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03.01.2006  Allergy - March 03, 2006 - March 08, 2006 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Miami, FL, United States
02.01.2006  Pulmonology- January 30, 2006 - February 01, 2006 42nd Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons New Orleans, LA, United States
25.12.2005  We are most happy and honoured to invite you to the 9th Annual Congress of Turkish Thoracic Society (TTS), the largest congress in pulmonary medicine in Turkey. The congress will take place in Sungate Port Royal Hotel located in Beldibi region of Kemer in Antalya between April, 19-23, 2006.


5-HIAA 5-Hydroxy Indole Acetic Acid
A Adenine
A Androstenedione (hormone)
A&Oalert and oriented
a.c.ante cibum (before meals)
A.D.auris dextra (right ear)
A.M.ante meridiem (before noon)
A.S.auris sinistra (left ear)
A/G Albumin Globulin ratio
A2 Aortic Second sound
AA Affected Area
AA Amino Acid
AA Aplastic Anemia
AAA Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
AAN Anticorps Anti Nucléaire
AAOawake, alert, oriented
AAPF Anti-Arteriosclerosis Polysaccharide Factor
AAR Acute Articular Rheumatism
AAS Acide Acétyl Salycilique
AAS Aneurysm of Atrial Septum
AASP Acute Atrophic Spinal Paralysis
AAU Acute Anterior Uveitis
AAW Anterior Aortic Wall
AB Abortion
AB AntiBody (same as AC)
AB Asthmatic Bronchitis
ABA Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
ABC Absolute Basophil Count
ABC Advanced Breast Cancer
ABC Apnea Bradycardia Cyanosis
ABGarterial blood gas
ABG Arterial Blood Gas
ABG Autogenous Bone Graft
ABI Adaptive Brain Interface (EU, ESPRIT program)
ABMT Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant
ABN Acute Bacterial Nephritis
ABP Arterial Blood Pressure
ABR Auditory Brain-stem Response (deafness)
ABW Actual Body Weight
AC Ante Cenam (before meals)
AC AntiCoagulant
AC AntiCorps
ACA Acide Amino Caproïque
ACAS Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study
ACB Albumin Cobalt Binding
ACD Absorbent Cover Dressing
ACD Allergic Contact Dermatitis
ACE Angiotensin Conversion Enzyme (same as ECA)
ACE Antigène Carino-Embryonnaire (marqueur de tumeur cancéreuse)
ACG AngioCardioGraphy
ACh AcetylCholine
ACH Acetyl-cholinesterase / Acétyl-cholinestérase
AChR Acetylcholine Receptor
ACI Acute Coronary Insufficiency
ACIS Automated Cellular Imaging System
ACL Anterior Cruciate Ligament
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support
ACR Arrêt Cardio-Respiratoire
ACT AntiCoagulant Therapy
ACTH AdrenoCorticoTrophic Hormone / Hormone corticotrope hypophysaire
ACTS Acute Cervical Trauma Syndrome
ACVD Acute CardioVascular Disease
AD Androstenedione (hormone)
AD Lat. Auris Dextra Right ear / Oreille droite
AD virus Adénovirus
Ad libad libitum (at pleasure, as needed or desired)
ADA Adenosine DeAminase deficiency
ADAP Alzheimer's Disease-Associated Protein
ADCC Antibody Dependent Cell Mediated Cytotoxicity
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADH Anti Diuretic Hormone
ADHD Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder
A-diol Androstenediol (hormone)
ADLactivities of daily living
ADL Activities of Daily Living
ADN Acide DésoxyriboNucléique - See also the Genetics Acronyms glossay
ADP Adénosine Di Phosphate
ADRs Adverse Drug Reactions
AE Adverse Experience
AECB Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis
AECD Automatic External Cardioverter-Defibrillator
AED Automatic (or automated) External Defibrillator
AEP Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia
AF Atrial Fibrillation
AFA Advanced First Aid
AFB Acid Fast Bacillus
AFO Ankle Foot Orthosis
AFP Alpha Feto Protein / Alpha-foetoprotéine (AFP)
AFP Alpha FetoProtein
AG AminoGlycoside
AG AntiGène
AGE Acide Gras Essentiel
