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medical terminology/orange module

ABC aspiration biopsy cytology
a.c. before meals
ad lib. as desired
alk phos alkaline phosphatase
ALT alanine aminotransferase
AM, a.m. in the morning, before noon
AST asparate aminotransferase
b.i.d. twice a day
Ba barium
BaE, BE barium enema
BM bowel movement
BMI body mass index
_ c with
cap capsule
CF cystic fybrosis
CT computed technology
dc, DC, D/C discharge, discontinue
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
GB gallbladder
GBP gastric bypass
GBS gallbladder series
GER gastroesophageal reflux
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI gastroinintestinal
gtt drop
h.s., hs at bedtime, half strength
HAV hepatitis A virus
HBV hepatitis B virus
HCV hepatitis C virus
HC1 hydrochloric acid
HDV hepatitis D virus
HEV hepatitis E virus
hs, prn as required at bedtime
IBD irritable bowel disease
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
IM intramuscular
IVC intravenous cholangiogram (graphy)
LES lower esophageal[ sphincter
LFT liver function test
LPR laryngopharyngeal reflux
NG nasogastric
NPO, npo nothing by mouth
OD overdose, right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
- p after
p.o., po by mouth, orally
p.r.n. as needed, required
pc., p.c., post cibum, after a meal
PE physical examination
PMH post medical history
PTHC percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
PUD peptic ulcer disease
q.2h every 2 hours
q.d., qd everyday
q.h. every hour
q.i.d. four times a day
q.o.d. every other day
q_h every _ hours
qAM every morning
qhs every bedtime
qPM every evening
qs quantity sufficient
R/O rule out
RGB Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
- s without
s/c subcutaneous
SL sublingual
stat, STAT immediately
t.i.d. three times a day
tab tablet
U unit
UGI upper gastrointestinal
UGIS upper gastrointestinal series
UPP vulopalatopharyngoplasty
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ESWL extracorporeal shock-wave
EUS endoscopic ultrasonography (x-ray studies)
MRCP magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
OCG oral cholecystography
US ultrasound, ultrasonography
Created by: poccapam
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