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Old 07-19-2012
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Question CS Abbreviations Examples!

Hi, I have seen these abbreviations in UWORLD, I am not sure in the real CS test, can I use these?---

Neuro: A & Ox3 = alert & oriented X3
Heart: no M/G/R = no murmur, gallop, rubs
Chest: CTA = Clear To Auscultation
Abd: abdomen
Ext: Extremities

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Old 07-21-2012
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Yes. All these abbreviations are commonly used in US practice and therefore they are OK to be used in the CS exam.
The physician who will rate your Patient Note definitely understands these abbreviations.

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