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Medical Terminology Abbreviations

Medical Terminology Abbreviations for LVN
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Abd
abdomen
Abg's
arterial blood gases
AIDS
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
AKA
above the knee amputation
ALS
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
ASHD
arterial sclerosis heart disease
BID
twice a day
BKA
below the knee amputation
BP
blood pressure
BPH
benign prosthetic hypertrophy
BRP
bathroom privilege
BM
bowel movement
Bx
biopsy
c
with
Ca, CA
calcium, cancer
CABG
coronary artery bypass graph
CAD
coronary artery disease
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CO2
carbon dioxide
CNS
central nervous system
CNF
congestive heart failure
PO
by mouth
PR
by rectum
PTT
Partial thromboplastin time
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
Q am
every morning
Q H
every hour
Q PM
every night
QID
4 times a day
RA
right atrium
ROM
range of motion
RV
right ventrical
s
without
SARS
severe acute respiratory syndrome
SOB
shortness of breath
STAT
immediately
STD
sexually transmitted disease
Sx
symptom
TB
tuberculosis
TKR
total knee replacement
TID
three times a day
TSH
thyroid stimulation hormone
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate
Tx
treatment
CPR
cardiac pulmonary resuscitation
C&S
culture and sensitivity
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CT
computated axial tomography
CV
cardiovascular
CVA
cardiovascular accident
DJD
degenerative joint disease
DM
diabetes mellitus
Dx
diagnosis
EKG
electroencephalogram
EKG
Electro Cardiogram
EENT
Ear Eyes Nose Throat
ESRD
end stage renal disease
FBS
fasting blood sugar
Fx
fracture
FSBS
fasting blood sugar
GERD
gastroesophogeal reflux disease
GH
growth hormone
GI
gastrointestinal
GTT
glucose tolerance test
GU
genitourinary
Gyn
gynocology
HTN
hypertension
IBS
irritable bowel syndrome
ID
intradermal
IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes melittus
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
K+
potassium
KUB
kidney, ureters, bladder (x-ray)
LA
left atrium
LV
left ventrical
MI
myocardial infarction
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
MS
multiple sclerosis
Na
sodium
NGT
nasal gastric tube
NIDDM
non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
N&V
nausea and vomiting
NPO
nothing by mouth
OTC
over the counter
OD
overdose
O.D.
right eye
OS
mouth
O.S.
left eye
OU
both eyes
OC
occular
PE
physical exam
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
PMS
premenstral syndrome
UA
urinalysis
UGI
upper gastrointestinal
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
VC
ventricular catherization
VD
venereal disease
PT
physical therapy
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
GT
Gastrostomy tube
CBC
complete blood count
MTV
multivitamins
DSS
docusate sulfate
FESO4
ferrous sulfate
Noc
nocturnal, night
ID
interdermal
SC
subcutaneous
NSS
normal saline solution
WTD
wet to dry
DD
dry dressing