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Centra Lynchburg, Virginia

The following are the Centra DO NOT USE abbreviations. These apply to all orders and all medication related documentation that is hand-written (including free text computer entry) or on pre-printed forms. Exception: A “trailing zero” may be used only where required to demonstrate the level of precision of the value being reported, such as lab results, imaging studies that report size of lesions, or catheter/tube sizes. It may not be used in medication orders or other medication related documentation.

DO NOT USE ABBREVIATIONS Prohibited U, u

Intended meaning unit

MgSO4, MSO4, MS IU

Magnesium sulfate or Morphine Sulfate International unit

Q.D., q.d., Q.O.D., QOD, q.o.d., qod Trailing zero (x.omg)or lack of leading zero(.xmg)

Once daily or every other day

Misinterpretation Misread as zero Misread for each other

Misread as I.V. or number 10 Period after Q could be mistaken for I and O could be mistaken for I Decimal point could be missed

APPROVED ABBREVIATION & SYMBOLS LISTING A&O A&P (A) AAROM a.c. ADA A/G AAA AA/NA ab ABC abd ABG ABI abn

Alert & Oriented anterior and posterior assistance Active assisted range of motion before meals (ante cibum) American Diabetic Association albumin-globulin ratio abdominal aortic aneurysm Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous Abortion Airway, breathing, circulation abdomen/abdominal arterial blood gas Ankle brachial index Abnormal

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ACI ACLS ACTH AD ADD ADHD ad lib ADL adm AE AED AFB AFI Afib AFO AGA AHF AI AIC AICD AIDS AK AKA A.L. alb alk alk phos ALPS ALS AM, or a.m. AMA amb AMI AMS amt anes angio Ant. ante AO AP & LAT APAP APC APGAR Appt aPPT APS

Acute cerebral infarction Advance Cardiac Life Support Adrenocorticotropic hormone Assistive device Attention deficit disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as desired (ad libitum) Activities of daily living Admission Adaptive equipment Automatic External Defibrillator acid-fast bacilli Amniotic Fluid Index Atrial Fibrillation Ankle foot orthosis appropriate for gestational age Antihemophilic factor aortic insufficiency Attendant in Charge Automatic internal cardiac defibrillator Acquired immune deficiency syndrome above knee above knee amputation Assisted Living Albumin Alkaline alkaline phosphatase Aphasia language performance scale Advance Life Support morning; before noon against medical advice ambulatory/ambulate Acute Myocardial Infarction Altered mental status Amount anesthesia/anesthesiology Angiography Anterior Before Aorta Anteroposterior & lateral Tylenol Argon plasma coagulation numerical scoring system of a newborn infant (score) Appointment activated partial thromboplastin time Adult protective services

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apt ARC ARDS AROM A/ROM art arterio ARV AS ASA ASAI ASAP ASCVD ASH ASHD asst ATLS AV A/VH or AH/VH ax AZ test

Apartment Aids Related Complex Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome artificial rupture of membrane Active range of motion Artery Arteriogram Aids Related Virus aortic stenosis Acetylsalicylic acid aortic stenosis & aortic insufficiency (murmurs) as soon as possible Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease asymmetric septal hypertrophy Arteriosclerotic heart disease Assistant Advance Trauma Life Support Atrioventricular Auditory hallucinations/visual hallucinations Axis or axillary Aschheim-Zondek test

BA bact BAP BBB BBS b/c BCP BDAE BDE BE bicarb bid bilat. bili biol BIPAP BK BKA Bkft, bkfst bld BLA BLE BLS BM

brachial artery Bacteria bilateral Armstrong procedure bundle branch block bilateral breath sounds because Birth control pills Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Exam Bedside dysphasia evaluation barium enema Bicarbonate Twice a day Bilateral Bilirubin biological Bilevel positive airway pressure below the knee below the knee amputation Breakfast Blood Blood Loss Anemia Bilateral lower extremity Basic Life Support bowel movement

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BMI BMR BNL BORG B.O.S. BP BPM BPD BPP br milk bronch BRP BS BSA BSC BTL BTLS BUE BUN Bx

