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Abbreviation

Medical Term Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Antibiotic-associated diarrhea Alert, awake and oriented Acute Abdominal Series Abortion Abdomen or Abdominal Abdomen Acute Bacterial Endocarditis Arterial Blood Gas Acquired Brain Injury Before eating Aortocoronary Bypass Anemia of Chronic Disease Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Anterior Cruciate Ligament Advanced Cardiac Life Support Acute Coronary Syndrome Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Alzheimer's Disease Adenosine Deaminase Attention Deficit Disorder Antidiuretic Hormone Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Adverse Drug Reaction Acute Dystonic Reaction Hyperkalemia Antiepileptic Drug Automated External Defibrillator Atrial Fibrillation or afebrile Amniotic Fluid Acid Fast Bacteria Alpha-fetoprotein Acute Glomerulonephritis Artificial Insemination or Aortic Insufficiency Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acute Infectious and Parasitical Diseases Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Acute Interstitial Nephritis Above the Knee Amputation Aminolevulinic Acid Alcohol Alcoholic Liver Disease Antilymphocytic Globulin

ALI ALL ALP ALPS ALS ALT amb AMI AML AMS ANA ANS AODM AOM APC APD APECED APH APKD APLS APR APS APTT ARC ARDS ARF Arg ARM ART ARVC ARVD AS ASA ASAP ASCAD ASCVD ASD ASD ASGUS ASH, ASHD ASIS

Acute Lung Injury Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Alkaline Phosphatase Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Alanine Transaminase Ambulate Acute Myocardial Infarction Acute Myeloid Leukemia Acute Mountain Sickness Anti-nuclear Antibody Autonomic Nervous System Adult-Onset Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 Diabetes) Acute Otitis Media Atrial Premature Contraction Adult Polycystic Disease Autoimmune PolyendocrinopathyCandidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy Antepartum Hemorrhage Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease Antiphospholipid Syndrome Abdominoperineal Resection Autoimmune Polyendocrine/Polyglandular Syndrome Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time AIDS-related Complex Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Acute Renal Failure Arginine Artificial Rupture of Membranes Antiretroviral Therapy Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia Aortic Stenosis Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin) As soon as possible Arteriosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease Arteriosclerotic Vascular Disease (Arteriosclerosis) Autism Spectrum Disorder Atrial Septal Defect Atypical Squamous Glandular Cells of Undetermined Significance Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease (Coronary Heart Disease) Anterior Superior Iliac Spine

AAA AAD AAO AAS AB ab, abs ABD ABE ABG ABI AC ACB ACD ACE ACL ACLS ACS ACTH AD ADA ADD ADH ADHD ADR ADR AE AED AED AF AF AFB AFP AGN AI AIDS AIDP AIDP AIDP AIN AKA ALA Alc ALD ALG

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ASO AST ATN ATNR ATP ATP ATS AV AVM AVR AXR AZT a.a. A-a gradient A/G A-V A-VO2 BAC BAL BAL BAO BAT BBB BBB L BBB R BC BCAA BCC BCG BCP BD BDD BDI BE BEE BGAT BGL bid BiPAP BiVAD BK BKA bld BM BM BMC BMD Antistreptolysin-O Aspartate Transaminase Acute Tubular Necrosis Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex Adenosine triphosphate Acute Thrombocytopenic Purpura Anti-tetanus Serum Arteriovenous/Atrioventricular Arteriovenous Malformation Aortic Valve Replacement Abdominal X-Ray Azidothymidine Amino Acids Alveolar to Arterial Gradient Albumin/Globulin ratio Arteriovenous Arteriovenous Oxygen Blood Alcohol Content Blood Alcohol Level Bronchoalveolar Lavage Basic Acid Output Brown Adipose Tissue Bundle Branch Block Left Bundle Branch Block Right Bundle Branch Block Blood Culture Brached Chain Amino Acid Basal Cell Carcinoma Bacille Calmette-Guerin (Tuberculosis Vaccination) Birth Control Pill Bipolar Disorder Body Dysmorphic Disorder Beck Depression Inventory Barium Enema Basal Energy Expenditure Blood Glucose Awareness Training Blood Glucose Level Twice a day Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure Bilateral Ventricular Assist Device Bradykinin below-the-knee amputation Blood Bone Marrow Bowel Movement Bone Mineral Content Bone Mineral Density CAG CAG CAH CAH cAMP CAPD CAPD Caps CAT BP BPAD BPD BPH BPM BPPV BRBPR BRCA 1 BS BS BSA BSE BSL BRBPR BRP BT BTL BTP BUN BVP BW BX CA CA Ca CAA CABG CAD CADASIL BMI BMP BMR BMT BNP BOM BOOP Body Mass Index Blood Metabolic Profile Basal Metabolic Rate Bone Marrow Transplant Brain Natriuretic Peptide Bilateral Otitis Media Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia Blood Pressure Bipolar Affective Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Beats Per Minute Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Bright Red Blood Per Rectum Breast Cancer 1 (human gene and protein) Blood Sugar Breathe Sound, Bowel Sounds Body Surface Area Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Blood Sugar Level Bright Red Blood Per Rectum Bathroom Priviledges Bleeding Time Bilateral Tubal Ligation Breakthrough pain Blood Urea Nitrogen Biventricular Vaginosis Body Weight Biopsy Carcinoma Cancer Calcium Crystalline Amino Acids Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Coronary Artery Disease Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy Coronary Artery Graft Coronary Angiography Chronic Active Hepatitis Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate Central Auditory Processing Disorder Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Capsule Computed Axial Tomography