AGEI Acide Gras Essentiel Insaturé
AGF Autologous Growth Factors
AGI Acide Gras Insaturé
AGL Acide Gamma Linolénique
AGP Glycoprotéine 1 acide
AH Antécédents Héréditaires
AH AntiHistaminique
AI Aortic Insufficiency
AI Artificial Insemination
AID Artificial Insemination Donor
AIH Artificial Insemination Husband
AIM Advanced Informatics in exploratory Medicine / Informatique
AIN Anterior Interosseous Nerve
AINS Anti Inflammatoire Non Stéroïdiens
AIP Acute Interstitial Pneumonia
AIS Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
AIT Accident Ischémique Transitoire
AIVR Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm
AKAabove knee amputation
akaalso known as
AKA Above Knee Amputation
AKA Alcoholic KetoAcidosis
ALA Alanine (aminoacid)
ALB Albumin / Albumine
ALCalternative level of care
Alc Alcohol
ALCL Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
ALKPHOS Alkaline Phosphate / Phosphate alcalin
ALL Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
ALOC Acute Loss Of Consciousness
ALRI Antero-Lateral Rotatory Instability
ALS Advanced Life Support
ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
ALT Alanine Amino Transferase (formerly SGPT)
AM Antero Medial
AMAagainst medical advice
AMA Against Medical Advice
AMC Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
AMH Anti Mullerian Hormone
AMI Acute Myocardial Infarction
AMI Acute Myocardial Infection
AML Acute Myeloid Leukæmia
AMM Autorisation de Mise sur le Marché
amp Ampoule
AMP Adenosine MonoPhosphate
AMP Amputation
AMS Acute Mountain Sickness
AMS Atypical Measles Syndrome
amtamount ante before
ANA Anti Nuclear Antibody
anat. Anatomy, anatomical
ANC Absolute Neutrophil Count
antibodies to HIV)
ANUG Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis
AOBalcohol on breath
AOB Alcohol On Breath
AP AnteroPosterior
AP Lat. Ante Partum
APAG AntiPseudomonal AminoGlycosidic antibiotics
APB Abductor Pollicis Brevis
APC Antigen Presenting Cell
APC Atrial Premature Contractions
APE Acute Pulmonary Edema, Acute Pulmonary Embolism
APL Abductor Pollicis Longus
APL Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
APLS Advanced Pediatric Life Support
APLS AntiPhosphoLipid antibody Syndrome
ApoA1 Apolipoprotein A1
APT Alimentation Parentérale Totale
APTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
aq Lat. Aqua / Water
AR Aortic Regurgitation
ARC Active Response Catheter
ARD Acute Respiratory Distress
ARDSacute respiratory distress syndrome
ARDS Acute (or Adult) Respiratory Distress Syndrome (same as SDRA)
ARF Acute Rheumatic Fever
ARG Arginine (aminoacid)
ARI Acute Respiratory Infections
AROM Artificial Rupture Of Membranes
ART Accusé de Reception Technique (SS)
AS Aortic Stenosis
ASA Acetyl Salicylic Acid (aspirin)
ASCVD ArterioSclerotic CardioVascular Disease
ASD Accouchement Sans Douleur
ASD Atrial Septal Defect
ASHD ArterioSclerotic (or atherosclerotic) Heart Disease
ASI Activité Sympathomimétique Intrinsèque
ASN Asparagine (aminoacid)
ASP Aspartic acid (aminoacid)
AST Aspartate Amino Transferase
AT Achilles Tendon
AT Ataxia Telangiectasia
ATN Acute Tubular Necrosis
ATO Arsenic Trioxide
ATP Adenosyl TriPhosphate
ATT Acute Thrombocytopenic Purpura
AUC Area Under Curve (the concentration-time curve)
AV Acuité Visuelle
AV ArterioVenous
AV Atrio Ventricular
AV Auriculo-Ventriculaire
avancée en médecine exploratoire)
AVC Accident Vasculaire Cérébral
AVF ArterioVenous Fistula
AVM ArterioVenous Malformation
AVN Avascular Necrosis (MRI)
AVR Aortic Valve Replacement
AZM AzithroMycin (a macrolide antibiotic)
AZT Azidodide-oxyThymidine (former name of Zidovudine)
b.i.d.bis in die (twice a day)
B/J Bone / Joint
B/M;B/Fblack male; black female
B1 Vitamin B 1 (Thiamine)
B12 Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
