Podiatric Abbreviations



Podiatric Abbreviations






Abbreviations


ā


before


AAA


autolyzed antigen-extracted allogeneic


AAO


alert, awake, and oriented


AACPM


American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine


AAWM


American Academy of Wound Management


AAT


activity as tolerated


Ab


antibodies


ABC


absolute blood count
absolute basophil count
aneurysmal bone cyst
airway, breathing, circulation


ABPOPPM


American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine


Abd


abdomen
abductor


ABE


acute bacterial endocarditis


ABG


arterial blood gas


ABI


ankle brachial index


ABPO


American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics


ABPS


American Board of Podiatric Surgery


ABR


absolute bed rest


ABS


Accuchek blood sugar at bedside


ABSSSI


acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections


ABX


antibiotics


AC


before meals


ACD


allergic contact dermatitis


ACE


angiotensin-converting enzyme


ACFAOM


American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine


ACFAS


American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons


ACh


acetylcholine


ACL


anterior cruciate ligament


ACLS


advanced cardiac life support


ACU


ambulatory care unit


AD


admitting diagnosis
Alzheimer disease
antidepressant
atopic dermatitis


ADA


American Diabetic Association


ADD


adduction
attention deficit disorder
average daily dose


ADM


admission


ADR


adverse drug reaction


AFB


acid-fast bacilli


AF


afebrile


AFL


atrial flutter


AFO


ankle fixation orthotic
ankle-foot orthosis


AFP


alpha-fetoprotein


AHCPR


Agency for Health Care Policy and Research


AIIS


anterior inferior iliac spine


AK


above knee


AKA


above knee amputation
alcoholic ketoacidosis



a.k.a


also known as


A-line


arterial catheter


ALL


allergies


ALP


alkaline phosphatase


ALS


acute lateral sclerosis
advanced life support


ALT


alanine transaminase (SGPT)


ALZ


Alzheimer disease


AM


morning


AMA


against medical advice
American Medical Association


AMB


ambulate


AMI


acute myocardial infarction


ANA


antinuclear antibody


AO


Arbeitsgemeinschaft für
Osteosynthesefragen (translated: Association for the Study of Internal Fixation)


AOA


All Orthopedic Appliances


AODM


adult-onset diabetes mellitus


AP


anterior-posterior (x-ray)


A&P


assessment and plan


APAP


N-acetyl-para-aminophenol (acetaminophen)


APMSA


American Podiatric Medical Students Association


APMSB


American Podiatric Medical Specialties Board


APGAR


appearance (color), pulse, grimace (reflex irritability), activity(muscle tone), and respiration


aPTT


activated partial thromboplastin time


ARC


AIDS-related complex
American Red Cross


ARDS


adult respiratory distress syndrome


ARIF


arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation


ART


Achilles reflex test


ASA


acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)


ASIF


Association for the Study of Internal Fixation


ASIS


anterior superior iliac spine


ASO


arteriosclerosis obliterans


AST


aspartate transaminase (a.k.a serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase [SGOT])


ATF


anterior talofibular (ligament)


ATL


Achilles tendon lengthening


ATR


Achilles tendon rupture
Achilles tendon repair


AVB


atrioventricular block


AVD


aortic valve disease


AVN


avascular necrosis


AVSS


afebrile, vital signs stable


AZT


azidothymidine (zidovudine)


B


black


b/4


before


B9


benign


Bab


Babinski


BAND


band neutrophil


BaS


barium swallow


BB


beta-blocker
blood bank
blue bloater
both bones
breast biopsy


BBB


blood-brain barrier
bundle branch block


B/C


because


BCC


basal cell carcinoma


BCP


birth control pills
blood cell profile


BD


birth date
birth defect
brain dead
UK abbreviation for twice a day


BG


basal ganglion
blood glucose
bone graft


BGL


blood glucose level


bid


twice a day (“bis in die”)


BIL


bilateral


BK


below knee


BKA


below knee amputation


BKWP


below knee walking plaster (cast)


B/L


bilateral


BLE


both lower extremities


BLS


basic life support


BM


black male
bowel movement


BMK


birthmark


BMP


basic metabolic panel


BP


bathroom privileges
blood pressure
birth place


BPM


beats per minute



BPN


bacitracin, polymyxin B, and neomycin sulfate


BPR


blood per rectum


BR


bathroom
bedrest


BRB


bright red blood


BRP


bathroom privileges


BS


barium swallow
bedside
blood sugar
bowel sounds
breath sounds


BT


bleeding time


BUN


blood urea nitrogen
bunion


Bx


biopsy


BZD


benzodiazepine


[C with bar above]


with (“cum”)


CI-CV


controlled substance (schedule I-V)


CA


cancer
Candida albicans


CABG


coronary artery bypass graft


CAD


coronary artery disease


CAL


callus
calories


CANC


canceled


CASPR


Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies


CAT


computerized axial tomography


CBC


complete blood count


CBR


complete bedrest


CC


chief complaint
creatinine clearance


C&C


cold and clammy
chip and clip


CCI


correct coding initiative


CCU


coronary care unit
critical care unit


CCV


cell conductivity volume


CDC


Center for Disease Control and Prevention


CDH


congenital dislocation of the hip


CDS


controlled dangerous substances


CEA


carcinoembryonic antigen


CF


cystic fibrosis
calcaneofibular (ligament)


