Medical Assisting

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Medical Assisting
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2012-07-15 21:41:03
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  1. ABD
    abdomen
  2. ABG
    arterial blood gases
  3. ac
    before eating
  4. ACLS
    advanced cardiac life support
  5. ad lib
    as desired
  6. AFP
    alpha-fetoprotein
  7. AKA
    above knee amputation
  8. ASHD
    atherosclerotic heart disease
  9. BE
    barium enema
  10. bid
    twice a day
  11. BM
    bowel movement
  12. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  13. BOM
    bilateral otitis media
  14. BP
    blood pressure
  15. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  16. bx
    biopsy
  17. c
    with
  18. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  19. CA
    cancer
  20. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  21. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  22. CBC
    complete blood count
  23. CC
    chief complaint
  24. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  25. CHO
    carbohydrate
  26. CNS
    central nervous system
  27. c/o
    complaints of
  28. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  29. CPK
    creatinine phosphokinase
  30. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  31. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  32. CT
    computed tomography
  33. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  34. CXR
    chest x-ray
  35. DAT
    diet as tolerated
  36. dc
    discontinue
  37. D&C
    dilation and curettage
  38. DDx
    differential diagnosis
  39. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  40. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  41. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  42. Dx
    diagnosis
  43. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  44. f/u
    follow up
  45. FUO
    fever of unknown origin
  46. fx
    fracture
  47. GC
    gonorrhea
  48. GI
    gastrointestinal
  49. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  50. GU
    genitourinary
  51. HCT
    hematocrit
  52. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  53. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  54. HPI
    history of present illness
  55. HS
    at bedtime or hour of sleep
  56. HTN
    hypertension
  57. Hx
    history
  58. I&D
    incision and drainage
  59. I&O
    intake and output
  60. IG
    immunoglobulin
  61. lytes
    electrolytes
  62. MI
    myocardial infarction
  63. NG
    nasogastric
  64. NKA
    no known allergies
  65. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  66. N/V
    nausea and vomiting
  67. p
    after
  68. PE
    pulmonary embolism
  69. prn
    as needed
  70. pt
    patient
  71. PE
    physical examination
  72. PT
    physical therapy
  73. q
    every
  74. RBC
    red blood cells
  75. R/O
    rule out
  76. ROM
    range of motion
  77. Rx
    treatment or prescription
  78. s
    without
  79. SOB
    shortness of breath
  80. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  81. stat
    immediately
  82. Sx
    symptoms
  83. Tx
    treatment
  84. UA
    urinalysis
  85. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  86. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  87. ENT
    ears, nose, throat
  88. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  89. VS
    vital signs

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