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PMI abbreviations

PMI medical terms - abbreviations

AbbreviationMeaning
aer air
O&P ova & parasite
lytes electrolytes
HBV hepatitis B virus
c/o complains of
Ca calcium
C Celsius centigrade
bili bilirubin
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ABO blood group systems
b.i.d. twice a day (bis in die)
BP blood pressure
c with line above with (cum)
CBC complete blood count
Chem chemistry
CO2 carbon dioxide
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DOB date of birth
ER emergency room
ED emergency department
ETOH ethyl alcohol
Fe iron
gluc glucose
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
H2O water
hx history
IV intravenous
K potassium
Na sodium
Neg negative
NPO nothing by mouth (nulla per os)
O2 oxygen
Path pathology
pt patient
RBC red blood count; red blood cell
s with line above it without
STAT immediately
stat immediately
TB tuberculosis
UA urine analysis
ua urine analysis
WBC white blood count
wbc white blood count
angi vessel
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
T&C type & crossmatch
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
sed rate erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Rx treatment
RPR rapid plasma reagin
QNS quantity not sufficient *NEVER WANT TO SEE THIS*
qns quantity not sufficient *NEVER WANT TO SEE THIS*
PTT partial thromboplastin time
PT prothrombin time
pp after meal (postprandial)
p.o. orally (per os)
PKU phenylketonuria
pH hydrogen ion concentration (measure of acidity alkalinity)
MI myocardial infraction
HH (H&H) hemoglobin & hematocrit
HGB hemoglobin
hgb hemoglobin
HCT hematocrit (see crit)
Hct hematocrit (see crit)
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
h hour
GTT glucose tolerance test
FUO fever of unknown origin
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
FBS fasting blood sugar
Dx diagnosis
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
Diff differential count of white blood cells
CK creatine kinase
C&S culture & sensitivity
BUN blood urea nitrogen
BS blood sugar
BMP basic metabolic profile
ABGs arterial blood gases
Created by: rainie529