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P1 PHAR 7122

Pharmacy Practice I - Abbreviations Part 03 (087-132)

Ca Calcium
CBC Complete blood count
CHEM Serum chemistry (as in laboratory orders)
Cl Chloride, chlorine
CO2 Carbon dioxide
CPK Creatine phosphokinase
DIFF, diff Differential blood count
ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
FSBS Finger stick blood sugar
Hb, Hgb Hemoglobin
HbA1c Glycosylated hemoglobin/Hemoglobin A1c
HCG Human chorionic gonadotropin
HCO3 Bicarbonate
HCT Hematocrit
HDL High-density lipoprotein cholesterol
INR International Normalized Ratio
K Potassium
LDH Lactate dehydrogenase
LDL Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
LFT Liver function test
MCV Mean corpuscular volume
Mg Magnesium
Na Sodium
PT, Pro Time Prothrombin time
PTH Parathyroid hormone
PTT Partial thromboplastin time (also aPTT)
RBC Red blood cell
SaO2 Systemic arterial oxygen saturation (%)
SG Specific gravity
SGOT Serum glutamic-oxalacetic transaminase (see AST)
SGPT Serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (see ALT)
TIBC Total iron-binding capacity
TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone
UA Urinalysis
WBC White blood cell
P Phosphorus, pulse
DW Dextrose in water
HRT Hormone replacement therapy
IVPB Intravenous piggyback
MDI Metered dose inhaler
MW Molecular weight
NS Normal saline
NTG Nitroglycerin
OTC Over the counter
Tabs Tablets
TPN Total parenteral nutrition
TPA Tissue plasminogen activator
Created by: oupharm2012