GM-Medical Terminology Abbreviations study guide # 2

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COTA

certified occupational therapy assistant

CP

cerebral palsy

CPK

creatine phosphokinase

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPT

current procedure terminolgy

CRTT

certified respirtory technician

CS

central supply or service

CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

CSR

central supply room

CST

certified surgical technologist

CT

computerized tomography

CVA

cerebral vascular accident

CVD

cardiovascular disease

Cx

cervix,complication,complaint

D/C,dc,disc

discontinue,discharge

D/S

dextrose in saline

D/C

dextrose in water

D&C

dilatation and curettage

DA

dental assistant

DAT

diet as ordered

DC

Doctor of Chiropratic

DDS

Doctor of Dental Surgery

DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency

del

delivery

Dept

department

DH

dental hygienist

DHHS

Department of Helath and Human Services

Diff

differential white blood cell count

dil

dilute,dissolve

DM

diabetes mellitus

DMD

Doctor of Dental Medicine

DMS

diagnositc medical sonography

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DNR

do not resuscitate

DO

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

DOA

dead on arrival

DOB

date of birth

DOD

date of death

DON

director of nursing

DPM

Doctor of Podiactric Medicine

DPT

diptheria,pertussis,tetanus

dr

dram,drainage

drg,drsg,dsg

dressing

DRG

diagnostic related group

DSD

dry sterile dressing

DT's

delrium tremors

DVM

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

DW

distilled water

Dx,dx

diagnosis

EBL

estimated blood loss

ECG,EKG

electrocardiogram

ED

emergency department

EEG

electroencephalogram

EENT

ear,eye,nose,throat

elix

elixlir

EMG

electromyogram

EMS

emergency medical services

EMT

emergency medical technician

ENT

ear,nose,throat

EPA

environmental protection agency

ER

emergency room

ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

et,etiol

etiology

Ex,exam

examination

Exc

excision

Exp

exploratory,expiration

ext

extract,extraction,external

F

degrees Fahrenheit

FAS

fetal alcohol syndrome

FBS

fasting blood sugar

FBW

fasting blood work

FC

Foley catheter

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FF,FFl

force fluids

FH

family history

FHR

fetal heart rate

Fl,fl

fluid

FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

FUO

fever of unknown origin

fx,fr

fracture

GA

gastric analysis,general

gal

gallon

GB

gallbladder

Gc

gonococcus,gonorrhea

GH

growth hormone

GI

gastrointestinal

gt,gtt,gtts

drops

GTT

glucose tolerance test

GU

genitourinary

Gyn

gynecology

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