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CBC CBG CBS cc CC CCF CCK CCR CCU CCU CCV CDH CDP CEA CF CFS CGL cGMP CGN CH CHD CHD ChE CHF CHO Chol CHT CI CICU CIDP Circ CIS CJD CKD CKMB CLL CML CMML CMP CMS CMV CN CNS CO CO2 COAD Complete Blood Count Capillary Blood Gas Chronic Brain Syndrome Cardiac Catheter Chief Complaint Congestive Cardiac Failure Cholecystokinin Cardiocerebral Resuscitation Coronary Care Unit Clean Catch Urine Critical Closing Volume Congenital Dislocated Hip Cytosine Diphosphate Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Carotid Endarterectomy Cystic Fibrosis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate Chronic Glomerulonephritis Congenital Hypothyroidism Chronic Heart Disease Coronary Heart Disease Cholinesterase Congestive Heart Failure Carbohydrate Cholesterol Congenital Hypothyroidism Cardiac Index Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Circumcision Carcinoma in situ Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Chronic Kidney Disease MB isoenzyme of creatine kinase Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia/Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia Cytosine Monophosphate Chronic Mountain Sickness Cyomegalovirus Cranial Nerves Central Nervous System Cardiac Output, Carbon Monoxide Carbon Dioxide Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease COCP COLD Conj COPD COX-1 CP CP CPAP CPK CPKMB CPP CPR CPT CrCl CREST CRF CRF CRH CRI CRNS CRP CRT CsA CSF CT CTA CTP CTS CTU CTX CV CVA CVA CVAT CVC CVC CVD CVI CVID CVP CVS CXR C/O C&S C-Section D5W DAT Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Conjunctiva Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cyclooxygenase 1 Cerebral Palsy Chest Pain Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Creatine Phosphokinase Creatine Phosphokinase heart Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Current Procedural Terminology Creatinine Clearance Calcinosis Raynaud Esophagus Sclerosis Teleangiectasiae Chronic Renal Failure Corticotropin-releasing factor Corticotropin-releasing hormone Chronic Renal Insufficiency Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist C-Reactive Protein Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Ciclosporin A Cerebrospinal Fluid Computerized Tomography Computed Tomography Angiography Cytosine Triphosphate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cancer Treatment Unit Ceftriaxone Contractions Cardiovascular Costovertebral Angle Cerebrovascular Accident CVA tenderness Central Venous Catheter Chronic Venous Congestion Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular incident Common Variable Immunodeficiency Central Venous Pressure Cardiovascular System Chest X-Ray Complaining of Culture & Sensitivity Cesarean Section 5% dextrose in water Direct Antiglobulin Test

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DAT DAW DBP DBS DBT DC DCBE DCIS DCM DDD DDS DDx DES Detox DEXA DHE DHEA DHEA-S DHF DI DIC DID DIP DiPer Te Dis DiTe DIU DJD DKA dl DLE DM DMD DMD DNA DNR DO DOA DOA DOB DOE DP DPH DPL DPT DSA DSM Diet as tolerated Dispense as written Diastolic Blood Pressure Deep Brain Stimulation Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Discharge or Discontinue Double Contrast Barium Enema Ductal Carcinoma in situ Dilated Cardiomyopathy Daily Defined Doses Doctor of Dental Surgery Differential Diagnosis Diethylstilbestrol Detoxification Dual Energy X-ray Absorptionmetry Dihydroergotamine Dehydroepiandrosterone Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate Decompensated Heart Failure Diabetes Insipidus Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Dissociative Identity Disorder Distal Interphalangeal Joint Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus Dislocation Diphtheria Tetanus Death in Utero-Stillbirth Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis) Diabetic Ketoacidosis Deciliter Disseminated Lupus Erythematosus Diabetes Mellitus Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Doctor of Dental Medicine Deoxyribonucleic acid Do not resuscitate Doctor of Osteopathy Drugs of Abuse Dead on Arrival Date of Birth Dyspnea on Exertion Dorsalis Pedis Diphenylhydantoin Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus-DPT vaccine Digital Subtraction Angiography Diagnostic and Statistical Manual DT DT DTA DTP DTR DU DUB DVT DX dz D&C D/C d.d. EAA EACA EBL EBM EBT EBV ECF ECG ECHO ECMO ECT ED ED EDD EDH EDM EDTA EEG EEX EF EFAD EGD EI EKG ELISA EmBx EMF EMG EMR EMU EMV ENT EOM EOMI EPH Diphtheria Tetanus Delirium Tremens Descending Thoracic Aorta Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis Deep Tendon Reflex Duodenal Ulcer Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding Deep Vein Thrombosis Diagnosis Disease Dilation and curettage Discharge Differential Diagnosis Essential Amino Acids Epsilon-aminocaproic acid Estimated blood loss Expressed Breast Milk Electron beam tomography Epstein-Barr Virus Extracellular fluid Electrocardiogram Echocardiogram Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Electroconvulsive Therapy Erectile Dysfunction Ectodermal Dysplasia Estimated Date of Delivery Epidural Hematoma Esophageal Doppler Monitor Ethylene-diamine-tetra-acetic acid Electroencephalogram Electrodiagnosis Ejection Fraction Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Emotional Intelligence Electrocardiogram Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay Endometrial Biopsy Endomyocardial Fibrosis Electromyography Electronic Medical Record Early Morning Urine Sample Eyes, motor, verbal response Ear, Nose and Throat extraocular Muscles Extraocular Movements Intact Edema Proteinuria Hypertension

