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medical office abbre

medical office abbreviations A thru M

AB, ab, Ab abortion
abd abdomen
AC, ac before meals
ad lib as desired
AM, am before noon (morning)
Amb, amb ambulatory, ambulance
AMP, amp ampule
amt amount
aq water
AR apical rate
ARMD age related macular degeneration
AROM active range of motion
ASA aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid
ax axilla, axillary
BE barium enema
BID, bid twice a day
bil, bilat bilateral
BM bowel movement
BP blood Pressure
BX, Bx biopsy
CA, Ca cancer, carcinoma
CAP, cap capsule
cath catherization
CBC complete blood count
CC chief complaint
cc cubic centimeter
CCU cardiac care unit
C/O, c/o complaining of
COLD chronic obstructive lung disease
comp compound
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPE complete physical exam
CXR chest x-ray
CVA cerebrovascular accident, cardiovascular accident
D/C, d/c discontinue
D&C dilating curettage
DIG Digoxin
dil dilute
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
DOD date of death
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
DUB dysfunctional uterin bledding
Dx diagnosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
EENT eyes, ears, nose & throat
elx elixir
ER emergency room
exam examination
ext extract
FBS fasting blood sugar
FROM full range of motion
FUO fever of unknown origin
Fx fracture
GC gonorrhea
GI gastrointestinal
GB gallbladder
G,Gm,gm gram
gr grain
GTT glucose tolerance test
gtt(s) grop (s)
GU genitourinary, gastric ulcer
GYN gynecology, gynecologist
HA headache
Hb,Hgb,hg hemoglobin
hr,h hour
HS, hs history
ICU intensive care unit
I&D incision and drainage
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
inj injection
IOL intraocular lens
IOP intraocular pressure
I&O,I/O intake and output
IV intravenous
IVP intravenous pyelogram
IVPB IV piggyback
kg kilogram
L liter
LAB, lab laboratory
Lasik Laser in situ keratomileusis
LD,L&D labor and delivery
LMP last menstral period
M(s),m (s) minim(s)= to a drop
mcg microgram
mEq,meq millequivalents
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction
ml milliliter
MOM Milk of Magnesia
Created by: vfinley2009