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Abb. Clinical L. 1

DCCC, Abb., Clinical L.

ADL Activities of Daily Living
Ad Lib As Desired
ALT Alanine Transferase
ASHD Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
AST Aspartate Aminotransferase
BE Barium enema
bid Twice a Day
BM Bowel Movement
BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
BP Blood Pressure
B.R.P. Bathroom Privileges
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
CAD Coronary Atherosclerotic Heart Disease
CBC Complete Blood Count
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
COLD Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPK Creatine Phosphokinase
CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident
CVP Central Venous Pressure
D&C Dilation and Curettage
D&E Dilation and Evacuation
DM Diabetes Mellitus
DOE Dyspnea on Exertion
ECG (EKG) Electrocardiogram
EEG Electroencephalogram
EOM Extra Occular Movements
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
FSH Follicle-stimulating Hormone
FUO Fever of Undetermined Origin
G.I. Gastro-Intestinal
G Gram
gtt Drops
G.U. Genitourinary
Gyn Gynecology
h (hr) Hour
Hbg A1C Glycosated Hemoglobin Level
H&H Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
I.M. Intramuscular
I&O Intake & Output
IV Intravenous
IVP Intravenous Pyelogram
KVO Keep Vein Open
L Liter
LDH Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase
LLQ Left Lower Quadrant
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
MI Myocardial Infarction
MCV Mean Corpuscular Volume
MCH Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin
MCHC Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration
mg Milligram
mL Milliliter
NPO Nothing by Mouth
NS Normal Sterile Saline
OOB Out of Bed
OR Operating Room
oz Ounce
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
p.o. By Mouth
PPN Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition or Partial Parenteral Nutrition
p.r.n. When Necessary
PVD Peripheral Vascular Disease
REM Rapid Eye Movements
RLQ Right Lower Quadrant
RUQ Right Upper Quadrant
ROM Range of Motion
SL Sublingual
SOB Short of Breath
STAT Immediately
TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition
TSH Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
URI Upper Respiratory Infection
Created by: aznmonke
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