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alk phos
alkaline phosphatase
ALT, AST
alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase (ENZYME TESTS OF THE LIVER)
BE
barium enema
BRBPR
bright red blood per (through) rectum; hematochezia
BM
bowel movement
CT scan
computed tomography
EGD
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
GB
gallbladder
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI
gastrointestinal
HBV
hepatitis B virus
IBD
inflammatory bowel disease
LFTs
liver function tests; aslk phos; bilirubin;
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
NG tube
nasogastric tube
NPO
nothing by mouth
PEG tube
percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (FEEDING TUBE)
PEJ tube
percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube (FEEDING TUBE)
PTHC
percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
SGOT; SGPT
enzyme tests of liver function
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
T tube
tube placed in the biliary tract for drainage
a.c.
before meals
ACE
angiotensin-converting enzyme
ad lib
freely as desired
APAP
acetaminophen
b.i.d.
two times a day
c/
with
caps
capsule
cc
cubic centimeter
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
caps
capsule
gm
gram
cc
cubic centimeter
gt, gtt
drops
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
h
hour
gm
gram
h.s.
at bedtime
gt, gtt
drops
H2 blocker
histamine H2-receptor antagonist
h
hour
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
h.s.
at bedtime
IM
intramuscular
INH
isoniazid (antitubercular agent)
IV
intravenous
MAOI
monoamine oxidase inhibitor (ANTIDEPRESSANT)
H2 blocker
histamine H2-receptor antagonist
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
mg
milligram
NPO
nothing by mouth
IM
intramuscular
INH
isoniazid (antitubercular agent)
IV
intravenous
MAOI
monoamine oxidase inhibitor (ANTIDEPRESSANT)
mg
milligram
NPO
nothing by mouth
NSAID
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
oz.
ounce
p.c.
after meals
PCA
patient-controlled administration
PDR
Physicians' Desk Reference
p.o.
by mouth
p.r.n.
when requested
pt.
patient
Q (q)
every
q.d.
every day
q.h.
every hour
q.h.s.
every bedtime
q.i.d.
four times a day
qns
quantity not sufficient
qAM
every morning
qPM
every evening
s/
without
SERM
selective estrogen receptor modulator
sig.
let it be labeled
SL
sublingual
s.o.s.
if necessary
SSRI
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
sc, subcut
subcutaneous
tab
tablet
TCA
tricyclic antidepressant
t.i.d.
three times a day