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MEDICAL ABBREVIATION AND COMMON SYMBOLS
A
A 1%
aa
AA
A/A
AAA
AAL
AAO
AAOx3
AAROM
ab
AB gap
A/B
Abd
ABG
Abn
ABP
ABR
ABW
Abx
AC
accom
Acid Phos
ACLS
ACT
AD
ADA
Add
Adeq
ADH
ADHD
ADL
ad lib
adm
ADR
AE
AF
AFB
afeb
AFM
assessment
atropine 1%
of each
Aplastic anemia
alveolar-arterial oxygen content gradient
abdominal aortic aneurysm
anterior axillary line
alert, awake and oriented
alert, awake and oriented to time, place & person
active assistive range of motion
abortion
air bone gap
apnea & bradycardia acid-base
abdomen, abdominal, abduction
arterial blood gases
abnormal
arterial blood pressure
auditory brainstem response
actual body weight, adjusted body weight
antibiotics
before meals, anterior chamber
accommodation
Acid Phosphatase
advance cardiac life support
activated clotting time
right ear, above diaphragm
American Diabetes Association, adenosine deaminase
adduction
adequate
antidiuretic hormone
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
activities of daily living
as often as desired
admission
allergic drug reaction
above elbow, after evacuation
atrial fibrillation
acid fast bacilli
afebrile
after fatty meal
MFHS med abbrev.
1
AFP
alpha-fetoprotein
AG
albumin to globulin ration
AGA
adequate for gestational age
AGN
acute glomerulonephritis
AGR
anus, genitals, rectum
A/H
auditory hallucination
AI
amniotic fluid index, aortic insufficiency
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AIMS
abnormal involuntary movement scale
AION
anterior ischemic optic neuropathy
AK
actinic keratosis, above knee
AKA
above the knee amputation
Alb
albumin
ALD
alcoholic liver disease
alk
alkaline
alk phos
alkaline phosphatase
ALL
acute lymphocytic leukemia
ALS
Advance Life Support, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
ALT
alanine amino-transaminase
A.M.
before noon
A-Mask
aerosol mask
AMA
against medical advice, American Medical Association
amb
ambulatory
amb care
ambulatory care
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
Amino
amniocentesis
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
amp
ampule
amt
amount
ANA
antinuclear antibody
ANC
Absolute neutrophil count
AND
anterior nasal drainage
ANE
Anesthesiology
anes
Anesthesia
ank.
ankle
ANLL
acute non-lymphocytic leukemia
ant
anterior
ante
before
Ant Seg
anterior segment
A/O
alert and oriented, anterior oblique
AODM
adult onset diabetes mellitus
AOM
acute otitis media
A&P
auscultation & percussion anterior & posterior, assessment and plans, anterior
posterior
AP & LAT anteroposterior and lateral
A & P Repair anterior and posterior repair
MFHS med abbrev.
2
approx
appt.
aPTT
aq
aq dist
AR
ARC
ARDS
ARF
ARMD
AROM
art line
arwy
AS
ASAP
ASC
ASCVD
ASD
ASH
ASHD
as tol
AST
Astig
ATH
ATN
at fib
AUR
Aux
AV
avg
AVM
AV node
approximately
appointment
activated partial thromboplastin time
water
distilled water
allergic rhinitis, auto-refraction
AIDS Related Complex
acute respiratory distress syndrome
acute renal failure
age related macular degeneration
active range of motion
arterial line
airway
aortic stenosis, left ear, anterior segment
as soon as possible
anterior subcapsular cataract
arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
atrial septal defect
atrial septal hypertrophy
arteriosclerotic heart disease
as tolerated
aspartate amino-transaminase
astigmatism
adenotonsillar hypertrophy
acute tubular necrosis
atrial fibrillation
acute urinary retention
auxiliary
arterioventricular, arteriovenous ration
average
arteriovenous malformation
atrioventricular node
Ba
barium
bact
bacteria
BAL
bronchoscopy and lavage
BaS04
barium sulphate
Ba. Swallow barium swallow
BBB
bundle branch block
BBFF
both bone forearm fracture
BBT
basal body temperature
BBS
bilateral breath sounds
BC
blood culture, Blue Cross, bedside commode
BCC
basal cell carcinoma
BCLS
Basic Cardiac Life Support
MFHS med abbrev.
