Dating acronym gu

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aortic second soundaa of each; arteries AAA abdominal aortic aneurysmabd abdominal/abdomen ABG arterial blood gas ABI ankle-brachial index ABO three basic blood groups AC adrenal cortex; air conduction; alternating current; axiocervical a.c., ac before a mealacc. to saturation AED antiepileptic drug AF atrial fibrillation AFB acid-fast bacillus AFP alpha-fetoprotein A/G; A-G ratio albumin/globulin ratio Ag silver; antigen AGC atypical glandular cells Ag NO silver nitrateah hypermetropic astigmatism AHF antihemophilic factor AI aortic incompetence; aortic insufficiency AICD automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AK above the knee Al aluminum Alb albumin ALL acute lymphocytic leukemia ALP alkaline phosphatase ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ALT alanine aminotransferasealt. compound; compounded of COMT catechol-O-methyltransferase COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COX-2 cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors CP cerebral palsy; cleft palate CPAP continuous positive airway pressure CPC clinicopathologic conference CPD cephalopelvic disproportion CPHSS Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale CPK creatine phosphokinase CPM continuous passive motion CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation CR conditioned reflex; controlled release; crown-rump length CREST calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia (cluster of features of systemic sclerosis scleroderma)CRP c. dolor while pain lasts DVT deep vein thrombosis Dx diagnosis D5W dextrose 5% in water DWI driving while intoxicated E eye; Escherichia EBV Epstein-Barr virus ECF extended care facility; extracellular fluid ECG electrocardiogram, electrocardiograph ECHO echocardiography ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ECT electroconvulsive therapy ED emergency department; effective dose; erythema dose; erectile dysfunction EDD estimated date of delivery (formerly EDC: estimated date of confinement)EEG electroencephalogram EENT eye, ear, nose, and throat EF ejection fraction EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy EIA enzyme immunosorbent assay EKG electrocardiogram; electrocardiograph ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assayelix. as neededpro time/PT prothrombin time PSA prostate-specific antigen PSV prostate-specific antigen PT prothrombin time; physical therapy Pt platinum; patientpt pint PTT partial thromboplastin time Pu plutonium PUBS percutaneous umbilical blood sampling PUVA psoralen ultraviolet Ap.v. sacral S-A; S/A; SA sinoatrial SAD seasonal affective disorder SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome SB small bowel Sb antimony SBP systolic blood pressure SC, sc, s.c. half an hour SERM selective estrogen receptor modulator SGA small for gestational age SI international system of units Si silicon SIADH syndrome of inappropriate diuretic hormone SIDS sudden infant death syndrome Sig.

accommodation A/CA accommodative/convergence accommodation ratio ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme ACh acetylcholine ACh E acetylcholinesterase ACh R acetylcholine receptor ACLS advanced cardiac life support ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone AD advance directivead to; up to ADH antidiuretic hormone ADHD attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder ADL, ADLs activities of daily livingad lib. reactive protein CRS-R Conners Rating Scales-Revised CS cardiogenic shock; cesarean section; culture and sensitivity CSF cerebrospinal fluid; colony-stimulating factor CSH combat support hospital CT computed/computerized tomography Cu copper CV cardiovascular CVA cardiovascular accident; cerebrovascular accident; costovertebral angle CVC central venous catheter CVP central venous pressure CVRB critical value read back CVS chorionic villi sampling CXR chest x-ray D diopter; dose D5/0.9 Na Cl 5% dextrose and normal saline solution (0.9% Na Cl)D5/½ /NS 5% dextrose and half-normal saline solution (0.45% Na Cl)D5W 5% dextrose in waterd density; right/d per day D and C dilatation and curettaged B decibel DBP diastolic blood pressure DC direct current; doctor of chiropracticdc discontinue Derm dermatologydet. elixir Em emmetropia EMA-Ig A immunoglobulin A antiendomysial EMG electromyogram, electromyography EMS emergency medical service Endo endocrine ENT ear, nose, and throat EOM extraocular muscles EP extrapyramidal EPS extrapyramidal symptoms ER Emergency Room, extended-release ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESRD end-stage renal disease EST electroshock therapy ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy ET-1 endothelin-1ETOH, Et OH ethyl alcoholext. nothing by mouth NRC normal retinal correspondence NS normal saline NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSR normal sinus rhythm N&V, N/V nausea and vomiting O pint O oxygen OB obstetrics OC oral contraceptive OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder O. through the vagina PVC premature ventricular contraction PVR peripheral vascular resistanceq everyq.d. write on label SJS Stevens-Johnson syndrome SLE systemic lupus erythematosus SLP speech-language pathology Sn tin SNF skilled nursing facility SNRI serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor SNS sympathetic nervous system SOB shortness of breathsol solution, dissolveds.o.s.

