HAUC Abbrev's Sem 1 Part 3

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HAUC Abbrev's Sem 1 Part 3
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  1. VH
    vaginal hysterectomy
  2. APGAR
    • appearance (color)
    • pulse
    • grimace (response to catheter in nostril)
    • activity (muscle tone)
    • respiration
  3. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  4. STI
    sexually transmitted infection
  5. HPV
    human papillomavirus
  6. BPH
    benign prostatic hyperplasia
  7. DRE
    digital rectal examinatin
  8. ED
    erectile dysfunction
  9. GU
    genitourinary
  10. TRUS
    transrectal ultrasound
  11. TUNA
    transurethral needle ablation
  12. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate
  13. AD
    • Alzheimer disease
    • right ear (depends on situation)
  14. ALS
    • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    • (Lou Gehrig disease)
  15. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  16. CT
    computed tomography
  17. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  18. EEG
    electroencephalography
  19. ICP
    intracranial pressure
  20. LP
    lumbar puncture
  21. MG
    myasthenia gravis
  22. MRA
    magnetic resonance angiography
  23. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  24. PCA
    patient controlled analgesia
  25. PNS
    peripheral nervous system
  26. Sz
    seizure
  27. TBI
    traumatic brain injury
  28. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  29. AAA
    abdominal aortic aneurysm
  30. ACS
    acute coronary syndrome
  31. AF
    a-fib
    atrial fibrillation
  32. AS
    aortic stenosis
  33. AVR
    aortic valve replacement
  34. BP
    blood pressure
  35. CABG
    coronary artery bypass grafting
  36. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  37. CCU
    • coronary care unit
    • critical care unit (depends on hospital)
  38. Cath
    catheterization
  39. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  40. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  41. ETT
    exercise tolerance test
  42. EVAR
    endovascular aneurysm repair
  43. HTN
    hypertension
  44. LV
    left ventricle
  45. MI
    myocardial infarction
  46. PAD
    peripheral arterial disease
  47. TEE
    transesophageal echocardiography
  48. VF
    ventricular fibrillation
  49. POS
    physician's order sheet
  50. WDR
    ward diet report

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