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Nursing Arts

Medical Abbreviations - Page 2

DtaP diphtheria tetanus acellular pertussis
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
DVT deep vein thrombosis
Dx diagnosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
EMG electromyogram
ENT ears, nose and throat
ER emergency room
exam examination
FBS fasting blood sugar
FROM full range of motion
F/U follow-up
FUO fever of unknown origin
Fx fracture
GC gonorrhea
GI gastrointestinal
GB gallbadder
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disorder
G, Gm, g gram
gr grain
GTT glucose tolerance test
GU genitourinary, gastric ulcer
GYN gynecology, gynecologist
Hb, Hgb, hg hemoglobin
HA headache
HTN hypertension
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HAV hepatitis A virus
HBV hepatitis B virus
HCV hepatitis C virus
H & P history and physical
hr, h hour
HS, hs hour of sleep, at bedtime
HX history
HPV human papilloma virus
ICU intensive care unit
I&D incision and drainage
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
ICD implantable cardioverter defibrillator
inj injection
IOL intraocular lens
IOP intraocular pressure
Created by: wenchie040