Quiz #6

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Quiz #6
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  1. TID
    3 times a day
  2. QD, QID, QOD
    4 times a day
  3. BID
    2 times a day
  4. prn
    as needed
  5. p.o.
    by mouth
  6. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  7. hs/ h.s.
    • hours of sleep
    • at bedtime
  8. Dc, DC, D/C
    discontinue, discharges
  9. cc
    cubic centimeter
  10. US
    ultrasound
  11. UGI
    upper gastrointestinal
  12. TEE
    transesophageal echocardiogram
  13. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  14. IVP
    Intravenous pyelogram
  15. KUB
    Kidney, Ureter, Bladder
  16. EGD
    esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  17. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  18. ECHO
    echocardiogram
  19. ECG/ EKG
    electrocardiogram
  20. DEXA or DXA
    duel-energy x-ray absorptiometry
  21. CT
    computed tomograph
  22. CXR
    chest x-ray
  23. Bronch
    bronchoscopy
  24. LAT, lat
    Lateral side view (x-ray)
  25. PA
    posteroanterior view
  26. A/P
    anterior and posterior view
  27. WBC
    white blood cell/count
  28. UA
    urinalysis
  29. RBC
    Red blood cell/count
  30. PT/ PTT
    prothrombin time
  31. pH
    hydrogen ion concentration
  32. PO2
    Oxygen partial pressure
  33. PCO2
    partial pressure of carbon dioxide
  34. O2 sats
    oxygen saturation
  35. LFT's
    Liver function tests
  36. K+
    potassium
  37. INR
    international mormalized ration
  38. Hgb
    Hemoglobin
  39. hcg
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  40. Hct
    hematocrit
  41. HCO3
    bicarbonate ion
  42. Fe or FeSO4
    iron or ferrous sulfate
  43. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  44. ETOH
    ethanol in alcoholic drinks
  45. C & S
    culture and sensitivity
  46. CPK
    creatine phophokinase
  47. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  48. CK
    creatinine kinase
  49. CBC
    complete blood count
  50. Ca+
    Calcium
  51. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  52. BS or FBS
    bowel sounds, breath sounds
  53. BMP/ CMP
    Basic or Comprehensive Metabolic panel
  54. ABGs
    arterial blood gases
  55. Urticaria
    hives
  56. TITER
    quantity of substance to react with other
  57. Tinnitus
    ringing in ears
  58. Syncope
    sudden loss of consciousness due to insufficient blood supply to brain
  59. pruritus
    severe itching
  60. Paresthesia
    altered sensation-burning, tingling
  61. Palpate
    exampine by touch
  62. Pallor
    paleness of skin
  63. Lavage
    • washing out of hollow organ with continuous water
    • ex: stomach
  64. Erythema
    redness of skin produced by congestion of capillaries
  65. Epistaxis
    nosebleed
  66. Emesis
    vomiting
  67. Edema
    swelling
  68. Diaphoresis
    excessive sweating
  69. Cyanosis
    bluish discoloration to skin and mucus membranes
  70. Auscultate
    listen with stethoscope to internal organs

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