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MrsC Med Term Abbrev

Med Term Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
Abd Abdomen
ABG arterial blood gases
ad lib as desired
ASHD Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
AV Atrioventricular
bid or BID twice a day
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
c.c. or cc cubic centimeter
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CBC complete blood count
CHF congestive heart failure
CNS central nervous system
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CTS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
D & C dilation and curettage
EEG electroencephalogram
EKG electrocardiogram
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
FBS fasting blood sugar
GI Gastrointestinal
GU genitourinary
H & P history and physical
Hgb hemoglobin
HTN hypertension
I & O Intake and Output
IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
IVP intravenous pyelogram
Kg. or kg. Kilogram
KUB x-ray of Kidney, Ureter, Bladder
MI Myocardial Infarction
NKA or nka no known allergies
NPO or npo nothing by mouth
OB obstetrics
ORIF Open Reduction Internal Fixation
p.c. after meals
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PO or p.o. by mouth
PRN or p.r.n. as needed
ROM range of motion
SA sinoatrial (node)
SOB shortness of breath
STD sexually transmitted disease
TIA transient ischemic attack
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
UA urinalysis
WBC white blood count
Created by: cudawn