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Abbreviations #4

Medical Abbreviations Section 4

TermDefinition
H&P history and physical
HOB head of bed
HOH hard of hearing
HMO health maintenance organization
HPV human papillomavirus
HS/hs hour of sleep
Ht height
HTN hypertension
H.U.C. Health Unit Coordinator
Hx history
hyper above normal, too fast, rapid
hypo low, less than normal
IBD irritable bowel disease
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
ICCU intermediate intensive care unit
ICU intensive care unit
ID identification
I & D incision and drainage
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
i.e. that is
IM intramuscular
In inch
inc incontinent
inf inferior
I & O intake and output
IQ intelligence quotient
irr., irrig irrigation
I.V., IV intravenous
isol isolation
K+ potassium
kg kilogram
KS Kaposi's sarcoma
l liter
L left
lab laboratory
lb pound
LBP low back pain
LE lower extremity
LLE left low extremity
lg large
liq liquid
LLQ left lower quadrant
LOC level of consciousness, level of care
Low-cal low calorie
Low Fat, Low cal low fat, low calorie
Low Na low sodium
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
lt left
LTC long-term care
LUQ left upper quadrant
Created by: cindymiller