Body mass index basal metabolic rate Below normal limits Scale used for RPE (rate of perceived exertion) Base of support blood pressure Beats per minute Broncho pulmonary dysplasia biophysical profile breast milk bronchoscopy Bathroom privileges blood sugar body surface area Bedside commode Bilateral tubal ligation Basic Trauma Life Support Bilateral upper extremity blood urea nitrogen Biopsy

C C&S C1,C2,C3…. c.m. c.mm C/O CA Ca CABG CAD Cal CAM Cap CAT Scan Cath CBC CBD CBDE CBG CDT Cent CG CHF chg CHI CHINS

Celsius culture & sensitivity Cervical vertebrae 1-7 Centimeter cubic millimeter complaints/complains of Carcinoma Calcium coronary artery bypass graft Coronary artery disease Calorie Confusion Assessment Method Capsule Computerized Axial Tomography Scan Catheter complete blood count Common bile duct Common bile duct exploration Capillary blood gas Complete decongestive treatment Centigrade contact guarding congestive heart failure Change Closed head injury Child in Need of Supervision

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CHO chol chole chr CHTN C.I. circ circum CIWA CN CNS CO CO2 Co-60 coag COOP C.O.G. comp conc. cond cont COPD CP CPAP CPD CPK CPM Machine CPR CPS CPT CRE CRF CRT CSAW C-Section or C/S CSF C-Spine CST CT CTX CU CUG cult CVA cva CVP CVS

Carbohydrate Cholesterol Cholecystectomy Chronic Chronic hypertension cardiac index Circumcision Circumference Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment Cranial nerve central nervous system cardiac output carbon dioxide radioactive cobalt Coagulation Name of Quality of Life survey Center of gravity Complications Concentration Condition Continue; continuous chronic obstructive pulmonary disease chest pain continuous positive airway pressure cephalopelvic disproportion creatinine phosphokinase Continuous passive motion machine cardiopulmonary resuscitation Child protective services Chest physiotherapy community re-entry chronic renal failure Capillary refill time Cast,Splint,Ace Wrap cesarean section cerebrospinal fluid cervical spine Contraction stress test computerized tomography Contraction cause undetermined; cause unknown Cystourethrogram Culture Cerebrovascular accident costovertebral angle central venous pressure Cardiovascular Surgery

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Cx CXR cysto

Cervix chest x-ray Cystoscopy or cystoscopic examination

D D&C D&E DBP D.C. D.D.S. D.O. D/O or d/o D/W D5LR D5W D10W Day Tx DBP DCA DCR DDI DDNR dec decub DEFIB; defib del. demo diff. dil. DIOP DIP DIPJ DIR; dir DISCUS dis. DJD DLCO DM DME DMS DMV DNR DOA DOB DOE DOS DPNS

Divorced dilatation & curretage dilatation & evacuation Diastolic blood pressure Doctor of Chiropractic Doctor of Dental Surgery Doctor of Osteopathy Disorder Dextrose-water Dextrose 5% in Lactated ringers Dextrose 5% in Water Dextrose 10% in Water Day Treatment (Partial) Diastolic blood pressure directional coronary atherectomy dacrocystorhinostomy Dressing dry & intact Durable do not resuscitate decrease Decubitus Defibrillate Delivery Demonstration Differential Dilute Day Intensive Outpatient Program distal interphalangeal distal interphalangeal joint Direct or directions Dyskinesia Identification System: Condensed User Scale Disease Degenerative Joint Disease Diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide Diabetes mellitus Durable medical equipment Dysphagia Mechanical Soft Discontinue mechanical ventilation “do not resuscitate” dead on arrival date of birth Dyspnea on exertion day of surgery Deep pharyngeal neuromuscular stimulation

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DPT Dr. DRG Drsg D/T or d/t DT or DTs DTR DUB DVT Dx.

