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991 Nursing acronyms and abbreviations

  • WHO World Health Organization
    Medical, Medicine, Health organization
  • MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Medical, Microscopy, Nursing
  • CNS Central Nervous System
    Medical, Medicine, Pharmacy
  • AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
    Medical, Nursing, Microbiology
  • ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    Medical, Medicine, Postnominal
  • HCFA Health Care Financing Administration
    Medical, Disability, Finance
  • CBC Complete Blood Count
    Medical, Physiology, Circulatory system
  • NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Medical, Disability, Educational and health
  • CT Computed Tomography
    Medical, Nursing, Otolaryngology
  • HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    Medical, Pharmacy, Otolaryngology
  • LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
    Medical, United States, Medical qualifications
  • COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Medical, Pharmacy, Pathology
  • PET Positron Emission Tomography
    Medical, SLEEP, Narcolepsy
  • BP Blood Pressure
    Medical, Blood, Medicine
  • PT Physical Therapy
    Medical, Medicine, Special Education
  • ASAP As Soon As Possible
    Technology, Internet slang, Military slang
  • ADL Activities of Daily Living
    Medical, Special Education, Psychology
  • CP Cerebral Palsy
    Medical, Special Education, Nursing
  • CAT Computerized Axial Tomography
    Medical, Educational and health, Health
  • CT Computed Tomography
    Medical, Nursing, Otolaryngology
  • DM Diabetes Mellitus
    Medical, Medicine, Diagnosis
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