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Med Abbreviations

Medical Abbreviations

A1C Hemoglobin used to monitor the body's degree of control of glucose metabolism
ASA Aspirin
BK Below the knee
c/o complains of
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CBC Complete Blood Count
CNS Central Nervous System
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CT Computed Tomography
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
EKG Electrocardiogram
ERD Emergence Room Department
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
f/u Follow up
GI Gastrointestinal
H&H Hemoglobin & Hematocrit
HA Headache
HEENT Head,Eyes,Ears,Nose and Throat
hgb Hemoglobin
HIV Human Immunodeficiency virus
HTN Hypertension
HPV Human Papillomavirus
HX History
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
MI Myocardial Infarction
MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
N&V Nausea and Vomiting
NPO Nothing by Mouth
PERLA Pupils Equal,Reactive to Light Accommodation
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Diease
prn As Needed
q4h Every 4 Hours
qd Every day
ROM Range Of Motion
SIRS Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Tid Three Times a Day
TURP Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
WDWN Well Developed Well Nourished
WNL Within Normal Limits
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident (stroke)
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
FX Fracture
FXBB Fracture of Both Bones
GERD GastroEsphogel Reflux Disease
GTT Glucose tolerance Test
HGH Human Growth Hormone
IBS Irriatiable Bowel Disease
HPV Human Papalomia Virus
I+O Intake and Outake
MVP Mitral Valve Prolaspe
NG Nasal Gastric Tube
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory Drug
NVD Nausea,Vomitting and Dierrhea
OSA Obstructive Sleep Apnea
OU Each Eye
PC After Meals
PMR Poly Myaglia Rheumatic
PERRLA Pupils,Round, Reactive to light and Accommondation
PVC Premature Ventricular Contractions
PVD Peripheral Vascular Disease
Q Every
QH Every Hour
Q2H Every 2 Hours
QID 4 times Daily
QM Every Morning
QN Every Night
SAD Seasonal affective disorder
TIA Transient ischmic attack
TID Three Times a Day
ULQ Upper Left Quadrant
URI Upper Respiratory Infection
URQ Upper Right Quadrant
WNM Well Nourished male
WNF Well Nourished female
WT weight
AC Before meals
AFIB Atrial Fibrillation
AHD Arteriosclereotic heart Disease
AIDS aquired immune deficiency Syndrome
DM Diabetes Mellitus
GAD Generalized anxiety disorder
FUO fever of unknown origin
HSV Herpes Simplex Virus
HPI History of present illness
BID twice per day
CC chief compliant
STI Sexually Transmitted Infection
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
T&A Tonsils and Adenoids
BOM Billateral Otismedia
ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
RHD Rheumatic Heart Disease
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
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