Sierra Chapter 17 Abbreviations

AA

active assisted

ADL

activities of daily living

ADS

adult distress syndrome

AKA

above-the-knee amputation

Biw

twice a week

BKA

below-the-knee amputation

BLE

both or bilateral lower extremities

BUE

both or bilateral upper extremities

CABG

coronary artey bypass graft

CP

cold pack

CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure

CPM

continuous positive motion

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPT

chest percussion therapy

DPI

dry powder inhaler

EPC

electrical pain control

ES

electrical stimulation

ET

endotracheal tube

FWW

front-wheel walker

HA

heated aerosol

HBOT

hyperbaric

HD

hemodialysis

HP

hot packs

ICD

implantable cardioverter defibrillator

IPPB

intermittent positive-pressure breathing

IS

incentive spirometry

ISOM

isometric

ibs, #

pounds

LE

lower extremities

LLE

left lower extremity

LLL

left lower lobe

L/min

liter per min

LUE

left upper extremities

LUL

left upper lobe

MDI

metered-done inhaler

NWB

non-weight-bearing

O2

oxygen

ORIF

open reduction, internal fixational

OT

occupational therapy or occupational therapist

PD

peritonel dialysis

PDPV

postural drainage, percussion, and vibration

PEP

positive expiratory pressure

PROM

passive range of motion

PT

physical therapy or physical assistant

PTA

physical therapy assistant

RLE

right lower extremities

RLL

right lower lobe

RML

right middle lobe

ROM

range of motion

RT

respiratory therapist

RUE

right upper extremity

RUL

right upper lobe

SaO2 or O2

oxygen saturation

Sats

oximetry, not ABGs

SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

STM

soft tissure massage

SVN

small volume nebulizer

TENS

transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

THR, THA

total hip replacement/ arthoplasty

TKR, TKA

total knee replacement/ arthoplasty

TT

tilt table

TTOT

transtracheal oxygen therapy

Tx

traction

UD

until dose

USN

ultrasonic nebulizer

WBAT

weight bearing as tolerated

WP

whirlpool

>

greater than

<

less than