B2 Vitamin B 2 (Riboflavin)
B3 Vitamin B 3 (Niacin)
B5 Vitamin B 5 (Pantothenic Acid)
B6 Vitamin B 6 (Pyridoxine)
Ba Barium
BAC Blood Alcohol Concentration (or content)
BaE Barium Enema
BAL Blood Alcohol Level
BBD Bilan Bucco-Dentaire
BBT Basal Body Temperature
BCA Basal Cell Atypia
BCD Basal Cell Dysplasia
BCE Basal Cell Epithelioma
BCG Bacilles vivants de Calmette - Guérin (tuberculosis vaccine)
BEA Below Elbow Amputation
BID Lat. Bis In Die / Twice a day
BIH Bilateral Inguinal Hernia
BK Bacille de Koch
BK Below Knee
BKAbelow the knee amputation
BKA Below Knee Amputation
BLS Basic Life Support
BMbowel movement
BM Bone Marrow
BM Bowel Movement
BMD Bone Mineral Density
BMI Body Mass Index
BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
BMT Bone Marrow Transplant
BNP B-type Natriuretic Peptide
BNTI Blind NasoTracheal Intubation
BO Body Odour / Odeur corporelle
BOOP Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia
BOOP .fr. Bronchiolite oblitérante avec pneumopathie en voie
BOPP Boronated Porphyrin
BotB Botulinum Toxin Type B
BPblood pressure
bp base pair
BP Blood Pressure
BP British Pharmacopoeia
BPCO BronchoPneumopathie Chronique Obstructive
BPD Biparietal Diameter
BPD Broncho Pulmonary Dysplasia
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
BPMbeats per minute
BPM Beats Per Minute
BPP Bio Physical Profiling
BPPV Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
BRMs Biological Response Modifiers
BRPbathroom privileges
BS Blood Sugar
BS Bowel Sounds
BSA Body Surface Area
BSA Bovine Serum Albumin
BSO Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy
BST Blood Serologic Test
BT Bleeding Time
BTC Basal Temperatur Curve
BTLS Basic Trauma Life Support
BUdR Broxuridine
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
BUT Break Up Time / Temps de Stabilité
buv Buvable
BX Biopsy
ccum (with)
C/Ocomplaining of
C-1 to C-7 Cervical Vertebrae / Vertèbres cervicales
Ca Calcium
CA Cancer
CA Carcinoma
Ca++ Ion Calcium
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CAC Cervical Access Catheter
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CAE Capillary Array Electrophoresis
CAGE Carence en Acides Gras Essentiels
CAHD Coronary Atherosclerotic Heart Disease
CAMIS Computer Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery
CAOS Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery
CAPD Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
Caps Capsules
CAST Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial
CATScan Computerized Axial Tomography scan
CAT Computer Assisted Tomography
CAT Computed Axial Tomography
CB Cesarean Birth
CBCcomplete blood count
CBC Complete Blood Count
CBF Cerebral Blood Flow
CBG Capillary Blood Gas
CBZ Carbamazepine
ccchief complaint
CC Clomiphene Citrate
cCa Concentration Calcium
CCK Cholecystokinin
CCPD Continuous Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis
CCS Composite Cultured Skin
CCUCoronary Care Unit
CCU Coronary Care Unit
CD Cardiac Disease
CD Contagious Disease
CDI Cartilage-Derived Inhibitor
C-DIFICILE Lat. Clostridium Dificile
CDIS Controlled Distention Irrigation System
CE Capillary Electrophoresis
CEA CarcinoEmbryonic Antigen
Cefuroxime-AX Cefuroxime - Axetil
CEP Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia
CF Cardiac Failure / Défaillance cardiaque
CF Circoncision Féminine
CF Cystic Fibrosis
CFZ Clofazimine
CGF Control Gel Formula
CGH Chorionic Gonadotrophin Hormone
CGL Chronic Granulocytic Leukaemia
CGMS Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
CH Centésimale Hahnemannienne
CHB Complete Heart Block
CHD Congenital Heart Disease
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CHH Cartilage-Hair Hypoplasia
CHI Closed Head Injury
