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Ch 2 Skeletal System

Abbreviations

TermDefinition
ATT PHYS attending physician
BP blood pressure
CRIF closed reduction and internal fixation
CT computerized tomography; computed tomography
CV cardiovascular
DJD degenerative joint disease
GI gastrointestinal
L left
LBP lower back pain
LS lumbosacral
L5-S1 lumber vertebra 5 to sacral vertebra 1
mg milligram(s)
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
ORIF open reduction and internal fixation
PO, p.o. by mouth (from the Latin "per os")
PRN, p.r.n. as needed (from the Latin "pro re nata")
Pt, pt. patient
Q4H every four hours (from Latin "quaque quarta hora")
R right
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
y/o years old; year-old
Created by: connelly.cowan