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Std. Abbreviation


Ab abortion
Abd abdomen
Ac before meals
AD right ear
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Ab lib as desired
AS left ear
ASA aspirin
AU both ears
BE barium enema
BID twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BUN blood, uria, nitrogen
Bx biopsy
C (with line above it) with
CAD Coronary artery disease
CBC complete blood count
CHF Congestive heart failure
CNS Central Nervous System
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPR Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation
CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident
c/o complaining of
CXR chest x-ray
d/c discontinue
D&C Dilation and Curettage
DM Diabetes Mellitus
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
Dx diagnosis
EKG Electrocardiogram
ECHO Echocardiogram
EDC Expected date of conception
HEENT Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
ER emergency room
FB Foreign body
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
Fe Iron
f/u follow up
FUO Fever of unknown origin
Fx Fracture
Gm gram
GTT Glucose Tolerance Test
Gt Drop
Gtt Drops
GYN Gynecology
Hct Hematocrit
HDL High density lipoprotein
Hg Mercury
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
Hs At bedtime
Hx History
I&D Incision and drainage
IM Intramuscular
IV Intravenous
IUD Intrauterine device
K Potassium
Kg Kilogram
IVP Intravenous pyelogram
KUB Kidney, Ureter, Bladder
LDL Low density lipoprotein
LLQ Left lower quadrant
LMP Last menstrual period
LOC Loss of consciousness
LUQ Left upper quadrant
Mcg Microgram
MI Myocardial infarction
MS Multiple sclerosis
NA Sodium
NPO Nothing by mouth
O2 Oxygen
OD Right eye
OS Left eye
OU Both eyes
Pc After meals
PDR Physician desk reference
PE Physical exam
PEDS Pediatrics
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PMS Premenstrual syndrome
By mouth
Prn As needed
PT Physical therapy
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