Commom medical abreviations

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COMMON MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS
ABBREVIATIONS ABC ABG ABO ac ACE ACS ACTH ADH ADL Ad lib AFP AIDS AKA ALL ALS ALT AMI AML ANA ANS AP A&P APC Aq. ARDS ASD ASHD BKA BLS BMR BP BPH bpm BUN C Ca CA CABG CAD CAPD caps MEANS Airway Arterial Blood Gas System of classifying bloods groups Before meals Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Acute Compartment Syndrome Adrenocorticotrophic hormone Antidiuretic hormoneActivities of daily living Freely; as desired Alpha – Fetoprotein Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Above the knee amputation Acute lymphocytic Leukemia Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Alkaline phosphatase Antibody – mediated immunity Acute myelogenous leukemia Antinuclear antibody Autonomy nervous system Anteroposterior Anterior and posterior Atrial premature contraction Water Adult respiratorydistress syndrome Atrial septal defect Atherosclerotic heart disease Below the knee amputation Basic life support Basal metabolic rate Blood pressure Benign prostatic hypertrophy Beats per minute Blood, Urea, Nitrogen Centigrade or Celsius Calcium Cancer Coronary artery bypass graft Coronary artery disease Continuos ambulatory peritoneal dialysis capsules

CBC CC cc CCU CDC CHF CK Cl CLL cm CMVCNS CO CO2 comp cont COPD CP CPAP CPK CPR CSF CT CTD CTS cu CVA CVC CVP DC D&C DIC DIFF dil DJD DKA dl DM DNA DNR DO DOE DPT DVT D/W

Complete blood count Chief complaint Cubic centimeter Coronary care unit Centers for disease control and prevention Congestive heart failure Creatine kinase Chloride Chronic lymphocytic leukemia Centimeter Cytomegalovirus infection Central Nervous system Carbonmonoxide; cardiac output Carbon dioxide compound continuous Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Cerebral palsy Continuos positive airway pressure Creatine phosphokinase Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Cerebrospinal fluid Computerized tomography Connective tissue disease Carpal tunnel syndrome cubic Cerebrovascular accident or costovertebral angle Central venous catheter Central venous pressurediscontinue Dilation and curettage Disseminated intravascular coagulation Differential blood count Dilute Degenerative joint disease Diabetic ketoacidosis Deciliter (100ml) Diabetes mellitus Deoxyribonucleic acid Do not resuscitate Doctor of osteopathy Dyspnea on exertion Vaccine for Diphtheria, Pertussis, tetanus Deep vein thrombosis Dextrose in water

Dx ECF ECG OR EKG ECT ED EEG EMD EMG ENT ESRESRD ET F FBD FBS FDA FFP fl FSH ft FUO g; gm GB GFR GH GI gr GSC gtts GU GYN h or hrs (H) Hb or Hgb HCG HCO3 Hct HD HDL HGH HHNC HIV HLA HR hs

Diagnosis Extracellular fluid Electrocardiogram Electroconvulsive therapy Emergency department Electroencephalogram Electromechanical dissociation Electromyography Ear, Nose and Throat Erythrocyte sedimentation rate End stage renal disease Endotrachealtube Fahrenheit Fibrocystic breast cancer Fasting blood sugar Food and drug administration Fresh frozen plasma Fluid Follicle – stimulating hormone Foot; feet Fever of undetermined origin Gram Gall bladder Glomerular filtration rate Growth hormone Gastrointestinal Grain Glasgow coma scale Drops Genitourinary Gynecological Hour or hours Hypodermically Hemoglobin Human chorionic gonadotropinBicarbonate Hematocrit Hemodialysis Ligh – density lipoproteins Human growth hormone Hyperglycemia hyperosmolar nonketotic coma Human immunodeficiency virus Human leukocyte antigen Heart rate At bedtime; hour of sleep

HSV HTN Hx Hz IAPB IBBP IBS ICF ICP ICS ICU IDDM IgA I&O IOP IPG IPPB IU IUD IV IVC IVP JRA KO; KVO KS KUB lab lb LBBB LDH LDL LE LH LLQ LOC LP LTC LUQ LV MAO MAST mcg MD MDI MG

Herpessimplex virus Hypertension History Hertz Intra – aortic balloon pump Intermittent positive pressure breathing Irritable bowel syndrome Intracellular fluid Increased intracranial pressure Intercostal space Intensive Care unit Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus Immunoglobulin A Intake and output Increased intraocular pressure Impedance plethysmogram Intermittent positive – pressure breathing...
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