3
BCP
BD
BE
BFP
BG
BIPAP
bicarb
BICU
Bid
bilat
bili
BK
BKA
bldg
BLE
Bleph
BLS
BM
bmd
BMP
BMR
BMT
BNC
BNI
BNO
BOM
BOO
BOW
BPD
BP
BPH
bpm
BR
brat
BRB
BRBPR
BRM
BRP
BS
BSA
BSO
BSOM
BTFS
BTL
BUN
Bw or Bt.Wt.
MFHS med abbrev.
birth control pills
below diaphragm
barium enema, base excess, below knee
Biophysical Profile
blood glucose
Biphasic Positive Airway Pressure
bicarbonate
burn intensive care unit
twice daily
bilateral
bilirubin
below the knee
below the knee amputation
bleeding, building
both lower extremities
blepharoplasty
Basic Life Support
bone marrow, bilateral tympanic membranes, bowel movement
bone mineral density
Basic Metabolic Panel
basal metabolic rate
bone marrow transplant
bladder neck contracture
bladder neck incision
bladder neck obstruction
bilateral otitis media
bladder outlet obstruction
bag of water
bronchopulmonary dysplasia, Bipolar Disorder
blood pressure
benign prostatic hypertrophy
beats per minute
bed rest
banana, rice cereal, apple sauce and tea
bright red blood
bright red blood per rectum
biological response modifier
bathroom privileges
bowel sounds, bedside breath sounds, blood sugar
body surface area
bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
bilateral serous otitis media
breast tumor frozen section
Bilateral Tubal Ligation
blood urea nitrogen
birth weight
4
BW
Bx
c
C
C&S
Ca+
CaO2
CA
CABG
CaCl2
CAD
CAH
Cal
CAP
CAR
carb
cat
cath
CB
CBC
CBD
CBG
CCA
CCB
CCE
CCL
CCMS
CCU
CDC
CD & L Spine
CE
cerv
CF
ch
CHD
Chem
CHF
Chg
CHL
CHO
chol
Chorio
CHPX
chr
body weight
biopsy
with
centigrade, concentration
culture and sensitivity
calcium
oxygen content of arterial blood
carcinoma
coronary artery bypass graft
calcium chloride
coronary artery disease
congenital adrenal hyperplasia
kilocalorie calories, calcium
Cancer of the prostate, capsule
Cardiology
carbohydrate
cataract
catheter, catheterization, catheterized
ciliary body
complete blood count
common bile duct
corticosteroid binding globulin, capillary blood gas
calcium channel antagonist
calcium channel blocker
clubbing, cyanosis, edema
Cardiac Cath Lab
clear catch midstream
coronary care unit
Center for Disease Control
cervical, dorsal and lumbar spine
continuing education
cervical
cystic fibrosis
chronic
coronary heart disease
chemistry
congestive heart failure
change
conductive hearing loss
carbohydrate
cholesterol
chorioamionitis
chickenpox
chronic
MFHS med abbrev.
5
CHTN
CI
CIC
CIRC
CIS
ck
cl
CLL
cm
CMP
CMV
CNS
CNI, CNII, etc.
c/o
c/w
Co
COLD
colpo
comp
conc
conf
conj
cont
COPD
CO2
CP
C&P
CPA
CPAP
CPD
CPK
CPL
CPR
CPS
CPT
C1, C2, etc.
CR
creat
CRF
CRH
CRI
CRRT
CRVO
cryo
C-Sect
CSF
chronic hypertension
cardiac index
clean intermittent catheterization
circumcision
carcinoma in-situ
check, creatine kinase
chloride, clearance, contact lens
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
centimeter
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
cytomegalovirus
central nervous system
cranial nerve I, II, etc.
complaining of
consistent with
cardiac output
chronic obstructive lung disease
colposcopy
compound
concentrate
conference
conjunctiva
continued, continuous
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
carbon dioxide
chest pain, cerebral palsy
cystoscopy & pyelogram
costophrenic angle; Child Protection Agency
continuous positive airway pressure
cephalopelvic disproportion
creatine phosphokinase
Cardiopulmonary
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Child Protective Services, Chronic Paranoid Schizophrenia
chest physiotherapy
first, second, etc. cervical vertebra
cardiorespiratory, cycloplegic refraction, chromium, creatinine
creatinine
chronic renal failure, corticotropin releasing factor
corticotropin releasing hormone
chronic renal insufficiency
continuous renal replacement therapy
central retinal vein occlusion
cryosurgery
cesarean section
cerebrospinal fluid, colony-stimulating factor
MFHS med abbrev.
