Medical Terminology Abbreviations

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  1. OA
    osteoarthritis
  2. OM
    otitis media
  3. VS
    vital signs
  4. BRP
    bathroom privalages
  5. CBR
    complete bedrest
  6. ac
    before meals
  7. BMI
    body mass index
  8. gtt
    drop
  9. IU
    international units
  10. MI
    myocardial infarction
  11. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  12. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
  13. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  14. Dx
    diagnosis
  15. COPD
    chronic obstructive  pulmonary disease
  16. HA
    headache
  17. HTN
    hypertension
  18. Hx
    history
  19. strep
    streptococcus
  20. I&D
    incise and drain
  21. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  22. tab
    tablet
  23. cap
    capsule
  24. PE
    physical exam, pulmonary embolism
  25. UA
    urinalysis
  26. ADLs
    activites of daily living
  27. hs
    hours of sleep
  28. IM
    intramuscular
  29. IV
    intravenous
  30. LMP
    last menstrual period
  31. OD
    right eye
  32. OS
    left eye
  33. OU
    each eye or both eyes
  34. prn
    as needed , as desired
  35. QD
    daily
  36. SOB
    shortness of breath
  37. Staph
    staphylococcus
  38. BID
    twice a day
  39. TID
    three times a day
  40. c/o
    complains of
  41. dc
    discontinue
  42. DC
    discharge fro hospital
  43. CVD
    cardiovascular disease
  44. CC
    cheif complaint
  45. ad lib
    as desired
  46. LUQ
    leff upper quadrant
  47. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  48. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  49. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  50. Ca
    calcium
  51. K
    potassium
  52. Pb
    lead
  53. Mg
    magnesium
  54. Na
    sodium
  55. Zn
    zinc
  56. Fe
    iron
  57. Cl
    chlorine
  58. Li
    lithium
  59. P
    phosphorus
  60. I
    iodine
  61. Hg
    mercury
  62. mg
    • milligram
    • 0.001g
  63. mcg
    • microgram
    • 0.001mg
  64. dL
    • deciliter
    • 0.1 L
  65. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  66. HIB
    haemophilus influenza type B
  67. IPV
    inactivated polio vaccine
  68. po
    • per os
    • orally
  69. HSV
    herpes simplex virus
  70. HPV
    human papilloma virus

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