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EMT-B Quiz 1

abbreviations, complaints, diagnosis, medical terms

a before
NTG nitroglycerin
O2 oxygen
OB obstetrics
P after
PE physical exam, pulmonary embolism
Po orally
Pt patient
q every
QID four times a day
R/O rule out
Rx prescription
s/s signs/symptoms
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
SL sublingual
SOB shortness of breath
stat immediately
Sx symptoms
TIA transient ischemic attack
TID three times a day
TKO to keep open
Tx treatment
X times
y/o years old
AA african american
A asian
B black
chief complaint CC
c/o complains of
current health status CHS
date of birth DOB
differential diagnosis DD or DDx
estimated date of confinement EDC
family history FH
hispanic H
history Hx
history and physical H&P
history of present illness HPI or HOPI
impression IMP
medications Med
Newborn NB
Past history PH or PMH
Private medical doctor PMD
weight Wt
white W
abdomen Abd
Cardiovascular CV
Central Nervous System CNS
Ear, nose, throat ENT
Gastrointestinal GI
Genitourinary GU
Gynecological GYN
head,eyes,ears,nose,throat HEENT
Musculoskeletal M/S
obstetrical OB
peripheral nervous system PNS
respiratory Resp
abdominal pain abd pn
chest pain CP
dyspnea on exertion DOE
fever of unknown origin FUO
headache H/A
lower back pain LBP
nausea/vomiting n/v
no apparent distress NAD
pain pn
substernal chest pain sscp
abdominal aortic aneurysm AAA
abortion Ab
acute myocardial infarction AMI
adult respiratory distress syndrome ARDS
alcohol ETOH
atherosclerotic heart disease ASHD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD
chronic renal failure CRF
congestive heart failure CHF
coronary artery disease CAD
cystic fibrosis CF
dead on arrival DOA
delirium tremens DTs
deep vein thrombosis DVT
diabetes mellitus DM
dilation and curettage D&C
duodenal ulcer DU
end stage renal disease ESRD
end stage renal failure ESRF
epstein Barr virus EBV
foreign body obstruction FBO
Hepatitus B virus HBV
hiatal hernia HH
hypertension HTN
infectious disease ID
inferior wall myocardial infarction IWMI
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus IDDM
intracranial pressure ICP
mass casualty incident MCI
mitral valve prolapse MVP
motor vehicle crash MVC
multiple sclerosis MS
non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus NIDDM
organic brain syndrome OBS
otitis media OM
overdose OD
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea PND
pelvic inflammatory disease PID
peptic ulcer disease PUD
pregnancies/birth (gravida/para) G/P
pregnancy induced hypertension PIH
rheumatic heart disease RHD
sexually transmitted disease STD
ST elevation myocardial infarction STEMI
transient ischemic attack TIA
tuberculosis TB
upper respiratory infection URI
urinary tract infection UTI
Wolff Parkinson White syndrome WPW
hypo below
hyper above
tachy fast
brady slow
vol volume
glyc glucose
pne breathing
emic pertaining to blood
emia condition of blood
ia condition
hypovolemic pertaining to a below normal volume of blood
hyperglycemia condition of above normal blood sugar level
apnea condition of no breathing
tachycardia fast heart rate
bradypnea slow breathing rate
Created by: apaiz18



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