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OTC

Over the counter

bid

Twice a day

d

Day

ID

Intradermal

IM

Intramuscular

IV

Intravenous

NPO

Nothing by mouth

po

By mouth

prn

As needed

q

Every

qid

Four times a day

SC, Subc, SubQ

Subcutaneous

tid

Three times a day

OCD

Obsessive- compulsive disorder

ADHD

Attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder

BPD

Bipolar disorder

AD

Alzheimer's disease

ADD

Attention deficit disorder

CA

Chronological age

DSM

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders

ECT

Electroconvulsive therapy

FTM

Female to male

MA

Mental age

MMPI

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

MTF

Male to female

PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder

SAD

Seasonal affective disorder

SSD

Somatic symptom disorder

AP

Anteroposterior

Ba

Barium

PA

Posteroanterior

CT

Computerized tomography

CXR

Chest x-ray

Fx

Fracture

LAT

Lateral

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

US

Ultrasound

PET

Positron emission tomography

ADLs

Activities of daily living

ROM

Range of motion

LE

Lower extremity

UE

Upper extremity

AROM

Active range of motion

EMG

Electromyography, electromyogram

PROM

Passive range of motion

TENS

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

AAROM

Active assistive range of motion

e-stim

Electrical stimulation

OT

Occupational therapy

PT

Physical therapy

D&C

Dilation and curettage

Endo

Endoscopy

EUA

Exam under anesthesia

GA

General anesthesia

I&D

Incision and drainage

MUA

Manipulation under anesthetic

OR

Operating room

PARR

Postanesthetic recovery room

post-op

Postoperative

preop, pre-op

Preoperative

prep

Preparation, prepared

T&A

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

TAH

Total abdominal hysterectomy

TURP

Transurethral resection of prostate

a

Alpha

ACTH

Adrenocorticotropic hormone

ADH

Antidiuretic hormone

B

Beta

BMR

Basal metabolic rate

CT

Calcitonin

DI

Diabetes insipidus

DM

Diabetes mellitus

FBS

Fasting blood sugar

FSH

Follicle- stimulating hormone

GH

Growth hormone

GTT

Glucose tolerance test

HRT

Hormone replacement therapy

IDDM

Insulin - dependent diabetes mellitus

K+

Potassium

LH

Luteinizing hormone

RAI

Radioactive iodine

RIA

Radioimmunoassay

T3

Triiodothyronine

T4

Thyroxine

TFT

Thyroid function test

TSH

Thyroid - stimulating hormone

ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

ANS

Autonomic nervous system

CNS

Central nervous system

CP

Cerebral palsy

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

CVD

Cerebrovascular disease

EEG

Electroencephalography

HA

Headache

ICP

Intracranial pressure

LP

Lumbar puncture

MS

Multiple sclerosis

PET

Positron emission tomography

PNS

Peripheral nervous system

SCI

Spinal cord injury

TBI

Traumatic brain injury

TIA

Transient ischemic attack

CIS

Carcinoma in situ

mets

Metastasis

chemo

Chemotherapy

Ca

Cancer

5-FU

5-fluorouracil

GA

Gallium

MTX

Methotrexate

prot

Protocol

st

Stage

TNM

Tumor, nodes, metastases

ARMD

Age - related macular degeneration

Astigm

Astigmatism

c.gl.

correction with glasses

D

Diopters (lens strength)

DVA

Distance visual acuity

ECCE

Extracellular cataract extraction

EENT

Eye, ear, nose, throat

EM

Emmetropia

EOM

Extraocular movement

ICCE

Intracapsular cataract extraction

IOP

Intraocular pressure

LASIK

Laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis

OD

Right eye

Ophth.

ophthalmology

OS

Left eye

OU

Each eye/ both eyes

PERRLA

Pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation

PRK

Photorefractive keratectomy

REM

Rapid eye movement

s.gl.

without correction or glasses

SMD

Senile macular degeneration

ST

Esotropia

VA

Visual acuity

VF

Visual field

XT

Exotropia

OE

Otitis externa

OM

Otitis media

dB

Decibel

Hz

Hertz

PE tube

Pressure equalizing tube

AD

Right ear

AS

Left ear

ASL

American sign language

AU

Both ears

BC

Bone conduction

ENT

Ear, nose, throat

HEENT

Head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

Oto

Otology

PORP

Partial ossicular replacement prosthesis

SOM

Serous otitis media

TORP

Total ossicular replacement prosthesis