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Medical Abbreviation

Medical abbreviations used to read charts

BP Blood Pressure
Brev sodium brevital
C cervical (vertebrae); comprehensive (history/exam)
Ca, CA cancer, carcinoma
c/a* cash on account
CAT computer axial tomography
cau caucasian
CBC complete blood count
CBS chronic brain syndrome
cc cubic centimeter
CC chief complaint
chr chronic
ck* check
cm centimeter
CO complains of
Comp, compl comprehensive, complete
Con, CON, Cons consultation
cont continue
CPX complete physical examination
Cr* credit
cs, CS* cash on account
C-section Cesarean section
CVA cardiovascular accident; cerebrovascular accident
Crysto cystoscopy
D diagnosis; detailed (history/exam)
D & C dialation & curettage
dc discontinue
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery
def* charge deferred
Del Delivery
Dg Diagnosis
dia diameter
diag diagnosis, diagnostic
dil dilate (stretch, expand)
Disch discharge
DNA does not apply
DNS did not show
DPM Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
DPT diptheria, pertussis and tetanus
Dr doctor
Dr* debit
DRG Diagnosis-related group
Drs dressing
Dx diagnosis
E emergency
EC* Error corrected
Created by: Annette7291