Medical abbreviations F- K




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F

FBS
fasting blood sugar

FEV
forced expiratory volume

FFP
fresh frozen plasma

FRC
functional residual capacity

FTT
failure to thrive

FU
follow-up

FUO
fever of unknown origin

FVC
forced vital capacity

Fx
fracture

G

GC
gonorrhea

GETT
general by endotracheal tube

GFR
glomerular filtration rate

GI
gastrointestinal

gr
grain; 1 grain = 65mg. Therefore Vgr = 325mg

GSW
gun shot wound

gt or gtt
drops

GTT
glucose tolerance test

GU
genitourinary

GXT
graded exercise tolerance (Stress test)

H

HA
headache

HAA
hepatitis B surface antigen

HAV
hepatitis A virus

HBP
high blood pressure

HCG
human chorionic gonadotropin

HCT
hematocrit

HDL
high density lipoprotein

HEENT
head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

Hgb
hemoglobin

H/H
henderson- hasselbach equation

HIV
human immunodeficiency virus

HLA
histocompatibility locus antigen

HJR
hepatojugular reflex

HO
history of

HOB
head of bed

HPF
high power field

HPI
history of present illness

HR
heart rate

HS
at bedtime

HSM
hepatosplenomegaly

HTLV-III
human lymphotropic virus, type III (AIDS agent, HIV)

HSV
herpes simplex virus

HTN
hypertension

Hx
history

I

I&D
incision and drainage

I&O
intake and output

ICS
intercostal space

ICU
intensive care unit

ma
infectious disease or identification

IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

IG
immunoglobulin

IHSS
idiopathic hypertropic subaortic stenosis

IM
intramuscular

IMV
intermittent mandatory ventilation

INF
intravenous nutritional fluid

IPPB
intermittent positive pressure breathing

IRBBB
incomplete right bundle branch block

IRDM
insulin resistant diabetes mellitus

IT
interthecal

ITP
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

IV
intravenous

IVC
intravenous cholangiogram | inferior vena cava

IVP
intravenous pyelogram

J

JODM
juvenile onset diabetes mellitus

JVD
jugular venous distention

K

KOR
keep open rate

KUB
kidneys, ureters, bladder

KVO
keep vein open