Basic Medical Abbreviations

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Basic Medical Abbreviations

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Abx Antibiotics
BID Twice Daily
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft "open heart surgery"
CAD Coronary Artery Disease "heart disease"
CP Chest Pain
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
CXR Chest X-Ray
DM Diabetes Mellitus
DVT Deep Venous Thrombosis
Dz Disease
FHx Family History
HA Headache
HEENT Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
HPI History of Present Illness
HTN Hypertension
LNMP Last Normal Menstrual Period
LOC Loss of Consciousness
MI Myocardial Infarction
MVA/MVC Motor Vehicle Accident/Collision
NKDA No known Drug Allergies
NTG Nitroglycerin
N/V/D Nasuea/Vomiting/Diarrhea
PE Pulmonary Embolism -or- Physical Exam
pt Patient
ROM Range of Motion
RUQ Right Upper Quadrant
SOB Shortness of Breath
s/p Status Post (after)
Sx Symptoms
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
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