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PMI PHL Abbreviation

highlighted terms from pages 110-11

TermDefinition
ABGs arterial blood gases
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ALT alanine transaminase
aPTT activated partial thromboplastin time
AST aspartate aminotransferase
b.i.d. twice a day
BMP basic metabolic profile
BP blood pressure
bpm beats per minute
BS blood sugar
BUN blood urea nitrogen
"C" with a line over it with
C & S culture & sensitivity
CBC; cbc complete blood count
Chem chemistry
Chol cholesterol
CK creatine kinase
c/o complaints of
CO2 carbon dioxide
Crit hematocrit/separate
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CVA cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
CXR chest x-ray
DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation
Diff differential count of white blood cells
DKA diabetic acidosis (ketoacidosis)
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
DNAR Do not attempt resuscitation
DNR Do not resuscitate
DOB Date of birth
DVT deep vein thrombosis
Dx diagnosis
ECG electrocardiogram
EKG electrocardiogram
ELISA enzyme-linked immusorbent assay
ER emergency room
ESR/sed rate erythrocyte sedimentation rate/ sedimentation westigren
FBS fasting blood sugar
Fe iron
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
FUO fever of unknown orgin
gluc glucose
GTT glucose tolerance test
Hb,Hgb hemoglobin
HBV hepatitis B virus
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
HCT/Hct hematocrit/separate
HGB, hgb hemoglobin
HH, H & H hemoglobin and hematocrit
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
H2O water
hx history
ICU intensive care unit
ID identification , intradermal
IM intramuscular
IP inpatient
IV intravenous
K+ potassium
lytes electrolytes
Mg++ magnesium
MI myocardial infarction
Na+ sodium
neg negative
NKA no known allergy
NPO, n.p.o. nothing by mouth
O2 oxygen
O&P ova and parasite
OR operating room
path pathology
pH hydrogen ion concentration
PKU phenylketonuria
PLT, plt platelet
PO, p.o. orally/by mouth
pos positive
PP postprandial (after a meal)
Pre-op before operation
prep prepare for
PRN, p.r.n. as necessary
PSA prostate-specific antigen
pt patient
PT prothrombin time/physical therapy
PTT partial thromboplastin time
QNS, q.n.s. quantity not sufficient
RBC, rbc red blood cell or red blood count
req requisition
R/O rule out
RPR rapid plasma reagin
Rx treatment
"S" with a line over it without
SAD seasonal affective disorder
sed rate erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
Staph staphylococcus
STAT, stat immediately
Strep streptococcus
Sx symptoms
TAT turnaround time
TB tuberculosis, tuberculin
T&C type and crossmatch
TIBC total iron-binding capacity
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
UA, ua urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
WBC white blood cell
WT, wt weight
y/o years old
Created by: amccaw17