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AMED Abbreviations Chap 1,2,15

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Dx, diag
diagnosis
DDx, diff
differential diagnosis
IM
intramuscular
path
pathology
prog
prognosis
abd
abdomen
CD
communicable disease
CF
cystic fibrosis
FAS
fetal alcohol syndrome
HD
Huntington's Disease
MD
muscular dystrophy
PKU
phenylketonuria
SCA
sicke cell anemia
TSD
Tay-Sachs Disease
umb
umbilical
a.c.
before meals
b.i.d.
twice a day
c
with
npo
nothing by mouth
p.c.
after meals
p.r.n.
as needed
p.o.
by mouth
qd
everyday
q.h.
everyhour
q.i.d.
four times a day
t.i.d.
three times a day
Ba
barium
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
CBC
complete blood count
CT
computerized tomography
ECHO
echocardiography
ESR
erthrocyte sedimentation rate
Hct
hematocrit
LAP
laparoscopy
MRA
magnetic resonance angiography
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
NM
nuclear medicine
RBC
red blood count
TEE
transesophageal