6
CT
CTA
CTB
ctx
ctxn
cult
CV
CVA
CVAT
CVL
CVP
CVS
CWS
Cx
CXR
Cyro
Cysto
computer tomography, chest tube, count, calcitonin
clear to auscultation
ceased to breathe
cervical traction
contractions
culture
cerebrovascular, cardiovascular
cerebrovascular accident, costo-vertebral angle
costovertebral angle tenderness
central venous line
central venous pressure
chorionic villus sampling
continuous wall suction
cervix
chest x-ray
cryotherapy
cystoscopy/cystoscopic
D
DBP
D&D
DDD
dec.
decel
decr
del
Dep
Derm
DFE
DI
DIC
diam
diff
Dil
dis
Disp
Dist
DJD
DKA
D/L
dL
DM
DME
DNKA
DNA
Distance, dose
diastolic blood pressure
diarrhea and dehydration
degenerative disc disease
decubitus
deceleration
decreased
delivery, delivered
depressed
dermatology, dermatitis
dilated fundus exam
direct/indirect, diabetes insipidus
disseminated intravascular coagulation
diameter
differential
dilate
disease
disposition
distance
degenerative joint disease
diabetic ketoacidosis
dislocation, direct laryngoscopy
deciliter
diabetes mellitus
Durable Medical Equipment, diabetic macular edema
did not keep appointment
deoxyribonucleic acid
MFHS med abbrev.
7
DNR
DO2
DOA
DOB
DOE
Doz
DPA
DPL
dr
drng
DRE
DRG
DRSG
DT
DTR
DUB
D&V
DVT
dx
dxt
E
ea
EAC
EAM
EBL
EBV
EC
ECG
ECH
echo
ECHOV
ECMO
ECS
ECT
ED
EDC
EEG
EENT
EEP
EF
EFAD
EFW
e.g.
EGA
EGD
do not resuscitate
Oxygen Delivery
dead on arrival date of admission
date of birth
dyspnea on exertion
dozen
Discharge Planning Assessment
diagnostic peritoneal lavage
dram
drainage
Digital Rectal Exam
diagnostic-related group
dressing
delirium tremens
deep tendon reflexes
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
diarrhea and vomiting
deep vein thrombosis
diagnosis
dextrostick
extubation, erythema, esophoria, eosinophils
each
external auditory canal
external auditory meatus
estimated blood loss
Epstein-Barr virus
enteric-coated
electrocardiogram
Echocardiography
echocardiogram
enterocytopathogenic human orphan virus
extracorproreal membrane oxygenation
extracapsular spread
electroconvulsive therapy
emergency department
estimated date of confinement
electroencephalogram
eyes, ears, nose and throat
end expiratory pressure
ejection fraction
essential fatty acid deficiency
estimated fetal weight
for example
estimated gestational age
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
MFHS med abbrev.
8
EKG
elev
ELISA
elix
EM
EMB
EMG
EMS
EMT
END
EOM
EPAP
Epith
ERT
ESLD
Esoph
ESR
ESRD
E/T
etc.
etio
Etoh
ETOH
ETT
ex.
exam
exp.
exp. Lap
ext.
extr
Ext. Rot
F
FB
FBS
FC
FDA
FDP
Fe
Feb
FEM-POP
FeSO4
FFP
FH
Fhb
FHR
electrocardiogram
elevation
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
elixir
ejection murmur
endometrial biopsy
electromyogram
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Technician
endoscopy
extraocular movement
Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure
epithelium
estrogen replacement therapy
end stage liver disease
esophagus
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
end stage renal disease
Evaluation and Treatment
and so forth
etiology
ethanol
alcohol
endotracheal tube, Enterstomal Therapy
excision, exercise
examination
expiration
exploratory laparotomy
extract, extension, external exam
extremity
external rotation
Fahrenheit
foreign body, finger-breadth, fibropticbronchoscopy, followed by
Fasting blood sugar
foley catheter, finger count
Food & Drug Administration
fibrin degradation products
iron
febrile
femoral-popliteal
ferrous sulfate
fresh frozen plasma
fundal height, family history
fetal hemoglobin
fetal heart rate
MFHS med abbrev.
