Medical Terminology & Abbrevations Game :) - page 15

Hi, I thought it would be fun to play a little game and learn at the same time. I know there are alot of Student Nurses & Graduate Nurses so I hope ya'll participate. So here are the rules:... Read More

  1. by   nrsang97
    Isn't Fifths disease the German measles? I know it is a red rash. Kids get it once in a while.

    CAD= Coronary artery disease

    FUBR anyone??

    GDFD???

    Both unofficial diagnosis think ER or ICU
  2. by   ElvishDNP
    Fifth disease is Parvovirus B19...

    FITH is something altogether different, I think lol.
  3. by   nrsang97
    Are you sure they didnt' spell it wrong? That is the only thing that makes sense.
  4. by   EricJRN
    PONV = post-operative nausea and vomiting
  5. by   EricJRN
    Quote from Arwen_U
    I like Nurse Mad Dumb Patient myself, but I googled it (cheated) & it's more like what crissrn said..

    National Marrow Donor Pool.

    D&D
    Yes - National Marrow Donor Program - www.marrow.org
  6. by   Chuck RN CCRN
    IHSS


    Sung to the tune of supercalafragileistic ixpialadocious,
    It goes like this...........


    Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis.....
    Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious...
    You may even feel it has a very poor prognosis.......
    Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis.

    Um Diddle diddle diddle, um diddle eye.......
  7. by   Canadian Princess
    Funny Looking Kid: denote mild dysmorphisms in pediatrics.


    BPD
  8. by   nrsang97
    I have a few more.

    ICH
    IVH
    SDH
    SAH
    CVA
    IICP
    EVD
  9. by   nrsang97
    OK I cheated and googled fith's disease. Spelled wrong. Fifths disease is what we said it was.
  10. by   fromtheheartRN
    Quote from nrsang97
    I have a few more.

    ICH
    IVH
    SDH
    SAH
    CVA
    IICP
    EVD
    CVA= cerebral vascular accident
    SAH= secretion of antidiuretic hormone
    ICH= intracranial hemorrhage
    IICP= increased intracranial pressure
  11. by   Nurse-Eng
    SDH=SubDural Hematoma
    Never saw the one for TAHBSO=Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy
    GORK (from WAY Back)= God Only Really Knows

    How about OLT?
  12. by   Nurse-Eng
    Oh, I forgot:

    IVH=IntraVentricular Hemorrhage
    EVD=External Ventricular Drain

    Go Neuro Nurses!
  13. by   Chuck RN CCRN
    [quote=nrsang97;2158712]I have a few more.

    ICH ---intracrainial Hemorrage
    IVH -- Intraventricular Hemmorage
    SDH --Subdural Hematoma
    SAH --Subaracchnoid Hemorrage
    CVA --Cerebral Vascular Accident
    IICP -- ? Increased Intracrainial pressure
    EVD --?????
    added -
    CPP - Cerebral perfusion pressure

    old one...
    what are -OPM's ??

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