Diptheria Pertussis Tetanus Doctor Diagnostic related groups Dressing Due to Delirium tremen(s) deep tendon reflex dysfunctional uterine bleeding Deep vein thrombosis Diagnosis

E ea. EAC EBL ECF ECG / EKG ECO EDC educ EDV EEG EENT EF EFM EFW EGA EGD EIOP Elix. EMD EMG EMR EMS ENT EOA EOB EOM Eos or eos. EPC EPI epid. EPS Eq. or eq. ERCP ESI E-stim

Evaluation Each External auditory canal Estimated blood loss extended care facility Electrocardiogram Emergency Containment Order or Emergency Custody Order expected date of confinement Education end diastolic volume Electroencephalogram eyes, ears, nose & throat ejection fraction electronic fetal monitor estimated fetal weight estimated gestational age Esophagogastroduodenoscopy emergency intensive outpatient program Elixir Electrical Mechanical Disassociation electromyelogram Electronic Medical Record Emergency Medical Services ear, nose & throat Esophageal Obturator Airway Edge of bed extraocular movement Eosinophil Endophotocoagulation EPI Retinal Membrane Strip Epidural extra pyramidal symptoms Equivalent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Epidural Steroid Injection Electrical stimulation

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ESRD ESU ESV ESWL ET et al ETA etc. ETCO2 ETOH EUA EUS eval EVH exam “exp.” or “EXP” Ext. ext. rot. extrem

End stage renal disease electrosurgical unit end systolic volume extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy Endotracheal And others Estimated Time of Arrival and so forth, et cetera End Tidal CO2 (end tidal carbon dioxide) “Ethanol” alcohol Exam under Anesthesia Endoscopic ultrasound Evaluation Endoscopic vein harvest Examination Expired External External rotation Extremity

f F. FA FAGA fam. FAS “F/b” or “F/B” fb FB FBS fdg Fe FESS FEV1 FEV1/FVC (%) FH FHR FHT fib. FIMS FLACC flex sig flex. FLGA fluro FNA FNE

Female Fahrenheit femoral artery full term appropriate for gestational age Family fetal alcohol syndrome Followed by finger breadth foreign body fasting blood sugar Feeding Iron Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Forced expiratory volume for one second Volume / capacity ratio expressed as percentage family history fetal heart rate Fetal heart tones Fibrillation Functional Independence Measurement Score Behavioral pain scale (faces, legs, activity, cry, consolability) flexible sigmoidoscopy Flexion full term, large for gestational age Fluoroscopy Fine needle aspiration Forensic nurse examiner

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FOB font FP FR freq FS FSE F/U funct ft. FTP FUO FVC FWB “FX” or “fx”

father of baby Fontanel family practice First Responder Frequency frozen section fetal scalp electrode follow-up Function Foot failure to progress fever of unknown/undetermined origin Forced vital capacity Full weight bearing Fracture

G GA GAF GB GBS GCS GERD GFE GI gluc gm. or gm GNR grav g.s. GSW G-Tube gt. gtt. GU GYN

Gravida Gestational age Global assessment of functioning Gallbladder group beta strep or group B streptococci Glasgow Coma Scale gastro esophageal reflux disease Gas Fluid Exchange Gastrointestinal Glucose Gram(s) Gram negative resistant gravida Gluteal sets Gunshot wound Gastrostomy tube Drop Drops Genitourinary Gynecology

H H&P h.s. H2O HA HASCVD HASHD HAZMAT HBO HBOT

Hypodermic history & physical at bedtime Water Headache hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease hypertensive arteriosclerotic heart disease Hazardous Material Hyperbaric oxygen Hyperbaric oxygen Therapy

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HC HCG Hct. HEENT HELLP HEP HFO HFV Hgb. HH hha HHN Hib HIV HMD HNP HOB HOCM HOH HPI HR hr. or hrs. HSG ht HTN Hx Hyg

head circumference Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Hematocrit head, eyes, ears, nose & throat Hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets Home exercise program Hold for Observation high frequency ventilator Hemoglobin Home Health Hand hold assist Hand held nebulizer Haemophilus b Conjugate human immunodeficiency virus hyaline membrane disease herniated nucleus pulposus head of bed Hypertropic obstructive cardiomyopathy Hard of hearing history of present illness heart rate Hour(s) hysterosalpingogram Height Hypertension History Hygiene

I I&D I&O IAB IABP IBW IC ICF ICP ID IDDM IDT IHR IM IMA IMV IGT inc inf.

