quiz #1 – acronyms

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quiz #1 – acronyms
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  1. ANA
    antinuclear antibody
  2. BMP
    basic metabolic panel
  3. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  4. C/O
    complaints of
  5. C/S
    culture and sensitivity
  6. CA
    cancer
  7. CBC
    complete blood count
  8. CPK
    creatine phosokinase
  9. CRP
    c – reactive protein
  10. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  11. DDD
    degenerative disc disease
  12. DDX
    differential diagnosis
  13. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  14. dsDNA
    double-stranded DNA
  15. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  16. ESR
    urythrocyte sedimentation rate
  17. Hct
    hematocrit
  18. FX
    fracture
  19. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  20. HLA
    human leukocyte antigen
  21. I & D
    incision and drainage
  22. IM
    intramedullary rod
  23. INR
    international normalized ratio
  24. LE
    • lower extremity
    • leukocytes esterase
  25. MI
    myocardial infarction
  26. N
    neutrophils
  27. OA
    osteoarthritis
  28. PMH
    past medical history
  29. POD
    post op day
  30. PMN
    polymorphonuclear
  31. PPD
    packs per day
  32. PSH
    past social/surgical history
  33. PT
    • physical therapy
    • prothrombin time
  34. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  35. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  36. RE
    rheumatoid factor
  37. ROM
    range of motion
  38. S/P
    status post
  39. SI
    sacroiliac
  40. SLE
    systemic lupus erythematosis
  41. TKA
    total knee arthroplasty
  42. TSH
    thyroid stimulating hormone
  43. UA
    urinalysis
  44. UE
    upper extremity
  45. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  46. WBC
    white blood cells

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