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medical abbriviation

medcial terminology abbriviations for medical coding

A&P (2) Anterior & posterior; Assessment & plan
AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
AAO Awake, alert, oriented
AAOx3 Awake, alert, oriented to time, place and person
AB abortion
ADL Activities of daily living
ALS Advanced life support
AMA Against medical advice
ANA Antinuclear antibody
AODM Adult onset diabetes mellitus
AOM Acute otitis media
ASHD Arteriosclerotic heart disease
BCC basal cell carcinoma
BPH Bengin prostatic hypertrophy
Bx biopsy
CAP Community aquired pneumonia
CBD (2) Common bile duct; closed bladder drainage
CHO Carbodydrate
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
DM Diabetes mellitus
DOE Dyspnea on exertion
DUB dysfuntional uterine bleeding
DVT Deep vein thrombosis
DX diagnosis or disease
EGD Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ESLD End-stage liver (or lung) disease
ESRD End-stage renal disease
FEM-POP femoral-popliteal vascular bypass
FHT Fetal heart tone
GB Gallbladder
GDM gestational diabetes mellitus
GE (2) gastroenteritis; gastroesophageal
GIA gastrointestinal anastomosis
GTT glucose tolerance test
GU genitourinary; gonococcal urethritis
GVH/GVJD Graft-versus-host (disease)
H/O history of
HCT hematocrit
HIB haemophilus influenzase type B
HIE hypoxic-ischemic encephalophathy
HPI history of present illness
HSV herpes simplex virus
I & D Incision and drainage
IAB Incomplete abortion
IABCP intra-aortic ballon counterpulsation
ICD (2) implantable cardioverter defibrillator; instanteous cardiac death
IOL Induction of labor
IOP Intraocular pressure
IUPD Intrauterine pregnancy delivered
IVC (3) Inferior vena cava; intravenous cholangiography; intraventricular catheter
LAD (3) left anterior descending (coronary artery); left atrial dimension; left axis deviation
LEEP loop electrosurgical excision procedure
LOM (3) left otitis media; limitation of motion; loss of motion
LUTS lower urinary tract symptoms
MMK Marshall Marchetti Kranz (cystourethropexy)
MRSA methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
NKA no known allergies
OD (3) doctor of optomety; overdose; right eye
OS (3) mouth; left eye;ophthalmic solution
OSA obstructive sleep apnea (syndrome)
OT occupational therapy
OU each eye
PE (5) physical exam; pelvic exam; pulmonary embolism; pulmonary edema; pleural effusion
PI present illness
PKD polycystic kidney disease
PMH past medical history
PSA prostate specific antigen
PT (2) Prothrobin time; physical therapy
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary agioplasty
PTSD posttraumatic stress disorder
PTT (2) partial thromboplastin time; posterior tibial tendon
PUD Peptic ulcer disease
PVD (2) peripheral vascular disease; posterior vitreous detachment
QID four times daily
RCA (3) Radiographic contrast agent; right coronary artery; right carotid artery
RF (3) Renal failure; respiratory failure; rheumatic fever
ROM Right otitis media
ROP Retinopathy of prematurity
RRR Regular rate and rhythm
RX (2) treatment; therapy
SAD (2) superior axis deviation; season affective disorder
SBE (3) subacute bacterial endocarditis; self breast exam; shorness of breath on exertion
SBO small bowel obstruction
SCD (2) Sickle cell disease; sudden cardiac death
TAH total abdominal hysterectomy
TBI traumatic brain injury
THR total hip replacement
TIA transient ischemic attack
TKR Total knee replacement
TURP transurethral resection of prostate
URI upper respiratory infection
VSD Ventricular septal defect
Created by: marrufotheresa



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