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EPO EPS EQ ER ERCP ESBL ESR ESRD ESV ESWL ET Etiol ETOH ETS ETT EUA EUP EUS EVAR EVF Exam Exp Lap E. Coli F Fab FAMMM FAP FB FBC FBE FBG FBS FDA FDC FDIU FDP Fe fem FEV FFA FFP FHR FHS FHT FHx Flu FMF Erythropoietin Electrophysiology Emotional Intelligence Quotient Emergency Room Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate End-Stage Renal Disease End-systolic Volume Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Endotracheal Etiology Ethanol Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy Endotracheal Tube Examination under Anesthesia Extrauterine Pregnancy Endoscopic Ultrasonography Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Erythrocyte Volume Fraction Examination Exploratory Laparotomy Escherichia Coli bacteria Fahrenheit Fragment Antigen Binding Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Melanoma Syndrome Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Foreign Body Full Blood Count Full Blood Exam Fasting Blood Glucose Fasting Blood Sugar Food and Drug Administration Follicular Dendritic Cells Foetal Demise in Utero Fibrin Degradation Product Iron Female Forced Expiratory Volume Free Fatty Acids Fresh Frozen Plasma Fetal Heart Rate Fetal Heart Sound Fetal Heart Tones Family History Influenza Fetal Movements Felt FMP fMRI FNA FNAB FNAC FNC FNH FOBT FOS FPG FRC FROM FSBS FSE FSH FTA FTA-ABS FTT FU FUO FVC FWB Fx, # F/C G G6PD GA GABA GAD GB GBM GC GCA GCS GDA GDLH GDP GERD GETT GFR GGT GH GHFR GI GI GIFT GIST First Menstruation Period (Menarche) Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fine Needle Aspiration Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Full Nursing Care Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Fecal Occult Blood Test Full of Stool Fasting Plasma Glucose Functional Residual Capacity Full Range of Motion Finger-stick Blood Sugar Fetal Scalp Electrode Follicle-stimulating Hormone Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody Absorption Failure to thrive Follow-up Fever of Unknown Origin Forced Vital Capacity Full Weight Bearing Fracture Fevers and/or Chills Gravidity Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase General Anaesthesia Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Generalized Anxiety Disorder Gallbladder Glomerular Basement Membrane Gonorrhea or Gonococcus Giant Cell Arteritis Glasgow Coma Scale Gastroduodenal Artery Glutamate Dehydrogenase Guanosine Diphosphate Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease General by Endotracheal Tube Glomerular Filtration Rate Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase Growth Hormone Growth Hormone Releasing factor Glycemic Index Gastrointestinal Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

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GIT GITS GMC GMP GM-CSF GN GnRH GOAT GOD Gomer GORD GOT GPT gr GRAV I GSW GTT GU GU GVHD Gym Gyn GXT HA, H/A HA HAA HAART HACE HAD HAE HAPE HAV Hb HB HbA HbA1C HbF HBP HBsAg HBV HCC hCG HCL Hct HCT HCTZ HCV Gastrointestinal Tract Gastrointestinal Therapeutic System General Medical Condition Guanosine Monophosphate Granulocyte-Monocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor Glomerulonephritis (Nephritis) Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test Glucose Oxidase Get Outta My ER Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Glutamic-oxalacetic Transaminase Glutamic-pyruvic transaminase Grain First Pregnancy Gun Shot Wound Glucose Tolerance Test Gastric Ulcer Genitourinary Graft-versus-host disease Gymnasium Gynecology Graded Exercise Tolerance (stress test) Headache Hypertonia Arterialis Hepatitis Associated Antigen Highly Active Anti-aetroviral Therapy High Altitude Cerebral Edema HIV-associated dementia Hereditary Angioedema High Altitude Pulmonary Edema Hepatitis A Virus Hemoglobin Heart Block Hemoglobin A Glycosylated hemoglobin Fetal Hemoglobin High Blood Pressure Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Hepatitis B Virus Hepatocellular Carcinoma Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Hairy Cell Leukemia Hematocrit Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Hydrochlorothiazide Hepatitis C Virus HMG-CoA HMS HMSN HN HND HNPCC HOB HOCM HONK HPA HPETE HPF HELP, HELLP HEMA Hema HES HETE HEV Hgb HGH HGPRTase HGV HH HHT HHV HI Hib HIDS HIT HIV HJR HL HL HL HLA HLA HLHS HMD HMGR HD HDL HDL-C HDU HDV HEENT Hodgkin's Disease High-density lipoprotein High-density lipoprotein-cholesterol High Dependancy Unit Hepatitis D virus Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat Hypertension, Elevated Liver enzymes, Low Platelets Hydroxy Ethyl Methacrylate Hematest Hydroxyethyl Starch Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid Hepatitis E Virus Hemoglobin Human Growth Hormone Hypoxanthine-guanine Phosphoribosyl Transferase Hepatitis G Virus Hiatus Hernia Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectisia Human Herpesvirus Homicidal Ideation Haemophilus Influenzae B Hyper-IgD Syndrome Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia Human Immunodeficiency Virus Hepatojugular Reflex Hepatic Lipase Hodgkin's Lymphoma Hearing Level Human Leukocyte Antigen Histocompatibility Locus Antigen Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Hyaline Membrane Disease 3-hydroxy-30methyl-glutaryl-CoA reductase 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-CoA Hyper-reactive Malarial Splenomegaly Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy Hemagglutinin-neuraminidase Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer Head of Bed Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma Hypothalamic-Pituiatary-Adrenal Axis Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid High Power Field (Microscopy)

