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Abbrevations

CTS Medical Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
AAA AORTIC ABDOMINAL ANEURISM
Abd ABDOMINAL
ATB ANTIBIOTICS
ACLS ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT
AFIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
AIDS ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
AKA ABOVE KNEE AMPUTATION
Approx APPROXIMATELY
ARDS ADULT RESPITORY DISTRESS
ASA ASPRIN
ASCVD ARTERIOSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
ASHD ARTERIOSCLEROTIC HEART DISEASE
BKA BELOW KNEE AMPUTATION
Bi BILATERAL
Brady BRADYCARDIA
BCC BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
CA CANCER
CABG CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
CAD CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
Cath CATHETER, CATHERTERIZE
CBC COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
cc CUBIC CENTIMETER
CF CYSTIC FIBROSIS
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
CHI CLOSED HEAD INJURY
Chole CHOLECYSTECTOMY
CMV CYTOMEGALOVIRUS
CNS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
c/o COMPLAINT OF
CO CARBON MONOXIDE
CO(2) CARBON DIOXIDE
COD CAUSE OF DEATH
COPD CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CP CEREBRAL PALSY
CPA CARDIOPULMONARY ARREST
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
CRF CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE
Cryo CRYOPRECIPIATE
CXR CHEST X-RAY FILM
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT, STROKE
D5W 5% DEXTROSE IN WATER
DC'd DISCONTINUED
DIC DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION
DM DIABETES MELLITUS
DNR DO NOT RESUSCITATE
DOA DEAD ON ARRIVAL
DOB DATE OF BIRTH
DOD DATE OF DEATH
D/T DUE TO
Dx DIAGNOSIS
DZ DISEASE
ED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
EMS EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEM
EKG ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
ER EMERGENCY ROOM
Etiol ETIOLOGY
ETHO ALCOHOL
FFP FRESH FROZEN PLASMA
Fx FRACTURE
GI GASTROINTESTINAL
GSW GUN SHOT WOUND
HBP HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
HCV HEPATITIS C VIRUS
hgb HEMOGLOBIN
H HISTORY & PHYSICAL
Hr HOUR
Ht HEIGHT
Hx HISTORY
I INTAKE AND OUTPUT
ICB INTERCRAINIAL BLEED
IDDM INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS
kg KILOGRAM
KVO KNEE VEIN OPEN
L LITER
LR LACTATED RINGERS
MD MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
MI MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
ml MILLILITERS
MS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
MVA MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
NIDDM NON-INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS
NS NORMAL SALINE
NOK NEXT-OF-KIN
N/A NAUSEA AND VOMITING
O(2) OXYGEN
OD OVERDOSE
OR OPERATING ROOM
OS LEFT EYE
OD RIGHT EYE
PD PARKINSON'S DISEASE
PE PULMONARY EMBOLI
Post Op AFTER SURGERY/POST-OPERATIVE
PRBC PACKED RED BLOOD CELLS
Pre Op PRE-OPERATIVE
PTA PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
PVD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE
QA QUALITY ASSURANCE
QC QUALITY CONTROL
RA RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
SIDS SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME
SOB SHORTNESS OF BREATH
SOP STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE
S/P STATUS POST
STAPH STAPHYLOCOCCUS
Sx SURGERY
Tachy TACHYCARDIA
TB TUBERCULOSIS
TIA TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
URI UPPER RESPIRTORY INFECTION
WBC WHITE BLOOD COUNT
w/ WITH
w/o WITHOUT
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