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VNSG 1323 Exam 3

Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy ESL
erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR
end-stage renal disease ESRD
electroshock therapy EST
Farenheit F
fasting blood sugar FBS
Food and drug administration FDA
erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR
electroshock therapy EST
Farenheit F
fasting blood sugar FBS
family history FH
gonorrhea GC
fetal heart tone FHT
frozen section GTT
fever of unknown origin FUO
gallbladder GB
hematocrit hct
high-density lipoprotein HDL
gastrointestinal GI
glucose tolerance test GTT
genitourinary GU
health maintenance organization HMO
gynecology gyn
hemoglobin Hgb, HG
herniated nucleus pulposus HNP
water H2O
human rights committee HRC
height Ht
incision and drainage I&D
hepatits B virus HVB
international normalized ratio INR
history hx
intake and output I&O
intra-aortic balloon pump IABP
intraocular pressure IOP
intracranial pressure ICP
intrauterine device IUD
intercostal space ICS
intravenous pyelogram IVP
intensive care unit ICU
Joint Commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations JCAHO
jugular vein distention JVD
potassium K
kidney, ureters, bladder KUB
laboratory lab
low-density lipoprotein LDL
intravenous pyelogram IVP
low-density lipoprotein LDL
lower right quadrant LRQ
left lower lobe LLL
left upper quadrant LUQ
left lower quadrant LLQ
licensed vocational nurse LVN
last menstrual period LMP
electrolytes lytes
level of conciousness LOC
myocardial infarction MI
magnetic resonance imaging MRI
multiple sclerosis MS
motor vehicle accident MVA
lumbar puncture LP
licensed practical nurse LPN
National league for nursing NLN
mitral valve replacement MVR
sodium Na
osteoarthritis OA
North American Nursing Diagnosis Association NANDA
obstetrics OB
National association for practical nurse education and service NAPNES
National cancer institute NCI
National federation of licensed practical nurses NFLPN
National institute of health NIH
National league for nursing NLN
night noc
neutral protamine hagedorn NPH
nothing by mouth NPO
nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drug O.T
osteoarthritis OA
obstetrics OB
obstetrics-gynecology OB-GYN
organic brain syndrome OBS
out of bed OOB
operating room OR
open reduction internal fixation ORIF
orthopedics ORT
mouth os
Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
occupational therapy O.T.
office visit OV
ounce oz
pulse P
posterioanterior PA
premature atrial contraction PAC
postanesthesia care unit PACU
papanicolaou smear Pap
postanesthesia recovery PAR
pathology path
patient controlled analgesia PCA
physical exam PE
positive end-expiratory pressure PEEP
through, by per
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation PERRLA
pulmonary function test PFT
past history PH
pelvic inflammatory disease PID
past medical history PMH
point of maximal impulse PMI
premenstrual syndrome PMS
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea PND
orally PO
postoperative postop
postprandial PP
preoperative perop
as needed prn
prothrombin time pro time or PT
prostate-specific antigen PSA
patient pt
Physical therapy P.T.
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty PTCA
partial thromboplastin time PTT
premature ventricular contraction PVC
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