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endocrine abbrevs

ADH antidiuretic hormone - Vasopressin: promotes reabsorption of water in the kidneys
BID twice daily
BMR basal metabolic rate
DI diabetes insipidus
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormone
GH Growth Hormone. AKA PGH
GTT Glucose Tolerance Test
HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HDL High Density Lipoproteins
HRT hormone replacement therapy
ICF intracellular fluid
ICSH interstitial cell stimulation hormone
ITT Insulin Tolerance Test
LDL Low Density Lipoproteins
LH Luteinizing Hormone
LTH Lactogenic Hormone (prolactin)
MSH Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone (melanin)
NPH Neutral Protamine Hagedorn - a synthetic insulin
PGH Pituitary Growth Hormone
PTH Parathyroid Hormone
RAIU Radioactive iodine uptake test on the thyroid gland
TFT thyroid function test
TSH Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
ODB ontario drug benefit
PRN as needed
PRL prolactin
PC after meals
AC before meals
OD once daily
PO by mouth
CPS compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties
Pharmacology study of medications and their effect on the body
gtt drop
TID three times daily
Created by: MedixMOA
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