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6VAX-FDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis Absorbed + Inactivated Poliovirus + Hepatitis B + Haemophilus B Conjugate
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus
ADENAdenovirus (Live Oral Type 7)
Vaccine type: Adenovirus,
ADEN4&7 Adenovirus (Live Oral Type 4 and 7)
Vaccine type: Adenovirus,
ADEN_4_7Adenovirus (Live Oral Type 4 and 7)
Vaccine type: Adenovirus,
ANTHAnthrax
Vaccine type: Anthrax
BCGBacillus Calmette-Guerin
Vaccine type: Tuberculosis,
CEECentral European Encephalitis
Vaccine type: Encephalitis,
CHOLCholera
Vaccine type: Cholera,
COVID19COVID-19
Vaccine type: COVID-19,
D Diphtheria
Vaccine type: Diphtheria,
DFDengue Tetravalent (Dengvaxia)
Vaccine type: Dengue,
DPIPVDiphtheria + Pertussis + Inactivated polio virus
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio,
DPPDiphtheria + Pertussis + Polio (oral, live or inactivated not noted)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio,
DTDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids (Pediatric)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Tetanus
DTAPDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
DTAPHDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis + Haemophilus B conjugate
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Tetanus
DTAPHE Diphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis absorbed + Hepatitis B conjugate + Inactivated Poliovirus (Pediarix)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTAPHEPBIPDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis + Hepatitis B + Inactivated Poliovirus
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus
DTAPIP Diphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus (Quadracel)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTAPIPVDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTAPIPVHIBDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Acellular Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus + Haemophilus B conjugate
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTIPVDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids (Pediatric) + Inactivated Poliovirus
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Polio, Tetanus
DTOXDiphtheria Toxoid
Vaccine type: Diphtheria,
DTPDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
DTPH Diphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Whole Pertussis + Haemophilus B Conjugate
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Tetanus,
DTPHEPDiphtheria + Tetanus + Pertussis + Hepatitis B
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Tetanus
DTPHIBDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis + Haemophilus B Conjugate
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Tetanus
DTPHIP Diphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus + ACT-HIB
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTPIHIDiphtheria + Tetanus + Whole Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus + Haemophilus Influenza B [Pentacoq]
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus
DTPIPVDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTPPHI Diphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis + Poliovirus
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTPPHIBDiphtheria + Tetanus Toxoids + Pertussis + Inactivated Poliovirus + Haemophilus B Conjugate
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus,
DTPPVHBHPBDTAP+IPV+HIB+HEPB (VAXELIS) / MSP
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Haemophilus, Hepatitis B, Polio
EBZREbola Zaire (ERVEBO)
Vaccine type: Ebola,
FLU Influenza
Vaccine type: Influenza
FLU(10-11) Influenza (2010-2011)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLU(H1N1)Influenza (H1N1) Monovalent
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLU3Influenza (Fluzone)
Vaccine type: Influenza
FLU4Influenza (Fluarix, quadrivalent)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUA3Influenza (Fluad)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUA4Influenza (Fluad, quadrivalent)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUC3Influenza (Flucelvax)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUC4Influenza (Flucelvax, quadrivalent)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUHD(10-11) Influenza (High-dose, 2010-2011)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUN Influenza (Nasal Spray [Flumist])
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUN(10-11) Influenza (Nasal Spray, 2010-2011)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUN(H1N1)Influenza (H1N1, Nasal Spray)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUN3Influenza (Flumist)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUN4Influenza (Flumist, quadrivalent)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUR3Influenza (Flublok)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUR4Influenza (Flublok Quadrivalent)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUXInfluenza (No brand name)
Vaccine type: Influenza,
FLUX(H1N1)Influenza (H1N1) Monovalent
Vaccine type: Influenza,
H5N1Pandemic Flu
Vaccine type: Influenza,
HBCV Haemophilus B Conjugate
Vaccine type: Haemophilus,
HBHEPBHaemophilus B Conjugate + Hepatitis B [Comvax]
Vaccine type: Haemophilus, Hepatitis B
HBPVHaemophilus B Polysaccharide
Vaccine type: Haemophilus,
HBVC Hepatitis B Core
Vaccine type: Hepatitis B,
HDCV Haemophilus B Conjugate (Foreign)
Vaccine type: Haemophilus,
HEPHepatitis B Virus
Vaccine type: Hepatitis B
HEPAHepatitis A
Vaccine type: Hepatitis A
HEPA/H Hepatitis A
Vaccine type: Hepatitis A,
HEPABHepatitis A + Hepatitis B [Twinrix]
Vaccine type: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B
HEPATYPHepatitis A + Typhoid
Vaccine type: Hepatitis A, Typhoid,
HIBVHaemophilus B Conjugate
Vaccine type: Haemophilus
HPV Human Papillomavirus [types 6, 11, 16, 18]
Vaccine type: HPV,
HPV2Human Papillomavirus Bivalent [Cervarix]
Vaccine type: HPV,
HPV4Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent [Gardasil]
Vaccine type: HPV
HPV9Human Papillomavirus [Gardasil 9]
Vaccine type: HPV,
HPVXHuman Papillomavirus Quadrivalent [?]
