Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
AIUM american institute of ultrasound in medicine
AMA against medical advice
A-Mode amplitude modulation
Ao Aorta
AP anterioposterior
ARDMS american registry of diagnostic medical sonography
ASE american society of echocardiography
B-Mode brightness modulation
BP blood pressure
Bx biopsy
CABG coranary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CBC complete blood count
CBD common bile duct
CDI color Doppler imaging
CHF congestive heart failure
cm centimeter
c/o complains of
copd chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT computed tomography
CVA cerebral vascular accident
CW continuous wave
db decibel
DM diabetes mellitus
DNR do not resuscitate
DOB date of birth
DVT deep venous thrombosis
Dx diagnosis
ED emergency department
ETOH ethanol (alcohol)
F/U follow up
FUO fever of unknown origin
GB gallbladder
GERD gastroesophogeal reflux disease
GI gastrointestinal
gyn gynecology
HTN hypertension
Hx history
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
IV intravenous
LFT liver function test
lt left
MHz megahertz
MI myocardial infarction
mm millimeter
M-mode motion modulation
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NPO nothing by mouth
OR operating room
pt patient
PW pulsed wave
RBC red blood cells
R/O rule out
sag sagittal
SDMS society of diagnostic medical sonography
s/s signs and symptoms
stat immediately
SVU society for vascular ultrasound
TCD transcranial Doppler
TGC time gain compensation
TIA transient ischemic attack
trv transverse
WBC white blood count
WES wall echo shadow
SUPR superior
SUPN supine
SUPF superficial
ANT anterior
AX axilla/axillary
CAUD caudal
CEPH cephalad
COR coronal
DECUB decubitus
INF inferior
LAO left anterior oblique
LLD left lateral decubitus
LLQ left lower quadrant
LONG longitundinal
LPO left posterior oblique
LT left
LUQ left upper quadrant
MED medial
MID midline
ML midline
OBL oblique
POST posterior
PT patient tibials
RAO right anterior oblique
RLD right lateral decubitus
RLQ right lower quadrant
RPO right posterior oblique
RT right
RUQ right upper quadrant
SAG sagital
TRV transverse
TRANS
Created by: cathymarie116