9
FHS
FHT
Fhx
FIF
FiO2
fl
fl dr
fl oz
Flex
FM
FME
FOB
FOC
FSH
FTT
F/U
FUB
FUO
FWB
Fx
fetal heart sound
fetal heart tone
family history
forced inspiratory flow
fraction of inspired oxygen
fluid
fluid dram
fluid ounce
flexion
fetal movements, face mask
focal macular edema
fecal occult blood test
fronto-occipital circumference
follicle stimulating hormone
failure to thrive
follow-up
functional uterine bleeding
fever, unknown origin
full weight bearing
fracture
G
GAD
GB
GB Series
GC
Gen
GERD
Gest
GFR
GH
GI
GI Series
Glob
Glu
gm
GN
G1,G2
GP
G-P-Ab
g
GRH
GSW
GT
gtt
GTT
Gravida
generalized anxiety disorder
gallbladder
gallbladder series
gonorrhea, gonococcus
general
gastroesophageal reflux disease
gestation
glomerular filtration rate
growth hormone
gastrointestinal
gastrointestinal tract study
globulin
glucose
gram
glomerulonephritis, graduate nurse
primigravida, secundigravida
General Practitioner
Gravida-para-abortus
grain
growth releasing hormone
gunshot wound
gastric tube
drops
glucose tolerance test
MFHS med abbrev.
10
GU
GYN
genitourinary
Gynecology
h
hal
HAL
H&P
HAV
Hb, Hgb
HBIG
HBP
HbsAg
HBV
HC
HCG
HCO3
Hct
HCV
HCVD
HD
HEENT
Heme
hemi
Hemopt
HEPA
Hep-lock
HF
Hg
Hgb
H&H
Hib
Histo
HIV
HL
HLA
HMD
HOB
HP
HPL
hr
HRT
h.s.
HSA
HSC
HSG
HSM
heart
hallucinations
hyper-alimentation
history and physical
Hepatitis A virus
hemoglobin
Hepatitis B immune globulin
high blood pressure
hepatitis B surface antigen
Hepatitis B virus
head circumference, hydrocortisone, home care
Human chorionic gonadotropin
bicarbonate
hematocrit
Hepatitis C virus
hypertensive Cardiovascular disease
Hodgkin’s Disease, hemodialysis
head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
hemorrhage
one side of the body
hemoptysis
high-efficiency particular air
heparin lock
heart failure
mercury
hemoglobin
Hemoglobin & hematocrit
hemophilus influenza type B
histoplasmosis
human immunodeficiency virus
heplock; hearing loss
human leukocyte antigen
hyaline membrane disease
head of bed
history of present illness
human placental lactogen
hour, heart rate
hormone replacement therapy
at bedtime; hour of sleep
human serum albumin
hysteroscopy
hysterosalpingogram
hepatosplenomegaly
MFHS med abbrev.
11
HSV
ht
HTN
hx
HZ
HZV
H2O
herpes simplex virus
height, Hubbard Tub
hypertensive, hypertension
history
herpes zoster
herpes zoster virus
water
I
I&D
I&A
I&O
IBD
IBW
ICBG
ICD-9-CM
ICH
ICP
ICS
ICU
I.D.
I&D
IDDM
Ig
IgG
IHD
IICP
IJ
IM
IMP
In
IncAb
Incr
INF
Inj
Inorg Phos
INR
INS
Instr
insuff
int
Int Med
IO
IOP
IOT
IP
intubation, iodine, iris
incision & drainage
irrigation and aspirationintake & output
inflammatory bowel disease
ideal body weight
iliac crest bone graft
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification
intracranial hemorrhage
intracranial pressure
intercostal space
intensive care unit
Infectious Diseases
incision and drainage
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
immunoglobulin
Immunoglobulin G
ischemic heart disease
increased intracranial pressure
internal jugular
intramuscular
impression
indium
incomplete abortion
increased
interferon
injection
inorganic phosphorus
international normalized ratio
insurance, inspiration
instructions
insufficient
internal
internal medicine
inferior oblique
intraocular pressure
intraocular tension
inpatient, interphalangeal, intraperitoneal
MFHS med abbrev.