Vaccine type: HPV,
IPVInactivated Poliovirus
Vaccine type: Polio
JEVJapanese Encephalitis Virus (Inactivated)
Vaccine type: Encephalitis
JEV1Japanese Encephalitis Virus (Inactivated, Adsorbed)
Vaccine type: Encephalitis,
JEVXJapanese Encephalitis Virus (No Brand Name)
Vaccine type: Encephalitis,
LYMELyme Disease [LYMErix]
Vaccine type: Lyme
M Measles Virus, Live
Vaccine type: Measles,
M-RV Measles, Live (Rubeovax - Discontinued Dec 1971)
Vaccine type: Measles,
MEAMeasles
Vaccine type: Measles
MENMeningococcal Polysaccharide (Groups A, C, Y, and W-135 combined)
Vaccine type: Meningitis
MENBMeningococcal B (Bexsero)
Vaccine type: Meningitis,
MENHIBMeningococcal (Groups C & Y) + Haemophilus B Tetanus Toxoid
Vaccine type: Meningitis, Haemophilus,
MERMeasles + Rubella (Live)
Vaccine type: Measles, Rubella,
MMMeasles + Mumps (Live)
Vaccine type: Measles, Mumps,
MMRMeasles + Mumps + Rubella (Live)
Vaccine type: Measles, Mumps, Rubella
MMRVMeasles + Mumps + Rubella + Varicella
Vaccine type: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella
MNCMeningococcal Conjugate [Meningitec]
Vaccine type: Meningitis,
MNQMeningococcal Conjugate [Menactra]
Vaccine type: Meningitis
MNQHIBMeningococcal (Groups C & Y) + Haemophilus B [Menhibrix]
Vaccine type: Meningitis, Haemophilus,
MR Measles + Rubella Virus, Live
Vaccine type: Measles, Rubella,
MUMumps (Live)
Vaccine type: Mumps
MURMumps + Rubella (Live)
Vaccine type: Mumps, Rubella
OPVPoliovirus (Trivalent, Live, Oral)
Vaccine type: Polio
P Pertussis
Vaccine type: Pertussis,
PERPertussis
Vaccine type: Pertussis,
PLAGUEPlague
Vaccine type: Plague,
PNCPneumococcal (7-valent Conjugate [Prevnar])
Vaccine type: Pneumonia
PNC10Pneumococcal (Synflorix)
Vaccine type: Pneumonia,
PNC13Pneumococcal (13-valent Conjugate)
Vaccine type: Pneumonia
PPVPneumococcal (Polyvalent)
Vaccine type: Pneumonia
R Rubella Virus, Live (Meruvax II)
Vaccine type: Rubella,
RABRabies
Vaccine type: Rabies
RABA Rabies, Adsorbed
Vaccine type: Rabies,
ROT Rotavirus (Live)
Vaccine type: Rotavirus
ROTH1 Rotavirus (New)
Vaccine type: Rotavirus,
ROTHB5 Rotavirus
Vaccine type: Rotavirus,
RUBRubella
Vaccine type: Rubella
RVRotavirus
Vaccine type: Rotavirus
RV1Rotavirus (Rotarix)
Vaccine type: Rotavirus,
RV5Rotavirus (Rotateq)
Vaccine type: Rotavirus
RVXRotavirus (No Brand Name)
Vaccine type: Rotavirus,
SEV Spring/summer Encephalitis
Vaccine type: Encephalitis,
SMALLSmallpox
Vaccine type: Smallpox,
SSEVSpring/summer Encephalitis
Vaccine type: Encephalitis,
TBETick-borne Encephalitis [Foreign]
Vaccine type: Encephalitis,
TDTetanus + Diphtheria Toxoids (Adult)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Tetanus
TDAPTetanus Toxoid + Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid + Acellular Pertussis (Adsorbed)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
TDAPIPVTDAP + IPV (Foreign)
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Polio,
TRIVAX Tetanus + Diphtheria Toxoids + Pertussis
Vaccine type: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus,
TTOXTetanus Toxoid
Vaccine type: Tetanus
TTOXA Tetanus Toxoid, Adsorbed
Vaccine type: Tetanus,
TYPTyphoid
Vaccine type: Typhoid
UNKUnknown
Vaccine type: ,
VARCELVaricella (Live [Varivax])
Vaccine type: Varicella
VARZOSVaricella (Zoster)
Vaccine type: Shingles
YFYellow Fever
Vaccine type: Yellow Fever

Vaccine not currently in use

Other

