6-10 Abbreviations

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6-10 Abbreviations
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  1. AP
    Anteroposterior
  2. DNA
    Deoxyribonucleic acid
  3. EEG
    Electroencephalogram
  4. LUQ
    Left Upper Quadrant
  5. LLQ
    Left Lower Quadrant
  6. RUQ
    Right Upper Quadrant
  7. RLQ
    Right Lower Quadrant
  8. PA
    Posteroanterior
  9. AHF
    Antihemophilic Factor
  10. AIDS
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  11. baso
    Basophil
  12. CBC, cbc
    Complete Blood Cell Count
  13. CMV
    Cytomegalovirus
  14. DIC
    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  15. eos
    Eosinophil
  16. Hb, Hgb
    Hemoglobin
  17. HCT, Hct
    Hematocrit
  18. HDN
    Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
  19. HIV
    Human Immundodificiency Virus
  20. INR
    International Normalized Ratio
  21. lymph
    Lymphocyte
  22. mono
    Monocyte
  23. neut
    Neutrophil
  24. PMN
    Polymorphonuclear
  25. PT
    Prothrombin Time; Physical Therapy
  26. PTT
    Partial Thromboplastin Time
  27. RBC
    Red Blood Cell; Red Blood Cell Count
  28. Rh
    Rhesus (A Blood Group)
  29. RPR
    Rapid Plasma Reagin
  30. WBC
    White Blood Cell; White Blood Cell Count
  31. AI
    Aortic Insufficiency
  32. ASHD
    Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
  33. AV, A-V
    Atrioventricular
  34. AVB
    Atrioventricular Block
  35. BP
    Blood Pressure
  36. CABG
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  37. CAD
    Coronary Artery Disease
  38. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  39. CK, CPK
    Creatine Kinase
  40. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  41. CVA
    Cerebrovascular Accident
  42. DSA
    Digital Subtraction Angiography
  43. HDL
    High Density Lipoprotein
  44. HTN
    Hypertension
  45. LA
    Left Atrium
  46. LDH
    Lactate Dehydrogenase
  47. LDL
    Low Density Lipoprotein
  48. LV
    Left Ventricle
  49. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  50. MIDCAB
    Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass
  51. mm Hg
    Millimeters of Mercury
  52. MVP
    Mitral Valve Prolapse
  53. OPCAB
    Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
  54. PAT
    Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  55. PCI
    Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  56. PDA
    Patent Ductus Arteriosis
  57. PTCA
    Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  58. PVC
    Premature Ventricular Contraction
  59. RA
    Right Atrium
  60. RV
    Right Ventricle
  61. SA
    Sinoatrial
  62. ABG
    Arterial Blood Gas
  63. ARDS
    Acute or Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  64. CAL
    Chronic Airflow Limitation
  65. CO2
    Carbon Dioxide
  66. COLD
    Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  67. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  68. CPAP
    Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  69. CSR
    Cheyne-Stokes Respiration
  70. ECMO
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  71. HSV
    Herpes Simplex Virus
  72. O2
    Oxygen
  73. PFT
    Pulmonary Function Test
  74. pH
    Potential Hydrogen
  75. RDS
    Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  76. RPFT
    Registered Pulmonary Function Therapist
  77. SARS
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  78. SIDS
    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  79. SOB
    Shortness of Breath
  80. TB
    Tuberculosis
  81. TTO
    Transtracheal Oxygen
  82. URI
    Upper Respiratory Infection
  83. VC
    Vital Capacity
  84. ALT
    Alanine Aminotransferase
  85. AST
    Aspartate Aminotransferase
  86. BMI
    Body Mass Index
  87. DM
    Diabetes Mellitus
  88. EGD
    Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  89. ESWL
    Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  90. GERD
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  91. GI
    Gastroinestinal
  92. HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV, HEV
    Hepatitis A Virus; Hepatitis B Virus *Respectively*
  93. IBD
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  94. IBS
    Irritable Bowel Syndrom
  95. LFT
    Liver Function Test
  96. RDA
    Recommended Dietary Allowance
  97. SGOT
    Serum Glutamate Oxaloacetic Transaminase
  98. SGPT
    Serum Glutamate Pyruvate Transaminase
  99. TMJ
    Temporomandibular Joint
  100. TPN
    Total Parenteral Nutrition
  101. UGI
    Upper Gastrointestinal Series

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