Medical Terminology - Abbreviations

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Medical Terminology - Abbreviations
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  1. acetaminophen
    apap; APAP
  2. acquied immune deficiency syndrome
    AIDS
  3. aspirin
    asa; ASA
  4. attention deficit disorder
    ADD
  5. attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    ADHD
  6. autonmic nervous system
    ANS
  7. before surgery
    pre op
  8. birth control pills
    BC; BCP
  9. blood pressure
    BP
  10. blood sugar
    BS
  11. bowel movement
    BM
  12. calcium
    Ca
  13. carbohydrate
    Carb
  14. central nervous system
    CNS
  15. congestive heart failure
    CHF
  16. dextrose 5% in water
    D5W
  17. discontinue
    D/C; DC
  18. electrocardiogram
    ECG; EKG
  19. electroencephalogram
    EEG
  20. gastrointestinal
    GI
  21. genitourinary
    GU
  22. headache
    HA
  23. health maintenance organization
    HMO
  24. history
    Hx
  25. human immunodeficiency virus
    HIV
  26. hydrochlorothiazide
    HCTZ
  27. hydrogen peroxide
    H2O2
  28. intensive care unit
    ICU
  29. iron
    Fe
  30. magnesium
    Mg
  31. magnesium oxide
    MgO; MagOx
  32. managed care organization
    MCO
  33. milk of magnesia
    MOM
  34. multiple vitamin
    MV; MVI
  35. nausea and vomiting
    N/V; N&V
  36. nitroglycerine
    NTG
  37. nonsedating antihistamines
    NSAs
  38. nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    NSAIDs
  39. normal saline
    NS
  40. penicillin
    PCN
  41. potassium
    K
  42. potassium chloride
    KCl
  43. preferred provider organization
    PPO
  44. sodium
    Na
  45. sodium chloride
    NaCl
  46. tetracycline
    TCN
  47. total parenteral nutrition
    TPN
  48. urinary tract infection
    UTI

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