Chol Cholesterol
CI Cardiac Insufficiency
CIA Collagen Induced Arthritis
CID Coagulation Intravasculaire Disséminée
CIPRO Ciprofloxacin
CISS Continuous-flow Isotonic Solution System
CIVD Coagulation IntraVasculaire Disséminée
CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
CK Conductive Keratoplasty
CK Creatinine Kinase
CLF Calcification of Ligamentum Flavum
CLI Corpus Luteum Insufficiency
CLL Chronic Lymphocytic Leukæmia
CLM Clarithromycin
CMC Carpo Meta Carpal
CMCJ Carpo Meta Carpal Joint
CMI Cell Mediated Immunity
CML Chronic Myeloid Leukæmia
CMT Charcot-Marie-Tooth
CMV CytoMegaloVirus
CMV-IGIV CytoMegaloVirus Immune Globulin, IntraVenous
CN Cranial Nerve
CN (2-12) Cranial Nerves (2 to 12)
CNScentral nervous system
CNS Central Nervous System (same as SNC)
CNTF Ciliary NeuroTrophic Factor
CO2 Carbon dioxide / Dioxyde de Carbone, gaz carbonique
COH Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation
COMT Catechol-O-MethylTransferase
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CP Cavité Pleurale
CP Cerebral Palsy
CP Chest Pain
cp Comprimé
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (treatment of OSA)
CPK Creatinine PhosphoKinase
CPP Cerebral Perfusion Pressure
CPRcardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
CPS Carte Professionnelle de Santé
CPS Cell Production System
CR Computed Radiology
CRD Chronic Respiratory Disease
CRF Case Report Form
CRF Chronic Renal Failure
CRP C Reactive Protein / Protéine C Réactive (protéine élaborée par
CRPS Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
CRS Congenital Rubella Syndrome
CSD Cat-Scratch Disease
CSFcerebrospinal fluid
CSF Cerebro Spinal Fluid
CSR Cosmetic Skin Resurfacing
CST Contraction Stress Testing
CT CalciTonine
CT Chlamydia Trachomatis
CT Compliance Thoracique (compliance pariétale) / Thoracic compliance
CT Computerized Tomography
CTA Clear To Auscultation
CTCL Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
CTD Connective Tissue Disease
CTL Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte
CTLM Computed Tomography Laser Mammography
CTR Carpal Tunnel Release
CTS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
CV CardioVascular
CVAcerebrovascular accident
CVA CerebroVascular Accident
CVA Costo Vertebral Angle
CVD Cardio Vascular Disease
CVI Cerebro Vascular Insufficiency
CVP Central Venous Pressure
CVS CardioVascular System
CVS Chorionic Villi Sampling
CXRchest x-ray
CXR Chest X-Ray
CYS Cysteine (aminoacid)
d.o.days old
D4T Stavudine
DAB Dorsal Abductors
DACM Desacetyl Cefotaxime
DAPI Di Amidino Phenyl Indole
DAPV Déficit en Années Potentielles de Vie
DB Dead Body / Corps mort
DC Débit Cardiaque
DCA Directional Color Angiography
DCD Dynamic Cooling Device
DCI Dénomination Commune Internationale
DCT Diphtérie, Coqueluche, Tétanos (vaccin)
ddA Di Désoxy Adénosine
ddATP Di Désoxy Adénosine Tri Phosphate
ddC Zalcitabine
DDC DiDeoxyCytidine / DiDeoxyCytidine (DDC)
ddI Didanosine Inhibitor
DDS Diamino Diphenyl Sulphone (leprosy)
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery
DEET Dimethylmetatoluamide (insect repellant)
Dent Dental
DES Diethyl Stilbestrol
DFMO DiFluoroMethylOrnithine
DH Décimale Hahnemannienne
DHA Acide DocosaHexAenoïque
DHE Di Hydro Ergotamine
DHEA DeHydroEpiAndrosterone (hormone)
DHEA-S DeHydroEpiAndrosterone Sulphate (hormone)
DHFR Di Hydro Folate Réductase
DHT DiHydro Testosterone (hormone)
DI Dosing Interval
DIC Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (same as CID)
DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine
DIN Drug Identification Number (FDAR)
DIP Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
DIP Distal InterPhalangeal
DIU Dispositif Intra-Utérin
DJD Degenerative Joint Disease
DKA Diabetic Keto Acidosis
