DD1327 CSF Phase 3 research PDF

EMSP Official Abbreviations:
A
a
A&Ox__
A/TCEMS
AAA
ABDO (ABD)
ABG
AC
ACS
AFD
AIDS
AKA
a.m.
AMA
AMI
APAP
Before
Alert and oriented x 1,2,3 with qualifiers (to name, to date, to place)
Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Abdomen
Arterial blood gas
Antecubital
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Austin Fire Department
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Above knee amputation
Morning
Against medical advice
Acute myocardial infarction
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
APD
Austin Police Department
APGAR
Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiratory effort
Adult respiratory distress syndrome (Acute respiratory distress
syndrome)
Acute renal failure
Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)
Auscultation
ARDS
ARF
ASA
ausc.
B
BAMC
b.i.d
BBB
BCP
BER
Brooks Army Medical Center
Twice daily
Bundle branch block
Birth control pills
Brackenridge Hospital Emergency Room
BGL
Blood Glucose Level
BiPap
BKA
BM
BP
BPM
Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure
Below knee amputation
Bowel movement
Blood pressure
Beats per minute
BSA
Body surface area
BVM
Bag Valve Mask
C
C
c
c/o
Centigrade
With
Complains of
C1...C7
CA
CABG
C
CAD
CAT
cath
CBC
CCU
CF
chemo
CHF
CHI
CHOA
chr
cm
CNS
CO
CO2
COPD
CPAP
CPR
CRF
C-section
CSF
CT
CT-scan
CVA
D
D&C
D5W
D10W
D50
Dept.
DIC
DKA
DM
Cervical vertebrae 1-7
Carcinoma (cancer)
Coronary artery bypass graft
Coronary artery disease
Computerized axial tomography
Catheter; catheterization
Complete blood count
Coronary care unit
Cystic fibrosis
Chemotherapy
Congestive heart failure
Closed head injury
Children’s Hospital of Austin
Chronic
Centimeter
Central nervous system
Carbon monoxide
Carbon dioxide
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Continuous positive airway pressure
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Chronic renal failure
Cesarean section
Cerebrospinal fluid
Computed tomography
Computed tomography scan
Cerebrovascular accident
Dilation and curettage
Dextrose 5% in water
Dextrose 10% in water
Dextrose 50%
Department
Disseminated intravascular coagulation
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetes mellitus
DOB
Date of birth
DOE
Dyspnea on exertion
DOS
dsg
DT’s
DVT
Dead on scene
Dressing
Delirium tremens
Deep venous thrombosis
Dx
E
ECG
ED
EDC
EENT
EKG
EMS
epi
ER (ED)
ESRD
ET
ETOH
ETT
ext
F
F
Diagnosis
Electrocardiogram
Emergency department
Estimated date of confinement (delivery date)
Ears, eyes, nose and throat
Electrocardiogram
Emergency medical services
Epinephrine
Emergency room (Emergency Department)
End stage renal disease
Endotracheal
Alcohol
Endotracheal tube
Extremities
FB
Foreign body
FBAO
Foreign body airway obstruction
Fe
FH
FHTs
fib
FiO2
Fr.
fx
G
g (gm)
ga
GB
Iron
Family history
Fetal heart tones
Fibula; fibrillation
Fractional inspired oxygen concentration
French
Fracture
GCS
Glascow Coma Scale
GER
Georgetown Hospital Emergency Room
GERD
Gastroesophageal reflux diseaese
GI
gr.
GSW
gtts
gtts/min
GU
GXPYAZ
GYN
H
Gastrointestinal
Grain
Gunshot wound
Drops
Drops per minute
Genitourinary
Gravidity, parity, abortions (subscripts are #’s of each)
Gynecology
Fahrenheit
Gram
Gauge
Gallbladder
H2O
HA (H/A)
HCO3
HEENT
Hg
HHOA
HIV
hr
HR
HTN
Hx
I
ICD
ICP
ICU
IDDM
Water
Headache
bicarbonate
Head, eyes ears, nose, throat
Mercury
Heart Hospital of Austin
Human immunodeficiency virus
Hour
Heart rate
Hypertension
History
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
Intracranial pressure
Intensive care unit
Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
IM
Intramuscular
IO
Intraosseous
irreg
irrig.
Irregular
Irrigate
IV
Intravenous
IVB ?
Intravenous Bolus
IVF
IVPB
J
J
JCH
JVD
K
K
KED
kg
KVO
L
l
L
L&D
L1...L5
lb.
