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More Medical Abbrev.

Hospital areas, tests, chemistries, symbols, directions

CCU coronary care unitcritical care unit (another name for intensive care unit)
CS central supply
EENT eyes, ears, nose and throat
ER emergency room
GI lab gastrointestinal lab
lab laboratory
MICU medical intensive care unit
NICU neuro intensive care unitneonatal intensive care unit
OB-GYN obstetrics and gynecologyobstetrician gynecologist
OR operating room
pedi pediatrics
PT physical therapy
RT respiratory therapy
SICU surgical intensive care unit
ABG arterial blood gas
ACP acute care panel
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C&S culture and sensitivity
CBC complete blood count
chem. chemistry
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
CXR chest x ray
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
FBS fasting blood sugar
HCT hematocrit
Hgb hemoglobin
lytes electrolytes
O&P ova and parasites
O2 oxygen
RBC red blood cells
TB tuberculosis
UA urinalysis
WBC white blood cells
Ca calcium
Cl chloride
CRE creatinine
Fe iron
Glu glucose
K+ potassium
Na sodium
NaHCO3 sodium bicarbonate
anterior front side
distal farthest point away from
dorsal backside
high fowlers sitting at a 90 degree angle
inferior below
lateral side of
medial middle
peripheral on the edge of or outside of
posterior rear or back of
prone lie on the frontside facedown
proximal nearest
superior above
supine lie on back
transverse across
ventral to the belly
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