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4A051 VOL 1, Medical Abbreviations

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COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
gtt.
drops
PERRLA
pupils, equal, round and react to light and accomodation
AU
both ears
Fx n Fx
fracture
Os
mouth or other opening
kg
kilogram
DOS
day / date of surgery
ECG or EKG
electrocardiagram
VD
veneral disease
oz
ounce
GU
genitourinary
SOB
shortness of breath
MI
micardial infarction (heart attack)
Ca
cancer ; calcium
H, h, or hr
hour
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
BK
below knee
DTs
delirium tremens
UTI
urinary tract infection
cm
cetimeter
triangle
change
C.
Celsius centigrade
UT
ventricular tachycardia
CBC or c.b.c.
complete blood count
AE
above elbow
ft
foot
VSS
vital signs stable
NAD
no serious or significant abnormality
URI
upper respiratory infectio
CS or C Section
caesarean section
RUL
right upper quadrant (abdomen)
Tx
treatment
RML
right middle lobe (lung) ; right mediolateral
Ocul
eye
BE
below elbow
TB
tuberculosis ; tracheobronchitis
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
min
minute
Ss
one-half
Abd
abdomen
GI
gastrointestinal
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
I & O
intake and output
wt
weight
stat.
immediately
LBP
lower back pain
pt
patient
CAD
coronary atery disease
Ung
ointment
OB
obstetrics
CCU
coronary care unit
NSC
no significant change
Hx
history
a
before
s
without
VS
vital signs
R/O
rule out
WNL
within normal limits
mm
millimeter
down arrow
decrease or below
SOP
standin operating procedure
dr
dram
up arrow
elevated or above
tsp
teaspoonful
Sx
sign ; symptom
C/O
complains of
mg ; mgm
milligram
p
after
gr
grain
Bx
biopsy
Tr
tincture
UE
upper extremity
Y/O
year old
U/A
urine analysis
OS ; O.S.
left eye
Sos
only if necessary
CNS
central nervous system
fl dr
fluid dram
PACU
postanesthesia care unit
t
temperature
X
multiplication
ICU
intensive care unit
HNP
herniated nucleus pulposers
c
with
fl oz
fluid ounce
F or F.
Fahrenheit
gm
gram
RLQ
right lower quadrant (abdoment)
CA
cardiac arrest ; coronary artery ; child abuse
m
meter
AMA
against medical advice
BCLS
basic cardiac life support
LGI
lowe gastrointestinal region
EEG
electronencephalogram
AS
left ear
UGI
upper gastro intestinal
BM
bowel movement
SSE
soap suds enema
ROM
range of motion
OU
each eye
C-spine
cervical spine
DJD
degenerative joint disease
sp gr
specific gravity
LUL
left upper lobe (lung)
LD
labor and delivery
TPR
temperature ; pulse ; and respiration
VDRL
veneral disease research laboratory
HIV
human immunodeficiency virus
PMH
pas medical history
AD
right ear
ml
millileter
pt.
patient
RLL
right lower lobe (lung)
LLL
lower left lobe (lung)
Tab
tablet
FHT
fetal heart tones
OOB
out of bed
Dx
diagnosis
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
in
inch
TMJ
temporo mandibular joint
Subq
subcutaneous
t.i.d.
three times a day
OD ; O.D.
right eye
AK
above knee
LUQ
left upper quadrant (abdomnt)
LE
lower extremity , left eye
Gyn
gynecology
F/u
follow up
LLQ
lower left quadrant (abdoment)
cc
cubic centimeter
GSW
gun shot wound
ht
height
CVA
cardiovascular or cerebrovascular accident
tbs , tbsp
tablespoonful
gal
gallon
BP
blood pressure
lb
pound

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