Independent incision and drainage intake & output intra aortic balloon Intraortic balloon pump Ideal body weight Incomplete Intermediate Care Facility intracranial pressure Identification Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus Interdisciplinary Team Inguinal Hernia Repair Intramuscular internal mammary artery Intermittent mandatory ventilation Impaired glucose tolerance Increase Inferior

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nfuse. inj. Insp. int. int. rot. IO IOL IPPB IPV IQ IS ISC IUD IUP IUPC IV IVC IVF Ivpb IVR IVS IVUS

Infusion Injection Inspiratory Internal Internal rotation Interosseous Intraocular lens intermittent positive pressure breathing Injectable Polio Vaccine intelligence quotient Incentive spirometry infant servo control intrauterine device intrauterine pregnancy intrauterine pressure catheter Intravenous inferior vena cava Intravenous fluids IV Piggyback Idioventricular Rhythm Interventricular septum intravascular ultrasound

J JT jt. Jug JVD

Joules Jejunostomy tube Joint Jugular Jugular vein distention

K KCL KED kg KUB KVO

Potassium potassium chloride Kendrick Extrication Device Kilogram kidney, ureter & bladder Keep Vein Open

L&A L1,L2,….L L. L.O.A. L.O.P. LA lab. LAD lap LAP laq

light and accommodation lumbar vertebrae 1-5 Liter left occipitoanterior left occipitoposterior left atrium Laboratory left anterior descending laparoscopic or laparoscopy Left Armstrong Procedure long arc quads

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lat. lb. LBBB LBQC LBP LCA LD LE LEEP LES lg. LGA LGH LIMA liq LLL LLQ LLSB LML LMP LOA LOB LOC LOS LP lpm LR LS L-Spine Lt. or lt. LTACH LTC LTG LTM LTV LUL LUQ LV LVRS lymphs

Lateral Pound (libra) left bundle branch block Large based quad care low back pain left coronary artery Learning disability lower extremity Loop Excisional Electrode Placement lower esophageal sphincter Large large for gestational age Lynchburg General Hospital left internal mammary artery Liquid left lower lobe left lower quadrant left lower sternal border left middle lobe last menstrual period leave of absence loss of balance level of consciousness length of stay lumbar puncture liters per minute Lactated ringers lumbosacral lumbar spine Left Long Term Acute Care Hospital Long term care long term goal Long term memory Long term variability left upper lobe left upper quadrant left ventricle Lung volume reduction surgery lymphocytes

m M M.D. ma. MAC mano

Male Married doctor of medicine Milliamperage monitored anesthesia care Manometrics

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MAP mast max Max (A) MBS mcg MCL MDI mec mec asp med. meds mEq. mg Mg+ Mgmt MHC MI MIDCAB min. MIN (A) ml mm. mmHg mmol MMR MMT MNT Mob. mod. MOD (A) MOM monos MOW MPJ MPOA MR MR# MRI MRSA MS MSW MTP MVC MVP MVPT

mean arterial pressure Mastectomy maximum Maximum assist Modified Barium Swallow microgram midclavicular/midcostal line Metered dose inhaler Meconium meconium aspiration Medium medications Milliequivalents Milligram Magnesium management Mental Health Consult myocardial infarction minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass Minute Minimal assistance Milliliter millimeter millimeters of mercury millimole Mumps Measles Rubella Manual muscle testing Medical nutrition therapy Mobility Moderate Moderate assistance milk of magnesia Monocytes Meals On Wheels metacarpalphalangeal joint Medical power of attorney mitral regurgitation Medical record number magnetic resonance imaging Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus multiple sclerosis medical social worker Multidisciplinary treatment plan Motor vehicle crash mitral valve prolapse Motor visual perceptual test