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HPI HPOA HPL HPV HR HRT hs HSC HSG HSM HSP HSV HT, HTN Ht HTLV HTPA HTVD HUS HVLT Hx h/o H/H H&E H&H h.s. H-S H&M H&P I131 IA IABP IAI IBC IBD IBS IC IC IC IC IC IC IC ICCU ICD ICDS ICD-10 History of Present Illness Hypertrophic Pulmonary Osteoarthropathy Human Placental Lactogen Human Papillomavirus Heart Rate Hormone Replacement Therapy Hours of Sleep Human Chorionic Somatomammotropin Hysterosalpingogram Hepatosplenomegaly Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Herpes Simplex Virus Hypertension Height Human T-lymphotropic Virus Hypothalamic-pitutary-adrenal axis Hypertensive Vascular Disease Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome High-velocity Lead Therapy History (medical) History of Henderson-Hasselbach Equation Hematoxylin and Eosin Hemoglobin and Hematocrit At Bedtime Heel-to-shin test Hematemesis and Melena History and Physical Examination Radioactive Iodine Intra-arterial Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Intra-amniotic Infection Inflammatory Breast Cancer Inflammatory Bowel Disease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Informed Consent Intensive Care Ileocecal Immunocompromised Interstitial Cystitis Immune Complex Intracardiac Intensive Cardiac Care Unit Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator Integrated Child Development Services Program International Classification of Diseases ICF ICG ICH ICP ICS ICU ID IDA IDC IDC IDC IDDM IDL IDP IF IFG Ig IgA IgD IgE IgG IgM IGT IHC IHD IHSS IM IMA IMB IMI IMN IMS IMT IMV Inc Inf INF INH IO IOL IOP IP IPPB IPPV IPS 10th revision Intracellular Fluid Impedance Cardiography Intracerebral Hemorrhage Intracranial Pressure Intercostal Space Intensive Care Unit Infectious Disease or Identifying Data or Identification Iron Deficiency Anemia Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Indwelling Catheter Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Intermediate Density Lipoprotein Infectious Disease Precautions/Process Immunofluorescence Impaired Fasting Glycaemia Immunoglobulin Immunoglobulin A Immunoglobulin D Immunoglobulin E Immunoglobulin G Immunoglobulin M Impaired Glucose Tolerance Immunohistochemistry Ischemic Heart Disease Idiopathic Hypertropic Subaortic Stenosis Intramuscular Inferior Mesenteric Artery InterMenstrual Bleed Intramuscular Injection Infectious Mononucleosis Irritable Male Syndrome Intima-media Thickness Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation Incomplete Injection Intravenous Nutritional Fluid Isoniazid Intraosseous Infusion Induction Of Labor Intraocular Pressure Interphalangeal Joint Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation Intra-Peritoneal Sounds

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IQ IRDM ISA ISDN ISH ISMN IT ITP ITU IU IUCD IUD IUD IUFD IUI IUP IUS IV IVC IVC IVDU IVF IVF IVP IVPB IVU IVUS IV-DSA I&D I&O i.s.q. JIA JMS JODM JRA JVD JVP K KA KBr Kcal KCCT kg KIV KLS KOR KS Intelligence Quotient Insulin Resistant Diabetes Mellitus Intrinsic Sympathomimetic Activity Isosorbide dinitrate Isolated Systolic Hypertension Isosorbide Mononitrate Interthecal Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Intensive Treatment/Therapy Unit International Units Intrauterine Contraceptive Device Intrauterine Death Intrauterine Device Intrauterine Foetal Demise Intrauterine Insemination Intrauterine Pregnancy Intrauterine System Intravenous Intravenous Cholangiogram Inferior Vena Cava Intravenous Drug User In vitro fertilization Intravenous Fluids Intravenous Pyelogram Intravenous Piggyback Intravenous Urogram Intravascular Ultrasound Intravenous Digital Subtraction Angiography Incision and Drainage Inputs and Outputs, Intake and Outputs No change Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Junior Medical Student Juvenile-Onset Diabetes Mellitus Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Jugular Vein Distension Jugular Venous Pressure Potassium Ketoacidosis Potassium Bromide Kilocalorie Kaolin Cephalin Clotting Time Kilogram Keep in View Kidney, Liver, Spleen Keep Open Rate Kaposi's Sarcoma KUB KVO L L LA Lab LABBB LAD LAD LAD LAD LAE LAHB Lam LAP Lap LAR LARP LAS LASIK Lat lb, LB LBBB LBO LBP LCA LCIS LCM LCX Lc of ch LDH LDL LDL-C LE LE LEC LES LES leu LFT LGL LGM LGV LH Lig LIH KSHV Kaposi's sarcoma-associated Herpes virus Kidneys, Ureters and Bladder Keep Vein Open Leukocytes (White Blood Cells) Lumbar vertebrae Left Atrium, Lymphadenopathy Laboratory Left Anterior Bundle Branch Block Left Anterior Descending-Coronary Artery Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Left Axis Deviation-Electrocardiogram Lymphadenopathy Left Atrial Enlargement Left Anterior Hemiblock Laminectomy Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase Laparotomy Low Anterior Resection Left-Anterior, Right-Posterior Lymphadenopathy Syndrome Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis Lateral Pound Left Bundle Branch Block Large Bowel Obstruction Low Back Pain Left Coronary Artery Lobular Carcinoma in situ Lymphocytic Meningitis Left Circumflex Artery Laxative of choice Lactate Dehydrogenase Low Density Lipoprotein Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Lupus Erythematosus Lower Extremity Lupus Erythematosus Cell Lower Esophageal Sphincter Lupus Erythematosus Systemicus Leukocytes Liver Function Test Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome Lymphogranulomatosis Maligna Lymphogranuloma Venereum Luteinizing Hormone Ligament Left Inguinal Hernia

