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pharmacy abbrivation


MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
CNS Central Nervous System
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support
ICU Intensive Care Unit
BP Blood Pressure
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
DM Diabetes Mellitus
BPM Beats Per Minute
CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid
GI Gastrointestinal
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
HA Headache
SOB Shortness Of Breath
HTN Hypertension Hypertension
MS Multiple Sclerosis
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
ER Emergency Room
DIC Disseminated intravascular coagulation Disseminated intravascular coagulation
• URI Upper Respiratory Infection
MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
PET Positron Emission Tomography Positron Emission Tomography
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction
PTT Partial thromboplastin time
MI Myocardial Infarction
FUO Fever of Unknown Origin
TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition
FB Foreign Body
ID Infectious Disease
IPPV Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation
DTR Deep Tendon Reflexes
PE Physical Examination
DP Doctor of Pharmacy
ACOG American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
RFI Renal Failure Index
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
LH Luteinizing Hormone In women, LH helps regulate the menstrual cycle and egg production (ovulation). How much LH is in a woman's body depends on the phase of her menstrual cycle.
RSV Respiratory Syncytial Virus
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
LMP Last Menstrual Period
CVP Central Venous Pressure
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
ACPE Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support
GCS Glasgow Coma Scale: is based on a 15 point scale for estimating and categorizing the outcomes of brain injury on the basis of overall social capability or dependence on others.
PSA Prostate Specific Antigen
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
PTCA Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
RA Rheumatoid Arthritis
PT Prothrombin time
• OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
CLL Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
LDL Low Density Lipoprotein
HSV Herpes Simplex Virus
GTT Glucose Tolerance Test
CRP C Reactive Protein
ARF Acute Renal Failure
RBC Red Blood Cell
HDL High Density Lipoprotein
SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
PDA Patent Ductus Arteriosus Patent Ductus Arteriosus
GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate
UC Ulcerative Colitis
OM Otitis Media
LP Lumbar Puncture
TTP Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
FFP Fresh Frozen Plasma
REM Rapid Eye Movement
ARDS Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
RCA Right Coronary Artery
FEV Forced Expiratory Volume
ED Emergency Department
OCP Oral Contraceptive Pill
RPR Rapid Plasma Reagin
PFTs Pulmonary function tests
TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
EDC Estimated Date Of Confinement
BVM Bag Valve Mask
gtt Drops
LOC Loss Of Consciousness
MDI Metered Dose Inhaler
VDRL Venereal Disease Research Laboratories
GCT Glucose Challenge Test
pmr Polymyalgia Rheumatica
PPAG Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
NASP National Association of Specialty Pharmacy
WBC White Blood Cell
INR International Normalized Ratio
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