12
IPAP
IPN
IPPB
IRV
ISOL
ITP
IUD
IUFD
IUGR
IUP
IUPM
IV
IVC
IVDA
IVF
Inspiratory Positive Airway Pressure
interstitial pneumonia
intermittent positive Pressure breathing
inspiratory reserve volume
isolation
idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura
intrauterine device
intrauterine fetal demise
intrauterine growth retardation
intrauterine pregnancy
intrauterine pressure monitor
intravenous
inspiratory vital capacity, inferior vena cava
intravenous drug abuse
intravenous fluids
JODM
JP
Jr
JRA
Juv
JVD
JVP
juvenile onset diabetes mellitus
Jackson-Pratt drain
junior
juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
juvenile
jugular venous distention
jugular venous pressure
K+
kcal
KCL
KG
KJ
k
KKK
KP04
KUB
Kv
KVO
potassium
kilocalorie
potassium chloride
kilogram
knee jerk
kilometer
cold knife conization
potassium phosphate
kidney, ureter, bladder
kilovolt
keep vein open
L
LA
L&D
Lab
lac
LAD
LADC
LAE
LAL
LAO
liter, lower, left
left atrium, left arm, lymphadenopathy
Labor and Delivery
laboratory
laceration
left axis deviation
left anterior descending coronary
left atrial enlargement
left atrial line
left anterior oblique
MFHS med abbrev.
13
LAP
lat
LAVH
lb
LBBB
LBP
LBW
LD
LDH
LDL
LE
LES
LFT
lg
LGA
LH
LHC
LHRH
Li—
LIH
liq
LKS
LLE
LLL
LLQ
LMP
LOA
LOC
LOP
LOS
LOT
lp
LPO
LR
LS
L/S ratio
LSA
LSO
lt
LUE
LUL
LUQ
leukocyte alkaline phosphatase, laporatory
lateral
laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy
pound
left bundle branch block
low back pain
low birth weight
lethal dose
lactic dehydrogenase
low density lipoprotein
lupus erythematosus, lower extremity
lower esophageal sphincter
left fronto transverse*liver function tests
large
large for gestational age
luteinizing hormone
left heart catheterization
luteinizing hormone releasing hormone
lithium
left inguinal hernia
liquid
liver, kidneys, spleen
left lower extremity
left lower lobe, left lower lid
left lower quadrant
last menstrual period
left occiput anterior
loss of consciousness
left occiput posterior
length of stay
left occiput transverse
lumbar puncture
left posterior oblique
lactated ringers, lateral rectus
lumbosacral
lecithin to sphingomyelin ratio
left sacrum anterior
left salpingo-oophorectomy
left
left upper extremity
left upper lobe, left lower lid
left upper quadrant
M
MAP
MAR
meter
mean arterial pressure
medication administration record
MFHS med abbrev.
14
MAS
max
mcg or ug
MCH
MCHC
MCL
MCP
MC
MCV
MD
MDA
MDE
Mech
MED
mEq
mEq/L
mg
MG
MI
micro
MICU
Min
ml
ML
MLEpis
MM
mm
mm/hr
mmr
MMR
MN
mod
mono
MP
MPV
m/r/g
MRI
MRM
MRND
MROU
MRSA
MS
MSAFP
MSE
MSL
mva
meconium aspiration
maximum
micrograms
mean corpuscular hemoglobin
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
mid-clavicular line
metacarpophalangeal
medium chain triglyceride
mean corpuscular volume
medical doctor, Murphy Drip
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Major Depressive Episode
mechanical
medication, medical, Medicine
milliequivalent
milliequivalent per liter
milligram
Magnesium
myocardial infarction, mitral insufficiency
microcytosis
medical intensive care unit
minimum
milliliter
midline, microlaryngoscopy
midline episiotomy
multiple myeloma
millimeter
millimeters per hour
cardiac murmur
measles, mumps and rubella
midnight
moderate
monocyte
metacarpophalangeal
mean platelet volume
murmur/rub/gallop
magnetic resonance imaging
modified radical mastoidectomy
modified radical neck dissection
medial rectus OU(both eyes)
methicillin resistant staph aureus
musculoskeletal, multiple sclerosis
maternal serum alpha feto protein
mental status exam
midsternal line
motor vehicle accident
MFHS med abbrev.
