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@
at
a
before
A&D
admission and discharge
A&P
anterior and posterior
aa
of each
Ab
abortion
abd
andomen, abdominal
ABG
arterial blood gas
ac
before meals
ac
before meals
ACTH
adrenocorticotrophic hormone
AD
right ear
ADH
antidiuretic hormone
ad lib
as desired
ADL
activities of daily living
adm
admission
AHA
american hospital association
AIDS
acqiured immune deficiancy syndrome
am, AM
morning, before noon
AMA
American medical association, against medical advice
amal
amalgram
amb
ambulate, walk
amt
amount
ANA
american nurses association
ANS
autonomic nervous system
ant
anterior
AP
apical pulse
approx
approximately
aq, aqua
aqueous (water base)
ART
accredited records
ARC
AIDS-related complex
Art
accredited records technician
AS
left ear
as tol
as tolerated
ASA
aspirin
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASCVD
arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
AU
both ears
av
average
AV
arteriovenous, atrioventricular
A&W
alive and well
Ax
axilla, axillary, armpit
Ba
barium
bacti
bacteriology
B&B
bowel and bladder training
BBB
bundle branch block
B&C
biopsy and conization
BE
barium enema
bid
twice a day
bil
bilateral
Bl
blood
Bl Wk
blood work
BM
bowel movement
BMR
basal metabolic rate
BP
blood pressure
BR
bed rest
BRP
bathroom privileges
BS
blood sugar
BSA
body surface area
BSC, bsc
bedside comode
Bx, bx
biopsy
C
degrees celsius(centigrade)
c, w/
with
Ca
calcium
CA
cancer
cal
calorie
Cap
capsule
CAT
computerized axial tomography
Cath
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CBET
certified biomedical equipment technician
CBR
complete bed rest
cc
cubic centimeter
CC
chief complaint
CCU
coronary care unit, critical care unit
CDA
certified dental assistant
CDC
centers for disease control and prevention
CEO
chief executive officer
CF
cystic fibrosis
CHD
coronary heart disease
CHO
cholesterol
CHF
coronary heart failure
CHO
carbohydrate
chol
cholesterol
CICU
cardiac intensive care unit
ck
check
Cl
chloride, chlorine
cl lic
clear liqiuds
cm
centimeter
CMA
certified medical assistant
CNP
certified nurse practitioner
CNS
central nervous system
co, c/o
complains of
CO
carbon monoxide, coronary occlusion
CO
carbon dioxide
Comp
complete, compound
cont
continued
COPD
chronic obrtusive pulmonary disease
COTA
certified occupational therapy assistant
CP
cerebral palsy
CPK
creatine phosphokinase(cardiac enzyme)
CPR
cardio pulmonary resuscitation
CPT
current procedure terminology
CRTT
certified respiratory therapy technician
CS
central supply or service
C&S
culture and sensitivity
CSF
cerebral spinal fliud
CSR
central supply room
CST
certified surgical technologist
CT
computerized tomography
Cu
copper
CBA
cerebral vascular accident(stroke)
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
Cx
cervix complication, complaint
d
day
D&C
dilatation and curettige
DA
dental assistant
DAT
diet as tolerated
DC
doctor of chiropractic
D/C, dc, dics
discontinued, discharge
DDS
doctor of dental surgery
DEA
drug enforcement agency
del
delivery
Dept
department
DH
dental hygenist
DHHS
department of health and human services
Diff
differential white blood cell count
dil
dilute, dissolve
DM
diabetes mellitus
DMD
doctor of dental medicine
DMS
diagnostic medical sonography
DNA
dexyribonucleic acid
DNR
do not resuscitate
DO
doctor of osteopathy
DOA
dead on arrival
DOB
date of birth
DOD
date of death
DON
director of nursing
DPM
doctor of podiatric medicine
DPT
diphteria, pertussis, tetanus
Dr
doctor
dr
dram, drainage
DRG
diagnostic related group
drg, drsg, dsg
dressing
D/S
dextrose in saline
DSD
dry sterile dressing
DT
delirium tremors
DVM
doctor of veterinary medicine
DW
distilled water
D/W
dextrose in water
Dx, dx
diagnosis
ea
each
EBL
Estimated blood loss
ECG, EKG
Electrocardiogram
ED
emergency department
EEG
Electroencephalogram
EENT
ear, eye, nose, throat
elix
elixir
EMG
Electromyogram
EMS
Emergency medical services
EMT
Emergency medical technician
ENT
ear, nose, throat
EPA
environmental protection agency
ER
emergency room
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rape
et, etiol
etiology (causes disease)
Exc
Excision
Ex, exam
examanation
Exp
exploratory
ext
extract, extraction, external
F
Degrees fahrenheit
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FBW
fasting blood work
FC
foley catheter
FDA
food and drug administration
Fe
Iron
FF, FFl
force fluids
FH, FHR
fetal heart rate
Fl, fl
fluid
Fr, Fx
fracture
FSH
follicle stimulating hormone
ft
foot
Fuo
fever of unknown origion
GA
gastric analysis
gal
gallon
GB
gallbladder
Gc
gonococcous, gonorrhea
GH
growth hormone
GI
gastrointestinal
Gm, g
Gram
gr
green
gt, gtt, gtts
drop, drops
GTT
glucose tolerance test
GU
Genitourinary
GYN
gynecology
H
hydrogen
H O
Water
H O
Hydrogen peroxide
H, (h), hydrogen
hypodermic injection
HA
hearing aid, headache
HBP
high blood pressure
HBV
hepatitus B virus
HCG
Human chorionic gonadotrophin hormone
HCl
hydrochloric acid
hct
hematocrit
HDL
high density lipoprotiens (healthy type of cholesterol)
Hg
Mercury
Hgb, Hb
hemoglobin
HHA
home health assistant / aide
HIV
human immunedificiency virus (AIDS virus)
HMO
health maintenance organization
HOB
head of bed
HOH
hard of hearing
HOSA
health occupations students of america
H&P
history and physical
Hr, hr, H, h
hour , hours
HS
hour of sleep(bedtime)
Ht
height
Hx, hx
history
hypo
hypodermic injection
Hyst
hysterectomy
I&D
incision and drainage
INO
intake and output
ICCU
intensive coronary care unit
ICB
international classification of diseases
ICU
intensive care unit
ID
intradermal
IDDM
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IH
infectious hepatitus
IM
intramuscular
imp
impression
in
inch
inf
infusion, inferior, infection
ing
inguinal
inj
injection
int
internal, interior
IPPB
intermittent positive pressure breathing
irr, irrig
irrigation
Isol, isol
isolation
IT
inhalation therapy
IUD
intrauterine device
IVP
intravenous
jt
joint
K
potassium
KCl
potassium chloride
Kg, kg
kilogram
KUB
kidney, ureter, bladder, X-ray