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Q: What does Nos stand for?

I received a follow up sheet from physical and it liste"acute NOS." Just wondered what that means?
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Cort, Health Guide
10/22/11 6:39pm

It probably stands for 'not otherwise specified'. Doctors use this term to refer to symptoms that don't fit in a nice category; that is if you say a doctor for one disorder and you had symptoms that don't fit that the doctor might list them under 'NOS'.  

Ruth, Community Member
10/23/11 12:44pm


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