SIU Medical Term

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  1. ACE
    angiotensin converting enzyme
  2. ACTH
    adrenocorticotropic hormone
  3. ADD
    attention deficit disorder
  4. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  5. ADHD
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  6. AIDS
    acquired immunodificiency syndrome
  7. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart
  8. bid
    twice daily
  9. BP
    blood pressure
  10. BPH
    benign prostatic hyperplasia
  11. BUN
    Blood, urea, nitrogen
  12. CA
  13. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  14. CBC
    complete blood count
  15. CC
    chief complaints
  16. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  17. CIS
    carcinoma In Situ
  18. c/o
    complains of
  19. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  20. CPAP
    continuous positive airway pressure
  21. CPR
    caardiopulmonary resuscitation
  22. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  23. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  24. D/C
    dilatation and curettage
  25. DM
    diasctolic murmur
  26. DNA
    deocyribonucleeic acid
  27. DOB
    date of birth
  28. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  29. EBV
    epstein barr virus
  30. ECG/EKG
  31. EENT
    eye, ear, nose, throat
  32. ENT
    ear, nose, throat
  33. C (with a line above it)
  34. s (with a line above it)
  35. A (with a line above it)
  36. P (with a line above it)
  37. ER
    Emergency room
  38. ETOH
  39. FSH
    follicle stimulating hormone
  40. F/U
    follow up
  41. Fx
  42. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  43. GH
    growth hormone
  44. GI
  45. gt, gtt
    (gutae) drops
  46. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  47. GYN
  48. Hb, hgb, Hgb
  49. HDL
    high density lipoprotein
  50. HEENT
    head, ear, eye, nose throat
  51. Hg
  52. HIPPA
    health insurance portability and accountabilty act
  53. H&P
    history and physical exam
  54. HPV
    human papilloma virus
  55. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  56. HTN
  57. Hx
  58. I&D
    Incision and drainage (for absess)
  59. IBD
    inflammatory bowel disease
  60. IBS
    irritable bowel syndrome
  61. IM
  62. IV
  63. IVP
    intraveneous pyelogram
  64. LDL
    low density lipoprotein
  65. LP
    lumbar puncture
  66. MD, M.D.
    Doctor of medicine
  67. mets
  68. MI
    myocaardial infarction/ mitral incompetence
  69. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  70. MS
    mitral stenosis/ multiple sclerosis
  71. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  72. NKA
    no known allergies
  73. NPO
    nil by mouth
  74. NSAID
    non steroidal anti-inflammatory agent
  75. OD, O.D.
    oculus dexter (in the right eye)
  76. PA
    pulmonary artery
  77. PE
    physical examination
  78. PET
    positron emission tomography
  79. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  80. p/o
    per oral
  81. po, p.o.
    by mouth
  82. post-op
    after operation
  83. pre-op
    before operation
  84. prn, p.r.n.
    as needed (pro re nata)
  85. PSA
    prostate specific antigen
  86. pt
  87. PT
    physical therapis/ prothrombin time
  88. PTH
    parathyroid hormone
  89. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  90. q
  91. qd, q.d.
    every day
  92. qh, q.h.
    every hour
  93. q2h
    every 2 hours
  94. qid, q.i.d.
    4 times a day
  95. RBC
    red blood cells
  96. R/O, r/o
    removal of/ rule out
  97. sig.
  98. SOAP
    subjective, objective, assessment, and plan
  99. SQ
  100. STAT, stat
    immediately and once only
  101. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  102. TIA
    transient ischaemic attack
  103. tid, t.i.d.
    three times daily
  104. TMJ
    temperomandibular joint
  105. TMD
    temporomandibular disorder
  106. TPR
    total peripheral resistance
  107. UA, U/A
    urine analysis
  108. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  109. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  110. V/S, VS
    vital signs, volumeric soln.
  111. WBC
    white blood cells
  112. WNL
    within normal limits
  113. y/o
    years old
  114. CAT/CT
    computed tomography
  115. CPAP
    continuous positive airway pressure
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SIU Medical Term
2013-08-12 22:11:21
SIU Medical Term

Year 1 medical terminology abbreviations
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