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Medical Terminology

Abbreviations

AbbreviationAnswer
ac before meals
ASIS anterior superior iliac spine
AC joint acromioclavicular joint
ADL activities of daily living
AIIS anterior inferior iliac spine
AMA against medical advice
- a before
ant. anterior
AROM active range of motion
ASA aspirin
bid bis in die, twice a day
bilat bilateral
BP blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
c/o complains of
cm centimeter
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CWI crutch walking instructions
DIP distal interphalangeal joint
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
DOB date of birth
DTR deep tendon reflex
Dx diagnosis
dc DC d/c discontinue
ECG or EKG echocardiogram
ER emergency room
eval evaluate/tion
ext. extension
flex. flexion
F/U follow up
FUO fever of unknown origin
FWB full weight bearing
fx or FX fracture
GI Gastrointestinal
GYN gynecological
HNP herniated nucleus propulsis
HR heart rate
Hx history
IM intramuscular
inf inferior
int interior
IV intravenous
kg kilograms
L (circled) left
L5 lumbar, cervical, thoracic levels
lat lateral
LBP lower back pain
LOC loss of consciousness
LE lower extremity
UE upper extremity
max maximum
mmHg millimeters mercury
MMT manual muscle test
MD Medical Doctor
mg milligrams
MI myocardial infection
ml mL milliliter (same as cc)
mm millimeter
MCP metacarpal phalangeal joint
n. nerve
N/A not applicable
neg negative
NPO nothing by mouth
OD (oculus dexter) right eye
OS (oculus sinister) left eye
OR operating room
ORIF open reduction internal fixation
pc after meals
PNF proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
- p after
PRE progressive resistance exercise
PIP proximal interphalangeal joint
PSIS posterior superior inferior superior
Pt or pt patient
PT physical therapy
PROM passive range of motion
prn PRN as needed
qd everyday
qh q2h every hour, every 2 hours
qid four times daily
rehab rehabilitation
reps repetitions
R/O rule out
ROM range of motion
Rx prescriptions
R (circled) right
S/S signs and symptoms
Sx symptoms
SI sacroiliac joint
SLR straight leg raise
S/P status post
strep streptococcus (strep throat)
tid 3x's a day
TKE terminal knee extension
TMJ temporomandibular joint
Tx treatment
US ultrasound
UTI urinary tract infection
v.o. verbal order
vs: vital signs
w (athletic training) with
w/o (athletic training) without
WNL within normal limits
W/cm^2 watts per cm squared
MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
yo years old
# indicates number
2^0 (degree) secondary to
MOI mechanism of injury
NSAIDS Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
LMP last menstrual period
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