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LLE LLL LLQ LM LMA LMCA LMD LMP LN LOA LOC LOP LORTA LOS Lot Lp LP LPH LPL LPN LR LRTI LTAC LSB LSD LUL LUQ LV LVAD LVEDP LVEF LVF LVH LVOT Ly lytes L&D L-DOPA M MAE MAL MAO-I MAP MAS MAST MARSA MAT Left Lower Extremity Left Lower Lobe Left Lower Quadrant Left Main Left Mentoanterior-Fetal Position Left Main Coronary Artery Local Medical Doctor Last Menstrual Period Lymph Node Left Occipitoanterior Level of Consciousness Left Occipitoposterior Loss of Resistance To Air Length of Stay Lotion Lipoprotein Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap) Left Posterior Hemiblock Lipoprotein Lipase Licensed Practical Nurse Lactated Ringer's Solution Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Long-term Acute Care Left Sternal Border Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Left Upper Lobe-Lung Left Upper Quadrant Left Ventricle Left Ventricular Assist Device Left Ventricular End Diastolic Pressure Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Left Ventricular Failure Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Left Ventricular Outflow Track Lymphocytes Electrolytes Labor and Delivery (Childbirth) Levo-Dihydroxyphenylalanine Murmur (heart murmur) Moves All Extremities Midaxillary Line Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor Mean Arterial Pressure Morgagni-Adams-Stokes Syndrome Medical Antishock Trousres Methicillin and Aminoglycosideresistant Staphylococcus aureus Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia MDE MDI MDS MEDLINE MEN mEq MeSH met MET mg Mg MgSO4 MGUS MI MIC MICA MICU MIP mL MLC MLE MM MMEF mmol MMPI MMR Mo mod mod MODY MOM Mono MOPP MPD MPV MBT MC MCH MCH MCHC MCP MCV MC&S MDD Maternal Blood Type Metacarpal Bone Mean Cell Hemoglobin Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Mean Cell Hemoglobin Concentration Metacarpophalangeal Joint Mean Cell Volume Microscopy, Culture and Sensitivity Major Depressive Disorder (Clinical Depression) Major Depressive Episode Metered Dose Inhaler Myelodysplastic Syndrome Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia milliequivalent Medical Subject Headings Metastasis Metabolic Equivalent milligram Magnesium Magnesium Sulfate Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Mental Illness and Chemical Abuse Mobile Intensive Care Unit Maximum Inspiratory Pressure milliliter Mixed Lymphocyte Culture Midline Episiotomy Myeloid Metaplasia Maximal Mid Expiratory Flow millimole Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Measles, Mumps, Rubella Monocytes Moderate Modified Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young Milk of Magnesia Infectious Mononucleosis (Glandular Fever) Mechlorethamine, Vincristine, Procarbazine and Prednisone Myeloproliferative Disease Mean Platelet Volume

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MR MR MR MRA MRCP MRG MRI MRSA MS MS MS MSE MSH MSM MSSA MSO4 MSU MSUD MT MTBI MTP MTX MVA MVC MVI MVP MVPS MVR MVV M&M Na NABS NAD NAD NAS NB NBN NC NC NCC NCS NCT NCV ND Ne NE NEC Mitral Regurgitation Modified Release Mental Retardation Magnetic Resonance Angiography Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography Murmurs, Rubs and Gallops Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Multiple Sclerosis Mitral Stenosis Mental Status Mental Status Examination Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Methylsulfonylmethane Methicillin-sensitive Staph aureus Morphine or Morphine Sulfate Midstream Urine Sample Maple Syrup Urine Disease Metatarsal Bone Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Metatarsalphalangeal Joint Methotrexate Motor Vehicle Accident Motor Vehicle Crash Multivitamin Injection Mitral Valve Prolapse Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome Mitral Valve Replacement Maximum Voluntary Ventilation Morbidity & Mortality Sodium Normoactive Bowel Sounds No Abnormality Detected No Apparent Distress No Added Salt Newborn Newborn Nursery Nasal Cannula Nerve Action Potential Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy Nerve Conduction Study Nerve Conduction Test Nerve Conduction Velocity Not Done Neutrophil Granulocytes Norepinephrine Not Elsewhere Classified NPTAC NRB NREM NRM NS NSA NSAID NSCC NSD NSE NSR NST NSTEMI NSU NED Neg Neo NES NFR ng NG NGT NGU NHL NICU NIDDM NK NKA NKDA NI NLP NLP NM NMR NNH NNT NO No. NOF Non rep. NOS NOS NPH Npl NPO No Evidence of Recurrent Disease Negative Neoplasm Not Elsewhere Specified Not for Resuscitation Nanogram Nasogastric Nasogastric Tube Non-Gonococcal Urethritis Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 Diabetes) Natural Killer Cells No Known Allergies No Known Drug Allergies Normal No Light Perception Neuro-Linguistic Programming Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Magnetic Resoance Number Needed to Harm Number Needed to Treat Nitric Oxide Number Neck of Femur Fracture Do not repeat Nitric Oxide Synthase Not Otherwise Specified Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Neoplasm Nil per os No Previous Tracing Available For Comparison Non-Rebreather Mask Non-Rapid Eye Movement No Regular Medications Normal Saline No Significant Abnormality Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Non-squamous-cell carcinoma Normal Spontaneous Delivery (Natural Childbirth) Neurospecific Enolase Normal Sinus Rhythm Non-Stress Test Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Non-Specific Urethritis

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NT NT NTG NTT NVD NVD NVDC n.s. N&V O2 OA Obl OBS OB-GYN Occ OCD OCG OCNA OCP OCPD OCT od OD OD OD OE OGTT Oint om OM OME on OOB OPD OPPT OPV OPV OR ORIF ORSA OS OS OSA OSH OSHA Not Tested Nasotracheal Nitroglycerin Nasotracheal Tube Normal Vaginal Delivery Nausea, Vomiting and Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea and Constipation Not Significant Nausea and Vomiting Oxygen Osteoarthritis Oblique Organic Brain Syndrome Obstetrics and Gynecology Occasional Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Oral Cholecystogram Old Chart Not Available Oral Contraceptive Pill Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder Optical Coherence Tomography Everyday Right Eye (Latin: Oculus Dexter) Occupational Disease Overdose Otitis Externa (Ear Infection) Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Ointment Every Morning Otitis Media (Ear Infection) Otitis Media with Effusion Every Night Out of bed Outpatient Department Oriented to Person, Place and Time Outpatient Visit Oral Polio Vaccine Operating Room Open Reduction Internal Fixation Oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Orthopedic Surgery Left Eye (Ltin-Oculus Sinister) Obstructive Sleep Apnea Outside Hospital Occupational Safety and Health Administration Osm Osteo OT OTC OTD OTPP OU oz O/E O&P P P P PA PA PA PAC PAC PAD PAF PAF PAI-1 PAL PALS PAN PAO PaO2 PAO2 PAOD Pap PAP PAP PAP PARA I PAT PCa PCA PCA PCD PCI PCL PCN PCNSL PCO PCOS PCP PCP PCR Osmolarity Osteomyelitis Occupational Therapy Over-the-counter Drug Out the Door Oriented to Time Place and Person Both eyes (Latin: Oculi Uterque) Ounce On examination Ova and Parasites Phosphorus Post Pulse Pulmonary Artery Posteroanterior Physician Assistant Premature Atrial Contraction Pulmonary Artery Catheter Peripheral Artery Disease Platelet Activating Factor Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 Posterior Axillary Line Pediatric Advanced Life Support Polyarthritis Nodosa Peak Acid Output Peropheral Arterial Oxygen Content Alveolar Oxygen Peripheral Artery Occlusive Disease Papanicolaou Test (Pap Smear) Positive Airway Pressure Papanicolaou Stain Pulmonary Artery Pressure Indicating a woman with one child Paroxysmal Atrial Trachycardia Prostate Cancer Patient Care Report Patient-controlled Analgesia Postconcussional Disorder Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Posterior Cruciate Ligament Penicillin Primary CNS Lymphoma Polycystic Ovary Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Pneumocystis Pneumonia Primary Care Physician Polymerase Chain Reaction

