PPC Medical Abbreviations

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PPC Medical Abbreviations
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  1. ABG
    Arterial Blood Gas
  2. AV
    Atrioventricular heart anatomy
  3. BPH
    • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
    • (enlarged prostate)
  4. BUN
    • Blood Urea Nitrogen
    • (protein break down marker for renal function)
  5. CABG
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
    • (restore blood flow)
  6. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease
  7. CAT/CT
    • Computerized Axial Tomography
    • (imaging technique)
  8. CO
    Cardiac Output
  9. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  10. CPAP
    Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  11. CSF
    Cerbebrospinal Fluid
  12. CVA
    Cerebrovascular Accident
  13. DRE
    Digital Rectal Examination
  14. DVT
    Deep Vein Thrombosis
  15. ECT
    Electroconvulsive Therapy
  16. FH
    Family History
  17. GERD
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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