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adp

Abdomen

1

A&P

Anatomy & physiology

2

BP

Blood pressure

3

CO2

Carbon dioxide

4

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid

5

ENT

Ear, nose, throat, (otorhinolaryngology)

6

ER

Endoplasmic reticulum, also means emergency room

7

FDA

Food & drug administration

8

GI

Gastrointestinal

9

H2O

Water

10

LAT, lat

Lateral

11

LLQ

Left lower quadrant

12

LUQ

Left upper quadrant

13

O or O2

Oxygen

14

OTC

Over the counter (drugs)

15

RLQ

Right lower quadrant

16

RUQ

Right upper quadrant

17

T

Temperature

18

BCC

Basal cell carcinoma

19

Bx

Biopsy

20

CF

Cystic fibrosis

21

cm

Centimeter

22

decub

Decubitus

23

Derm

Dermatology

24

DOB

Date of birth

25

Dx

Diagnosis

26

ESR, sed rate

Erythrocytes sedimentation rate

27

HCI

Hydrochloric acid

28

I&D

Intradermal

29

MD

Medical doctor

30

mm

Millimeter

31

PPD

Purified protein derivative

32

SCC

Squamous cell carcinoma

33

SG

Skin graft

34

SSN

Social Security number

35

staph

Staphylococcus

36

strep

Streptococcus

37

TIMs

Topical immunomodulator's

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UV

Ultraviolet

39

ANA

Antinuclear antibodies

40

AP

Anteposterior

41

BMD

Bone mineral density test

42

C1

Cervical vertebrae, 1st

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C2

Cervical vertebrae, 2nd

44

C3

Cervical vertebrae, 3rd

45

Ca

Calcium

46

CRP

C-reactive protein blood test

47

DMARDs

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

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DXA(DEXA)

Dual energy X-Ray absorptiometry scan

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EHT

Estrogen hormone therapy

50

Fx

Fracture

51

jt

Joint

52

L1

Lumbar vertebrae, 1st

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lig

Ligament

54

LLC

Long leg cast

55

NSAIDs

Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs

56

OA

Osteoarthritis

57

Ortho

Orthopedics

58

P

Phosphorus

59

RA

Rheumatoid arthritis

60

RF

Rheumatoid factor

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ROM

Range of motion

62

SDs

Standard deviations

63

SPECT

Single photon emission computed tomography

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T1

Thoracic vertebrae, 1st

65

TNF

Tumor necrosis factor

66

Tx

Traction

67

ACR

American college of rheumatology

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AE

Above Elbow

69

AK

Above knee

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ALD

Aldolase

71

ALT

Alanine aminotransferase

72

AST

Asparate aminotransferase

73

BE

Below elbow

74

BK

Below knee

75

CK

Creatine kinase

76

EMG

Electromyography

77

FMS

Fibromyalgia syndrome

78

FROM

Full range of motion

79

IM

Intramuscular

80

LDH

Lactic dehydrogenase

81

MD

Muscular dystrophy

82

MG

Myasthenia gravis

83

MS

Musculoskeletal

84

ROM

Range of motion

85

sh

Shoulder

86

SOB

Shortness of breath

87

Ba

Barium

88

BAC

Blood alcohol concentration

89

BE

Barium enema

90

BM

Bowel movement

91

CEA

Carcinoembryonic antigen

92

CHO

Carbohydrate

93

ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

94

GB

Gallbladder

95

GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

96

GGT

Gamma-glutamyltransferase

97

GI

Gastrointestinal

98

HAV

Hepatitis A virus

99

HBIG

Hepatitis B immune globulin

100

HBsAg

Hepatitis B surface antigen

101

HCI

Hydrochloric acid

102

HCV

Hepatitis C virus

103

HDV

Hepatitis D virus

104

HEV

Hepatitis E virus

105

IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome

106

LES

Lower esophageal sphincter

107

NG

Nasogastric (tube)

108

NH3

Ammonia

109

O&P

Ova & parasites

110

PP

Postprandial (after meals)

111

PPI

Proton-pumps inhibitors

112

PUD

Peptic ulcer disease

113

UGI

Upper gastrointestinal