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Medical Abbreviation

Appendix B 10/31/2019

ADB, abd Abdomen
BKA Below-the-knee Amputation
CBT Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
DS Discharge Summary
ELISA Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
G/TPAL (See G and TPAL) Gravida; Gauge -(of a needle) Term Newborns, Premature Newborns, Abortions, Living Children
HBV Hepatitis B virus
IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome
JAMA Journal of the American medical Association
KUB Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder
LASIK Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis
MI Myocardial Infarction; Mitral Insufficiency; Metabolic Index; Mental Illness
NB Newborn
OB/GYN Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCP Phencyclidine ("Angel Dust," a street drug); Primary Care Physician
QD Everyday
RA Rheumatoid Arthritis; Right Atrium; Room Air
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
T & A Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
TAT Thematic Apperception test
UVB Ultraviolet Light B
V Fib ` Ventricular Fibrillation
WHO World Health Organization
ZPG Zero Population Growth
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