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ECG electrocardiogram
SST serum separator tube
EDTA Ethylenediamineteytaacetic acid
STAT short turn around time
SPS sodium polyanethalosulfonate
PST plasm separator tube
CBC complete blood count
ABGs arterial blood gasses
DOB date of birth
ID identification
IV intravenous
BT bleeding time
WCS winged collection set
PFA platelet function assay
AV atroventricular
MI myocardial infarction
PT prothrombrin time
APTT activated partial thromboplastin time
DVT deep vein thrombosis
Segs segmented neutrophils
ADH antidiuretic hormone
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Hct hematocrit
PCV packed cell volume
EVF erythrocyte volume fraction
BURPP bilirubin uric acid potassium phosphorus
BUN blood urine nitrogen
CNS central nervous system
C & S culture and sensitivity
CT computed tomography
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
ENT ear nose and throat
HCG human chronic gonadotropin
LH luteinizing hormone
MRI magnetic rensonance imaging
FDPs fibrin degradation products
DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation
t-PA tissue plasminogen activator
O & P ova and parasites
PSA prostate specific antigen
ICU intensive care unit
AOB alcohol on breath
ASAP as soon as possible
BE barium enema
GI gastrointestinal
BMR basal metabolic rate
BX biopsy
Ca calcium
CCU clean catch urine
CF cystic fibrosis
CRF chronic renal failure
DM diabetes mellitus
DNR do not resituate
DOA dead on arrival
DX diagnosis
ETOH ethanol
FFP fresh frozen plasm
FU follow up
FUO fever of unknown origin
FX fracture
GC gonorrhea
GSW gun shot wound
GU genitourinary
HA headache
HAV hepatitis A virus
HDL high density lipoprotein
HO history of
HR heart rate
HS at bedtime
HSV herpes simplex virus
HTN hypertension
HX history
ICS intercostal space
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
IG immunoglobulin
IM intramuscular
ICV inferior vena cava
JVD jugular venous distinction
KUB kidney ureter bladder
L left
LAE left atrial enlargement
LAHB left atrial hemiblock
LAP left atrial pressure
LDH lactate dehydrogenase
LIH left inguinal hernia
LOC loss of consciousness
LP lumbar puncture
LPN license practical nurse
LUQ left upper quadrant
LV left ventricle
LVH left ventricular hypertrophy
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