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N&V N/A N/C Na NaCl NAR NB NBQC NDT neg. neuro NG NGT NHZ NIDDM NIH NIPS NKA NKDA nl NNP No. NOS N.P. NPC NPO NR NRB NRS NS nsg NSR NST Nsy NT or N/T NTE NTG NWB

nausea & vomiting not applicable no complaint Sodium Sodium chloride Nutrition at risk Newborn Narrow Base Quad Cane Neuro developmental technique Negative Neurologic Nasogastric nasogastric tube Nominal hazard zone Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus National Institute of Health Newborn infant pain scale no known allergies No Known Drug Allergies Normal neonatal nurse practitioner Number Not otherwise specified Nurse practitioner No prenatal care nothing by mouth Nonreactive Non-Rebreather Mask Numerical rating scale (pain) Normal Saline Nursing normal sinus rhythm Non-stress test Nursery Not tested neutral thermal environment Nitroglycerin Nonweight-bearing

O2 O2Sat OB OOB obl OBS obst obt

Oxygen oxygen saturation Obstetrics out of bed Oblique organic brain syndrome obstruction Obtained

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occ OD OG OH OJ Op ophth. OPT OPV oral ortho. OSA OSC OT OTC oz.

occasionally Overdose Oral gastric Oxyhood orange juice Operation Ophthalmology Outpatient Oral Polio Vaccine by mouth Orthopaedics Obstructive Sleep Apnea Oscillator occupational therapy Over the counter Ounce

P P&A P. P.A. p.c. PA PAC PALS PAP Pap Para PAS PAT path PBI PCA PCI PCP PCWP PD PDA PE PEA PEARL peds PEEP PEG PEJ per PERC.

para (delivered) percussion and auscultation Pulse Physician’s assistant after meals pulmonary artery premature auricular contraction Pediatric Advance Life Support pulmonary artery pressure papanicolaou (stain, smear, test) number of viable pregnancies pulmonary artery stenosis paroxysmal atrial tachycardia Pathology protein-bound iodine patient controlled analgesia Percutaneous coronary intervention Primary care physician Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Postural drainage patent ductus arteriosus pulmonary embolism Pulseless Electrical Activity Pupils Equal and Reactive to Light Pediatrics positive end-expiratory pressure percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube By Percutaneous

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PERLA PEP PFC PH phaco PHD PHTLS PI PICC PID PIH PIPA PIPJ PKU PLOF PM PMH PMS PMV PN PND PO POA PoAGA POC POD PoLGA port pos. PoSGA post postop PP pp PPH PPI PPM PPP PR PrAGA preop prep PrLGA prn procto PROM P/ROM

pupils equal, react to light and accommodation Positive expiratory pressure Persistent fetal circulation past history Phacoemulsification public health department Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support present illness parenteral intravenous continuous catheter pelvic inflammatory disease pregnancy induced hypertension Premature infant pain assessment proximal interphalangeal joint Phenylketonuria Prior Level of Function after noon; night Past Medical History Pre-Menstrual Syndrome Passy muir valve Parenteral nutrition paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea phone (telephone) order Power of attorney postmature average gestational age Plan of Care post op day postmature large for gestational age Portable Positive postmature small for gestational age Posterior Postoperative Postpartum Postprandial Postpartum hemorrhage Proton pump inhibitor Permanent pacemaker Pedal pulses palpable Per rectum premature average for gestational age Preoperative prepare/preparation premature large for gestational age as necessary Proctoscopy premature rupture of membrane Passive range of motion

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PrSGA PS PSVT psych PT pt PTA PTCA PTSD PULM PUNC PVC PVD PVR pvt PWB

premature, small for gestational age Pressure support Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia Psychiatry physical therapy Patient prior to admission percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty Post traumatic stress disorder Pulmonary Puncture premature ventricular contraction Peripheral vascular disease Post void residual Private partial weight bearing

q2h, q3h, …etc. Q2hWA, q3hWA qAM qh qhs qid qoh qPM qs qt

every 2 hours, every 3 hours, …..etc. Every 2 hours while awake, every 3 hours while awake, etc every morning every hour every bedtime 4 times daily every other hour every night sufficient quantity Quart

r R, resp. R.O.A. R.O.P. R/O RA ramus RAP RASS RATA RBBB RBC RC RCA RCR RCT RDA RDS Rec. or rec.