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PCS PCV PCV PCWP PD PD PDA PDD PDE PDR PDT PE PE PE PEA PEEP PEF PEFR PEG pen PERRL PERLA Per Vag PET PFO PFT pg PGCS pH Ph1 PH PHx PHTLS PI PI PICC PID PID PIH PIP PK PKA PKD PKU PLAT PLT PMB Post-concussion Syndrome Packed Cell Volume Polycythemia vera Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Parkinson's Disease Peritoneal Disease Patent Ductus Arteriosus Pervasive Developmental Disorder Phosphodiesterase Physician's Drug Reference Photodynamic Therapy Pre-eclampsia Pulmonary Embolism Physical Examination Pulseless Electrical Activity Positive End Expiratory Pressure Peak Expiratory Flow Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Penicillin Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to Light Pupils Equal and Reactive to Light and Accomodation Per Vaginam Positron-emission Tomography Patent Foramen Ovale Pulmonary Function Test Picogram Paediatric Glasgow Coma Scale Hydrogen Ion Concentration Philadelphia Chromosome Pulmonary Hypertension Past History (medical) Prehospital Trauma Life Support Present Illness Pulmonic Insufficiency Disease Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Prolapsed Intervertibral Disc Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Pyruvate Kinase Protein Kinase A Polycystic Kidney Disease Phenylketonuria Tissue Plasminogen Activator Platelets Post-Menopausal Bleeding POEMS poly Post POX PP PP PPCS PPD PPD PPD PPH PPH PPH PPI PPROM Ppt PPTCT PPTL PR PRA PRBC Preme Prep PRIND PRL PRN Prog PROM PRP PRV PMH PMH PMI PMN PMS PMR PMR PM&R PND PNM POD Past Medical History Perimesencephalic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Point of Maximal Impulse Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes Premenstrual Syndrome Polymyalgia Rheumatica Percutaneous Myocardial Revascularisation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea Perinatal Mortality Postoperative Days Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, Monoclonal Protein, Skin Changes Polymorphonuclear Cells Posterior Peroxidase Post-partum Postprandial or Pulsus Paradoxus or Pulse Pressure Prolonged Post-Concussion Syndrome (Cigarette) Packs Per Day Postpartum Depression Purified Protein Derivative or Mantoux Test Postpartum Hemorrhage Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids Proton Pump Inhibitor Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes Precipitate (HIV) Prevention of Parent To Child Transmission Post-Partum Tubal Ligation Prothrombin Ratio Plasma Renin Activity Packed Red Blood Cells Premature Baby Preparation Prolonged Reversible Ischemic Neurologic Deficit Prolactin As Necessary Prognosis Premature Rupture of Membranes PanRetinal Photocoagulation Polycythemia rubra vera

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PS PSA PSH PSP PSS PSV Pt PT PT PTA PTA PTA PTA PTB PTC PTCA PTD PTH PTHC PTSD PTSS PTT PTU PTx PUD PUO PUVA PVC PVD PVFS PVR PVS PVS PWP Px Px p.c. p.o. p.r. p.v. P&A P&PD P-Y q q4h, q6h QALY Pulmonic Stenosis Prostate Specific Antigen Pscychosocial History Phenylsulphtalein Progressive Systemic Sclerosis Pressure Supported Ventilation Patient Physical Therapy Prothrombin Time Peritonsillar Abscess Post-traumatic Amnesia Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty Prior to admission Pulmonary Tuberculosis Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty Prior to Discharge Parathyroid Hormone Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome Partial Thromboplastin Time Propylthioluracil Pneumothorax Peptic Ulcer Disease Pyrexia of Unknown Origin Psoralen UV A Premature Ventricular Contraction Peripheral Vascular Disease Post-viral Fatigue Syndrome Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Pulmonary Valve Stenosis Persistent Vegetative State Pulmonary Wedge Pressure Physical Examination Prognosis After Food (Latin: Post Cibum) By Mouth Per rectum Per Vagina Percussion and Auscultation Percussion and Postural Drainage Pack-years Each, every (Latin: Quaque) Every 4 hours, every 6 hours Quality-adjusted Life Years QNS QOF Qs/Qt qt Qt q.a.d. q.AM q.d. q.d.s. q.h. q.h.s. q.i.d. q.I. q.m.t. q.n. q.o.d. q.o.h. q.s. q.w.k. RA RA RA rad RAD RAD RAD Rad hys RAE RAI RAP RAPD RBBB RBC RBC RBP RCA RCM RCM RCT RD RDA RDS RDW RELP REM RES RF Quantity Not Sufficient Quality and Outcomes Framework Shunt Fraction Quart Total Cardiac Output Every Other Day (Latin: Quaque Altera Die) Every morning Each Day Four Times Each Day Each Hour Every bedtime Four Times Each Day As much as you like Every Month Every Night Every Other Day Every other hour AS much as suffices Weekly Rheumatoid Arthritis Refractory Anemia Right Atrium Radian Right Axis Deviation Reflex Anal Dilatation Reactive Attachment Disorder Radical Hysterectomy Right Atrial Enlargement Radioactive Iodine Right Atrial Pressure Relative Afferent Pupilary Defect Right Bundle Branch Block Red Blood Cells Red Blood Count Retino-binding Protein Right Coronary Artery Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Right Costal Margin Randomized Controlled Trial Retinal Detachment Recommended Daily Allowance Respiratory Distress Syndrome Red Cell Distribution Width Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Rapid Eye Movement Reticuloendothelial System Rheumatic Fever