Intravenous fluid
Intravenous piggyback
Potassium
Kendrick Extrication Device
Kilogram
Keep vein open
LLQ
Left lower quadrant (abdomen)
LMA
Laryngeal Mask Airway
LMP
LOC
Last menstrual period
Loss of consciousness
Joules
John’s Community Hospital
Jugular vein distension
Liter
Left
Labor & delivery
Lumbar vertebrae 1-5
Pound
lpm
LRS
LSB
LUQ
LVH
M
mA
MAE
MAP
mcg
MCI
mEq
M
mg
MI
min
ml
mm
mmHg
MRI
Liters per minute
Lactated ringers solution (also LR, RL, RLS)
Long spine board
Left upper quadrant (abdomen)
Left ventricular hypertrophy
MVC
Motor vehicle collision
MVP
Mitral Valve Prolapse
N
n/a
N/V/D
NaCl
NC
NAMC
neb
neg
neuro
NG
NG tube
NIDDM
NKDA
NPA
NPO
NRB
NS
NSAID
NTG
O
O2
OB
OB/GYN
OD
Milliamp
Moves all extremities
Mean arterial pressure
microgram
Multiple/Mass Casualty Incident
Milliequivalents
Milligram
Myocardial infarction
Minute
Milliliter
Millimeter
Millimeters of mercury
Magnetic resonance imaging
Not applicable
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
Sodium chloride
Nasal Cannula
North Austin Medical Center
Nebulizer treatment or Nebulizer
Negative
Neurological
Nasogastric
Nasogastric tube
Non-Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus
No known drug allergies
Nasopharyngeal Airway
Nothing by mouth
Nonrebreather mask
Normal Saline
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Nitroglycerine
Oxygen
Obstetrics
Obstetrics and gynecology
Overdose
OOH-DNR
OPA
OR
OTC
oz
P
p
P
PAI
palp.
ParaX
PCN
PCO2
PDR
P
PE
pedi
per
PERRL
PICU
PID
p.m.
PMD
PMH
PMI
PND
PO
PO2
preg.
prima
prn
psi
pt
PTA
Q
q
qd
qh
q.i.d.
R
R
R/O
RBC
RDS
reg.
Out of hospital -Do not resuscitate
Oropharyngeal airway
Operating room
Over the counter
Ounce
After
Pulse
Pharmacologically assisted intubation
Palpation
Live births (subscript = number of live births)
Penicillin
Partial pressure of carbon dioxide
Physician’s desk reference
Pulmonary embolism
Pediatrics
By or through
Pupils equal, round, and reactive to light
Pediatric intensive care unit
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Afternoon
Private medical doctor
Past or pertinent medical history
Point of maximal impulse
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
By mouth
Partial pressure of oxygen
Pregnancy
Prima gravida (1st pregnancy)
Whenever necessary
Pounds per square inch
Patient
Prior to arrival
Every
Every day
Every hour
Four times a day
Right
Rule out
Red blood cell
Respiratory distress syndrome
Regular
resp.
RLQ
RN
ROM
ROSC
RRER
RSV
RUQ
RVH
Rx
S
s
S/S
S1...S4
SAH
SC (sub-Q)
SIDS
S
SL
SMC
SNW
SOAPE
SOB
SQ (sub-Q)
SROM
SSW
stat
STD
STDER
strep.
SWER
Sx
Sz
T
T1...T12
tab
TB
Tbs
TCP
TIA
tib
t.i.d.
TKO
TMJ
Respiration
Right lower quadrant (abdomen)
Registered nurse
Range of motion; Rupture of Membranes (delete)
Return of spontaneous circulation
Round Rock Hospital Emergency Room
Respiratory syncytial virus
Right upper quadrant
Right ventricular hypertrophy
Prescription
Without
Signs and symptoms
(Heart) sound 1- sound 4
South Austin Hospital
Subcutaneous (see also SQ)
Sudden infant death syndrome
Sublingual
Seton Medical Center
Seton Northwest Hospital
Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan and Enroute
Shortness of breath
Subcutaneous (see also SC)
Spontaneous rupture of membranes
Seton Southwest Hospital
Immediately, at once
Sexually transmitted disease
Saint David’s Hospital Emergency Room
Streptococcus
Scott & White Hospital Emergency Room
Symptoms
Seizure
Thoracic vertebrae 1 through 12
Tablet
Tuberculosis
Tablespoon
Transcutaneous pacing
Transient ischemic attack
Tibia
Three times a day
To keep open
Temporomandibular joint
TPA
Tissue plasminogen activator
TPN
Total parenteral nutrition
tsp.
Teaspoon
Tx
Treatment
U
URI
Upper respiratory infection
US
Ultrasound
UTI
Urinary tract infection
UTL
Unable to locate
V
vag
Vagina; vaginal
vent
Mechanical ventilator
vis.
Visual; visualization
VS
Vital signs
W
W/D
Warm and dry
WBC
White blood cell
WCEMS
Williamson County Emergency Medical Service
WPW
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
X
x
times
Y
y/o
Years old
yoa
Years of age
Arrhythmia Section
First degree atrioventricular block
1° AVB
Second degree atrioventricular block
2° AVB
Third degree atrioventricular block
3° AVB
AF
Atrial flutter
Afib
Atrial fibrillation
BBB
Bundle branch block
IVR
Idioventricular rhythm
JER
Junctional escape rhythm
NSR
Normal sinus rhythm
PAC
Premature atrial contraction
PAT
Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PEA
Pulseless electrical activity
PJC
Premature junctional contraction
PVC
Premature ventricular contraction
SB
Sinus bradycardia
SR
Sinus rhythm
ST
Sinus tachycardia
SVT
Supraventricular tachycardia
VF
VT
WAP
Symbols
∆
↓
=
♀
♂
∅
=
⊕
↑
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia
Wandering atrial pacemaker
Change
Down; Lower
Equal
Female
Male
Negative; not; none
Not equal
Positive
Up; Upper
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