Medical Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of Medical Acronyms

  • CID — Cervical Immobilization Device
  • CIN — Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasm
  • CL — Cleft Lip
  • CMS — Circulation
  • CNS — Central Nervous System
  • CO — Cardiac Output
  • COAD — Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease
  • COPD — Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • COPD — Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • CP — Chest Pain
  • CPAP — Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • CPD — Cephalo-pelvic Disproportion
  • CPP — Cerebral Perfusion Pressure
  • CPPD — Chest Percussion And Post Drainage
  • CPR — Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • CRF — Chronic Renal Failure
  • CRRT — Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • CRT — Capillary Refill Time
  • CSF — Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • CSF — Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • CT — Chest Tube
  • CTD — Close To Death
  • CVA — Cerebral Vascular Accident
  • CVP — Central Venous Pressure
  • CX — Cervix
  • CXR — Chest X-ray
  • D5W — Dextrose 5% In Water (IV)
  • DAA — Denitrogenation Absorption Atelectasis
  • DAT — Diet As Tolerated
  • DC — (dc) Discontinue
  • DC(DC) — Discontinue
  • DCCT — Diabetes Control And Complication Trials
  • DEX — (DXT) Blood Sugar
  • DEX(DXT) — Blood Sugar
  • DIA — Digital Image Analysis
  • DIC — Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • DKA — Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • DM — Diabetic Mellitus
  • DNA — Deoxyribonucleic Acid
  • DNA — Deoxyribonucleic Acid
  • DNR — Do Not Resuscitate
  • DOA — Dead On Arrival
  • DP — Direct Pressure
  • DTR — Deep Tendon Reflex
  • DVT — Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • DX — Diagnosis
  • EBV — Epstein-Barr Virus
  • EBV — Epstein-Barr Virus
  • ECF — Extracellular Fluid
  • ECG — Electro CardioGram
  • EEG — ElectroEncephaloGram
  • EENT — Eye
  • EMC — Ensephalomyocarditis
  • EMG — Electromyogram
  • EOA — Esophageal Obturator Airway
  • ER — Emergency Room
  • ERCP — Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • ESRD — End Stage Renal Disease
  • ESRD — End Stage Renal Disease
  • ET — Endotracheal Tube
  • F — & R Force And Rhythm
  • F&R — Force And Rhythm
  • FA — Fatty Acid
  • FB — Foreign Body
  • FBS — Fasting Blood Sugar
  • FD — Fatal Dose
  • FDA — Food & Drug Administration
  • FHR — Foetal Heart Rate
  • FHT — Foetal Heart Tones
  • FUO — Fever of Unknown Origin
  • FVD — Fluid Volume Deficit
  • FX — Fracture
  • FX — Fracture
  • GB — Gallbladder
  • GB — Gallbladder
  • GDM — Gestational Diabetes Melitus
  • GERD — Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • GFR — Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • GGT — Gamma-glutamyl Transferase
  • GI — Gastro-Intestinal
  • GI — Gastrointestinal
  • GOT — Glutamic Oxalic Transaminase
  • GU — Genito-Urinary
  • GU — Genitourinary
  • GVHD — Graft-versus-host-disease
  • HA — Headache
  • HASHD — Hypertensive ArterioSclerotic Heart Disease
  • HB — Hemoglobin
  • HCG — Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  • HCO3 — Bicarbonate
  • HCT — Hematocrit
  • HD — Hemodialysis
  • HDL — High Density Lipoprotein
  • HEENT — Head
  • HGB — Hemoglobin
  • HGSIL — High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion
  • HIV — Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • HPE — H P E
  • HPV — Human Papiloma Virus
  • HR — Heart Rate

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