15
MVI
MVR
mx
N
N&V
Na
NaCl
NAD
NaHCO3
NAO
NB
N/C
NEC
NED
Neg
NEU
NGT
NHL
NI
NICU
NIDDM
NIF
NIP
NKA
NKDA
nl
NM
noct
NMSC
Norepi
NOS
NPA
NPC
NPO
NPS
NR
NRBC
NS
NSA
NSAIDS
NSD
NSR
NSS
NST
NSVD
multivitamin
mitral valve replacement
maxilla
nitrogen
nausea & vomiting
sodium
sodium chloride
no acute distress
sodium bicarbonate
nasal airway obstruction
newborn
no complaints, nasal cannula
necrotizing enterocolitis
no evidence of disease
negative
neurology, neurologic
nasogastric tube
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
no improvement
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
negative inspiratory force
negative inspiratory pressure
no known allergies
no known drug allergies
normal
neuromuscular
night
non-melanoma skin cancer
norepinephrine
not otherwise specified
no previous admission
nasopharyngeal carcinoma, nonproductive cough
nothing by mouth
nasopharyngoscopy
nonreactive
nucleated red blood cell
normal saline
no significant abnormality
nonsteroidal antiflammatory drug
normal spontaneous delivery
normal sinus rhythm; nasal spetal reconstruction
Nephrology Surgery Service, normal saline solution
non-stress test
normal spontaneous vaginal delivery
MFHS med abbrev.
16
NT/ND
NTS
NV
nvd
NWB
non-distended/non-tender
nasotracheal suction
neurovascular
neck venous distention, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
non-weight bearing
OA
OB, OBG,
OB/GYN
obj
obl
OBS
occ
OCD
OCT
OI
OM
ON
OOB
op
OPC
OPT
OPV
Orient
ORIF
os
OSA
OSHA
OSU
O.T.
otc
O.U.
oz
O2
O2Ct
O2 sat
occiput anterior osteoarthritis, observation and assessment
Obstetrics and Gynecology
objective
oblique
organic brain syndrome
occasional, occiput
obsessive-compulsive disorder
oxytocin challenge test
oxygen index
otitis media
optic nerve, oral-nasal, optic nerve
out of bed
outpatient, operation, occiput posterior, operation, outpatient
Order for protective custody
ophthalmology
oral polio vaccine
oriented, orientation
open reduction/internal fixation
mouth, left eye
obstructive sleep apnea
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Oral Surgery
occupational therapy
over the counter
each eye, both eyes
ounce
oxygen
oxygen content
oxygen saturation
P
P&T
PAC
Pa0
PA02
PaC02
PACO2
PACU
palp
after, pulse
peak and trough
premature atrial contraction
arterial oxygen tension
alveolar oxygen tension
arterial carbon dioxide tension
alveolar carbon dioxide tension
post anesthesia care unit
palpable, palpations
MFHS med abbrev.
17
Pap
para
Para I
Para II
PAT
path
PBL
PC
PCA
PCC
PCN
PCO
PCO2
PCV
PD
PDA
PDR
PE
Ped
PEEP
PEF
PEFR
perf
P.E. tube
PERLA
PERRLA
PET
pH
pharm
phos
PHP
PICU
PID
PIH
PIP
PIPP
PIV
PKU
p.m.
