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nutrition abbrevs

abbreviatins for nutrition

10 Fr. NG tube 10 size french nasogastric tube
AL albumin
AST Aspartate Aminotransferase
BRAT Banana,Rice,Apple,Toast
BSP Bowel Sounds Present
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
cal Calories
Cardiac Diet CD
CBC Complete blood count
CDA DIET Canadian Diabetic Association Diet
CF Clear fluids
CF-DAT Clear fluid-diet as tolerated
d/c or dc discontinue
DAT diet as tolerated
DD Diabetic diet
EF Enteral feeds
FF full fluids
FF-DAT Start with full fluids and progress to diet as tolerated
GF Gluten free diet
G-tubes Gastrostomy tube
HF High fibre
HP High protein
IDDM Insulin dependeant diabetes mellitus
INR International normalized rate
IV intravenous
J-tubes Jejunostomy tube
LOW SODIUM limits sodium intake to less than 3000mg
LR low residue
MIC Device Bard button
NAS no added salt
N-G tube nasogastric tube
NIDDM Non-insulin dependant diabetes mellitus
NPO Nothing by mouth
OGTT Oral glucose tolerance test
PAR Parentral feeds
PE Puree
PEG tube percutanious endogastric tube
PTT partial Thromboplastin Time
REG Full diet
SS Surgical soft
T&A Tonsillectomy and Anoidectomy
TPN Total Parentral Nutrition
TPN baseline Total Parentral Nutrition baseline lab work
VERY LOW SODIUM limits sodium intake to 2000mg a day or less
VMA Vanillylmandelic Acid Test
Created by: zeldafan