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Common Abbreviations

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h hour(s)
HA headache
H2O water
H&P history & physical
Hep A Hepatitis A Virus
HBV hepatitis B virus
HCV hepatitis C virus
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
HCT hematocrit
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
HDL high density lipoprotein cholesterol
HCVD hypertensive cardiovascular disease
HEENT head, ears, eyes, nose, throat
Hz hertz
Hgb hemoglobin
H/H hemoglobin/hematocrit
HIB hemophilus influenza B
HIV human immuno deficiency virus
HL heparin lock
H/O history of
HPI history of present illness
HR heart rate
HRT hormone replacement therapy
hr(s) hour(s)
hs at bedtime
HSV herpes simplex virus
ht height
HTN hypertension
Hx history
hypo hypodermic
ICP intracranial pressure
ICU intensive care unit
I & D incision & drainage
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitis
IM intramuscular
INR international normalized ratio
int internal
I & O intake & output
IQ intelligent quotient
IV intravenous
IVC intravenous cholangiogram
IVP intravenous pyelogram
IUD intrauterine device
IVPB intravenous piggyback
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
JODM juvenile onset diabetes mellitus
kg kilogram
K+ potassium
KOH potassium hydroxide
KUB kidney, ureter and bladder
KVO keep vein open
Created by: mringeisen