PMA
PMB
PMH
PMI
PMP
PMS
po
pananicoaou smear
paraplegic, paralysis
Primipara
women with > 1 child
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
pathology
pre-term birth living child
packed cells, after meals, posterior chamber
patient controlled analgesic
Primary Care Clinic
penicillin
polycystic ovarian disease
partial pressure of carbon dioxide
packed cell volume
postural drainage, pharmacodynamics
patent ductus arteriosus
Physician’s Desk Reference, proliferative diabetic retinopathy
physical examination, pulmonary embolism
pediatric
positive end expiratory pressure
peak expiratory flow
peak expiratory flow rate
perforations
polyethylene tube
pupils equal, reactive to light and accommodations
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodations
positron emission tomography; pressure equalization tube
hydrogen ion concentration, acid/base index
pharmacy
phosphatase
phosphorus
pediatric intensive care unit
pelvic inflammatory disease
pregnancy induced hypertension
proximal interphalangeal, peak inspiratory pressure
premature infant pain profile
peripheral intravenous
phenylketonuria
afternoon
Pediatric Metabolic Assessment
post-menopausal bleeding
past medical history
past medical illness
previous menstrual period
premenstrual syndrome
by mouth
MFHS med abbrev.
18
Post op
POL
Pos
poss
Post.
po2.
POX
PP
PPBG
PPBP
ppd
PPN
PPROM
PPS
PPTL
pr
PRBC
Preop
prep
prn
PROM
PSA
PSH
PSVT
pt
pt. ed
P.T
PTA
P.T.L
PT/PTT
PUBS
PUD
Pulm
PVC
PVD
PWB
Pyelo
q
qam
qh
q2h,q3h
qid.
QM
QNS
QL
post-operative
premature onset of labor
positive
possible
posterior
partial pressure of oxygen
pulse oximetry
postpartum, pancreatic polypeptide, postprandial
postprandial blood glucose
postpartum blood pressure
packs per day
peripheral parenteral nutrition
preterm premature rupture of membranes
postpartum sterilization
postpartum tubal ligation
per rectum
packed red blood cells
preoperative
prepare
as often as necessary
premature rupture of membranes, passive range of motion
prostate specific antigen, Poly-Substance Abuse
past surgical history
paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
patient
patient education
physical therapy, pharyngeal toilet (suction)
prior to admission
pre-term labor
prothrombin time/partial thromboplastin time
percutaneous umbilical artery sampling
peptic ulcer disease
pulmonary
premature ventricular contractions
peripheral vascular disease, posterior vitreous detachment
partial weight bearing
pyelonephritis
every
every morning
every hour
every 2 hours, every 3 hours
four times a day
Quality Management
quantity not sufficient
quality of life
MFHS med abbrev.
19
qpm
qs
qt
quad
qual
quant
RA
RABG
rad
RAE
RAO
RBBB
RBC
RBCX
RCA
RCM
RD
RDA
RDS
re
readm
rec’d
ref
reg.
REM
rep
req
Resp
Retic
RF
RFA
Rh
RHD
RH
Rh neg
Rh pos
RLE
RLL
RLQ
RML
R/O
ROA
ROM
ROP
ROS
every evening
every shift, sufficient quantity
quart
quadriplegic, paralysis of all four extremities
qualitative
quantitative
rheumatoid arthritis, right arm, right atrium, room air
room air blood gas
radium, reactive airway disease, Radiology
right atrial enlargement
right anterior oblique
right bundle branch block
red blood cells
Red Blood Cell Exchange
right coronary artery
right costal margin
retinal detachment
recommended daily allowance
respiratory distress syndrome
regarding, concerning
readmission
received
referred
regular
rapid eye movements
repeat
request
respiration
reticulocyte
rheumatoid factor, renal failure, rheumatic fever
right fronto anterior
Rhesus blood factor
rheumatic heart disease
right heart failure
Rhesus factor negative
Rhesus factor positive
right lower extremity
right lower lobe, right lower lid
right lower quadrant
right middle lobe
rule out
right occiput anterior
range of motion
right occiput posterior, retinopathy of prematurity
review of systems
MFHS med abbrev.
20
ROT
RPR
RR
RRR
RSO
RSA
RSR
RST
RT
RUE
RUL
rupt.
