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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
Cu
copper
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
d
day
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
doctor
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
ea
each
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
Fe
iron
FF,FFl
force fluids
FH
family history
FHR
fetal heart rate
Fl,fl
fluid
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
ft
foot
FUO
fever of unknown origin
fx,fr
fracture
GA
gastric analysis,general
gal
gallon
GB
gallbladder
Gc
gonococcus,gonorrhea
GH
growth hormone
GI
gastrointestinal
Gm,g
gram
gr
grain
gt,gtt,gtts
drops
GTT
glucose tolerance test
GU
genitourinary
Gyn
gynecology