Basic Medical Terminology - Abbreviations

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Basic Medical Terminology - Abbreviations
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  1. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  2. BMP
    basic metabolic panel
  3. c&s
    culture and sensitivity
  4. CBC
    complete blood count
  5. CNS
    central nervous system
  6. DOB
    date of birth
  7. EKG, ECG
    electrocardiogram
  8. HCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  9. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  10. IM
    intramuscular
  11. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  12. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  13. O&P
    ova and parasite
  14. p.o.
    orally (per os)
  15. PPD
    purified protein derivative (TB Test)
  16. PRN, prn
    as needed (pro re nata)
  17. pt
    Patient
  18. RBC
    red blood cell
  19. Rx
    treatment
  20. STAT
    immediately
  21. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  22. TSH
    thyroid-stimulating hormone
  23. UA
    urinalysis
  24. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  25. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  26. WBC
    white blood cell
  27. y/o
    years old
  28. ABG
    arterial blood gas

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