Medical Terminology Abbreviation Part 2

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Medical Terminology Abbreviation Part 2
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  1. D/C
    discontinued or discharged
  2. D&C
    dilation and curettage
  3. dept.
    department
  4. DIP
    distal interphalangeal joint
  5. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  6. DO
    doctor of osteopathy
  7. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  8. DRG
    Diagnostic Related Groups
  9. DTR
    deep tendon reflex
  10. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  11. Dx
    diagnosis
  12. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  13. -ectomy
    removal of entire organ
  14. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  15. EENT
    eye, ear, nose, and throat
  16. EKG
    elektrokardiogramm (German)
  17. EMG
    electromyogram
  18. ENT
    ear, nose, and throat
  19. ER
    emergency room
  20. F
    fair (muscle strength, balance)
  21. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  22. ft.
    foot, feet (the measurement, not the body part)
  23. F/U
    follow up
  24. FWB
    full weight bearing
  25. Fx
    fracture
  26. G
    good (muscle, strength, balance)
  27. GB
    gallbladder
  28. GI
    gastrointestinal
  29. gm
    gram
  30. G.U.
    genito-urinary
  31. Gyn
    gynecology
  32. h
    hour (hora)
  33. HA
    headache
  34. Hb, Hgb
    hemoglobin
  35. HCVD
    hypertensive cardiovascular disease
  36. HEENT
    head, ear, eyes, nose, throat
  37. H&H, H/H
    hematocrit and hemoglobin
  38. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  39. HNP
    herniated nucleus pulposus
  40. HOB
    head of bed
  41. H&P
    history and physical
  42. HPI or PI
    history of present illness
  43. HR
    heart rate
  44. hr
    hour
  45. HT
    Hubbard tank
  46. Ht
    hematocrit
  47. ht
    height
  48. HTN
    hypertension
  49. Hx
    history
  50. ICU
    intensive care unit
  51. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  52. IM
    intramuscular
  53. imp
    impression
  54. in
    inches
  55. I&O
    intake and output
  56. IPPB
    intermittent positive-pressure breathing
  57. IV
    intravenous
  58. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram
  59. -itis
    inflammation
  60. JRA
    juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  61. kcal
    kilocalories
  62. kg
    kilogram
  63. k
    knee
  64. KJ
    knee jerk

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