Intro. To Health Science -- Year Review -- Medical Abbreviations

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Intro. To Health Science -- Year Review -- Medical Abbreviations
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  1. ACTH
    adrenocorticotrophic hormone
  2. AIDS
    acquired immune (or immuno-)deficiency syndrome
  3. CBC
    complete blood count
  4. CNS
    central nervous system
  5. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  6. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  7. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  8. CT
    computerized tomography
  9. Dx
    diagnosis
  10. EKG/ECG
    electrocardiogram/electrocardiograph
  11. F
    Female
  12. Fx
    fracture
  13. GH
    growth hormone
  14. GI
    gastrointestinal
  15. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  16. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  17. HMO
    health maintenance organization
  18. IV
    intravenous
  19. M
    Male
  20. MA
    medical assistant
  21. MRI
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  22. NB
    newborn
  23. PA
    physician's assistant
  24. PPO
    preferred provider organization
  25. PT
    physical therapy
  26. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  27. STD/STI
    sexually transmitted disease/infection
  28. TLC
    total lung capacity
  29. TSH
    thyroid-stimulating hormone
  30. Tx
    treatment

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