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Med Term

Medical Terminology units 3 & 4 MCC

QuestionAnswer
What does A.R.R.T stand for Amercian Registry of Radiologic Technologists
What does N.Y.S.D.O.H stand for New York State Department of Health
A.S.R.T American Society of Radiologic Technologists
C.A.R.E. bill Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
N.Y.S.S.R.S. NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF RADIOLOGIC SCIENCES
J.R.C.E.R.T. JOINT REVIEW COMMITTTEE ON EDUCATION IN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
J.R.C.A.H.O JOINT REVIEW COMMITTEE ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS
A.C.R. AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY
F.D.A FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
M.Q.S.A MAMMOGRAPHY QUALITY STANDARDS ACT
ABD ABDOMEN
KUB KIDNEY, URETER AND BLADDER
CXR CHEST XRAY
PCXR PORTABLE CHEST XRAY
GB GALL BLADDER
BE OR BaE BARIUM ENEMA
UGI UPPER GASTRO-INTESTINAL SERIES
SBFT SMALL BOWEL FOLLOW THROUGH
BaSw BARIUM SWALLOW
IVP INTRAVENOUS PYELOGRAM
IVU INRAVENOUS UROGRAM
VCU; VCUG VOIDING CYSTOURETHROGRAM
TMJ TEMPRO-MANDIBULAR JOINTS
FAS FREE AIR SERIES
ERCP ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY
US OR SONO ULTRASOUND OR SONOGRAPHY
MR OR MRI MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
PBL POSITIVE BEAM LIMITING
HVL HALF VALUE LAYER
ALARA AS LOW AS REASONABLY ACHIEVABLE
CAT COMPUTED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY (CAT SCAN OR CT)
Ba BARIUM
BaS04 BARIUM SULFATE
CR AND DR COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY
RIS / PACS RADIOLOGY INFORMATION SYSTEM / PICTURE ARCHIVING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
H.I.P.A.A HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT
CP CHEST PAIN
LP LUMBAR PUNCTURE
PSA PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN
ABG ARTERIAL BLOOD GASSES
ARD ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISEASE
BCLS BASIC CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT
DJD DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE
H & P HISTORY AND PHYSICAL
MVA MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
N/A NOT APPLICABLE
PE PULMONARY EMBOLUS (OR PHYSICAL EXAM)
PICC PERCUTANEOUSLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER
PO ORALLY
WNL WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
SOB SHORTNESS OF BREATH
COPD CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
Ca CANCER
HH HIATAL HERNIA
NPO NOTHING BY MOUTH
BPH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY
BUN BLOOD UREA NITROGEN
URI UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
Pn PNEUMONIA
TB TUBERCULOSIS
TBC TUBERCULOSIS CAUTION
UTI URINARY TRACT INFECTION
MI MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY OR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
CVA CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT
FUO FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN
FX FRACTURE
R/O FX RULE OUT FRACTURE
HX HISTORY
LLL/RLL LEFT LOWER LOBE / RIGHT LOWER LOBE
LUL / RUL / RML LEFT UPPER LOBE / RIGHT UPPER LOBE / RIGHT MIDDLE LOBE
RUQ / LUQ / RLQ / LLQ RIGHT UPPER QUADRANT, LEFT UPPER QUADRANT, RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT AND LEFT LOWER QUADRANT
NG TUBE NASAL GASTRIC TUBE
CHD / CAD / COPD CORONARY HEART DISEASE / CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE / CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
INSP / EXP INSPIRATION / EXPIRATION
OOP OUT OF PLASTER
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
? QUESTION OF
