Clinical Skills Abbrev 3

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  1. GS
    Gram Stain
  2. GSW
    Gun Shot Wound
  3. GTT
    Glucose Tolerance Test
  4. gtt
    guttae (drop)
  5. G-Tube
    Gastric Feeding Tube
  6. GU
    Genito-Urinary; also Gastric Ulcer
  7. GYN
  8. H FLU
    Haemophilus Influenza
  9. HA
  10. H2
    Histamine 2
  11. HCG
    Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  12. HCT
  13. HCV
    Hepatitus C Virus
  14. HDL
    High Density Lipoprotein
  15. HEENT
    Head, Eyes, Ear, Nose and Throat
  16. HELLP
    Hemolysis Elevated Liver tests Low Platelets
  17. HEME/ONC
  18. Hgb
  19. H&H
    Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
  20. H&P
    History and Physical
  21. HIB
    Haemophilus Inluenza B vaccine
  22. HOB
    Head Of Bed
  23. HPI
    History of Present Illness
  24. HPV
    Human Papilloma Virus
  25. HR
    Heart Rate
  26. HRT
    Hormone Replacement Therapy
  27. HS (hs)
    At Bedtime
  28. HSM
    Holo-Systolic Murmur; also Hepato-Splenomegaly
  29. HSV
    Herpes Simplex Virus
  30. HTN
  31. HX
  32. IBD
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  33. IBS
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  34. ICD
    Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator
  35. ID
    Infectious Diseases
  36. I&D
    Incise and Drain
  37. IDDM
    Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  38. IM
    Intramuscular; also Intramedullary
  39. INR
    International Normalized Ratio
  40. I&O
    Ins and Outs
  41. IOP
    Intra-Ocular Pressure
  42. IP
  43. IRB
    Indications Risks Benefits; Institutional Review Board
  44. ITP
    Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia
  45. IUD
    Intrauterine Device
  46. HIV
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  47. IUP
    Intrauterine Pregnancy
  48. IV
  49. IVC
    Inferior Vena Cava
  50. IVDU
    Intravenous Drug Use
  51. IVF
    Intravenous Fluid; also In Vitro Fertilization
  52. IVP
    Intravenous Pyelogram
  53. JP
    Jackson Pratt
  54. J-Tube
    Jejunal Feeding Tube
  55. JVD
    Jugular Venous Distention
  56. JVP
    Jugular Venous Pressure
  57. K
  58. KCL
    Potassium Chloride
  59. Kcal
  60. KUB
    Kidneys Ureters and Bladder
  61. KVO
    Keep Vein Open
  62. L
  63. Lac
  64. LAD
    Left Anterior Descending (coronary atertery); Left Axis Deviation
  65. Lap
    Laproscopic; also Laparotomy
  66. LBBB
    Left Bundle Branch Block
  67. LBO
    Large Bowel Obstruction
  68. LBP
    Low Back Pain
  69. LCX
    Left Circumflex (coronary artery)
  70. L&D
    Labor and Delivery
  71. LDH
    Lactate Dehydrogenase
  72. LDL
    Low density Lipoprotein
  73. LE
    Lower Extremity (usually preceded by R or L); Leukocyte Esterase
  74. LFT
    Liver Function Test
  75. LH
    Leutinizing Hormone; Left Handed; Light Headed
  76. LHRH
    Leutinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone
  77. LLE
    Lower Left Extremity
  78. LLL
    Left Lower Lobe; Left Lower Lid
  79. LLQ
    Left Lower Quadrant
  80. LNMP
    Last Normal Menstrual Period
  81. LOC
    Loss of Consciousness or Level of Consciousness
  82. LP
    Lumbar Puncture
  83. LPN
    Licensed Practical Nurse
  84. LR
    Lactated Ringers
  85. LUE
    Left Upper Extremity
  86. LUL
    Left Upper Lobe; also Left Upper Lid
  87. LUQ
    Left Upper Quadrant
  88. LV Fxn
    Left Ventricular Function
  89. LVEDP
    Left Ventricular End Diastolic Pressure
  90. LVH
    Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  91. LVN
    Licensed Vocational Nurst
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Clinical Skills Abbrev 3
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