Medical Full Forms

Medical Full Forms: Medical contains various acronyms which are important to know. A list of top medical full forms are given below:

medical full forms

Sr. No. Short Name Full Form
1 A&W  Alive and Well
2 AA  Amino Acid
3 ABG Arterial Blood Gas
4 ACS American Chemical Society
5 ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
6 ADM  Admission, Admitted
7 AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
8 ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
9 AMA  Against Medical Advice, American Medical Association
10 ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
11 ASAP  As Aoon As Possible
12 BAMS Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
13 BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
14 BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery
15 BMD Bone Mineral Density
16 BMI Body Mass Index
17 BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
18 BMT Bone Marrow Transplant
19 Centigrade, Celsius
20 C/O  Complains of, Care of
21 CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
22 CBC Complete Blood Count
23 CC  Cubic Centimeter, Chief Complaint, Critical Care, Complications, Carbon Copy
24 CHF Congestive Heart Failure
25 CMO Chief Medical Officer
26 CO2  Carbon Dioxide
27 COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
28 CPR Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
29 D/C  Discontinue or Discharge
30 DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
31 DNR  Do Not Resuscitate
32 DO  Disorder
33 DOA  Dead on arrival or date of admission
34 DOB  Date of birth
35 DOT  Directly Observed Therapy
36 DSM  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
37 EBV Epstein – Barr virus
38 ECG Electrocardiogram
39 ECT Electroconvulsive Therapy
40 EDC  Estimated Date of Confinement
41 EDD  Estimated Delivery Date
42 EGA  Estimated Gestational Age
43 ENT Ear Nose Throat
44 ER  Emergency Room
45 Fahrenheit
46 FHR Fetal Heart Rate
47 FNF Finger to Nose
48 GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate
49 GMO Genetically Modified Organism
50 GTT Glucose Tolerance Test
51 H&P  History and Physical Examination
52 H/O  History of
53 HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
54 HPI  History of present illness
55 HR  Heart rate or hour
56 HS  Hour of sleep (bedtime)
57 ICU Intensive Care Unit
58 ID  Infectious diseases
59 IP  Inpatient
60 IQ Intelligence Quotient
61 IU  International units
62 IVF IN Vitro Fertilization
63 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae in Latin)
64 MC Menstrual Cycle
65 MCO  Managed care organization
66 MD Doctor of Medicine
67 MG  Milligram
68 ML  Milliliter
69 MMR Measles Mumps and Rubella
70 MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
71 MVA  Motor vehicle accident
72 NKDA  No known drug allergies
73 NTG  Nitroglycerin
74 O2  Oxygen
75 OCD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
76 OPD Outpatient Department
77 OSA Obstructive Sleep Apnea
78 Pulse
79 PA or PT  Patient
80 PCP Primary Care Physician
81 PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
82 PKD Polycystic Kidney Disease
83 PMS Premenstrual Syndrome
84 PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
85 RBC Red Blood Cell
86 RF  Risk factor
87 RHD Rheumatic Heart Disease
88 RIP Rest In Peace, Routing Information Protocol
89 RNA Ribonucleic Acid
90 Without (sans)
91 S/S  Signs and symptoms
92 STAT  Immediately
93 STD Subscriber Trunk Dialing, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
94 SX  Symptoms
95 Temperature
96 TLC Total Lung Capacity
97 TPR  Temperature, pulse, respiration
98 TT Tetanus Toxoid
99 USOH  Usual state of health
100 UTI Urinary Tract Infection
101 VS  Vital signs
102 VSS  Vital signs stable
103 WB  Whole blood
104 WBC White Blood Cell
105 WNL  Within normal limits