Medical Abbreviations

ARDS= Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

ABG= Arterial Blood Gas

AGE = Acute Gastro Enteritis

AKA= Above Knee Amputation

ATP= Acute Transilo Pharyngitis

AC = Anti Cebum (before meals)

ARF = Acute Reanal Failure

ADH= Anti Diuretic Hormone

APC= Anti Partial Consultation

ACI= Actual Level of Inclusion

ASAP= As Soon Aa Prepared

AROD= Anesthesia Residence On Duty

BID= twice a day

BAIAE= Bronchial Asthma In Acute Exacerbation

BKA= Below Knee Amputation

BPH= Benign Prostatic Hyperplaxia

BS= Bowel Sound

BSB= Bed Side Bottle

BT= Blood Transfusion or Body Temperature

CBR s BRP= Complete Bed Rest without Bath Room Previleges

CHF= Congested Heart Failure

CVP= Central Venous Pressue

CMAR= Computerized Medication Administration Record

CAL= Chronic Airflow Limitation

CPD= Cephalo Pelvic Disproportion

CAD= Coronary Artery Disease

CBC= Complete Blood Count

CxR= Chest x-Ray

CBG= Capillary Blood Glucose

CARI= Community Acquired Respiratory Infection

CAP= Community Acquired Pneumonia

CHD= Coronary Heart Disease

CTT= Closed Tube Thoracostomy

CPT= Chest Physio Therapy

CPE= Cardio Pulmonary Evaluation

CW= Closed Watch

CB= Cash Basis

DOB= Difficulty of Breathing

DAT c SAP= Diet as Tolerated with Strict Aspiration Precaution

DAMA= Discharge Against Medical Advice

DHE= Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

DHN= Dehydration

DMPA= Depot Medroxy Progesterone Acetate

DNR= Do not Resucitate

DOA= Dead on Arrival

DYOA= Dying on Arrival

ET= Endotrachial Tube

ECCE= Extra Capsular Cataract Extraction

EDD= Estimated Date of Delivery

ECG= Electro Cardio Gram

EDBE= Encourage Deep Breathing Exercise

FA= Fecal Analysis

FBS= Fasting Blood Sugar

FD= Full Diet

GERD= Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease

HPN= Hypertension

HCVD= Hypertensive Cardio Vascular Disease

HgT= Hemogluco Test

HS= Hours of sleep at Night at Bedtime

HAMA= Home Against Medical Advice

HPL= Human Placenta LActogen

HCB= Hospi Care Bag

HBR= High Back Rest

Hx= History

IVF= Intra Venus Fluid

ICH= Intra Cerebral (cranial) Hemorrhage

ICP= Intra Cranial Pressure

IFC= Indwelling Folly Catheter

IVP= Intra Venous Pyrelography

JI= Junior Intern

JIIC= Junior Intern In Charge

LGA= Large for Gestational Age

LOC= Level of Consciousness

LMP= Last Menstrual Period

MGH= May Go Home

MB= Mechanical Bed

MAP= Mean Arterial Pressure

MRM= Modified Radical Mastectomy

MROD= Medical Resident on Duty

NPI= Nurse Patient Interaction

NPO= Nothing per Orem or nothing by mouth

NPH= Neutral Protamine Hagedorn

NGT= Naso Gastric Tube

NST= non Stress Test

NOD= Nurse on Duty

OD= once a day, Right eye

OU= Both eye

OS= Left eye

ORIF= Open Reduction Internal Fixation

POMR= Patient Oriented Medical Record

PICC= Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter

PPU= Perforated Peptic Ulcer

PUD= Peptic Ulcer Disease

PT= Pronthrombine Time

PTT= Partial Thromboplastin Time

PRN= Pro Nata (as needed)

PTA= Prior to Admission

Pt= patient

PCA= Patient Controlled Analgesia

PC= Post Cebum ( After meals)

PROM= Premature Rupture of the Membrane

PID= Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

QID= four times a day

Q1= Every one hour

Q4= every four hours

RAEF= Roger Anderson External Fixator

RBS= Random Blood Sugar

ROD= Resident on Duty

SGA= Small Gestational Age

SGPT= Serum Glutamic Pyrobic Transaminase

SGOT= Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic transaminase

SROD= Surgical Resident On Duty

stat= immediately

TPN= Total Parenteral Nutrition

TURP= Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

TIA= Transcient Ischemic Attack

TAHBSO= Total Abdomenal Hysterectomy (uterus) Bilateral Salphyngectomy (
fallopian tube) and Oopheroctomy (ovary)

TID= three times a day

TIV= Through Intra Venus

UA= Urine Analysis

UTZ= Ultra Sound

VA= Vehicular Accident

r/o= rule out

t/c= to consider or to consume

s/p= status pose

d/c= discontinue


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