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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ABBREVIATIONS and SYMBOLS (cont.)

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Dash a
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Before
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A (encircled A)
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Assistance
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AM,am
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Morning
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ASAP
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As soon as possible
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ATNR
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Asymmetrical tonic neck reflex
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B (encircled B)
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Bilateral
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˚C
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Celcius
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Dash c
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With
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CO2
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Carbon dioxide
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COTA
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Certified occupational therapy assistant
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CPAP
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Continuous positive airway pressure
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CPT
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Current procedural terminology
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CTRS
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Certified therapeutic recreation specialist
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D(encircled)
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Dependent
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DOE
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Dyspnea on exertion
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Dr.
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Doctor
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EHR
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Electronic health records
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Etc.
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Etcetera
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Exam.
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Examination
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˚F
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Fahrenheit
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FERPA
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Family educational rights and privacy act
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Fl oz.
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Fluid ounce
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Ft.
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Feet/foot
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GAD
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Generalized anxiety disorder
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GYN
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Gynecology
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Hr.
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Hour
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HBV
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Hepatitis B virus
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I(encircled)
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Independent
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Kg
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Kilogram
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L(encircled)
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Left
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Lb.
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Pounds
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LPN
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Licensed practical nurse
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LUQ
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Left upper quadrant
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MCP/MP
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Metacarpophalangeal
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MDS
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Minimum data set
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Mg
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Milligram
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MHz
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Megahertz
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Ml
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Milliliters
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Mm
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Millimeters
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MSW
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Master of social work
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NBQC
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Narrow base quad cane
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NKA
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No known allergy
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NKDA
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No know drug allergy
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O2
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Oxygen
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OASIS
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Outcome assessment information set
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OR
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Operating room
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ORIF
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Open reduction, internnal fixation
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OT
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Occupational therapy; occupational therapist
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OTA
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Occupational therapy assistant
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OTAS
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Occupational therapy assistant student
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OTD
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Doctor of occupational therapy
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OTR
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Registered occupational therapist
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Oz
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Ounce
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Dash P
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Before
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PHR
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Personal health record
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PM/pm
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Afternoon
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POC
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Plan of care
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PPS
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Prospective payment system
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PT
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Physical therapy/physical therapist
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PTA
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Physical therapy assistant/prior to admission
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Qt.
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Quart
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R(encircled)
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Right
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Rehab
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Rehabilitation
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Resp
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Respiration/respiratory
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RN
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Registered nurse
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RUGS
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Resource utilization groups
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S(encircled)
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Suepervision
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Dash s
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Without
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TAM
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Total active motion
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Ther ex
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Therapeutic exercise
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TKR
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Total knee replacement
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TPM
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Total passive motionn
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W/c2
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Watt per centimeter squared
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WBQC
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Wide base quad cane
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Yr
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Year
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Change
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X1,x2
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Of 1 person/ of 2 person
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*symbol
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Female
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*symbol
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Male
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>
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Greater than
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<
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Less than
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*symbol
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Down/downward/decrease
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*symbol
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Up/upward/increase
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*symbol
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To/ progressing forward/approaching
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˜
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Approximately
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@
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At
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=
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Equals
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+
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Plus/positive
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Minus/negative
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#
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Number/pounds
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%
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Percent
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&
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And
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˚
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Degree
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Inches
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Feet
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Per