CCAC South Nursing Common Medical Condition Abbreviations

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CCAC South Nursing Common Medical Abbreviations Study the following for Quiz #1 Common Medical Condition Abbreviations
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ADHD

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder

2

AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

3

ARDS

Adult respiratory distress syndrome

4

AKA

Above knee amputation

5

BKA

Below knee amputation

6

BPH

Benign prostatic hypertrophy

7

CA

Cancer

8

CABG

Coronary artery bypass graft

9

CAD

Coronary artery disease

10

CHF

Congestive heart failure

11

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

12

CVA

Cerebral vascular accident

13

DJD

Degenerative joint disease

14

DM

Diabetes Mellitus

15

DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

16

FTT

Failure to thrive

17

FUO

Fever of unknown origin

18

GERD

Gastro-esophageal reflux disease

19

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

20

HTN

Hypertension

21

IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

22

MI

Myocardial infarction

23

MS

Multiple sclerosis

24

NIDDM

Noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus

25

ORIF

Open reduction, internal fixation

26

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

27

PVD

Peripheral vascular disease

28

SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome

29

T & A

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

30

TB

Tuberculosis

31

TIA

Transient ischemic attack

32

TURP

Transurethral resection of the prostate

33

URI

Upper respiratory infection

34

UTI

Urinary tract infection