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M.T. Abbrevs. A-G

TermDefinition
ABG Arterial Blood Gas
Abd Hyst Abdominal Hysterectomy (p.298)
ACL Anterior Cruciate Ligament of the knee
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (p.337)
AKA Above Knee Amputation (p.107)
AP or PA Anterioposterior or Posteroanterior (p.41)
AP Repair Anterior Posterior Repair (vaginal canal)
AP Resection Abdominoperineal Resection (bowel)
AVR Atrioventricular repair
AV Arteriovenous (shunt/graft or fistula)
BCCA Basal Cell Carcinoma (p.141)
Bil. Bilateral
BKA Below Knee Amputation
BP Blood Pressure (p.368)
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (p.249)
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen (p.226)
Bx Biopsy (p.34)
BTT or BMT Bilateral Tympanic/Myringotomy Tubes
C1-C7 Cervical Vertebrae 1-7 (p.70/71)
CA Carcinoma (p.600)
CABG/CAB Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (p.391)
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
C-arm Fluoroscopy using C-shaped Xray equipment
CBC Complete Blood Cell count (p.342)
CBDE Common Bile Duct exploration
Chlor Green
Cl Chloride
C & S Culture and Sensitivity
CNS Central Nervous System (p.445)
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (p.417)
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (p.391)
CREF Closed Reduction External Fixation (p.106)
CS Cesarean Section (p.301)
CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid (p.447)
CTR Carpal Tunnel Release
CTS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (p.92)
CT Scan Computed Tomography Scan (p.190)
CV Cardiovascular (Chpt.10)
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident (p.461)
Cysto Cystoscopy (p.227)
D&C Dilation & Currettage (p.298)
DRE Digital Rectal Examination (p.254)
ECCE Extracapsular Cataract Extraction (p.537)
EUA Examination Under Anesthesia
EEG Electroencephalography (p.468)
EGD Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (p.8)
ENT Ear, nose, throat (dr)
ERCP Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Eryth Red
ESRD End stage renal failure
ESS Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
ESWL Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (p.231)
Exc. Excision
Exp. Lap. Exploratory Laparotomy
FB or f.b. Foreign Body (bullet, penny in nose, road rash)
FS or f.s. Frozen Section
Fluoro Continuous Xray Image Using a C-arm
FTSG Full Thickness Skin Graft (p.147)
fx Fracture
GB or gb Gallbladder
GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
GI Gastrointestinal (chpt.5)
GSW Gun Shot Wound
Created by: KarenXo