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abbreves 2 - Schoo

Abbreviations of organ systems

BP blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CCU coronary care unit
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
MI myocardial infarction
ECHO echocardiogram
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CXR chest x-ray
ICU intensive care unit
TB tuberculosis
URI upper respiratory infection
ABG arterial blood gases
CNS central nervous system
EEG electroencephalogram
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CVD cerebrovascular disease
CVA cerebrovascular accident, known as stroke
MS multiple sclerosis
TIA transient ischemic attack
GI gastrointestinal
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
NG nasogastric
TPN total parenteral nutrition
EMG electromyography
IM intramuscular
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Ca calcium
Ortho orthopedics
TMJ temporomandibular joint
RA rheumatoid arthritis
ROM range of motion
CT computed tomography
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy
UTI urinary tract infection
UA urinalysis
BUN blood urea nitrogen
ADH antidiuretic hormone
IVP intravenous pylogram
PSA prostatic-specific antigen
PKU phenylketonurea
BMR basal metabolic rate
DM diabetes mellitus
FBS fasting blood sugar
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, known as type I diabetes
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HD Hodgkin's disease
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
CMV cytomegalovirus
HSV herpes simplex virus
PERRLA pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accomodation
EENT eyes, ears, nose, and throat
ENT ears, nose, and throat
OM otitis media
AB abortion
AFP alpha-fetoprotein
BSE breast self exam
D & C dilation and curettage
GU genitourinary
GYN gynocology
STD sexually transmitted disease
C-section, CS cesarean section
EDC expected date of confinement (birth)
LMP last menstrual period
Created by: schooja89