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Med Abbreviations

Common medical abbreviations I

NG Tube Nasogastric tube
PSA Prostate specific antigen
IUD Intrauterine device
EEG Electroencephalogram
AIDS Adquired Inmunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Human Inmunodeficiency Virus
MI Myocardial infarction
STD Sexually Transmited Disease
GERD Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
AMA Agaist medical advise
PICC line Peripheric inserted central catheter
TB Tuberculosis
DNR Do not resucitate
RN Registered nurse
NP Nurse practitioner
PA Physician assistant
RSV Respiratory syncytal virus
PT Physical therapy
OT Occupational therapy
OB Obstetrics
EKG Electrocardiogram
D&C Dilation and curettage
HPV Human papilloma virus
APN Advanced practice nurse
MRI Magnetic resonance imaging
PET Scan Positron emission tomography
CT Computed tomography
ENT Otorhinolaringologist
OBG-GYN Obstetrician gynecologist