Rectal Respiration right occipitoanterior right occipitoposterior rule out right atrium ramus intermedius coronary artery Right Armstrong Procedure Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale Responds Appropriately To Age right bundle branch block red blood (cell) count restrictive cardiomyopathy right coronary artery Rotator Cuff Repair Rotator Cuff Tear recommended daily allowance Respiratory distress syndrome Recreation

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Rec’d. rehab reps ret retic retract RF RFA Rh RIMA RLL RLQ RML ROM ROS RPE RSI RSV Rt or rt RTS RUDS RUL RUQ RV RW or R Walker Rx

Received Rehabilitation Repetitions Retained Reticulocyte Retraction regurgitant fraction Radiofrequency ablation rhesus (factor) right internal mammary artery right lower lobe right lower quadrant right middle lobe range of motion review of systems Rate of perceived exertion Rapid Sequence Induction Respiratory Syncytial Virus Right Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement Services Rapid urine drug screen right upper lobe right upper quadrant right ventricle Rolling Walker treatment/therapy

S (S) S&O S1, S2, …S S/D S/P saq SAR SB SBA SBFT SBO SBP SBQC SBT SCD SCJ SDAS sec sed rate

Single Supervision salpingo-Oophorectomy sacral vertebra 1-5 Static/Dynamic status post Short arc quads Saturation reading Scleral Buckle stand by assist small bowel follow through Small bowel obstruction systolic blood pressure small base quad care Shallow breathing test (Respiratory) Sequential compression device Squamo-columnar junction same day admission surgery Second sedimentation rate

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Sep septo SGA SGOT S/HI or SI/HI SIMV SIRS SL SLP SLR sm SNF SOB SOC sol sono sp. Gr. spec. spt SROM ss. SSE SSN staph STAT ST cane STD STG stim STM strep STV subQ suct SUIDS sup surg SVC SVD SVG SVR SVT SW SX Sz

Separated Septoplasty small for gestational age serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase suicidal/homicidal ideation Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation systemic inflammatory response syndrome Sublingual Speech & Language Pathology straight leg raising Small Skilled Nursing Facility shortness of breath Start of care Solution Ultrasound Specific gravity Specimen stand-pivot transfer spontaneous rupture of membrane one half soapsuds enema Social Security Number Staphylococcus Immediately straight cane Sexually Transmitted Disease short term goal Stimulate Short term memory Streptococcus Short term variability Subcutaneous Suction Sudden unexplained infant death syndrome Superior Surgery superior vena cava spontaneous vaginal delivery saphenous vein graft systemic vascular resistance Supraventricular Tachycardia standard walker signs/symptoms Seizures

T

Temperature

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T&A t. tab TAH TARS TB TBI tbsp tc T/C TCA TCDB TCM TCP TcPO2 T.D. Td TdaP TDO TDWB TF TH Ther ex THR TIA tid TKR TLC T.L.C. TM TNTC TO T/O tol TPA TPM TPN TPPL TPPV TPR TR trans trng tsp TTS T-SPINE TTWB

tonsillectomy & adnoidectomy Tympanic Tablet total abdominal hysterectomy Treatment Administration Records (Senior Care Division) Tuberculosis Traumatic brain injury Tablespoonful Tactile cue Telephone Call Tricyclic Antidepressant turn, cough, and deep breathe transcutaneous monitor transcutaneous Pacemaker transcutaneous partial pressure oxygen Tardive Dyskinesia Tetanus-diptheria Tetanus,diphtheria,acellular pertussis temporary detention order Toe Down Weight Bearing Tube feeding Breathing time (Respiratory vent) Therapeutic exercise Total hip replacement transient ischemic attack three times a day Total knee replacement triple lumen catheter Tender loving care tympanic membrane too numerous to count telephone order Time out Tolerated Tissue Plasminogen Activator temporary pacemaker Total Parental Nutrition Transparplanal Lensectomy Transparplanal Vitrectomy temperature, pulse, and respiration tricuspid regurgitation transfer training teaspoon Through the scope thoracic spine Toe Touch Weight Bearing

