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ABBREVIATIONS 1 OF 7

DISEASE STATES, DRUG AND SOLUTION ABBREV

AbbreviationMeaning
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ARDS adult respiratory distress syndrome
ARF acute renal failure
ASHD arterioscierotic heart disease
CA cancer
CAD coronary artery disease
CF cystic fibrosis
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CRD chronic respiratory distress
CVA cerebrovascular accident
DVT deep venous thrombosis
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HTN hypertension
MI myocardial infarction (heart attack)
MS multiple sclerosis
NIDDM non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (type 2)
STD sexually transmitted disease
TB tuberculosis
TIA transient ischemic attack
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary tract infection
ABVD Adriamycin (doxorubicin), bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine
ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme
ACEI angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
Ach acetylcholine
ADH antidiuretic hormone
APAP acetaminophen
aq water
ASA aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid
AZT zidovudine
BDZ benzodiazepine
CCB calcium channel blocker
D5 5% dextrose
D5/0.9 NS 5% dextrose and 0.9% sodium chloride
DDAVP desmopressin acetate
DES diethystilbestrol
DIG digoxin
DTP diphteria, tetanus toxoids & pertussis vaccine
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
IgG immunoglobulin G
INH isoniazid
LR lactated ringers
MAOI monoamine oxidase inhibitors
MOM milk of magnesia
MS, MSO4 morphine sulfate
MVI multivitamin
NPH neutral protamine Hagedorn (insulin)
NSAID nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug
NTG nitroglycerin
PB phenobarbital
PCN penicillin
PNV prenatal vitamins
PPN peripheral parenteral nutrition
SSRI selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
T3 triiodothyronine
T4 levothyroxine
TCN tetracycline
TMP trimethoprim
TMP/SMX trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
t-PA tissue plasminogen activator
TPN total parenteral nutrition
ZnO zinc oxide
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