DL Diffusion capacity of the Lung / capacité de diffusion pulmonaire
DM Dystrophie Myotonique / Myotonic Dystrophy
DMARD Disease Modifying Anti Rheumatic Drug
DMD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
d-MPH d-MethylPhenidate
DMRA Dégénérescence Maculaire Reliée à l'Age (ophtalmologie)
DMSO DiMethyl Sulph Oxide
DNA DeoxyriboNucleic Acid
DNCB Di-Nitro-Chloro-Benzene
DNIdo not intubate
DNRdo not resuscitate
DOA Dead On Arrival
DOBdate of birth
DOC DesOxyCotricosterone (hormone)
DP Distal Pulses
DP Dorsalis Pedis Pulse
DPL Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
DPT Diphteria, Pertussis, Tetanus vaccine
Dr Doctor / Docteur
DRB Dépression Récurrente Brève (Idem RBD)
DRE Digital Rectal Examination
Drng Drainage
Drsg Dressing
DRSP Drug Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae
DRUJ Distal RadioUlnar Joint
DRUL Distal RadioUlnar Ligaments
DSA Digital Subtraction Angiography
DSC Differential Scanning Calorimetry
DT Delirium Tremens
DT Diphteria-Tetanus toxoids / Anti-Diphtérique-Tétanique (DT)
DTAB Diphtérie, Typhoïde, paratyphoïde A et B (vaccin)
DTC Diethyldi Thio Carbarbate
DTCoq Dipthérie, Tétanos, Coqueluche (vaccin)
DTCP Dilphtérie, Tétanos, Coqueluche, Poliomyélite (vaccin)
DTCPolioHIb Diphtérie, Tétanos, Coqueluche, Poliomyélite, Haemophilus
DTH Delayed Type Hypersensitivity
DTP Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (a vaccine, same as DTCoq)
DTP Diphtérie, Tétanos, Poliomyélite (un vaccin)
DTPA Diethylene Triamine Penta Acetic acid
DTR Deep Tendon Reflex
DTTAB Diphtérie, Tétanos, Typhoïde A et B (vaccine)
DUB Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
DUI Driving Under Influence (alcoholic intoxication)
DVTdeep-vein thrombosis
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
DWAI Driving While Ability Impaired
DWI Driving While Intoxicated
DX Diagnosis
e.g.exempli gratia (for example)
EAC External Auditory Canal
EACA Epsilon Aminocaproic Acid
EBCT Electron-Beam Computed Tomography
EBV Epstein-Barr Virus
EBW Effective Body Weight
EC Escherichia Coli
ECA Enzyme de Conversion de l'Angiotensine
E-CABG Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
ECBU Examen CytoBactériologique des Urines
ECC Emergency Cardiac Arrest
ECF Extra Cellular Fluid
ECG ElectroCardioGram / Electrocardiogramme
ECM Erythème Chronique Migrant
ECMO Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation
ECRB Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
ECRL Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus
ECT ElectroChemoTherapy
ECT Electro Convulsive Therapy
ECTR Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
ECU Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
ED Emergency Department
EDC Estimated ( or Expected) Date of Confinement
EDC Extensor Digitorum Communis
EDE Effective Dose Equivalent
EDM Extensor Digitis Minimi
EDP Emotionally Disturbed Person
EDTA Endocrine Disruptor Testing and Assessment
EDTA EthyleneDiamine Tetracetic Acid
EECP Enhanced External CounterPulsation
EEG ElectroEncephaloGram / Electroencéphalogramme
EENTears,eyes,nose and throat
EENT Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat (same as YNGO)
EES Erythromycin Ethyl Succinate
EFAD Essential Fatty Acids Deficiency (same as CAGE)
EGF Epidermal Growth Factor
EGTA Esophageal Gastric Tube Airway
EHS Extremely Hazardous Substance
EIA Enzyme ImmunoAssay
EKG Electrocardiogram
ELISA Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (a method to detect
EM Erythema Migrans
EMG Electromyography
EMO inhaler Epstein-Macintosh-Oxford inhaler / Inhalateur d'Epstein-
EMSEmergency Medical Services
EMS Electrical Muscle Stimulation
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EMST Emergency Management of Severe Trauma
