Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Table 8

Common Abbreviations for Diagnoses, Conditions, and Diseases

AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
AF atrial fibrillation
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ALL acute lymphocytic leukemia
ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
AMI acute myocardial infarction
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
BKA below-knee amputation
BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy
BRP bathroom privileges
Ca cancer
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CHF congestive heart failure; chronic heart failure
CMV cytomegalovirus
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CVA cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
DT delirium tremens
DVT deep vein thrombosis
EBV Epstein-Barr virus
ESRD end-stage renal disease
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GSW gunshot wound
HA headache
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HPV human papillomavirus
HTN hypertension
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
JRA juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
MD muscular dystrophy
MI myocardial infarction (heart attack)
MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
MS multiple sclerosis
MVA motor vehicle accident
OA osteoarthritis
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PVD peripheral vascular disease
RA rheumatoid arthritis
SCA sickle-cell anemia
SCT sickle-cell trait
SLE systemic lupus erythematosus
SOB shortness of breath
STD sexually transmitted disease
SVT supraventricular tachycardia
TB tuberculosis
TIA transient ischemic attack
TMJ temporomandibular joint
TSS toxic shock syndrome
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary tract infection
Created by: dolfin76986