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Ch. 10 Abbreviations

Nervous System Abbreviations

AD Alzheimer Disease
AFP alpha-fetoprotein
ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
AVM Arteriovenous Malformation
BBB Blood-Brain Barrier
CNS Central Nervous System
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
CT Computed Tomography
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
EEG Electroencephalography
GABA gamma-aminobutyric acid
ICP Intracranial Pressure
LP Lumbar Puncture
MAC Monitored Anesthetic Care
MG Myasthenia gravis
MRA Magnetic Resonance Angiography
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MS Multiple Sclerosis
1/2 P Hemiparesis
PCA Patient-Controlled Analgesia
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PNS Peripheral Nervous System
PSRS Proton Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Sz Seizure
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
TLE Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
tPA tissue Plasminogen Activator
Created by: Bgarcia4736