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RF RFLP RFT Rh RHD RhF RIA RIBA RICE RIH RIMA RIND RL RLE RLL RLN RLN RLQ RLS RML RNA RNV ROA ROM ROP ROS ROSC RPG RPR RQ RR RRR RSI RSV RT RTA RTC RTS RU RUE RUL RUG RUQ RV RV RVAD RVF Rheumatoid Factor Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Renal Function Test Rhesus factor Rheumatoid Heart Disease Rheumatoid Factor Radioimmunoassay Radioimmunoblotting Assay Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation Right Inguinal Hernia Reversible Inhibitor of Monoamine Oxidase A Reversible Ischemic Neurologic Deficit Ringer's Lactate Right Lower Extremity Right Lower Lobe-lung Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Regional Lymph Node Right Lower Quadrant Restless Legs Syndrome Right Middle Lobe-lung Ribonucleioc Acid Radionuclear Ventriculography Right Occipital Anterior Range of Motion Right Occipital Posterior Review of Systems Return of Spontaneous Circulation Retrograde Pyelogram Rapid Plasma Reagin Test Respiratory Quotient Respiratory Rate Regular Rate and Rhythm Rapid Sequence Induction Respiratory Syncytial Virus Respiratory Therapy Renal Tubal Acidosis Return to Clinic Revised Trauma Source Resin Uptake Right Upper Extremity Right Upper Lobe - lung Retrograde Urethogram Right Upper Quadrant Right Ventricle Residual Volume Right Ventricular Assist Device Right Ventricular Failure SGOT SGPT SG cath SHBG SHx SHx SI RVH RVSP RVT Rx r/g/m R/O S S1 S2 SA SAA SAB SAB SAH SAN SaO2 SAPS II SAPS III SARS Sat SB SBE SBFT SBO SBP SBP SBS SCC SCID Scope SCr SD SDH Sed Segs SEM SFA SFA SGA SGGT Right Ventricular Hypertrophy Right Ventricular Systolic Pressure Renal Vein Thrombosis Prescription Drug or medical treatment rubs/gallops/murmurs Rule Out Sacrum First Heart Sound Second Heart Sound Sinoatrial Node Syntheric Amino Acid Staphylococcal Bacteremia Spontaneous Abortion (Miscarriage) Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Sinoatrial Node Oxygen Saturation of Artial Blood Simplified Acute Physiology Score Simplified Acute Physiology Score Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Saturation Small Bowel Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis Small Bowel Follow Through Small Bowel Obstruction Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Systolic Blood Pressure Short Bowel Syndrome Squamous Cell Carcinoma Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Microscope or Endoscope Serum Creatinine Standard Deviation Subdermal Hematoma Sedimentation Segmented Cells Systolic Ejection Murmur Serum Folic Acid Superficial Femoral Artery Small for Gestational Age Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase Swan-Ganz Catheter Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Social history Surgical History Suicidal Ideation

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SI SI SI SIADH SICU SIDS sig SIMV SIT SK sl SLE SLR SM SMA SMA SMA SMA-6 SMA-7 SMO SMS SMT SMV SN SNB SNP SNRI SOAP SOB SOBOE Sol SOL SOOB SOS SP Spec SPECT SPEP SPET Sp. Fl. Sp. Gr. Sq SR SROM SS Seriously Ill International System of Units Sacroiliacal (SI Joint) Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Surgical Intensive Care Unit Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Write on label Synchronized Intermittent Mechanical Ventilation Stress Inoculation Training Streptokinase Sublingual Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Straight Leg Raise Multiple Sclerosis Superior Mesenteric Artery Sequential Multiple Analysis Spinal Muscular Atrophy Six-channel Serum Multiple Analysis Serum Metabolic Assay Slips made out Senior Medical Student Spinal Manipulative Therapy Superior Mesenteric Vein Student Nurse Sentinel Node Biopsy Sodium Nitroprusside Serotonin-norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea) Short of Breath On Exercise Solution Space Occupying Lesion Send Out of bed Save Our Souls Status Post Specimen Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Single Protein Electrophoresis Single Photon Emission Tomography Spinal Fluid Specific Gravity Subcutaneous Slow Release Spontaneous Rupture of Membranes Sickle-cell disease (anemia) SSRI SSS SSSS Staph STD STAT STEMI STH STI STI STNR STOP Strep STS Subq Supp SV SV SVD SVI SVN SVR SVT Sx Sx SXA SXR Sz s.c. s.d. S&E T Tab TAB TAH TB, TBC TBC TBG TBI TBI TBLC TC TCC TCN TCT Td TdP TEB Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Sick Sinus Syndrome Staphylococcal Sclaed Skin Syndrome Staphylococcus Sexually Transmitted Disease Immediately ST Elevation MI (Myocardial Infarction) Somatotropic Hormone Soft Tissue Injury Sexually Transmitted Infection Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex Surgical Termination of Pregnancy Streptococcus Serological Test for Syphilis Subcutaneous Suppository Seminal Vesicle Stroke Volume Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery Systemic Viral Infection Small Volume Nebulizer Systemic Vascular Resistance Supraventricular Tachycardia Symptoms Surgery Single Energy X-ray Absorptiometer Skull X-ray Seizure Subcutaneous Subdermal Sugar and Acetone Thoracic Vertebrae Tablet Therapeutic Abortion Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Tuberculosis Total Body Crunch Total Binding Globulin Total Body Irradiation Traumatic Brain Injury Term Birth Living Child Traffic Crash Transitional Cell Carcinoma Tetracycline Thrombin Clotting Time Tetanus and Diphtheria Torsades de pointes Thoracic Electrical Bioimpedance

