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What does sob mean/stand for in a medical chart!

What does sob mean/stand for in a medical chart!

Relax: its a common medical abbreviation for SHORT OF BREATH ...Read more

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What does "opk" stand for in medicine?

What does "opk" stand for in medicine?

OPK: in fertility medicine stands for "ovulation predictor kit," which can be used to detect when to expect ovulation. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What does TBFP stand for in clinical pathology?

What does TBFP stand for in clinical pathology?

Not familiar: I've been doing pathology for decades. This is not a familiar acronym from the lab here in the US. There's a plasmid of that name that I've seen mentioned (tBFP). tBNP is terminal brain natriuretic peptide, a common screen for congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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What does pac stand for in orthopedics?

Physician assistant : Physician assistant - certified is the obvious answer. But the wording of the question is unclear. ...Read more

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What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

MDT: Multi Drug Test. It detects Methadone, Cocaine, Amphetamine, Meth, THC, Opiates, PCP,Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines & Oxycodone in urine samples. It is a 10 panel test. ...Read more

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What do ONG, SNO and PFC stand for in medical terminology?

What do ONG, SNO and PFC stand for in medical terminology?

For surgery?: Possibly, if this is a surgical procure for ovarian cancer, ONG might mean Ovarian Neoplastic Granuloma, SNO: Salpingo-oophoerectomy, PFC: peritoneal fluid cultures. If this does not fit, ask your question again. ...Read more

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In medical terms, what does "iv" stand for?

Iv: Have you ever heard of google. You will save your self lots of time and worry.
Can be intravenous
intraventricular so need more information. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about the duplication in 21q21.1? I'm looking for answers for my child.

Does anyone know anything about the duplication in 21q21.1? I'm looking for answers for my child.

Little info: The duplication of 21q21.1 is mentioned as one of a number of duplication's associated with autistic spectrum disorder. Please seek out a genetic counselor for relevant details. www.nsgc.com the only current publication listing is in passing can be found at: www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21671372. ...Read more

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I have a card that says state of california health access programs. What does it cover excatly? As in can I go for check ups

California health: Well, best i can offer , is this: there should be a tel number in the card. Why not dial that number and connect with someone who has information that you need. After all "your call is important to them" yes indeed! ...Read more

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This isn't medical related, if I am interested in medicine what are the best undergrad schools to go to? I have straight A's in honors and ap classes.

You SURE you wanna?: Are you SURE you want to go into medicine? While grades are impressive, they do little good after 11+ YEARS (no exaggeration) of training, & the additional burdens now placed on doctors - you'll know law, business, & politics as much as medical science. Any undergrad institute that offers pre-med curriculum will suffice; an attached medical school helps, but choose based on where you feel comforta ...Read more

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What does "general practice" mean in a medical clinit?

What does "general practice" mean in a medical clinit?

Residency training: Many doctors who have not completed a residency in family medicine will call themselves. ...Read more

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What does gastric bypass nutritional evaluations mean? See it on my hospital http://www.Phoebeputney.Com/phoebecontentpage.Aspx?Nd=1628

What does gastric bypass nutritional evaluations mean? See it on my hospital http://www.Phoebeputney.Com/phoebecontentpage.Aspx?Nd=1628

Nutrition: Before someone as a GI bypass they are evaluated to see if they are a good candidate, i.e., will change eating habits afterward or the bypass will be for naught. After the bypass there is a need to make sure that the pt. Is getting proper nutrition. A nutritionist can be helpful w/all of this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I keep hearing physicians call for ccu in the er. What does ccu stand for?

I keep hearing physicians call for ccu in the er. What does ccu stand for?

Coronary Care Unit: Usually it means the coronary care unit, but some hospitals also use ccu to mean critical care unit. ...Read more

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What does "gvm" stand for in an MRI report?

What does "gvm" stand for in an MRI report?

Some possibilities..: GVM is not a common radiology report abbreviation. GVM may stand for Glomuvenous malformations (vascular lesions in the skin). More here: http://tinyurl.com/ox8zvwt http://tinyurl.com/odplbqm GVM could also stand for the MRI manufacturer (GVM in Italy) or could be a typo (radiologists often use voice recognition software), in which case it could mean gadolinium, an IV contrast agent used in MRI. ...Read more

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What does a "committee review" on a patient's medical chart mean?

Questioning the care: A committee is looking at the indications and the type of treatment you received for the symptoms that you have, they may have difficulty with the diagnosis or the indications perhaps you need another opinion.You are too young for the problems you allegedly have. Prolotherapyin an option. www.proloshot.com or www.Getprolo.Com for info. ...Read more