Medical abbreviations

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Medical abbreviations
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  1. BS
    Breath souns
  2. BSI
    Body substance isolation
  3. BSO
    Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  4. BUN
    Blood, urea, nitrogen levels
  5. BVM
    Bag-valve-mask
  6. C-spine
    Cervical spine
  7. CAD
    Coronary artery disease
  8. Cal
    Calorie
  9. CAT
    Computerized axial tomography
  10. Cath
    Catheter
  11. CBC
    Complete blood count
  12. cc
    Cubic centimeters
  13. CC
    Chief complaint
  14. CCU
    Coronary care unit/ critical care unit
  15. CHF
    Congestive heart failure
  16. CHD
    Coronary heart disease
  17. CHO
    Carbohydrate
  18. chol
    Cholesterol
  19. Circ
    Circumcision
  20. cl liq
    Clear liquid
  21. CNS
    Central nervous system
  22. CPK
    Creatine phosphokinase
  23. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  24. CPT
    Chest physical therapy
  25. CS
    Central supply
  26. CSF
    Cerebrospinal fluid
  27. CT
    Computer tomography
  28. CVA
    Cerebrovascular accident
  29. CVU
    Cardiovascular unit
  30. cx
    Cervix or complaint of
  31. CXR
    Chest xray
  32. cysto
    Cystography
  33. D & C
    Dilation and curettage
  34. DAT
    Diet as tolerated
  35. DC
    Discontinue or discharge
  36. del
    Delivery
  37. Del.Rm.
    Delivery room
  38. Diff
    Differential
  39. DNA
    Deoxyribonucleic acid
  40. DPT
    Diphtheria pertussis tetanus
  41. DRG
    Diagnosis related grouping
  42. D/S
    Dextrose in saline
  43. DTs
    Delirium tremens
  44. DW
    Distilled water
  45. D5W 5%
    Dextrose in water

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