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Radiography Abbrevia

Radiography Medical Abbreviations

AIDS Acquired Immunodefiency Syndrom
ASAP As soon as possible
BE Barium Enema
BID Twice Daily
BP Blood Pressure
BX Biopsy
C Within
CA Cancer
CBC Complete Blood Count
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
COPD Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPR Cardiopulmonary resucitation
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
CT Computed tomography
CVA Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
CXR Chest X-ray
DX Diagnosis
ECG; EKG Electrocardiogram
EEG Electroencephlagram
ENT Ear, nose, throat
GI Gastrointestinal
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
H/O History of
HX Hitory
IM Intramuscular
KUB Kidney, ureters, and bladder
LMP Last menstrual period
Mets Metastases
MI Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
NG Nasogastric
NPO Nothing by mouth
Peds Pediatrics
P/O Postoperative
Post-op After surgery
Pre-op Before surgery
PRN As needed
PT Physical Therapy
pt Patient
QID Four Times Daily
S Without
SOB Short of breath
STAT Immediately
TB Tuberculosis
TIA Transient ischemic attack
TID Three times daily
TPN Total parenteral nutrition (IV feeding)
UGI Upper Gastrointestinal series
URI Upper respiratory infection
UTI Urinary tract infection
Created by: Bwilliams7