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161 Cards in this Set

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RUQ
right upper quadrant
LUQ
left upper quadrant
RLQ
right left quadrant
LLQ
left lower quadrant
C1-C7
cervical
T1-T12
thoracic
L1-L5
lumbar
S1-S5
sacral
tailbone
coccygeal
BE
barium enema
BM
bowel movement
EGD
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
GB
gall bladder
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI
gastrointestinal
IBD
inflammatory bowel disease
LFTs
liver function test
NG tube
nasogastric tube
NPO
nothing by mouth
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
ARF
acute renal failure
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
CAPD
continuous ambulatory pertoneal dialysis
Cath
catheter, catherization
CKD
chronic kidney disease
CRF
chronic renal disease
cysto
cytoscopic examination
ESRD
end-stage renal disease
HD
hemodialysis
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
KUB
kidney, ureter, and bladder
PD
peritoneal dialysis
UA
urinalysis
UTI
urinary tract infection
AB
abortion
CS
cesarean section
Cx
cervix
D & C
dilation and curettage
DUB
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
ECC
endocervical curettage
GYN
gynecology
IUD
intrauterine device; contraceptive
LMP
last menstrual period
OB
obstetrics
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
TAH-BSO
total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
GU
genitourinary
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
STI
sexually transmitted infections
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate
STD
sexually transmitted disease
BPH
benign prostatic hyperplasia
AD
Alzheimers disease
CNS
central nervous system
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CVA
cerebrovascular accident
EEG
electroencephalogram
LP
lumbar puncture
MG
myasthenia gravis
MS
multiple sclerosis
TBI
traumatic brain injury
TIA
transient ischemic attack
ACS
acute coronary syndromes
AF
atrial fibrillation
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
AS
aortic stenosis
ASD
atrial septal defect
AV, A-V
atrioventricular
BP
blood pressure
CABG
coronary atery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
CHF
congestive heart failure
DVT
deep venous thrombosis
ECG, EKG
electrocardiography
ECHO
echocardiography
HTN
hypertension
MI
myocardial infarction
MR
mitral regurgitation
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
PAC
premature ventricular contradiction
SA, S-A
sinoatrial
SOB
shortness of breathe
VFib
ventricular fibrillation
VSD
ventricular septal defect
ARDS
adult (acute) respiratory distress syndrome
Bronch
bronchoscopy
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CXR
chest x-ray
DOE
dyspnea on exertion
LLL
left lower lobe (of lung)
LUL
left upper lobe (of lung)
PE
pulmonary embolism
PFTs
pulmonary function tests
RDS
respiratory distress syndrome
RLL
right lower lobe (of lung)
RUL
right upper lobe (of lung)
SOB
shortness of breathe
URI
upper respiratory infection
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HIV
human immunodeficiency virus
HSV
herpes simplex virus
ACL
anterior cruciate ligament of the knee
C1-C7
cervical vertebrae
EMG
electromyography
IM
intramuscular
L1-L5
lumbar vertebrae
Ortho.
orthopedics
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
ROM
range of motion
T1-T2
thoracic vertebrae
OA
osteoarthritis
DJD
degenerative joint disease
bx
biopsy
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
VA
visual acuity
VF
visual field
AD
right ear
AS
left ear
EENT
eyes, ears, nose, and throat
ENT
ears, nose and throat
AU
both ears
OM
otitis media
DM
diabetes mellitus
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FBG
fasting blood glucose
IDDM
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
NIDDM
non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
TFT
thyroid function test
BMT
bone marrow transplant
bx
biopsy
Ca
cancer
mets
metastases
NED
no evidence of disease
AP
anteroposterior
CXR
chest x-ray
PA
posteroanterior
UGI
upper gastrointestinal
KUB
kidneys, ureters, bladder
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
a.c.
before meals
-
c
with
h.s.
at bedtime
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
p.o
by mouth
p.r.n
as neccessary
-
s
without
C.A.
chronological age
M.A.
mental age
MR
mental retardation
Rx
therapy
CBC
complete blood count
diff.
differential count
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Hct
hematocrit
Hg, HGB
hemoglobin