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Med. Abbrev. (con't)

Stack covers through the all the C's you are responsible for

QuestionAnswer
C & S —culture and sensitivity
c-spine —cervical spine
CA —cancer
CAD —coronary artery disease
cal —calorie
CAT —computerized axial tomography
cath —catheter
CBC —complete blood count
cc —cubic centimeters
CC —chief complaint
CCU —coronary care unit, critical care unit
CHD —coronary heart disease
CHF —congestive heart failure
CHO carbohydrate
chol —cholesterol
circ —circumcision
cl liq —clear liquid
CNS —central nervous sysyem
c/o —complains of
COPD —chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPK creatine phosphokinase
CPR —cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPT —chest physical therapy
CSF —cerebrospinal fluid
CT computer tomography
CVA —cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
cx cervix or complaint of
CXR —chest X ray
cysto —cystography * an image of "cysts"
Created by: kwiles
 

 



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