This means paying close attention to verbal and non-verbal communication and being open to feedback all the time.

It also means being confident enough to take direction without taking offense.

against medical advice AMI acute myocardial infarction AML acute myelogenous (myeloblastic) leukemia AMLS Advanced Medical Life Supportamp ampule; amputation ANA antinuclear antibodyanat anatomy or anatomic ANNA anti-neuronal nuclear antibody ANP atrial natriuretic peptideant. astigmatism ASA acetylsalicylic acid ASC atypical squamous cellsasc. British Pharmacopeia BPH benign prostatic hyperplasiabpm beats per minute BRM biologic response modifier BROW barley, rye, oats, and wheat BSA body surface area BSE breast self-examination BUN blood urea nitrogen BW birth weight; body weight Bx biopsy C Calorie (kilocalorie); Celsiusc calorie (small calorie) calcium carbonate CAD coronary artery disease CAH chronic active hepatitis Cal large calorie CAP let (the patient) takecap. orally POLST physician orders for life-sustaining therapypost.

every other night AM morning Am mixed astigmatisma.m.a. cold water ARC AIDS-related complex ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome ARMD age-related macular degeneration AS ankylosing spondylitis; aortic stenosis; auris sinistra (left ear)As. pill PIP proximal interphalangeal PIPDA (scan) 99m Tc-para-isopropylacetanilido-iminodiaacetic acid (cholescintigraphy)PKU phenylketonuria PM afternoon/evening PMH past medical history PMI point of maximal impulse PMN polymorphonuclear neutrophil leukocytes PMS premenstrual syndrome PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea PNH paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria PNS peripheral nervous system PO; p.o.

flexor Fld fluid FP family practice; family practitioner FSH follicle-stimulating hormone FTT failure to thrive FUO fever of unknown origin G, g, gm gram GABA gamma-aminobutyric acid GABA receptor genegarg gargle GB gallbladder; Guillain-BarréGC gonococcus or gonorrheal GDM gestational diabetes mellitus GDS Geriatric Depression Scale GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease GFR glomerular filtration rate GGT gamma-glutamyl transferase GH growth hormone GI gastrointestinal Gn RH gonadotropin-releasing hormone GP general practitioner G6PD glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenasegr graingrad by degrees GRAS generally recognized as safe GSW gunshot wound GTT glucose tolerance test Gtt, gtt drops GU genitourinaryguttat. the same IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus IDM infants of diabetic mothers IED improvised explosive device Ig immunoglobulin Ig E immunoglobulin EIg G immunoglobulin GIL-1 interleukin 1IL-8 interleukin 8IM intramuscularin d. liquid; fluid LLE left lower extremity LLL left lower lobe LLQ left lower quadrantlmp last menstrual period LOC level/loss of consciousness LP lumbar puncture LR lactated Ringer (solution)LSIL low-grade squamous epithelial lesion LTD lowest tolerated dose LUE left upper extremity LUL left upper lobe LUQ left upper quadrant LV left ventricle LVAD left ventricular assist device LVH left ventricular hypertrophy M master; medicine; molar; thousand; musclem male; meter; minim; mole; meta; muscle MA mental age MAO-B monoamine oxidase-Bman. first thing in the morning MAP mean arterial pressure MAT Miller Analogies Test MBD minimal brain dysfunctionmc; m Ci millicuriemcg microgram MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration MCV mean corpuscular volume MD muscular dystrophy MDI metered-dose inhaler MED minimum effective dosemed medial MELD Model for End-Stage Liver DiseaseµEq microequivalentm Eq milliequivalentm Eq/L milliequivalent per liter ME ratio myeloid/erythroid ratio MG myasthenia gravis Mg magnesium Mg SO magnesium sulfateµg microgrammg milligram MI myocardial infarction MID minimum infective dosemist. note welln Ci nanocurie NDC National Drug Code NG, ng nasogastric NGT nasogastric tube NH ammonia Ni nickel NICU neonatal intensive care unit NIDDM noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus NIH National Institutes of Health NK natural killer NKA no known allergies NMDA N-methyl D-aspartate NMJ neuromuscular junction NMS neuroleptic malignant syndromenn nervesnoct. topically TORB telephone order read back TPI Treponema pallidum immobilization test for syphilis TPN total parenteral nutrition TPO thyroid peroxidase TPR temperature, pulse, and respirationtr, tinct.