a/before
abdabdomen
abnabnormal (i.e., abn behavior, abn lab values)
addladditional
adm.admitted, admission
ADRadverse drug reaction
ADLactivities of daily living
AEAdverse Event
afebafebrile
AKAalso known as
alk phosalkaline phosphatase
allergallergy, allergic
ALTserum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (also SGPT)
AMAAmerican Medical Association
ambambulance, ambulate
amtamount
ANAantinuclear antibody
ANAMacute motor axonal neuropathy
APAPacetaminophen
approxapproximately
apptappointment
ASAaspirin
assocassociated
ASTserum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (also SGOT)
ATBantibiotics
axaxillary (temperature)
basobasophils
BCblood culture
BIDtwice daily
bilatbilateral
bilibilirubin
bmbowel movement
BOMbilateral otitis media
BPblood pressure
BPM or bpmbeats per minute
BUNblood urea nitrogen
Bxbiopsy, biopsies, biopsied
Cacalcium
CAcancer
CBCcomplete blood count
ccchief complaint
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
CHDcongenital heart disease
CHFcongestive heart failure
CHNcommunity health nurse
chrchronic
cmcentimeter
CNScentral nervous system
c/ocomplained of
CODcause of death
contcontinued
convulsconvulsion
COPDchronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPKcreatinine phosphokinase
CPRcardiopulmonary resuscitation
C&Sculture & sensitivity
CSFcerebrospinal fluid
CT/CATcomputerized axial tomography (i.e., CAT scan)
ctrcenter
CXRchest X-ray
Ddiarrhea
d/cdiscontinued
decdecreased, diminished
deltdeltoid
develdeveloped
diamdiameter
diffdifferential blood count
dischdischarge
DODoctor of Osteopathy
DPHdiphenhydramine (Benadryl)
DTdiphtheria tetanus
DToxdiphtheria toxoid
DTPdiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis vaccine
dtrdeep tendon reflexes
Dxdiagnosis
ECG/EKGelectrocardiogram
EEGelectroencephalogram
elevelevate or elevated
EMTemergency medical technician
eoseosinophils
epiepinephrine
ERemergency room
espespecially
ESRerythrocyte sedimentation rate
evalevaluation
examexamination
expexperienced
famfamily
FDAFood and Drug Administration
febfebrile
FHfamily history
frfrom
FTRfather
f/ufollow up
fxfracture
GBSGuillain Barre Syndrome
gengeneral
GIgastrointestinal
gmgram
GR-FRgrandfather
GR-MOgrandmother
gttdrop(s)
h/aheadache
HBPhigh blood pressure
hcthematocrit
HEENThead, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
hephepatitis
hgbhemoglobin
hlthhealth
HLVherpes-like virus
h/ohistory of
hosphospital
hrhour, hours
HTNhypertension
husbhusband
hxhistory
ICUintensive care unit
IDidentification, identified
Igimmunoglobulin
IgGimmunoglobulin G
IMintramuscular
immedimmediately
immunimmunization
impimproved
incincrease
inflam.inflammation
infectinfection
injinjection
intermitintermittent
IPVinactivated poliovirus vaccine
ITPidiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
IVintravenous
Kpotassium
kgkilogram
Lleft or liter
lablaboratory
lbpound, pounds
LDHlactic dehydrogenase
LMPlast menstrual period
LOClevel of consciousness or loss of consciousness
LPlumbar puncture
LPN/LVNLicensed practical or vocational nurse
ltleft
LTLeft Thigh
LUAleft upper arm
lymphslymphocytes
lyteselectrolytes (Na, K, Cl, etc)
mbrmember (of family)
mcgmicrogram
MDdoctor, medical doctor
med(s)medication(s)
menmeningitis
MFRmanufacturer
mgmilligram
mgmalternative abbreviation for milligram
min(s)minute(s)
mlmilliliter
mmmillimeter