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
ENTears, nose and throat
ENT Ear, Nose, Throat
EP Embolie Pulmonaire
EPA Acide Eicosapentaenoique
EPB Extensor Pollicis Brevis
EPEC EnteroPathogenic Escherichia Coli
E-PHA Erythroglutinating PhytoHemAgglutinin
EPL Extensor Pollicis Longus
EPS Extra Pyramidal Signs and symptoms
EREmergency Room
ER Emergency Room
ER-SX Erythromicyn Ethylsuccinate - Sulfisoxazole
Erythro Erythomycin
ES Embryonic Stem
ESI ElectroSpray Ionization
ESM Ethosuximide
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
ESRF End Stage Renal Failure
EST Expressed Sequence Tag
ESU Emergency Services Unit
ESWT Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy
ET Embryo Transfer
ET EndoTracheal
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
ETB EthamButol
ETI EndoTracheal Intubation
Etio Etiology
ETT EndoTracheal Tube
ETT Exercise Tolerance Time
EUA Examination Under Anesthesia
EVA Echelle Visuelle Analogue
Exam Examination / Examen
F Female
FA First Aid
FAE Fetal Alcohol Effects
FAP Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndrom / Syndrome d'alcoolisme fœtal
FB Foreign Body / Corps étranger
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
FC Fréquence Cardiaque
FCM Flow Cytometry
FCR Flexor Carpi Radialis
FCS Fetal Calf Serum
FCU Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
FDAR Food and Drug Administration Regulation
FDIM Fluorescence Digital Imaging Microscopy
FDMA First Dorsal Metacarpal Artery
FDP Flexor Digitorum Profundus
FDS Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
Fe def. Iron Deficiency
FEF Forced Expiratory Flow
FER Frozen Embryo Replacement
FET Frozen Embryo Transfer
FEV Forced Expiratory Volume
FFP Fresh Frozen Plasma
FHfamily history
FHR Fetal Heart Rate
FHT Fetal Heart Tones
FIAC Fiacitibine
FIAU Fialuridine
FIV Fécondation In Vitro
FIVETE Fécondation In Vitro Et Transfert d'Embryon
FiO2 Fraction d'oxygène présente dans l'air inspiré
fl Flacon
FLPC Film Lacrymal PréCornéen
FMF Familial Mediterranean Fever
fMRA functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
FMT Fréquence Maximum Théorique
FOP Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
FPFamily Practice
FPB Flexor Pollicis Brevis
FPIA Fluorescence-Polarization ImmunoAssay
FPL Flexor Pollicis Longus
FPRE Flux Plasmatique Rénal Efficace
FQ FluoroQuinolones
fract. Fractional
FRAXA Fragile X Locus
FRR Fecundity Rate Ratio
FSE Feuille de Soins Electronique (SS)
FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FSHD FacioScapuloHumeral Muscular Dystrophy
FT Full Term
FTICR Fourier Transform IonCyclotron Resonance
FTND Full Term Normal Delivery
FTSG Full Thickness Skin Graft
FUOfever of undetermined (unknown) origin
FUO Fever of Unknown Origin
FVC Forced Vital Capacity
FW Fetal Weight
G/E GastroEnteritis / Gastroentérite
G6PD Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (a deficiency)
GA General Anæsthesia
GABA Gamma Amino Butyric Acid
GAS Group A Streptococci
GAST Gonadotropin releasing hormone Agonist Stimulation Test
GBL Gamma-ButyroLactone
GC Gonococcus
GCS Glasgow Coma Scale
G-CSF Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor
GD Gadopentetate Dimeglumine
GE GastroEnterology
GERD GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease
GFAP Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate
GH Growth Hormone
GI Gastro-Intestinal
GIFT Gamete Intra Fallopian Transfer
GIP Giant cell Interstitial Pneumonia
GLA GammaLinoleic Acid / Acide gamma linoléïque
GLN Glutamine (aminoacid)
GLU Glutamic acid (aminoacid)
GLY Glycine (aminoacid)
Gm- Gram Negative
Gm+ Gram Positive
GM-CSF Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor
GNB Gram-Negative Bacilli
GNC General Nursing Care
