Medical Abbreviations

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Medical Abbreviations
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  1. ARF
    acute renal failure
  2. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  3. Cath
    Catheter, catherterization
  4. C&S
    culture and sensitivity testing - to determine antibiotic effectiveness against bacteria grown from a patient`s urine specimen
  5. HD
    hemodialysis
  6. K+
    potassium - an electrolyte
  7. KUB
    kidney, ureter, and bladder
  8. PD
    peritoneal dialysis
  9. PKU
    phenylketonuria
  10. UA
    urinalysis
  11. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  12. CT
    computed tomography
  13. GERD
    gastroesophagel reflux disease
  14. GI
    gastrointestinal
  15. IBD
    inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis)
  16. NG tube
    Nasogastic tube

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