MMRmeasles, mumps, rubella vaccine (or individual components of M, M, or R)
MNmidnight
modmoderate
monmonth, months
monomonocytes, mononucleosis
MTRmother
n/anot applicable, not available
negnegative
neuroneurologic
NKAno known allergies
NKDAno known drug allergies
nlnormal
#number
nocnight
npnurse practicioner
nponothing by mouth (nil per os)
NSAID(s)non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(s)
N & Vnausea and vomiting
N,V, Dnausea, vomiting, diarrhea
O2oxygen
ofcoffice
Omotitis media
OTCover the counter (medication)
othother
ozounce, ounces
Ppulse
p/after
PAphysician's assistant
PC/TCphone call or telephone call
PCNPenicillin
PDDPervasive Developmental Delay
PEphysical exam
pedpediatrician
pedspediatrics
PERRLpupils equal, round, reactive to light
PERRLApupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
PETpositron-emission tomography
pHhydrogen ion concentration (acidity/alkalinity)
pharm.pharmacy
PharmDdoctor of pharmacy
phenobarbphenobarbital
PHNpublic health nurse
PMDprivate medical doctor
PNpractical nurse
PNPpediatric nurse practitioner
POby mouth
pospositive
posspossible
PPDpurified protein derivative
prper rectum
predprednisone
prevprevious
PRNas needed
pt(s)patient, patients
PTprothrombin. time
PTTpartial thromboplastin time
PVTprivate
qevery
QIDfour times a day
qtrquarter
Rrespiration or right
RBCred blood cell
recvreceived, receives, receive
rehabrehabilitation
resprespiratory
RIGrabies immune globulin
RNregistered nurse
r/orule out
ROMrange of motion
rptreport or reported
rtright
RTRight Thigh
R/Trelated to
RTCreturn to clinic
RUAright upper arm
rxtherapy; treatment; medication (i.e., pt's rx = tylenol)
rxnreaction, reactions
SCsubcutaneous
secsecond, seconds
sed ratesedimentation rate
SGspecific gravity
SGOTserum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (also AST)
SGPTserum glutamic pyravic transaminase (also ALT)
SHCstate health coordinator
sibsibling, siblings
SIDSsudden infant death syndrome
slslight, slightly
SMAsequential multiple analyzer (series of blood chemistries)
SOBshortness of breath
S & Ssigns & symptoms
s/sxsigns & symptoms
statimmediately
stdstandard
Sxsymptom, symptoms, sign, signs
syndsyndrome
szseizure, seized, seizures
Ttemperature (Fahrenheit)
tabtablet, tablets
TBtuberculosis
tbsptablespoon, tablespoons
TC/PCtelephone call or phone call
TDadult tetanus and diphtheria toxoid
temptemperature
TIDthree times a day
TOPVtrivalent oral polio vaccine
toxtoxic, toxoid, toxicology (as in toxicology screen)
TPNtotal parenteral nutrition
TPRtemperature, pulse, respiration
trachtracheostomy
tspteaspoon, teaspoons
Ttoxtetanus toxoid
TTPthrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
txtreatment, treatments, treated
uunits, unit
ururine
UAurinalysis
unkunknown
URIupper respiratory infection
USPUnited States Pharmacopeia (standard)
UTIurinary tract infection
Vvomiting
vaxvaccine, vaccines
v fibventricular fibrillation
VSvital signs (temperature, pulse, resp, blood pressure)
VSSvital signs stable
v tachventricular tachycardia
VZIGvaricella zoster immune globulin
w/with
w/owithout
w/uwork up
WBCwhite blood cell
wkweek, weeks
WNLwithin normal limits
wtweight
x/except
yryear, years
@at
&and
->causes to , resulting in, showed, to the right, progressing toward
<-resulting from, to the left
>greater than
<less than


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