anterioranti-CCP anticyclic citrullinated peptide Ao. aorta A-P anterior-posterior A&P auscultation and percussionap before dinner APAP acetaminophena PTT activated partial thromboplastin AQ, aq wateraq. ascending ASCA anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibody ASC-US atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance ASCVD atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease ASD atrial septal defect As H hypermetropic astigmatism As M myopic astigmatism AST aspartate aminotransferase Ast astigmatism ATCC American Type Culture Collectionat. atomic weight Au gold A-V; AV; A/V arteriovenous; atrioventricularav. twice a nightbipap bilevel positive airway pressure BK below the knee BLS basic life support BM bowel movement BMI body mass index BMR basal metabolic rate BMS bone marrow suppression BMT bone marrow transplantation BNP brain natriuretic peptidebol. capsule C&S culture and sensitivitycath catheter CBC complete blood count CBI continuous bladder irrigation CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive agents CBT cognitive behavioral therapy CC chief complaintcc cubic centimeter CCl carbon tetrachloride CCU coronary care unit; critical care unit CD4 T-helper cells CD8 cytotoxic cells CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CEA carcinoembryonic antigen CF cystic fibrosis; Christmas factor CFTR cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulatorcg centigram CHD congenital heart disease; coronary heart disease Ch E cholinesterase CHF congestive heart failure CI cardiac index Ci curie CIN cervical intraepithelial neoplasia CIS carcinoma in situ CK creatine kinase CK-MB serum creatine kinase, myocardial-bound Cl chlorine CLL chronic lymphocytic leukemiacm centimeterc.m.s. halved DISIDA (scan) diisopropyl iminodiacetic acid (cholescintigraphy)DJD degenerative joint disease DKA diabetic ketoacidosisd L deciliter DM diabetes mellitus DMARD disease-modulating antirheumatic drug DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DNH do not hospitalize DNR do not resuscitate DOA dead on arrival DOB date of birth DOE dyspnea on exertion DPat diphtheria-acellular pertussis tetanus (vaccine)DPT diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (vaccine)dr. posterior PP placenta previa PPD purified protein derivative (TB test)ppm parts per millionp.r.

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anterioranti-CCP anticyclic citrullinated peptide Ao. aorta A-P anterior-posterior A&P auscultation and percussionap before dinner APAP acetaminophena PTT activated partial thromboplastin AQ, aq wateraq. ascending ASCA anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibody ASC-US atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance ASCVD atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease ASD atrial septal defect As H hypermetropic astigmatism As M myopic astigmatism AST aspartate aminotransferase Ast astigmatism ATCC American Type Culture Collectionat. atomic weight Au gold A-V; AV; A/V arteriovenous; atrioventricularav. twice a nightbipap bilevel positive airway pressure BK below the knee BLS basic life support BM bowel movement BMI body mass index BMR basal metabolic rate BMS bone marrow suppression BMT bone marrow transplantation BNP brain natriuretic peptidebol. capsule C&S culture and sensitivitycath catheter CBC complete blood count CBI continuous bladder irrigation CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive agents CBT cognitive behavioral therapy CC chief complaintcc cubic centimeter CCl carbon tetrachloride CCU coronary care unit; critical care unit CD4 T-helper cells CD8 cytotoxic cells CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CEA carcinoembryonic antigen CF cystic fibrosis; Christmas factor CFTR cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulatorcg centigram CHD congenital heart disease; coronary heart disease Ch E cholinesterase CHF congestive heart failure CI cardiac index Ci curie CIN cervical intraepithelial neoplasia CIS carcinoma in situ CK creatine kinase CK-MB serum creatine kinase, myocardial-bound Cl chlorine CLL chronic lymphocytic leukemiacm centimeterc.m.s. halved DISIDA (scan) diisopropyl iminodiacetic acid (cholescintigraphy)DJD degenerative joint disease DKA diabetic ketoacidosisd L deciliter DM diabetes mellitus DMARD disease-modulating antirheumatic drug DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DNH do not hospitalize DNR do not resuscitate DOA dead on arrival DOB date of birth DOE dyspnea on exertion DPat diphtheria-acellular pertussis tetanus (vaccine)DPT diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (vaccine)dr. posterior PP placenta previa PPD purified protein derivative (TB test)ppm parts per millionp.r.

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary Online Mobile powered by Unbound Medicine.

TY - ELEC T1 - Medical Abbreviations ID - 767492 ED - Venes, Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https:// PB - F.

It seems like every day there are new words, abbreviations, and turns of phrase cropping up and it can be challenging to keep up.

Even if you feel young enough to be "hip with the kids" as they say, you still might need a refresher on all of the new lingo that's going around, especially when it comes to online and mobile app dating profiles.

pharmacy PI present illness; previous illness PICC peripherally inserted central catheter PID pelvic inflammatory disease PIH pregnancy-induced hypertensionpil.