11-15 Abbreviations

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Medical Terminology Chapters 11 through 15 Abbreviations
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  1. ADH
    Antidiuretic Hormone
  2. ARF
    Acute Renal Failure
  3. BPH
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  4. BUN
    Blood Urea Nitrogen
  5. C&S
    Culture and Sensitivity
  6. CRF
    Chronic Renal Failure
  7. EMG
    Electromyography
  8. ESWL
    Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  9. GFR
    Glomerular Filtration Rate
  10. GU
    Genitourinary
  11. I&O
    Intake and Output
  12. IVP
    Intravenous Pylography
  13. KUB
    Kidneys, Ureters, and Bladder
  14. pH
    Potential of Hydrogen
  15. STD
    Sexually Transmitted Disease
  16. TUR
    Transurethral Resection
  17. TURP
    Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
  18. UA, U/A
    Urinalysis
  19. UTI
    Urinary Tract Infection
  20. VCUG
    Voiding Cystourethrogram
  21. VD
    Venereal Disease
  22. Cx
    Cervix
  23. D&C
    Dilation and Curettage
  24. FSH
    Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  25. GYN, Gyn, gyn
    Gynecology
  26. hCG, HCG
    Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  27. HRT
    Hormone Replacement Therapy
  28. LH
    Luteinizing Hormone
  29. LMP
    Last Menstrual Period
  30. NIH
    National Institutes of Health
  31. Pap
    Papanicolaou smear, stain, or test
  32. PID
    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  33. PMS
    Premenstrual Syndrome
  34. PSA
    Prostate Specific Antigen
  35. RPR
    Rapid Plasma Reagin test
  36. TAH
    Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
  37. TSS
    Toxic Shock Syndrome
  38. TUMT
    Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy
  39. TUNA
    Transurethral Needle Ablation
  40. VDRL
    Venereal Disease Research Laboratories
  41. AIDS
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  42. BBT
    Basal Body Temperature
  43. CPD
    Cephalopelvic Disproportion
  44. CS, C-section
    Cesarean Section
  45. DFA
    Direct Fluorescent Antibody
  46. EDD
    Expected Delivery Date
  47. EFM
    Electronic Fetal Monitor
  48. EIA
    Enzyme Immunoassay
  49. ELISA
    Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
  50. FHR
    Fetal Heart Rate
  51. G
    Gravida
  52. GC
    Gonococcus
  53. HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV
    Hepatitis A Virus, Hepatitis B Virus *Respectively*
  54. HIV
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  55. HPV
    Human Papillomavirus

    *1 P, 2 L's*
  56. HSV-2
    Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (Genital Herpes)
  57. IFA
    Immunofluorescent Assay
  58. IUD
    Intrauterine Device
  59. IVF
    In Vitro Fertilization
  60. OB
    Obstetrics
  61. ALL
    Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  62. AML
    Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  63. ANA
    Antinuclear Antibody
  64. AROM
    Active Range of Motion
  65. BMT
    Bone Marrow Transplant
  66. C1, C2, etc
    first, second...etc Cervical Vertebrae
  67. CLL
    Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  68. CML
    Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  69. CPK
    Creatine Phosphokinase
  70. CTS
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  71. DJD
    Degenerative Joint Disease
  72. DLE
    Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  73. DMARD
    Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drug
  74. ESR
    Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
  75. fx
    Fracture
  76. L1, L2, ETC
    First, Second, ...ETC Lumbar Vertebrae
  77. LE
    Lupus Erythematosus
  78. MTP
    Metatarsophalangeal
  79. NSAID
    Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug
  80. PROM
    Passive Range of Motion
  81. RA
    Rheumatoid Arthritis
  82. RF
    Rheumatoid Factor
  83. ROM
    Range of Motion
  84. SLR
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  85. T1, T2, etc
    First, Second,... etc Thoracic Vertebrae
  86. TJR
    Total Joint Replacement
  87. TMJ
    Temporomandibular Joint
  88. ACh
    Acetylcholine
  89. ADD
    Attention Deficit Disorder
  90. ADHD
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  91. ALS
    Amyotrphic Lateral Sclerosis
  92. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  93. CSF
    Cerebrospinal Fluid
  94. CVA
    Cerbrovascular Accident
  95. dB
    Decibel
  96. DSM
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  97. DTR
    Deep Tendon Reflex
  98. EEG
    Electroencephalogram
  99. ICP
    Intracranial Pressure
  100. IOL
    Intraocular Lens
  101. LBP
    Lower Back Pain
  102. MS
    Multiple Sclerosis
  103. OCD
    Obssesive Compulsive Disorder
  104. PNS
    Peripheral Nervous System
  105. SCI
    Spinal Cord Injury
  106. TENS
    Trancutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
  107. TIA
    Transient Ischemic Attack

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