to equal to unequal female male degree Libra (body weight) 1 lb= 0,5 kg as desired

lb Orders ad lib

AMA BM BP c (C) CPR dc (disc) do DNR (no cone) hs I&O IV noc NPO NS (NIS) O2 od p O.T. post op pre op Prep P.T. PV PR Pt ROM (S) STAT SWO TOP x Prescription Of Medication b.d. caps t.d.s. q.d.s p.r.n 2 hrly a.c. p.c. p.o. tab. q

against medical orders bowel movement blood pressure with cardiopulmonary resuscitation discontinue diagnosis do not resuscitate hour of sleep intake and output intravenous night nothing by mouth normal saline oxygen daily after occupational therapy postoperative preoperative preparation physical therapy Per Vagina Per rectum patient range of motion without immediately Stomach washout Termination of Pregnancy times twice a day capsuls three times a day four times a day when necessary once every two hours before meals after meals orally (through the mouth) tablets every

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