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Definition

ABG  Arterial Blood Gas
ANGIO  Angiogram
AXR  Abdominal X-ray
BM  Blood Glucose Monitoring
BP  Blood Pressure
BPM Beats per Minute
CABG  Coronary Artery By-pass Graft
CATH  Catheter
CE  Cardiac Enzymes
COAG  Coagulation
COL  Colonoscopy
CPR  Cor Pulmonary Resuscitation
CSF  Central Spinal Fluid
CSU  Catheter Specimen Urine
CT (CAT)  Computerized Axial Tomography
CVP  Central Venus Pressure
CXR Chest X-ray 
D&C  Dilation and Curettage
ECG  Electro Cardiograph
ECHO  Echo Cardiogram
EEG  
ESR  
ETT  Endo Tracheal Tube
FBC  Full Blood Count
FBS  
HB  Haemoglobin
LFT  Liver Function Test
LFT  Lung Function Test
LP  Lumbar Puncture
MC&S  Multi Culture and Sensitivity
MRI  Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MSU  Mid Stream Urine
NG  Nasogastric
O2  Oxygen
O2 SAT Oxygen Saturation 
P  Pulse
PEG  
PERL  Pupils Equal and Reacting to Light
RBC  Red Blood Cells
TPN  Total Parietal Nutrition
U&E  Urea & Electrolysis
US  Ultra Sound
VQ  Ventilation Quotient
WBC  White Blood Cells

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