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CCMA abbreviations


-c- with
c celsius centigrade
Ca calcium
CA cancer
CAB coronary artery bypass
CAD coronary artery disease
Cal calorie
cap capsule
CAT computerized axial tomography
CT scan computerized axial tomography
cath catheter
CBC complete blood count
CBR complete bed rest
cc cubic centimeter
CC chief complaint
CCU coronary care unit cardiac care unit
CDC center for disease control and prevention
CEA carcinoembryonic antigen
CEU continuing education unit
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
chol cholesterol
CF cystic fibrosis
CFS chronic fatigue syndrome
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CHO carbohydrate
CK creatine kinase
CPK creatine kinase
Cl chloride
CLIA '88 clinical laboratory improvement act of 1988
Cl liq clear liquid
CLS clinical laboratory scientist
MT clinical laboratory scientist
CLT clinical laboratory technician
MLT clinical laboratory technician
CM centimeter
CNS central nervous system
c/o complains of
CO2 carbon dioxide
COD cause of death
COLA commission on office laboratory accreditation
comp compound
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPU central processing unit
CQI continuous quality improvement
CRD chronic respiratory disease
CRP c-reactive protein
C&S culture & sensitivity
CS central supply
CSF cerebral spinal fluid cerebrospinal fluid
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CVC central venous catheter
CVD cardiovascular disease
CVS chorionic villus sampling
CT computer tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
cysto cystoscopy
Cx cervix
CXR chest x-ray
d/c discontinue
D&C dilation and curettage
DAT diet as tolerated direct antihuman globulin test
Ddx differential diagnosis
DI diabetes insipidus
DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation
Dil dilute
dil dilute
DM diabetes mellitus
DNR do not resuscitate
DNS deviated nasal septum
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
DOC date of conception
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DOMS delayed onset muscle soreness
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
DT's delirium tremens
dx diagnosis
Dx diagnosis
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