Help with abbreviations

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  1. juddson

    juddson 3K Member 7+ Year Member

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    Could somebody help me out with these abbreviations:

    Regarding cardiovascular system, what does RRR mean? What does the "nl" in "nl S1 S2" mean? What's "no M/R/G" mean?

    Regarding the lungs, what does "CTA Bilaterally" mean?

    Obviously just starting out. Any help appreciated.

    Judd
     
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  3. Koko

    Koko Koko 5+ Year Member

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    RRR= regular rate & rhythm
    nl = normal
    M/R/G = murmurs/rubs/gallops
    CTAB = clear to auscultation bilaterally

    FA has lots of these if you want to check others.
     
  4. juddson

    juddson 3K Member 7+ Year Member

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    Hi,

    thanks
    Whats FA?

    judd
     
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    Harrie Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    FA=First Aid
     
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    Ooops, I forgot to put that in my last post :oops:
     
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    That was truly unintentional! :)
     

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