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Medterm Midterm

TermDefinition
@ at
a- before
A&D Admission & Discharge
ab Abortion
abd abdomen
ABG arterial blood gas
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
AHA American Hospital Association
AHA (2) American Heart Association
BM bowel movement
BM (2) bone marrow
BP Blood Pressure
BR bedrest
BRP bathroom privileges
bx biopsy
C- with
Cap Capsule
Cath Catheter
CC Chief Complaint
CDC Center for Disease Control
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
CHF Coronary Heart Failure
CNS Central Nervous System
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chol Cholesterol
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
C&S Command & Staff
C&S (2) Culture and Sensitivity
CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident (Stroke)
DAT Diet as Tolerated
As Tol As Tolerated
D/C discontinue
D/C (2) discharge
DM diabetes mellitus
DNR do not resuscitate
DPT Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
Dx diagnosis
ECG or EKG electrocardiogram
EENT ear, eyes, nose ,throat
elix elixir
ENT ear, nose .throat
F degrees fahrenheit
FBS fasting blood sugar
FC Foley Catheter
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FH or FHR fetal heart rate
FR or FX fracture
GC gonococcus, gonorrhea
GI
gt, gtt, gtts drop, drops
HA hearing aid
HA (2) headache
HBP high blood pressure
hct hematocrit
Hgb or Hb hemoglobin
HIV human immunodeficiency virus (AIDS virus)
HMO health maintenance organization
H&P history and physical
Hr, hr ,H, h hours
Ht height
Hx , hx history
I&O intake and output
IM intramuscular
inj injection
IV intravenous
K potassium
C Celsius
Created by: meg_1432