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Abbreviations for Exam

ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
BMI body mass index
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C & S culture & sensitivity
C & T cross-match & type
CXR Chest X ray
DM diabetes mellitus
DSA digital subtraction angiography (arterial blood circulation testing by computer)
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
Hct hematocrit
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
IVP intravenous pyelogram
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder (Xray of)
LH luteinizing hormone (anterior lobe of pituitary)
LLQ lower left quadrant
LUQ left upper quadrant
Mg magnesium
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NIDDM non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
O & P ova & parasites
OB occult blood; obstetrics
PFT pulmonary function test
PGH pituitary growth hormone
PTH parathyroid hormone
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake
RLQ right lower quadrant
RUQ right upper quadrant
Sx symptoms
UGI upper gastrointestinal series
US ultra sound
WBC white blood cell
Created by: amatt