RUQ
RV
RVH
Rx
s
S2
SA
SAGA
SAH
SAO2
SB
SBE
SBO
SBP
SCAN
SCC
SCCA
Sec
sed
sed rate
segs
SEM
sens
serv
SG
SGA
SGOT
SGPT
SIC
SICU
SIDS
SJS
SL
right occiput transverse
rapid plasma reagin
recovery room, respiratory rate
regular rate and rhythm
right salpingo-oophorectomy
right sacrum anterior
regular sinus rhythm
right sacrum transverse
radiation therapy, Respiratory Therapy
right upper extremity
right upper lobe, lid
ruptured
right upper quadrant
rectovaginal, right ventricle, residual volume
right ventricle hypertrophy
prescription
without
second heart sound
sinoatrial
small appropriate for gestational age
subarachnoid hemorrhage
arterial oxygen saturation
stillborn
subacute bacterial endocarditis
small bowel obstruction
systolic blood pressure
suspected child abuse and/or neglect
sickle cell crisis
squamous cell carcinoma
seconds
sedimentation
sedimentation rate
segments
systolic ejection murmur
sensitivity
service
specific gravity
small for gestational age
serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
self-intermittent catheterization
surgical intensive care unit
sudden infant death syndrome
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
sublingual
MFHS med abbrev.
21
SLE
SLR
SO
SOAP
SOB
SOM
sol
sono
s.o.s.
S/P
Sp fl
SPOE
SPE
spec
Spec. Ed
systemic lupus erythematosus
straight leg raise
superior oblique, salpingo-oophorectomy
subjective, objective data, assessment and plan
shortness of breath
serous otitis media
solution
sonogram
if necessary
suprapubic, status post
spinal fluid
Single Point of Entry
serum protein electrophoresis
specimen
Special Education
T or temp
temperature
T&A
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
T&C
type & cross match
T. Bili
total bilirubin
tab
tablet
tachy
tachycardia
TAGA
term appropriate for gestational age
TAH
total abdominal hysterectomy
TAH BSO total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo oophorectomy
TB
tuberculosis
TBG
thyroxine binding globulin
tbsp
tablespoon
TED
thromboembolic disease
THR
total hip replacement
TIA
transient ischemia attack
tid
three times a day
TKA
total knee arthroplasty
TKR
total knee replacement
TL
total larynegectomy
TLC
total lung capacity
TM
tympanic membrane
TMJ
temporomandibular joint
TMTC
too many to count
TO
telephone order
Tol
tolerated
TORCH
toxoplasmosis, other (syphilis, hepatitis, Zoster), rubella, cytomegalovirus,
and herpes simplex (maternal infections)
TP
total protein
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
TPR
temperature, pulse and respiration
MFHS med abbrev.
22
tr
trach
trich
TSH
TSI
tsp
TSP
TSS
TTN
TTP
TUR
TURBT
TURP
TV
TVH
Tx
tincture
tracheostomy
trichomonas
thyroid stimulating hormone
thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin
teaspoon
total serum protein
toxic shock syndrome
transient tachypnea newborn
thrombolytic thrombocytopenia
transurethral resection
Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor
Transurethral Resection of Prostate
tidal volume
transvaginal hysterectomy
treatment, traction
U/A
UE
UGI
ULQ
unilat
UPPP
URI
URO
US
USI
UTI
UV
UVC
Urinalysis
upper extremity
upper gastrointestinal
upper left quadrant
unilateral
uvulopalatal pharynogoplasty
upper respiratory infection
Urology
ultrasound
urinary stress incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection
ultraviolet, umbilical vein
umbilical venous catheter
V
va
Vacc
VBAC
VD
VDRL
vent
V-fib
V-flutter
vit
VHLA
VO
vol
VSD
VS
volts, vesicle
visual acuity
vaccine, vaccination
vaginal birth after C-section
venereal disease, volume of dead space, dead volume
Venereal Disease Research Laboratory
ventilation, ventilator, ventricular
ventricular fibrillation
ventricular flutter
vitamin, vitreous
vaginal hysterectomy laparoscopically assisted
verbal order
volume
Ventricular Septal Defect
vital signs, volume support
MFHS med abbrev.
23
VSS
VT
vital signs stable
ventricular tachycardia
w/
WBAT
WBC
W/C
weak
WFL
WIC
wk
with
weight bearing as tolerated
White Blood Count
wheelchair
weakness
within functional limits
Women’s, Infants & Children Program
week, weak
x-rays
XRT
roentgen rays
radiation therapy
y/o
yr
Zn0.
years old
year
zinc oxide
Adapted from LSU: Health Sciences Center 2011
MFHS med abbrev.
24
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