Common Medical Abbreviations

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Common Medical Abbreviations
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  1. Arterial blood gases
    ABG
  2. Attention deficit disorder
    ADD
  3. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    AIDS
  4. Atrial-ventricular
    AV
  5. Acute myocardial infarction
    AMI
  6. Autonomic nervous system
    ANS
  7. Bowel Movement
    BM
  8. Blood pressure
    BP
  9. Benign prostatic hyperplasia
    BPH
  10. Blood sugar
    BS
  11. Body surface area
    BSA
  12. Cancer
    CA
  13. Coronary artery bypass graft
    CABG
  14. Coronary artery disease
    CAD
  15. Cardiac failure
    CF
  16. Congestive Heart Failure
    CHF
  17. Cytomegalovirus
    CMV
  18. Central Nervous System
    CNS
  19. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    COPD
  20. Cardiovascular
    CV
  21. Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
    CVA
  22. Diabetes insipidus
    DI
  23. Diabetes melitus
    DM
  24. Date of Birth
    DOB
  25. Diagnosis
    Dx
  26. Electrocardiogram
    ECG/EKG
  27. Ears, nose, throat
    ENT
  28. Emergency room
    ER
  29. Family History
    FH
  30. Gastroesophageal reflux disease
    GERD
  31. Gastrointestinal
    GI
  32. Headache
    HA
  33. High Blood Pressure
    HBP
  34. High density lipoprotein
    HDL
  35. Human immunodeficiency virus
    HIV
  36. heart rate
    HR
  37. Infectious diseases
    ID
  38. Infectious hepatitis
    IH
  39. Fluid Intake and Outake
    IO, I/O
  40. Intraocular pressure
    IOP
  41. Intravenous
    IV
  42. Keep vein open
    KVO
  43. Low birth weight
    LBW
  44. Low density lipoprotein
    LDL
  45. Loss of consciousness
    LOC
  46. Myocardial infarction
    MI
  47. Medical intensive care unit
    MICU
  48. Magnetic resonance imaging
    MRI
  49. No known allergies
    NKA
  50. Nothing by mouth
    NPO
  51. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
    NVD
  52. Operating room
    OR
  53. Pulmonary artery pressure
    PAP
  54. Past medical history
    PMH
  55. Peptic ulcer disease
    PUD
  56. Peripheral vascular disease
    PVD
  57. Rheumatioid arthritis
    RA
  58. Red blood count or red blood cells
    RBC
  59. Range of motion
    ROM
  60. Without
    s
  61. Systolic Blood Pressure
    SBP
  62. Short of breath
    SOB
  63. Sexually transmitted diseases
    STD
  64. Temperture
    T
  65. Type and cross-match
    T&C
  66. tuberculosis
    TB
  67. Thrombo-embolic disease stockings
    TEDS
  68. Total parenteral nutrition
    TPN
  69. Treatment
    Tx
  70. Units
    U
  71. Urinalysis
    U/A
  72. Usual childhood diseases
    UCHD
  73. Upper respiratory diseases
    URD
  74. Urinary tract infection
    UTI
  75. Venereal Disease
    VD
  76. Vital signs
    VS
  77. White blood cout/cell
    WBC
  78. Weight
    WT

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