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Acronym

Definition

#  Fracture
#NOF  Fracture Neck of Femur
1 block 1st Degree Block
2 block 2nd Degree Block
3 block 3rd Degree Block
A.FLUT Atrial Flutter
AF Atrial Fibrillation
AIDS  Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
 Brady  Bradycardia
CA  Carcinoma
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CCF  Congested Cardiac Failure
CDIF  Clostridium Difficule
CHB Complete Heart Block
COAD  Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease
COPD  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CVA  Cerebral Vascular Accident
DM  Diabetes Mellitus
GI  Gastro Intestinal
GU  Genito Urinary
HIV  Human Immune Deficiency Virus
IDDM  Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus
IHD Ischaemic Heart Disease
LBBB  Left Bundle Branch Block
LIF  Left iliac Fossa
LRTI Lower Respiratory Track Infection
LVF  Left Ventricular Failure
MI  Myocardial Infarction
MRSA  Multi Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
NIDDM  Non Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus
PVD Peripheral Vascular Disease
RA  Rheumatoid Arthritis
RBBB  Right Bundle Branch Block
RIF  Right iliac Fossa
RIP  Rest in Peace
RVF  Right Ventricular Failure
SB Sinus Bradycardia
SOB  Short of Breath
SR Sinus Rhythm
ST Sinus Tachycardia
SVT  Supra Ventricular Tachycardia
 Tachy  Tachycardia
TB  Tuberculosis
THR  Total Hip Replacement
TIA  Trans Ischaemic Attack
TKR  Total Knee Replacement
TURBT  Trans Urethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour
TURP  Trans Urethral Resection of the Prostrate
URTI  Upper Respiratory Track Infection
UTI  Urinary Track Infection
VF  Ventricular Fibrillation
VT  Ventricular Tachycardia

 

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