GnRH Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
GnRH-a Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone analog
GP General Paralysis / Paralysie générale
GP General Practitioner / Médecin généraliste
GSWgunshot wound
GSW Gun Shot Wound / Blessure par balle
Gtts Gouttes (drops per minute)
GU Genito-Urinary
GVH Graft Versus Host
GVHD Graft Versus Host Disease
GVL Graft Versus Leukaemia
GYN Gynecology / Gynécologie
H Hour
H Hydrogen
h.s.hora sommi(hour of sleep)
H/Ohistory of
H2CO3 Carbonic Acid / Acide carbonique
HA Hyaluronic Acid
HAART Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
HASCVD Hypertensive ArterioSclerotic CardioVascular Disease
HASHD Hypertensive ArteriosSlerotic Heart Disease
HAV Hepatitis A Virus
Hb Hémoglobine
HB Heart Block
HBOC Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber
HBPhigh blood pressure
HBP High Blood Pressure
HBsAg Hepatitis B surface Antigen
HBV Hepatitis B Virus
HChead circumference
HCC HepatoCellular Carcinoma
HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hormone)
HCl Hydrochloric / Chlorhydrique
HCO3- Ion bicarbonate (basique)
Hct Hematocrit / Hématocrite
HCTZ Hydrochlorothiazide
HCV Hepatitis C Virus
HCVD Hypertensive CardioVascular Disease
HD Hodgkin's Disease
HDL High Density Lipoprotein / Lipoprotéine de haute densité
HDL-C High Density Lipoprotein - Cholesterol
HEENThead, ears, eyes, nose and throat
Hem Hematology
HEPT HydroxyEthethoxy methyl PhenylthioThymine (antiviral)
Hg Mercury / Mercure
Hgb Hemoglobin (same as Hb)
HGE Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (transmitted by ticks)
HGO Hepatic Glucose Output
HH Hard of Hearing
HHChome health care
HHV-2 Human HerpesVirus - 2
HIB Haemophilus Influenzae B
HIC-HIO Hypertension Intra Cranienne - Hypertension Intra Oculaire
HIE Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
HIFU High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound
HIS Histidine (aminoacid)
HIT Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
HI-test Haemagglutination Inhibition Test
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus (same as VIH)
HIV-1 Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1
HJR Hepato Jugular Reflux
HLA Human Leukocyte Antigen
HLGR High Level Gentamicin Resistance
HMD Hyaline Membrane Disease
HMG Human Menopausal Gonadotrophin (hormone)
HMG-CoA Hydroxy-3 Méthyl-3 Glutamyl Co-enzyme A
hMSC human Mesenchymal Stem Cells
hn RNA heterogenous nuclear RNA
HNPCC Hereditary NonPolyposis Colorectal Cancer
HO Heterotopic Ossification
HoH Hard-of-Hearing (mal-entendant)
HoLRP Holmium Laser Resection of the Prostate
HP Hypersensitivity Pneumonia
HPA Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal
HPIhistory of present illness
HPL Human Placental Lactogen
HPS Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
HPVs Human Papilloma Viruses
HRheart rate hr. hour
HRRR Heart Regular Rate and Rhythm
HRV Heart Rate Variability
HSA Human Serum Albumin
HSG HysteroSalpingoGraphy
HSP Heat Shock Protein
HSV Herpes Simplex Virus-1 and Herpes Simplex Virus-2
HTA Hyper Tension Artérielle
HTLV Human T cell Lymphotropic Virus
HTN Hypertension
HTS HormonoThérapie Substitutive
HUShead ultrasound
HVDhypertensive vascular disease
HVD Hypertensive Vascular Disease
HVZ Herpes Varicella Zoster Virus (same as VZV)
HZ Hazard Zone / Zone à risques
I&0intake and output
IA Intra-Arterial
IBG Iliac Bone Graft
IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome
IBW Ideal Body Weight
ICBG Iliac Crest Bone Graft
ICCU Intensive Coronary Care Unit
ICD Implantable (or implanted) Cardioverter-Defibrillator
ICF Intra Cellular Fluid
ICHintracranial hemorrhage
ICL IsoCitrate Lyase (enzyme impliquée daans le développement de la
ICPintracranial pressure
