Medical Terminology & Abbrevations Game :) - page 17

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   yadda_yadda_yadda
    I've got one...

    ' AOSTF '
  2. by   Rashandap
    hair loss = APEC

    ERCP
    EGD
    ASA
    PCN
    RRR (think cardiac)
    AST
    SGOT
    SPO2 (think respiratory)
    C/D/I (think dressing)
    GERD
    ETOH
    BID
    TID
    QID
    PO
    NPO
    QHS
    AC
    PRN
    EF (cardiac)
    CVP
    SvO2
    FiO2
    LPM
    BPM
    N/V
  3. by   yadda_yadda_yadda
    Not sure if the elaborate 'lab' repsonse was in regards to my post...

    AOSTF means 'arrived on scene to find.....'

    It's one of my personal faves...great opening line for when you happen across someone on the floor...or in some inexplicable situation.
  4. by   jobema3b
    [quote=Rashandap;2159731]hair loss = APEC
    ASA - aspirin
    PCN - penicillin
    RRR (think cardiac) - resting respiratory rate
    AST - liver function test
    SGOT - liver function test
    C/D/I (think dressing) - clean/dry/intact
    GERD - gastro-esphogeal reflux disease
    ETOH - booze (ethanol/ethyl alcohol)
    BID - twice per day
    TID - three times/day
    QID - four times/day
    PO - per ora (by mouth)
    NPO - non per ora
    QHS - at bedtime
    AC - before meals
    PRN - as needed
    EF (cardiac) - ejection fraction
    FiO2 - something that's important for vent patients
    LPM - laughs per minute (?)
    BPM - beats per minute
    N/V - nausea/vomiting
  5. by   morte
    Quote from Rashandap
    hair loss = APEC

    ERCP
    EGD
    ASA
    PCN
    RRR (think cardiac)
    AST
    SGOT
    SPO2 (think respiratory)
    C/D/I (think dressing)
    GERD
    ETOH
    BID
    TID
    QID
    PO
    NPO
    QHS
    AC
    PRN
    EF (cardiac)
    CVP
    SvO2
    FiO2
    LPM
    BPM
    N/V
    ASA aspirin,PCN penicillin,RRR regular rate/rythm,?SPO2 partial pressure of ox,C/D/I clean,dry,intact; GERD gastroesophogeal reflux disease;ETOH ethyl alcohol; BID,TID,Qid=2/3/4/tmes daily; PO per os/by mouth; NPO nothing by mouth;QHS=at hour of sleep; AC-before meals;PRN as needed;EF ejection fraction;CVP central venous pressure;LPM liters per minute;N/V-nausea vomiting....
  6. by   Rashandap
    ERCP = endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    EGD = Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    ASA = Aspirin
    PCN = Penicilin
    RRR (think cardiac)= Regular Rate and Rhythm
    AST = Aspartate aminotransferase
    SGOT = Serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
    SPO2 (think respiratory)= Pulse Oximetry
    C/D/I (think dressing) = clean/dry/intact
    GERD = Gastroesphogeal Reflux Disease
    ETOH = Ethanol (alcohol)
    BID = "bis in die" (latin for twice per day)
    TID = "ter in die" (latin for three times per day)
    QID = "ter in die" (latin for four times per day)
    PO = per os (latin for by mouth)
    NPO = Nothing by mouth
    QHS = at bedtime
    AC = before meals
    PRN = as needed
    EF (cardiac) = Ejection Fraction
    CVP = Central Venous Pressure
    SvO2 = mixed venous oxygen saturation
    FiO2 = fraction of inspired oxygen
    LPM = Liter per minute
    BPM = Beats per Minute
    N/V = Nausea/Vomiting
  7. by   Dragonfair
    FLK = funny looking kid


    (we always called the geri's gomers in the pysch unit I worked in)


    GP
  8. by   AliRae
    Quote from Canadian Princess
    BPD
    Also, bronchopulmonary dysplasia. yay for NICU grads who live in the PICU!

    How's about TGA or TGV?
  9. by   Forcemaster
    TGA Theraputic Goods Administration

    TGV Thunder god vine (the short name for Tripterygium wilfordii)


    How about this one?

    LuesI
  10. by   RsarahN
    Quote from OneChattyNurse
    Alert and oriented to person, place and time.

    FLK

    Funny looking kid.

    CTD
  11. by   crissrn27
    cumulative trauma diagnosis? disease? something like that
    FTT
  12. by   morte
    Quote from crissrn27
    cumulative trauma diagnosis? disease? something like that
    FTT
    failure to thrive
  13. by   ElvishDNP
    NRFHTs

    ...apologies to the mods for causing the last post to be edited...didn't realize the bounds were overstepped...
    Last edit by ElvishDNP on Apr 16, '07

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