Abbreviations Related To Health and Medicine

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The study of the human mind and body, how these function, and how they interact—not only with each other but also with their environment – has been of utmost importance in ensuring human well-being.

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Medicine and Health encompasses the study of the prevention, cure, and understanding of disease as well as the investigation of physical and mental wellbeing.

1 AA Alcoholic Anonymous
2 ACEI Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
3 ACR Albumin Creatinine Ratio
4 ACS Acute Coronary Syndrome
5 AE Acute Epiglottis
6 AF Atria Fibrillation
7 AHF Acute Heart Failure
8 AIDS Acquired Immunodeficient Syndrome
9 ALU Artemether Lumefantrine
10 ANUG Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis
11 APH Ante partum Haemorrhage
12 APTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin
13 ARB Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
14 ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
15 ARF Acute Renal Failure
16 ARI Acute Respiratory Infections
17 ATS Anti Tetanus Serum
18 BCC Basal Cell
19 BCG Bacillus Calmette – Guerin Vaccines
20 BG Blood Glucose
21 BID Two Times a Day
22 BL Burkett’s Lymphoma
23 BP Blood Pressure
24 CaCx Carcinoma of the Cervix
25 CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
26 CCB Calcium Channel Blocker
27 CCF Congestive Cardiac Failure
28 CKD Chromic Kidney Diseases
29 CNS Central Nervous System
30 CO Corneal Opacity
31 COCs Combined Oral Contraceptives
32 CPT Cotrimoxazole Preventive Therapy
33 CrCl Creatinine Clearance
34 CS Caesarian Section
35 CT Computer Tomography
36 CVD Cardiovascular Disease
37 CVP Central Venous Pressure
38 CSF Cerebral-Spinal Fluid
39 DBP Diastolic Blood Pressure
40 DAHF Decompensate Acute Heart Failure
41 DC Direct Current
42 D&C Dilation and Curettage
43 DIC Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
44 DDVAP Desmopresin
45 DKA Diabetes Ketoacidosis
45 DPM Drops Per Minute
46 DRE Digital Rectal Examination
47 DSM Direct Smear Microscope
48 DT Delirium Tremens
49 DTLC District TB and Leprosy Coordinator
50 DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
51 EAU Examination under Anaesthesia
52 EBTR External Beam Therapy
53 EBV Epstein Barr Virus ECG Electro Cardiogram
54 ENL Erythema Nodosum Leprosy
55 ENT Ear Nose and Throat
56 ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
57 FBP Full Blood Picture
58 FFP Fresh Frozen Plasma
59 FBC Full Blood Count
60 GAS Group A beta hemolytic Streptococci
61 GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate
62 GIT Gastro Intestinal Tract
63 GDM Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
64 GI Gastro Intestinal
65 GS Glomerular Diseases
66 HB Hemoglobin
67 HD Hodgkin Disease
68 HDCV Human Diploid Cell Vaccines
69 HF Heart Failure
70 HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
71 HSV Herpes Simplex Virus
72 ICD International Classification of Disease
73 ICT Intracavity
74 ICU Intensive Care Unit
75 IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
76 IE Infective Endocarditis
77 IHD Ischemic Heart Diseases
78 I.M/I’m Intramuscular
79 INR International Normalized Ratio
80 ITP Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
81 I.V/ivy Intravenous
82 IVU Intravenous autography
83 IUFD Intrauterine fetal death
84 IUGR Intra Uterine Growth Restriction
85 JNC Joint National Committee
86 KS Sarcoma
87 L/l Littre
88 LBBB Left Bundle Branch Block
89 LDL Low Density Lipoprotein
90 MCV Mean Corpuscular Volume
91 MDIY Multiple Daily Insulin Therapy
92 MDR Multiple Drug Resistance
93 MI Myocardial Infarction
94 MmHg Millimeters of Mercury
95 MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
96 MU Mega Unit
97 MTX Methotrexate
98 NGT Nasal Gastric Tube
99 NHL Non Lymphoma
100 NIDDM Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
101 NKHS Non Ketotic Hyperosmolar State
102 NSCLC Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
103 NSAID Non Steroidal Anti- Inflammatory Drugs
104 NSTEMI Non ST Elevation Myocardial Infraction
105 O/PO per Oral
106 OGD Oesophagoduodenoscopy
107 ORCI Ocean Road Cancer Institute
108 ORS Oral Rehydration Salts
109 PB Paucibacillary
110 PCR Protein Creatinine Ratio
111 PCWP Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure
112 PE Pulmonary Embolism
113 PEEP Positive End Expiratory Pressure
114 PEM Protein Energy Malnutrition
115 PHC Primary Health Care
116 PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
117 PIH Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
118 PITC Provider Initiated Testing and Counseling
119 POPs Progesterone Only Pills
120 PPE Papular Pruritic Eruption
121 PPH Post Partum Hemorrhage
122 PPROM Preterm Premature of Rapture of Membrane
123 PROM Prolonged Premature Rapture of Membrane
124 PSA Prostate Specific Antigen
125 PT Prothrombin
126 PTT Partial Thrombin Time
127 RV Right Ventricle
128 RT Radiotherapy
129 SBO Systolic Blood Pressure
130 SC Subcutaneous
131 SCC Squamous Cell Carcinoma
132 SCLC Small Cell Lung Cancer
133 SJS Steven Johnson Syndrome
134 SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematous
135 SP Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine
136 SSS Salt Sugar Solution
137 STD Sexually Transmitted Diseases
138 STEMI ST Elevation Myocardial Infraction
139 SVTs Supraventricular
140 TCC Transitional Cell Carcinoma
141 TEN Toxic Epidemial Necrolysis
142 T1DM Type I Diabetes Mellitus
143 T2DM Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
144 TIG Tetanus Immunoglobulin
145 TSH Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
146 TT Tetanus Toxoid
147 UFH Unfractionated Heparin
148 UTI Urinary Track Infection
149 VF/VT Ventricular Fibrillation/flutter/ Ventricular
150 VWD Von Willebrand Disease
151 WFI Water for Injection
152 WHO World Health Organization
153 WPW Wolff-Parkinson White µg Microgram
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