Ch 4-5-6 Abbreviations.txt

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Abbreviations, ch 4,5 & 6
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  1. ant
    anterior
  2. AP
    anteroposterior
  3. Bx, bx
    biopsy
  4. CBC
    complete blood count
  5. CT
    computed tomography
  6. DNA
    deoxyribonucleic acid
  7. DSA
    digital subtraction angiography
  8. Dx
    diagnosis
  9. FS
    frozen section
  10. I&D
    incision and drainage
  11. LAT, lat
    lateral
  12. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  13. LUQ
    Left Upper Quadrant
  14. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  15. PET
    positron emission tomography
  16. post
    posterior
  17. RF
    rheumatoid factor; radio frequency
  18. RLQ
    Right lower quandrant
  19. RUQ
    Right upper quadrant
  20. sono
    sonogram
  21. SPECT
    single photon emission computed tomography
  22. Sx
    Symptom
  23. Tx
    treatment
  24. UA
    urinalysis
  25. U&L, U/L
    Upper and lower
  26. US
    ultrasound; ultrasonography
  27. CA
    • Cancer
    • chronological age
    • cardiac arrest
  28. PUD
    Peptic Ulcer Disease
  29. ABC
    Aspiration Biopsy Cytology
  30. alk phos
    Alkaline Phosphatase
  31. ALT
    Alanine aminotransferase
  32. AST
    angiotensin sensitivity
  33. Ba
    Barium
  34. BaE, BE
    Barium enema
  35. BM
    bowel movement
  36. BMI
    body mass index
  37. CF
    Cystic fibrosis
  38. CT
    computed tomography
  39. HDV
    hepatitis D virus
  40. HEV
    hepatitis E virus
  41. EGD
    esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  42. ERCP
    endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  43. GB
    gallbladder
  44. GBS
    gallbladder series (x-ray studies)
  45. GER
    gastroesophageal reflux
  46. GERD
    gastresophogeal reflux disease
  47. GI
    gastrointestinal
  48. HAV
    hepatitis A virus
  49. HBV
    hepatitis B virus
  50. HCV
    hepatitis C virus
  51. IBS
    irritable bowel syndrome
  52. LFT
    liver function test
  53. NG
    nasogastric
  54. PE
    • physical examination
    • pulmonary embolism
  55. PTHC
    percutaneous transhepatic cholangeography
  56. stat, STAT
    immediately
  57. PMH
    past medical history
  58. PUD
    Roux-en-Y gastic bypass
  59. R/O
    rule out
  60. a.c.
    before meals
  61. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  62. hs
    half strength
  63. h.s.
    at bedtime
  64. NPO, n.p.o.
    nothing by mouth
  65. pc, p.c.
    after meals
  66. p.o.
    by mouth
  67. p.r.n.
    as required
  68. qAM
    every morning
  69. q.d.
    every day
  70. q.h.
    every hour
  71. q.2h.
    every 2 hours
  72. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  73. q.o.d.
    every other day
  74. qPM
    every evening
  75. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  76. Bx, bx
    biopsy
  77. BCC
    basal cell carcinoma
  78. cm
    centimeter
  79. decub
    decubitus (ulcer)
  80. derm
    dermatology
  81. FS
    Frozen section
  82. ID
    intradermal
  83. I&D
    incision and drainage
  84. IMP
    impression (synonymous with diagnosis)
  85. IV
    intravenous
  86. sebcu, Sub-Q, subQ
    subcutaneous (injection)
  87. ung
    ointment
  88. XP, XDP
    xeroderma pigmentosum

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