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LTC-HS-I (kjb) #10

Body Systems Abbreviations (resp., digest., urinary, endocrine, reproductive)

QuestionAnswer
COPD (respiratory system) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CXR (respiratory system) chest X-ray
ICU (respiratory system) intensive care unit
TB (respiratory system) tuberculosis
URI (respiratory system) upper respiratory infection
ABG (respiratory system) arterial blood gas (not pressure!)
GI (digestive system) gastrointestinal
EGD (digestive system) esophagogastroduodenoscopy
NG (digestive system) nasogastric
TPN (digestive system) total parenteral nutrition
TURP (urinary system) transurethral resection of prostate
BPH (urinary system) benign prostatic hypertrophy
UTI (urinary system) urinary tract infection
UA (urinary system) urinalysis
BUN (urinary system) blood urea nitrogen
ADH (urinary system) antidiuretic hormone
IVP (urinary system) intravenous pyelogram
PSA (urinary system) prostate-specific antigen
PKU (urinary system) phenylketonuria
BMR (endocrine system) basal metabolic rate
DM (endocrine system) diabetes mellitus
FBS (endocrine system) fasting blood sugar
IDDM (endocrine system) insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (type 1 diabetes)
TSH (endocrine system) thyroid stimulating hormone
ACTH (endocrine system) adrenocorticotropic hormone
GTT (endocrine system) glucose tolerance test
AB (reproductive system) abortion
AFP (reproductive system) alpha-fetoprotein
BSE (reproductive system) breast self-exam
D & C (reproductive system) dilation and curettage
GU (reproductive system) genitourinary
GYN (reproductive system) gynecology
STD (reproductive system) sexually-transmitted disease
C-section, CS (reproductive system) cesarean section
EDC (reproductive system) expected date of confinement (birth)
LMP (reproductive system) last menstrual period
Created by: kbailey