- 0Oct 13, '08 by BormioHi there,
I am a soon to be nursing student and am very interested in neuro. I love reading the posts. I was wondering if someone could put together a list of all of the abbreviations you use and what they really mean? AMS, ICP....?
Thanks from a newbie!!
- 1Oct 14, '08 by nrsang97ICP is InterCranial Pressure
MS Multiple Sclerosis
CVA Cereberal Vascular Accident (stroke)
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack (mini stroke)
MAP Mean Arterial Pressure
AMS Acute Mental Status Changes
EVD External Ventriculostomy Drain
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
ABP Arterial Blood Pressure
MCA Middle Cereberal Artery
PCOMM Posterior Communicating Artery
ACOMM Anterior Communicating Artery
SDH SubDural Hematoma
EDH EpiDural Hematoma
SAH SubArachonid Hemorrhage
CPP Cereberal Perfusion Pressure
These are more but I will let someone else post some.