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HSV
herpes simplex virus
herpes
ECC


2 meanings
endocervical curettage

extracorporeal circulation
endo-

extra-
q.i.d
four times daily
4
VT
ventricular tachycardia (abnormal heart rhythm)
abnormal heart rhythym
LA
left atrium
part of heart
GABA
gamma-amniobutyric acid (neurotransmitter)
neurotransmitter
ID
infectios disease
infect
q.s
as much as suffices
suffice
U/S
ultrasound
internal baby picture
AFP
alphafetoprotien
protein
C


3 meanings
celsius
centigrade
calorie
cel
cen
cal
ERT
estrogen replacement therapy
estrogen
LOS
length of stay
stay
per os
by mouth
oral
GH
growth hormone
grow
ELISA
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
(AIDS test)
aids test
ECF
extended-care facility
care
CHF
congestive heart failure
heart
WNL
within normal limits
normal
MA
mental age
age
FB
foreign body
doesnt belong
D/C


2 meanings
discontinue

discharge
stop

let go
ER


2 meanings
emergency room


estrogen receptor
room

female
AD
right ear
right
ED
emergency department
emergency
TPN
total parental nutrition
nutrition
cp


2 meanings
cerebral palsy


chest pain
palsy

chest
MAOI
monoamine oxidase inhibitor

(antidepressent drug)
monoamine
H
hydrogen
water
CS
c-section
cesarean section
cut
C&S
culture & sensitivity
cul & sens
LD
lethal dose
lethal
HCVD
hypertensive cardiovascular disease
cardio
c/w


2 meanings
compare with


consistant with
compare
CEA
carcinoembryonic antigen
antigen
FBS
fasting blood sugar
fast
ab
antibody
anti
EDC
estimated date of confinement
confine
SVD
spontaneous vaginal delivery
vaginal
h.s.
at bedtime
bed
ad lib
as desired
desire
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
hormone
CF
cystic fibrosis
fibrosis
FUO
fever of unknown origin
fever
LOC
loss of consciousness
loss
LAVH
laproscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy
assisted
h/o
history of
history
FHR
fetal heart rate
fetal
HSG
hysterosalpingography
hystero
GC
gonorrhea
an STD
HTN
hypertension
hyper
CHD
coronary heart disease
coronary
UAO
upper airway obstuction
air
h or hr
hour
no hint to easy
q.n
each night
night
-
a
before
not after
Cx
cervix
uterus
MH


2 meanings
marital history

mental health
married mental
CBC or c.b.c
complete blood count
blood
Hgb
hemoglobin
hem
o
+
female
not a boy
G
gravida (pregnant)
prego
HIV
human immunodefiecency virus
virus
-
p
after
not before
H&H
hematocrit & hemoglobin
hem & hem
GYN
gynecology
girl stuff
ht
height
how tall
bid or b.i.d
twice daily
2 x
EEG
elctroencephelogram
head
qh
every hour
hour
IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
(type 1)
type 1
DPT
diptheria, pertussis, tetanus
vaccination
GERD
gastroesophagel reflux disease
heart burn
TPR
temp, pulse, resperation
vitals
ECG
electrocardiogram
heart
NKDA
no known drug allergies
allerges
CC
cheif complaint
whats wrong
mcg
microgram
micro
HBV
hepatitis B virus
hep b
lat
laterial
side
MI
myocardial infarction
(heart attack)
heart attack
SVC
superior vena cava
vena
F/u
follow-up
next
DNR
do not resuscitate
let die
Ca


2 meanings
calcium

cancer
cal
can
c/o
complains of
sore throat, soreback, cough, etc.
g or gm
gram
to easy
dl or dL
deciliter
deci
ECHO
echocardiogram
heart
-
s
without
not with
CSF
cerebraospinal fluid
fluid
UC
uterine contractions
contractions
Mg
magnesium
mag
DOA
dead on arrival
arrival
LMP
last menstrual period
period
LUQ
left upper quadrent
upper
-c
with
not without
NIDDM
non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

(type 2)
type 2
ENT
ear, nose, throat
ear & ???
HCV
hepatitis c virus
hep c
BP
blood pressure
pressure
DD
discharge
diagnosis
treat let go
SOB
shortness of breath
not SOB
q
every
to easy
UTI
urinary tract infection
infection
NPO
not by mouth
mouth
hGH
humon growth hormone
growth
HCT or hct
hematocrit
hema
Ba
barium
ends in -ium
I&O
intake & output
in, out
kg
kilogram
kilo
gt
gtt
drop
drops
rain
a.c.
before meals
meals
BE
barium enema
enema
ICU
intensive care unit
care unit
EENT
eyes, ears, nose, throat
eyes ears
CO2
carbon dioxide
carbon
mg/cc
milligram per cubic centimeter
milligram
MS


2 meanings
multiple sclerosis

mitral stenosis
scler stenosis
LTC
long term care
long term
GI
gastrointestinal
stomach intestines
NB
newborn
baby
Tx
treatment
treat
Rx


3 meanings
prescription
treatment
therapy
p,t,t
DO
doctor of osteopathy
bone dr.
Bx or bx
biopsy
no clue
K
potasium
bananas
I&D
incision & drainage
cut drain
cc
cubic centimeter
cubic
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
resononce
p.o.
by mouth
orally
LLQ
left lower quadrent
lower
D&C
dialation & curettage
curattege
AS
left ear
ear
Hx
history
old stuff
U/O
urinary output
urine out
p.r.n
as required
require
p.c.
after meals
meals
mg
milligram
milli
q.d.
every day
every
Sx
symptoms
because of
DOB
date of birth
birth
CT
computed tomography
com tom
URI
upper respitory infection
respitory
EKG
electocardiogram
heart record
GTT
glucose tolerance test
sugar test
IUD
interuterine device
copper insert
V/S
vital signs
BP heart rate respirations
ml
milliliter
milli
CCU
coronary care unit
heart
U/O
urinary output
urin out
p.r.n
as required
require
p.c.
after meals
meals
mg
milligram
milli
q.d.
every day
every
Sx
symptoms
to easy
DOB
date of birth
birth
CT
computed tomography
URI
upper respitory infection
EKG
electocardiogram
GTT
glucose tolerance test
IUD
interuterine device
V/S
vital signs
ml
milliliter
CCU
coronary care unit
AB
abortion
UA
urinalysis
KUB
kidney, ureter, bladder
CPR
cardiopulmonary resusitation
GB
gallbladder
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Fx
fracture
R/O
rule out
mm
mlillimeter
AU
both ears
Dx
diagnosis
IUP
intrauterine pregnancy
mg/dl
milligram per deciliter