ICP Intra Cranial Pressure
ICRT IntraCoronary Radiation Therapy
ICS InterCostal Space
ICSH Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone (same as LH)
ICT Insulin Coma Therapy
ICT Ischémie Cérébrale Transitoire
ICUIntensive Care Unit
ICU Intensive Care Unit
ID Infectious Disease
ID Internal Diameter
ID IntraDermal / IntraDermique
IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IDK Internal Derangements of Knee
IDR Intra-Dermo Réaction
IDU Injection Drug User
IFI Intra Follicular Insemination
Ig Immunoglobulin
IgA Immunoglobulin A / Immunoglobuline A
IgD Immunoglobulin D / Immunoglobuline D
IgE Immunoglobulin E / Immunoglobuline E
IgG Immunoglobulin Gamma
IgM Immunoglobulin M / Immunoglobuline M (the class of immunoglobulin
IGT Intrauterine Gamete Transfer
IHD Ischemic Heart Disease
IICP Increased Intracranial Pressure
IL Inter Leukin
IL Intra Lesional
ILC Interstitial Laser Coagulation
ILE Isoleucine (aminoacid)
IM IntraMedullary / IntraMédullaire
IM IntraMuscular / IntraMusculaire
IMA Information Médicale Automatisée
IMA Internal Mammary Artery
IMAO Inhibiteur de la Mono Amine Oxydase
IMC Indice de Masse Corporelle
IND Investigational New Drug
Influenza b (vaccin)
INH Isoniazid
INJ Injection
INR International Normalized Ratio (coagulatory response time)
InTIME Intravenous nPA for Treatment of Infarcting Myocardium Early
IO Infections Opportunistes
Io Inferior Oblique
IVHintraventricular hemorrhage
L(in circle)left
le foie lors d'inflammations)
LLEleft lower extremity
LOCloss of consciousness
LOSlength of stay
LUEleft upper extremity
mg., mgm.milligram
MImyocardial infarction
MRImagnetic resonance imaging
MVAmotor vehicle accident
N/Anot applicable
N/Vnausea & vomiting
NADno acute distress
NHnursing home
NKAno known allergies
NKDAno known drug allergies
NPOnil per os (nothing by mouth)
O Satoxygen saturation
o.d.omni die (every day)
OBSorganic brain syndrome
ODoculus dexter (right eye)
OMSorganic mental syndrome
OOBout of bed
OPDOutpatient Department
OROperating Room
ORIFopen reduction and internal fixation
OSoculus sinister (left eye)
OTOccupational Therapy
OUoculus uterque (each eye)
P.C.post cibum (after meals)
P.M.post meridiem (afternoon)
p.r.n.pro re nata (as required)
PAPhysician's Assistant
PCN, Penpenicillin
PEphysical examination
PHpast history
PIpresent illness
post-opafter surgery
pre-opbefore surgery
preppreparations (for surgery)
PTphysical therapy
PTAprior to admission
PTTpartial thromboplastin time
PVDperipheral vascular disease
q.2 hquaque secunda hora (every second hour)
q.4 hquaque quarta hora (every four hours)
q.d.quaque die (every day)
q.h.quaque hora, (every hour)
q.i.d.quarter in die (four times a day)
q.l.quatum libet (as much as pleased)
q.m.quaque mane (every morning)
q.n.quanque nocte (every night)
q.o.d.quaque (other) die (every other day)
q.p.quantum placeat (at will)
q.v.quantum vis (as much as liked)
QNSquantity not sufficient
QSquantum sufficit (as much as will suffice)
R (in circle)right
R/Orule out
R/Trelated to
RDSrespiratory distress syndrome
Rec Rm.Recovery Room
RLEright lower extremity
ROMrange of motion
RR.respiratory rate
RTCreturn to clinic
RUEright upper extremity
S&Ssigns and symptoms
SICUSurgical Intensive Care Unit
SNFskilled nursing facility
SOBshortness of breath
statstatim (immediately)
Subq. s.c., s.q.Subcutaneous
SWSocial Worker
t.i.d.ter in die(three times a day)
tib-fibtibia and fibula
TPRtemperature, pulse, respiration
URIupper respiratory tract infection
UTDup to date
UTIurinary tract infection
VNSVisiting Nurse Service
VSvital signs
WBCwhite blood cells
WCwheel chair
which is activated against bacteria or erythrocytes)
WNLwithin normal limits
y.o.year old





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