Probably BUS, it is an acronym, look and see.
Posted By: anon on 2006-08-09
In Reply to: Pelvic exam revealed normal external genitalia, s/l; *DUS*, clear vagina,... nm - New MT
Subject: Probably BUS, it is an acronym, look and see.
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Help with acronym.
Subject: Help with acronym.
Dictator says (sounds like) BTRA (?) with endometrial ablation. I can't find that or anything similar to it and can't figure what it could be. TIA for help!
Patient had recent prostatectomy. Dr. says s/l ISC or IFC or IC is improving and to continue Kegels. I'm sure she's referring to stress incontinence, but I can't figure out what the acronym should be.
Subject: acronym help
Under assessment, doctor dictates:
"FEN". Patient noted to have low potassium and magnesium and was given supplementation. Recheck levels today. Told to take clear fluids and avoid fatty foods.
I dunno what FEN stands for. TIA!
help with acronym please...
Subject: help with acronym please...
If the persons diagnosis is
OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE DISTAL RADIAL ULNAR JOINT OF THE LEFT WRIST.
And the doctor states for the x-rays taken today of the left wrist indicate a positive Terry Thomas sign indicating scapholunate gap. There is also degenerative joint disease noted of the DRUJ is this correct...(distal radioulnar joint) or distal radial ulnar joint?? I am lost at the moment finding it both ways. tia.
Just try to remember it is actually an acronym
Subject: Just try to remember it is actually an acronym
ACE - angiotensin converting enzyme.
It's an acronym. Go to OneLook.com
Subject: It's an acronym. Go to OneLook.com
Type in v* syndrome. It's #61.
if it were COAGs, it would need to be an acronym.
Subject: if it were COAGs, it would need to be an acronym.
acronym for prosthetic eye
Subject: acronym for prosthetic eye
Is it P eye, PI or something else. Sounds like PI. Thanks.
Does anyone know what the acronym ORB means?
acronym help and a funny!
Subject: acronym help and a funny!
I am trying to find out what exactly CHAD (as in the score for predicting stroke risk) stands for-anyone know??
Funny thing-l was checking Medilexicon for it and it also stands for "Chinese Hamsters with Spontaneous Diabetes" and "Chinese Hamsters of the Asahikawa Colony" although these do not match the letters in the acronym. My son and I were just laughing it up over this one and wondering if some country funded a study somewhere to study hamsters in China who spontaneously develop Diabetes!
FABER: it's an acronym... nm
Subject: FABER: it's an acronym... nm
Subject: Meant acronym...
ST segment - what does ST stand for? is it an acronym? ....
Subject: ST segment - what does ST stand for? is it an acronym? ....
This is in the area of cardiology test. TIA.
not an acronym.....cardiac exam...sm
Subject: not an acronym.....cardiac exam...sm
In an EKG you have QRS duration, ST-T changes.....these are not acronyms as I know it.
Ace (brand name as opposed to acronym)
Subject: Ace (brand name as opposed to acronym)
is Ambu is not an acronym, then it should be Ambued
Subject: is Ambu is not an acronym, then it should be Ambued
Sorry Charlie, all I could think of is maybe it is an acronym for something i.e. RPGO? unfortunately
Subject: Sorry Charlie, all I could think of is maybe it is an acronym for something i.e. RPGO? unfortunately I cannot find anything.
snafu - it is an acronym originally
Subject: snafu - it is an acronym originally
but pretty much used now as is - cannot tell you what it stands for because I would be censored - military in origin.
Never heard a doc say anything but the acronym form
Subject: Never heard a doc say anything but the acronym form
I've worked for a lot of orthopods as both an MT and an editor over the years and I don't think I've ever heard one of them define what CAM actually stood for.
It's not even very easy to find out what those letters mean via any source.
I've made a note of "controlled ankle motion" just for my own personal information, but if any of my docs dictate "CAM" then I would give them exactly that: CAM
Acronym, sounds like "PEEN"
Subject: Acronym, sounds like "PEEN"
Patient with nausea, vomiting, peripheral edema, essential thrombocytosis.
Had lower extremity coldness followed by 'PEEN" or "PEIN"
Subject: abbrev/acronym questions
I've been confused over this lately - if, for example,"4 mg of Zofran" given, would it be "4 milligrams of Zofran" ??
also, I haven't used "t.i.d., b.i.d.," etc. for a wihle now, but what about "p.o." - is that considered unacceptable these days?? (I need to order the new BOS, but haven't yet)
SVN is an acronym for small-volume nebulizer. =) nm.
Subject: SVN is an acronym for small-volume nebulizer. =) nm.
abbrev. acronym help - 2 questions - psychiatric
Subject: abbrev. acronym help - 2 questions - psychiatric
I cannot restart a Depakote due to increased LSTs. I will recheck ACPK in a.m. -- Is this LST or LSP or other? ACPK or ACBK or other? Thanks!!!
fabere? sign (acronym for the maneuvers
Subject: fabere? sign (acronym for the maneuvers
of Patrick test for hip-joint disease. (flexion, abduction, external rotation, extension). This was found in Vera Pyle's Current Medical Terminology Book,10th Edition.
Thanks to all - I always need to remember it could always be an acronym that sounds like a word, so
Subject: Thanks to all - I always need to remember it could always be an acronym that sounds like a word, so
I started typing letters w/o any vowels, and that's how it came up !
I was under the impression that VAC is an acronym for vacuum-assisted closure.
Subject: I was under the impression that VAC is an acronym for vacuum-assisted closure.
Both Stedmans acronyms and Tessier surgical have it as VAC.