FB FOREIGN BODY
PRN AS NEEDED, WHEN NECESSARY
ASAP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
PID PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE
TAH TOTAL ABDOMINAL HYSTERECTOMY
C WITH
S WITHOUT
AIDS, ARC, HTLV, HIV ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME, AIDS RELATED COMPLEX, HUMAN T CELL LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS AND HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
ADM ADMISSION
OR OPERATING ROOM
RR RECOVERY ROOM
PACU POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT
PRE OP BEFORE SURGERY
POST OP AFTER SURGERY
AKA ABOVE THE KNEE AMPUTATION
BKA BELOW THE KNEE AMPUTATION
GSW GUN SHOT WOUND
DX DIAGNOSIS
BX BIOPSY
RX TREATMENT
OOB OUT OF BED
BID TWICE A DAY
QD EVERY DAY
ED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
RLE RIGHT LOWER EXTREMITY
S/P STATUS POST
STAT IMMEDIATELY (STATIN)
PUD PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE
CABG CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
ANATOMICAL POSITION STANDING ERECT WITH PALMS TURNED FORWARD
MEDIAN PLANE / SAGITTAL PLANE PASSING LONGITUDINALLY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE BODY FROM FRONT TO BACK DIVIDING IT INTO RIGHT AND LEFT HALVES
TRANSVERSE / HORIZONTAL PLANE PASSING HORIZONTALLY THROUGH THE BODY AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE MIDSAGITTAL/MEDIAN PLANE AND DIVIDING THE BODY INTO UPPER AND LOWER PORTIONS
APEX / BASE TOP OF A BODY, ORGAN OR PART / THE LOWEST PART OR FOUNDATION OF ANYTHING
MEDIAL / LATERAL SITUATED TOWARD THE MIDLINE OF THE BODY / FARTHER FROM THE MEDIAN PLANE OR MIDLINE OF THE BODY
ANTERIOR / POSTERIOR SITUATED AT OR DIRECTED TOWARD THE FRONT / SITUATED AT OR DIRECTED TOWARD THE BACK
VENTRAL / DORSAL DIRECTED TOWARD OR SITUATED ON THE BELLY SURFACE / PERTAINING TO THE BACK
SUPERIOR / INFERIOR SITUATED ABOVE OR DIRECTED UPWARD / SITUATED BELOW OR DIRECTED DOWNWARD
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL SITUATED OR OCCURRING ON THE INSIDE / SITUATED OR OCCURRING ON THE OUTSIDE
PROXIMAL / DISTAL NEAREST TO A POINT OF REFERENCE / REMOTE, FARTHER FROM ANY POINT OF REFERENCE
VISCERAL / PARIETAL OF OR PERTAINING TO THE COVERING OF AN ORGAN / OF OR PERTAINING TO THE OUTER WALLS OF A CAVITY
INTRINSIC / EXTRINSIC SITUATED ENTIRELY WITHIN OR PERTAINING EXCLUSIVELY TO A PART / OF EXTERNAL ORIGIN
RECUMBENT / ERECT LYING DOWN / STANDING UPRIGHT
CEPHALIC / CEPHALAD / CAUDAL / CAUDAD PERTAINING TO THE HEAD / TOWARD THE HEAD / SITUATED MORE TOWARD THE TAIL / DIRECTED TOWARD THE TAIL OR DISTAL END
PALMER / PLANTAR / VOLAR PERTAINING TO THE PALM OF THE HAND / PERTAINING TO THE SOLE OF THE FOOT / PERTAINING TO THE SOLE OR PALM INDICATING THE FLEXOR SURFACE OF THE FOREARM, WRIST OR HAND
RIGHT LATERAL DECUBITUS / LEFT LATERAL DECUBITUS WHEN THE SUBJECT LIES ON THE RIGHT SIDE / WHEN THE SUBJECT LIES ON THE LEFT SIDE
SUPINE / PRONE LYING ON THE BACK WITH FACE UPWARD PALMS TURNED UP / LYING FACE DOWN WITH HAND AND PALM TURNED DOWN
LONGITUDINAL PERTAINING TO A MEASUREMENT IN THE DIRECTION OF THE LONG AXIS OF AN OBJECT, BODY OR ORGAN
GREATER; MAJOR / LESSER; MINOR LARGER; ABOVE THE MINOR / SMALLER; BELOW THE MAJOR
ABDUCT / ADDUCT MOVEMENT AWAY FROM THE MEDIAN PLANE / MOVEMENT TOWARD THE MEDIAN PLANE
CIRCUMDUCT MOVEMENT OF A BODY PART IN A CIRCULAR MOTION
DORSIFLEX PROCESS OF BENDING A BODY PART BACKWARD
EXTEND THE PROCESS OF STRAIGHTENING A FLEXED LIMB
EVERT THE PROCESS OF TURNING OUTWARD
FLEX THE PROCESS OF BENDING A LIMB
ROTATE THE PROCESS OF MOVING A BODY PART AROUND A CENTRAL AXIS
Created by: misha1228