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Abbreviations A19-22

A-19 to A-22 abbreviations for med terms

hs hour of sleep
HSG hysterosalpingogram
HSV-2 herpes simplex virus type 2
ht height
HTN hypertension
Hx history
hypo hypodermic
I&D incision and drainage
I&O intake and output
IBD inflammatory bowel disease
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
ICP intracranial pressure
ICU intensive care unit
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IHD ischemic heart disease
IM intramuscular
inf inferior
INR international normalized ratio
IPPR intermitten positive pressure breathing
IRDS infant respiratory distress syndrome
irrig irrigation
isol isolation
IUD intrauterine device
IV intravenous
IVC intravenous cholangiogram
IVP intravenous pyelogram
K potassium
KCI potassium chloride
kg kilogram
KUB kidney, ureter, and bladder x-ray
KVO keep vein open
L liter
L&D labor and delivery
lac laceration
LAP laparotomy
LAS lymphadenopathy syndrome
LASIK laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis
lat lateral
LE lupus erythematosus
LH luteinizing hormone
LI lactose intolerance
LLL left lower lobe (of lung)
LLQ left lower quadrant
LMP last menstrual period
LOC loss of consciousness
LP lumbar puncture
LPN licensed practical nurse
LR lactated Ringer's
LTB laryngotracheobronchitis
LUL left upper lobe (of lung)
LUQ left upper quadrant
LVN licensed vocational nurse
mcg microgram
MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin
MCV mean corpuscular volume
MD medical doctor
MD muscular dystrophy
med medial
mEQ milliequivalent
Mets metastasis
MG myasthenia gravis
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction
mL milliliter
mm millimeter
MM multiple myeloma
MOM milk of magnesia
MR may repeat
MRA magnetic resonance angiography
MRCP magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MRSA methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
MS multiple sclerosis
MSH melanocyte-stimulating hormone
MVP mitral valve prolapse
N&V nausea and vomiting
Na sodium
NA nursing assistant
NaCI sodium chloride (salt)
NB newborn
neuro neurology
NG nasogastric
NICU neonatal intensive care unit
NICU neurology intensive care unit
NIDDM noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
NIVA noninvasive vascular assessment
noc/noct night
NPO nothing by mouth
NRDS neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
NS normal saline
NSR normal sinus rhythm
NVS neurovital signs
O objective
O2 oxygen
OA osteoarthritis
OB obstetrics
GYN gynecology
OCD obsessive compulsive disorder
OD physician who specializes in osteopathy/ right eye
OM otitis media
OP outpatient
Created by: lw143