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TUR TURB TURP TV TVH TX

transurethral resection transurethral Resection of Bladder transurethral resection prostate tidal volume total vaginal hysterectomy Treatment

UA ua UAC UB UBT UC UCP UE UES UGI UNILAT UOP UPT UR URI US UTI UV UVC

urine analysis umbilical artery umbilical artery catheter Upper body Uterine Balloon Therapy uterine contraction urgent care plus upper extremity upper esophageal sphincter upper gastrointestinal Unilateral Urinary output Urine pregnancy test Utilization Review upper respiratory infection Ultrasound urinary tract infection umbilical vein umbilical vein catheter

vag VBAC VBG v/c VCUG VD VDRL VE ven vent VF via vit VLAP VO vol VRE VS VSD VSS

vaginal/vagina Vaginal birth after cesarean venous blood gas Verbal cues voiding cystourethrogram venereal disease venereal disease Research Laboratory vaginal exam Venous Ventilator Ventricular Fibrillation by way of Vitamin VLAP Visual Laser Ablation verbal order volume Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci vital signs ventricular septal defect vital signs stable

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VT vtx

Ventricular Tachycardia vertex

W w w/ or w/o WB WBAT WBC WBQC WBS W/C WDWN WFL wk WN WNL WO WOB WP WPW wt

widow/widowed white with or without whole blood weight bearing as tolerated white blood (cell) count Wide Base Quad Cane Weight bearing status Wheelchair well-developed, well-nourished within functional limits week(s) well-nourished within normal limits wide open Work of breath Whirlpool Wolff-Parkinson-White Weight

y.o. yd yr.

year(s) – old yard(s) year(s) SYMBOLS

a aa @ X

c s   ? # 1 2 2X or X2 1X or X1  ’ ’’

i

Before of each At start surgery or start anesthesia female male with without increases/elevation decrease/depression question of/questionable number primary secondary twice once degree foot inch one

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ii iii + p > < = &  ∆ О √

%

two three positive/plus negative/minus after greater than less than equals and (transfer to) change no or none check (s) percent

DEFINITION OF UNITS AMH BTC or BRG CATH CCU CMH CRR CTC CVR CVP DRU ED ENDL ENDV ICN LDR MBU MIC MSV ONC NBN NIC NSD OPD ORL ORV ORT PACL PACV PAIN PCU1,2,3,4 PED

Adult Mental Health Bridges Treatment Center Cardiac Catheterization Lab Coronary Care unit Child Mental Health Center for Restorative Care & Rehabilitation Cardiac Treatment Center Cardiovascular Recovery Cardiovascular Pavilion Diabetic Renal Medical Unit Emergency Department Endoscopy LGH Endoscopy VBH Intensive Care Nursery Unit Labor, Delivery, Recovery Mother-Baby Care Unit Medical Intensive Care Unit Medical-Surgical Unit-VBH (Ford 5) Oncology Unit Newborn Nursery Neurological Intensive Care Unit Neuro Step Down Unit Outpatient Department VBH Operating Room LGH Operating Room VBH Orthopaedics Unit Post Anesthesia Care Unit-LGH Post Anesthesia Care Unit-VBH Pain Center Progressive Cardiac Unit Pediatric Unit

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PUL PWYS RADV RADL RAU REH SCA SCV SIC SKL SUR SWG UCP VIC

NOTE:

Medical Pulmonary Unit Pathways Treatment Center Radiology VBH Radiology LGH Rapid Admit Unit Acute Rehabilitation Unit Surgicare LGH Surgery Center VBH Surgical Intensive Care Unit Skilled Care Unit Surgical Unit - LGH Swing Unit Urgent Care Plus Intermediate Care Unit VBH

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