CFI


clenched fist injury


C&H


curette and hyphercation


CHEM 6


lab test for (glu, BUN, K, Na, Cl, and CO2)


CHEM 7


lab test for (glu, BUN, creatinine, K, Na, Cl, and CO2)


CHEM 12


lab test for (glu, BUN, uric acid, Ca, P, total protein, albumin, chol, total bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, SGOT, and LDH)


CHEM 18


CHEM 12 + CHEM 6


CHEM 23


CHEM 12 + (Na, K, CO2, Cl, direct bilirubin, indirect bilirubin, triglyceride, SGPT, R fraction, BUN/creatinine ratio)


CHF


congestive heart failure


CHI


closed head injury


chol


Cholesterol


CIA


calcaneal insufficiency avulsion
calcaneal inclination angle


CIG


cigarettes


Circ


circulation


CK


creatine kinase


CKC


closed kinetic chain


CLIA


Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act


CMI


cell-mediated immunity


CMT


Charcot-Marie tooth


CMV


cytomegalovirus


CN


cranial nerve


C/O


complained of


COCCIO


coccidioidomycosis


COMP


complications
compound
compress


conc


concentration


COPD


chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


COTH


Council on Teaching Hospitals


COX-1


cyclooxygenase isoenzyme 1


COX-2


cyclooxygenase isoenzyme 2


CP


cerebral palsy
chest pain
chronic pain


CPK


creatine phosphokinase


CPK-1


creatine phosphokinase MM fraction


CPK-2


creatine phosphokinase MB fraction



CPM


continuous passive motion


CPMA


California Podiatric Medical Association


CPME


Council of Podiatric Medical Education


CPMM


constant passive motion machine


CPPD


calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate (pseudo gout)


CREST


calcinosis, Raynaud disease, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia


CRIF


closed reduction and internal fixation


crit.


hematocrit


CRP


C-reactive protein


CRNA


Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist


CROW


Charcot restraint orthotic walker


CRTX


cast removed take x-ray


CS


cervical spine
cesarean section
cigarette smoker


CSF


cerebrospinal fluid


C&S


culture and sensitivity


C/S


culture and sensitivity


CT


computerized tomography
Coombs test


CTD


connective tissue disease


CVA


cerebrovascular accident


CVD


cardiovascular disease


CWS


Certified Wound Specialist


CXR


chest x-ray


D


dextrose


DASA


distal articular set angle


DC


discharge
dihydrocodeine


d/c


discontinue


DC’d


discontinued


DD


differential diagnosis
dry dressing


DDI


dressing dry and intact


DDx


differential diagnosis


DEA#


Drug Enforcement Administration number


DF


dorsiflexion


DFU


diabetic foot ulcer


DFWO


dorsiflexory wedge osteotomy


DHEA


dehydroepiandrosterone


DI


diabetes insipidus


D&I


debridement and irrigation dry and intact


DIC


disseminated intravascular coagulation


DIPJ


distal interphalangeal joint


DISH


diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis


DJD


degenerative joint disease


DKA


diabetic ketoacidosis


dL


deciliter(100 mL)


DLE


discoid lupus erythematosus


D5LR


dextrose 5% in lactated Ringer’s


DM


diabetes mellitus


DMAA


distal metatarsal articular angle (a.k.a. PASA)


DMD


Duchenne muscular dystrophy


DMERC


Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier


DMSO


dimethyl sulfoxide


D5NS


dextrose 5% in 0.9% sodium chloride


D5½NS


dextrose 5% in 0.45% sodium chloride


DNR


do not resuscitate


DO


doctor of osteopathy
doctor’s orders


DOA


date of admission
dead on arrival


DOB


date of birth


DOC


drug of choice


DOI


date of injury


DP


dorsal-plantar (x-ray)
diastolic pressure
discharge planning
dorsalis pedis


DPM


doctor of podiatric medicine


DPP


dorsalis pedis pulse


DPT


diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus


DS


discharge summary
double strength


DSD


discharge summary dictated
dry sterile dressing


DTaP


diphtheria and tetanus toxoids with acellular pertussis vaccine


DTP


diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine


DTM


dermatophyte test medium



DTR


deep tendon reflex


DTwP


diphtheria and tetanus toxoids with whole-cell pertussis vaccine


DVT


deep venous thrombosis


D5W


5% dextrose in water


Dx


diagnosis


dz


disease


EBL


estimated blood loss


EBV


Epstein-Barr virus


ECCE


extracapsular cataract extraction


ECG


electrocardiogram


ECT


European Compression Technique


EDB


extensor digitorum brevis


EDG


electrodynography


EDIN


endoscopic decompression of intermetatarsal neuroma


EDL


extensor digitorum longus


EDQ


extensor digiti quinti


EDS


Ehlers-Danlos syndrome


EDTA


ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (anticoagulant in blood specimens)


EEE


edema, erythema, and exudate

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