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P1 PHAR 7122

Pharmacy Practice I - Abbreviations Part 01 (001-041)

LAD Left anterior descending (coronary artery)
LV Left ventricle
RCA Right coronary artery
T Thoracic, followed by number of thoracic vertebra (T-2)
Afib Atrial fibrillation
AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ASHD atherosclerotic heart disease
ASPVD Atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease
BPH Benign prostatic hyperplasia
CA Cancer, carcinoma
CAD Coronary artery disease
CHF Congestive heart failure
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
DM Diabetes mellitus
DX, Dx, dx Diagnosis
FUO Fevor of unknown orgin
GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
HA Headache
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
MI Mycardial infarction
PID Pelvic inflammatory disease
PUD Peptic ulcer disease
PVC Premature ventricular contraction
RA Rheumatoid arthritis
SIADH Syndrome of inappropriate ADH
SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus
STD Sexually transmitted disease
TB Tuberculosis
TIA Transient ischemic attack
URI Upper respiratory infection
UTI Urinary tract infection
Vfib Ventricular fibrillation
VT, Vtach Ventricular tachycardia
MS Multiple sclerosis, morphine sulfate
A & O Alert and oriented
ADL Activites of daily living
C/O Complains of
CC Chielf complaint
CTA Clear to auscultation
DOE Dyspnea on exertion.
Created by: oupharm2012