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medical terminology

abbreviations, yellow mod

AAA abnormal aortic aneurysm
ABG arterial blood gases
ACE angiotensin converting enzym
AFB acid fast bacillus
AP anteroposterior
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial sepal defect
ASHD atriosclerotic heart disease
AST angiotensin sensitivity test
AV atrio ventricular, arteriovenous
BBB bundle branch block
BMI body mass index
BP blood pressure
CA cerebrovascular accident
CA cardiac arrest, cancer
CABG coronary artery bypass graph
CAD coronary heart disease
CC cardiac catherization
CCU Coronary Care Unit
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF coronary heart failure
CHOL cholesterol
CK creatine kinase
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPk creatine phosphokinase
CPR cardiopulmonary resusitation
CSM circulation, sensation, movement
CT computed tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CXR chest xray
DB&C deep breathing and coughing
DOB date of birth
DOE dyspnea on exersion
DPT diptheria, pertusis, tetnus
DSA digital subtraction angiograph
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG/EKG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram
EEG electroencephalography
FEV forced expiratory volume
FVC forced vital capacity
HDL high density lipoprotien
HF heart failure
HMD hyaline membrane disease
Ht. height
Hx history
ICD implantable cardiovascular defibrillator
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IPPB intermittent positive pressur breathing
IRDS infant respiratory distress syndrom
IV Intravenous
LD lactate deydrogenase, lactic acid dehydrogenase
LDL low density lipoprotein
MI myocarial infarction
MRA magnetic resonance angiograph
MS mitral stenosis
MVP mitral valve prolapse
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NMY's nebulized mist treatments
O2 oxygen
PA posteroanterior
PaCO2/PCO2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PAT paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PCP pneumocystic carinii pneumonia
PVC premature ventricular contraction
PFT pulmonary function test
pH symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
PO2 partial pressure of oxygen
PRN as required
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVA peripheral vascular assessment/accident
RDS repiratory distess syndrome
SK strepokinase
SOB shortness of breath
SPD Sterile Proccessing Department
T&A tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TB tuberculosis
TIA trasient ischmic attack
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
URI upper urinary infection
VC vital capacity
VSD ventricular septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
WBC white blood cell
Wt. weight