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TEE TEM Temp TENS TERN TF, T/F TFTs Tg TG TGA THR TIA TIBC Tib-Fib TIG TIPS TKR TKVO TLC TLC TLC TLR TM TM TMB TME TNF TMJ TNG TNM TNTC TO TOA TOD TOE TOP TOPV TP TPa TPN TPR Tr TR TRAM TRF TRF'd Transesophageal Echocardiogram Transmission Electron Microscopy Temperature Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator Intern Transfer Thyroid Function Tests Thyroglobulin Triglycerides Transposition of the Great Arteries Total Hip Replacement Transient Ischemic Attack Total Iron Binding Capacity Tibia and Fibula Tetanus Immune Globulin Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Total Knee Replacement To Keep Vein Open Total Lung Capacity Total Leucocyte Count Tender Loving Care Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex Tympanic Membrane Transcendental Meditation Too Many Birthdays Total Mesorectal Excision Tumor Necrosis Factors Temporomandibular Joint Trinitroglycerin Tumor-Nodes-Metastases Too numerous to count Telephone Order Tuboovarian Abscess Transoesophageal Doppler Transoesophageal Echocardiogram Termination Of Pregnancy (Abortion) Trivalent Oral Polio Vaccine Totyal Protein Tissue Plasminogen Activator Total Parenteral Nutrition Temperature, Pulse, Respiration Tincture Tricuspid Regurgitation Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous Flap Transfer Transferred T&H UA UAC UAC UAO UBD UBT UC UC UCHD UD UDS UE UFH UGI Ung Unk UOP UPJ URI TURP TV TVH tw Tx Tx Tx t.d.s. t.i.d. T.S.T.H. T&A T&C TRH TS TSH Tsp TT TTE TTO TTP TTR TTS TTTS Tu TUR TURBT Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone Tricuspid Stenosis Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Teaspoon Thrombin Time Transthoracic Echocardiogram To Take Out Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Transthyretin Transdermal Therapeutic System Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome Tumor Transurethral Resection Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor Transurethral Resection of Prostate Tridal Volume Total Vagina Hysterectomy Twice a week Treatment Transplatation (Organ Transplant) Traction Three Times a day Three times a day Too sick to send home Tonsillectomy with Adenoidectomy Type and cross-match (Blood Transfusion) Type and Hold Urinanalysis Uric Acid Umbilical Artery Catheter Upper Airway Obstruction Universal Blood Donor Urea Breath Test Umbilical Cord Ulcerative Colitis Usual Childhood Disease As directed Urine Drug Screening Upper Extremity Unfractionated Heparin Upper Gastrointesinal Ointment Unknown Urinary Output Ureteropelvic Junction Upper Respiratory Infection

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URQ URTI US US USG USP USR USS UTI UUN UVAL U&E VA VAD VAD VAD Vag VAMP VBAC VC vCJD VCT VCTC VCUG VD VD VD VDRF VDRL VE VEB VF or V-fib VIP VLDL VMA VMA VNPI VO VOD VPA VPAP VPB VPC VRE VRSA Upper Respiratory Quadrant Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Ultrasonogram Ultrasound Ultrasonography (Prenatal Ultrasound Imaging) United States Pharmacopeia Unheated Serum Reagin Ultrasound Scan Urinary Tract Infection Urinary Urea Nitrogen Ultraviolet Argon Laser Urea and Electrolytes Visual Acuity Ventricular Assist Device Venous Access Device Vincristine Adriblastine Dexamethasone Vaginal Vincristine Adriblastine Methylprednisone Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Vital Capacity Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Venous Clotting Time Voluntary Counselling and Testing Centers Voiding Cysourethrogram Vaginal Delivery Volume of Distribution Venereal Disease Ventilator Dependent Respiratory Failure Venereal Diseases Research Laboratory Vaginal Examination Ventricular Ectopic Beat Ventricular Fibrillation Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Very Low Density Lipoprotein Vanillylmandelic Acid Violent Mechanical Asphyxia VanNuys Prognostic Scoring Index (Ductal Carcinoma) Verbal Order Volume of Distribution Valproic Acid Variable Positive Airway Pressure Ventricular Premature Beats Ventricular Premature Contraction Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus VS VSD VSR VSS VT VTE VV VW VWD VZV V/Q WAP WAT WB WBC WBR WC WD WDL WDWN WF WH WIA WN WNL WO WOP WPW WS WS WS WS WS WS wt WWI W-T-D W/ w/o W/U W/C X2d XL XL XM aureus Vital Signs Ventricular Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Rupture Vital Signs Stable Ventricular tachycardia Venous THromboembolism Varicose Veins Vessel Wall Von Willebrand's Disease Varicella Zoster Virus Ventilation/perfusion Scan Wandering Atrial Pacemaker white adipose tissue Whole Blood White Blood Cell, White Blood Cell Count whole body radiation white cells well developed within defined limits well developed and well nourished white female Well Hydrated (no Dehydration nor Water Intoxication) wounded in action well nourished within normal limits written order, weeks old, wide open. without pain Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Waardenburg syndrome water-soluble Werner syndrome West syndrome Wolfram syndrome Williams Syndrome Weight walking while intoxicated wet to dry With without Workup Wheelchair Times 2 days Extended Release Extra Large Crossmatch

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XMM XOM XR XR XRT XS XULN YF YLC YO/yo YOB ytd ZD ZDV ZE Zn ZnO ZIFT ZSB Z-ESR Xeromammography Extraocular Movements Extended Release X-ray Radiography (Radiation Therapy) X-ray Threapy Excessive Times Upper Limit of Normal Yellow Fever Youngest Living Child Years Old Year of Birth Year to Date Zinc Deficiency Zidovudine Zollinger-Ellison Zinc Zinc Oxide Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer Zero Stools Since Birth Zeta Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

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