MA 12O

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MA 12O
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  1. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  2. ABO
    A blood group system
  3. alb
    albumin
  4. ALP
    alkaline phosphatase
  5. ASA
    acetylsalicylic acid (asprin)
  6. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  7. Ba
    barium
  8. BE
    barium enema
  9. BG
    blood glucose
  10. BM
    bowel movement
  11. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  12. BUN
    blood urine nitrogen
  13. BW
    birth weight
  14. Ca
    calcium
  15. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  16. CBC
    complete blood count
  17. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  18. CH
    crown-heel (length of infant)
  19. Chol
    cholesterol
  20. cldy
    cloudy
  21. diff
    differential white blood cell count
  22. DKA
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  23. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  24. DPT
    diphtheria, pertussis & tetnus (vaccine)
  25. DT
    diphtheria & tetnus toxoid
  26. DTaP
    diphtheria & tetnus toxoids & acellular pertussis vaccine
  27. ESR
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  28. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  29. FOB
    fecal occult blood
  30. FOBT
    fecal occult blood test
  31. FS
    finger-stick
  32. ft
    foot
  33. FTT
    faliure to thrive
  34. GCT
    glucose challenge test
  35. Gm-
    gram negative
  36. Gm+
    gram positive
  37. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  38. HAV
    hepatitis A virus
  39. HBV
    hepatitis B virus
  40. HC
    head circumference
  41. Hct
    hematocrit
  42. HDL
    high-density lipoprotein
  43. Hep B
    hepatitis B vaccine
  44. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  45. H & H
    hemoglobin & hematocrit
  46. Hib
    haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine
  47. IDDM
    insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  48. IM
    intramuscular
  49. Immuniz
    immunizations
  50. jaund
    jaundice
  51. K
    potassium
  52. lab
    laboratory
  53. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  54. MMR
    measles, mumps & rubella (vaccine)
  55. MO
    month old
  56. MODM
    mature-onset diabetes mellitus
  57. mono
    mononucleosis
  58. Na
    sodium
  59. neg
    negative
  60. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  61. OPV
    oral polio vaccine
  62. PC
    platelet count
  63. PKU
    phenlketonuria
  64. pos
    positive
  65. PPBS
    postprandial blood sugar
  66. PSA
    prostate-specific antigen
  67. PT
    prothrombin time
  68. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  69. QNS
    quantity not sufficient
  70. RBC
    red blood cell
  71. RBS/RG
    random blood sugar/random glucose
  72. RE
    rectal exam
  73. Rh
    rhesus blood factor
  74. SC/SQ
    subutaneous
  75. sed rate
    sedimentation rate
  76. sigmoid
    sigmoidscopy
  77. spec
    specimen
  78. Staph
    Staphylococcus
  79. STAT
    immediately
  80. Strep
    strepococcus
  81. T & C
    type & cross match
  82. tol
    tolerated
  83. Tq
    tourniquet
  84. tr
    trace
  85. trig
    triglycerides
  86. TSE
    testicular self-examination
  87. VHDL
    very-high-density lipoprotein
  88. VLDL
    very-low-density lipoprotein
  89. VP
    venipuncture
  90. WBC
    white blood cell; white blood (cell) count
  91. WNL
    within normal range
  92. XM
    cross-match
  93. y
    year(s)

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