Acronyms and Abbreviations Flashcards Preview

Veterinary Assistant > Acronyms and Abbreviations > Flashcards

Flashcards in Acronyms and Abbreviations Deck (125)
Loading flashcards...
1

DSH

Domestic Short Hair (Cat)

2

DMH

Domestic Medium Hair (Cat)

3

DLH

Domestic Long Hair (Cat)

4

BT

Boston Terrier

5

GSD

German Shepherd Dog

6

JRT

Jack Russell Terrier

7

FS

female spayed

8

MN

male neutered

9

SID

once a day

10

BID

twice a day

11

TID

three times a day

12

QID

four times a day

13

EOD

every other day

14

Q

every ___ hours

15

PRN

give as needed

16

AD LIB

as much as desired

17

TSP

teaspoon (5 ml)

18

TBSP

tablespoon (15 ml)

19

MG

milligram

20

ML

milliliter

21

GGT

drop (Latin noun gutta)

22

KG

kilogram

23

LB

pound

24

WT

weight

25

OZ

ounce

26

PE

physical exam

27

TPR

temperature, pulse, respiration

28

HR

heart rate

29

BPM

beats per minute (heart rate)

30

RR or RPM

respiratory rate (breaths per minute)

31

MM

mucous membranes

32

CRT

capillary refill time

33

BP

blood pressure

34

ADR

ain't doing right

35

BAR

bright, alert, responsive

36

QAR

quiet, alert, responsive

37

NSF

no significant findings

38

NAF

no abnormal findings

39

WNL

within normal limits

40

AG

anal glands

41

NT

nail trim

42

MC

microchip

43

SR

suture removal

44

BM

bowel movement

45

UTD

up to date

46

ROM

range of movement

47

PU

polyuria

48

PD

polydipsia

49

V/D

vomiting/diarrhea

50

GI

gastrointestinal

51

FB

foreign body

52

QOL

quality of life

53

HBC

hit by car

54

DOA

dead on arrival

55

Abx

antibiotics

56

Bx

biopsy

57

Dx

diagnosis

58

Fx

fracture

59

Hx

history

60

Px

prognosis

61

Rx

prescription

62

Sx

surgery

63

Tx

treatment

64

S.O.A.P

subjective, objective, assessment, plan

65

reason for office visit, history and observations made by the client

subjective

66

gathered directly from the patient, physical exam, diagnostic work up and interpretation (factual information)

objective

67

conclusions reached from the subjective and objective categories, includes definitive diagnosis along with any tentative diagnoses ("rule outs")

assessment

68

developed according to the assessment and can also be a list of options

plan

69

AU

both ears

70

AD

right ear

71

AS

left ear

72

OU

both eyes

73

OD

right eye

74

OS

left eye

75

PO

by mouth

76

NPO

nothing by mouth

77

IC

intracardiac

78

ID

intradermal

79

IM

intramuscular

80

IO

intraosseous

81

IP

intraperitoneal

82

IT

intratracheal

83

IV

intravenous

84

SC or SQ

subcutaneous

85

ECG or EKG

electrocardiogram

86

FNA

fine needle aspirate

87

US

ultrasound

88

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

89

CT Scan

compound tomography

90

X-Ray

radiograph

91

PPE

personal protective equipment

92

CBC

complete blood count

93

PCV

packed cell volume

94

HCT

hematocrit

95

HGB

hemoglobin

96

RBC

red blood cell

97

WBC

white blood cell

98

SG

specific gravity

99

UA

urinalysis

100

ALB

albumin (liver protein)

101

ALT

alanine transaminase (liver enzyme)

102

ALKP

alkaline phosphatase (liver enzyme)

103

BUN

blood urea nitrogen (kidney function)

104

CA

calcium (mineral)

105

CREA

creatinine (kidney function)

106

GLU

glucose (blood sugar)

107

TP

total protein (measurement of albumin and globulin - liver protein)

108

Na

sodium (electrolyte)

109

K

potassium (electrolyte)

110

Cl

chloride (electrolyte)

111

ARF

acute renal failure

112

CHF

congestive heart failure

113

CKD

chronic kidney disease

114

DCM

dilative cardiomyopathy

115

DJD

degenerative joint disease

116

FAD

flea allergy dermatitis

117

FELV

feline leukemia virus

118

FIP

feline infectious peritonitis

119

FIV

feline immunodeficiency virus

120

FLUTD

feline lower urinary tract disease

121

FORL

feline odontoclastic resorptive lesion

122

FUS

feline urological syndrome

123

IMHA

immune mediated hemolytic anemia

124

URI

upper respiratory infection

125

UTI

urinary tract infection