cbc nursing abbreviations

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qs
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Quantity sufficient
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R/O
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Rule Out
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cc *
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Cubic centimeter equivalent to 1 ml
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CC
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Chief complaint
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CHO
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Carbohydrate
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cm
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centimeter
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CNS
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Central nervous system
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CO2
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Carbon dioxide
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CSF
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Cerebral spinal fluid
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dc
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Discontinue
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D/C*
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Discharge or discontinue
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DNR
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Do not resuscitate
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kg
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kilogram
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ECG
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electrocardio-gram
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EKG
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electrocardio-gram
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L
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liter
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lb
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pound
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LLL
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Left lower lobe
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LLQ
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Left lower quadrant
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LUL
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Left upper lobe
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LUQ
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Left upper quadrant
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m
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meter
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mcg
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microgram
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mg
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milligram
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ml
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milliliter
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mm Hg
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millimeters of mercury
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GI
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Gastrointestinal
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O2
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oxygen
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OD*
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Right eye*
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OOB
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out of bed
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OS
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Left eye
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OTC
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over the counter
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OU
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each eye
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oz
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ounce
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PC
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after meals
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pc
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after meals (LATIN-post cibum)
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PERRLA
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Pupils equal, round and reactive to light and accomodation
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PO
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By mouth, orally
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prn
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When needed
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q
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every
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QD
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every day
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qd
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everyday
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qh
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every hour
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QID
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four times a day
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qid
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four times a day
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QOD
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Every other day
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qod
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Every other day
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RLL
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Right lower lobe
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RLQ
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Right lower quadrant
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ROM
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Range of motion
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RUL
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RIght upper lobe
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RUQ
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right upper quadrant
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s (with bar over the s)
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without
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SC
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subcutaneous
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SL
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Sublingual
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ss
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one-half or 1/2
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ss*
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sliding scale
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STAT
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immediately
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stat (lowercase)
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immediately
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sub q
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subcutaneous
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subcut
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subcutaneous
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gr
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grain
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gtt
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drop
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GTT
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glucose tolerance test
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GU
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genitourinary
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H
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hour
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H&P
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History & Physical Exam
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h/o
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History of
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H2O
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Water
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HS*
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Hours of Sleep*
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hs*
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Hours of sleep*
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I&O
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Intake & output
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hx
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history
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ID
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intradermal
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IM
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intramuscular
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IV
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intravenous
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AC
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before meals
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ac
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before meals
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ad lib
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as desired
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ADL
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activities of daily living
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amp
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ampule
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BE
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barium enema
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BID
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twice a day
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bid
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twice a day
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BM
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bowel movement
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BMR
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basal metabolic RATE
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BP
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blood pressure
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BRP
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bathroom privileges
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c (with line over)
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with
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c/o
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complains of
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cap
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capsule
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CBC
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complete blood count
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tbsp
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tablespoon
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TID
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three times a day
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tid
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three times a day
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TKO
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to keep open
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TPR
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temperature, pulse & Respiration
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tsp
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teaspoon
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tx
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treatment
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U or u*
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unit*
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VS
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vital signs
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WNL
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with in normal limits
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x
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except
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dx
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diagnosis
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ER
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emergency room
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Fx
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fracture
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g,gm,GM
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gram
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NPO
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nothing by mouth (No Oral Prescriptions)
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AC
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before meals
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ad lib
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as desired
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ADL
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activities of daily living
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amp
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ampule
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BE
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barium enema
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BID
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twice a day
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BM
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bowel movement
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BMR
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basal metabolic rate
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BP
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blood pressure
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BRP
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bathroom privileges
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_ c
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with
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c/o
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complains of
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cap
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capsule
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CBC
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complete blood count
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tbsp
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tablespoon
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TID
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three times a day
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TKO
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to keep open
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TPR
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temperature, pulse, and respiration
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tsp
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teaspoon
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tx
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treatment
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U
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unit
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VS
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vital signs
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WNL
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withing normal limits
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x
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except

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