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18.6 2015
0 (Eng) not present; no abnormality

+/- (Eng) uncertain/equivocal

+ (Eng) present; noted

++ (Eng) present significantly

+++ (Eng) present in excess

+ve (Eng) positive

= (Eng) equivalent to

1-0-1 (Ger) twice daily (b.i.d.), morning and evening

1-1-1 (Ger) three times daily (t.i.d.)

1/12 (Eng) for one month

1/52 (Eng) for one week

1-B (Eng) 1-benzylimidazole

1. rl. (Dan) første reservelæge

2DE (Eng) two-dimensional echocardiography

2D-TEE (Eng) two-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography

2PCR (Eng) PCR-baseret assay (kolorektal)

2/2 (Eng) secondary to

3 (Eng) OK; satisfactory

3-GE (Ger) Dreigefäßerkrankung

3TC () lamivudine

5-ASA (Eng) 5-amino-salicylic acid

5-AZ (Eng) 5-azacytidine

5-FU (Eng) 5-fluorouracil

5-HT (Eng) 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin)

6-MP (Dan) 6-mercaptopurin

6-TG (Eng) 6-thioguanine

18FDG (Dan) 18F-fluorodeoxyglukose

25-OHD (Dan) 25-hydroxyvitamin

a (Eng) arterial

A&Ox3 (Eng) alert and oriented x 3 (to time, place, person)

A (Eng) alveolar

Aa (Latin) Actinobacillus actinomycetem comitans

AA (Dan) acetabularindeks angel

A/a (Eng) alveolar-arterial oxygen gradient

aa (Latin) arteriae

AA (Dan) arbejdsbetinget astma

AAA (Dan) abdominal aortaaneurisme

AAB (Fr) abdomen à blanc

AABR (Eng) auditory brainstem response audiometry

AAC (Eng) antibiotic-associated colitis

AACc (Eng) American Association of Clinical Chemists

AAD (Ital) alloxazina-adenina dinucleotide

AaDO2 (Eng) alveoli-arterial oxygen difference

AaDO21.0 (Eng) alveolar-arterial O2 difference at FIO2 1.0

AAE (Eng) acquired angioedema

AAF (Eng ) aminoallantoic fluid

AAFB (Eng) alcohol-acid fast bacilli

AAG (Fr) asthma aigu grave

aa g (Latin) ana gram (same, stated number of g of each substance)

AAI (Fr) anticorps anti-insuline

AAL (Eng) anterior axillary line

AAM (Span) anticuerpos antimitocondriales

AAMI (Eng) Age-Associated Memory Impairment

AAN (Fr) anticorps antinucléaires

AAP (Eng) alanine aminopeptidase

AAPS (Eng) American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

aa pts g (Latin) ana partes gram (stated number of g of mixure, consisting of equal parts of each substance)

AAR (Ital) acido-alcool resistente

AAS (Eng) atomic absorption spectroscopy/spectrometry

AASP (Eng) Advanced Automated Sample Processor (Varian)

AAST (Eng) American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

AAT (Eng) Aachen Aphasia Test

AATE (Dutch) aminoadenosine triacide ester

AAU (Eng) acute anterior uveitis

AAM (Span) anticuerpos antimitocondriales

AAV (Eng) adeno-associated virus

A&B (Eng) appearance and behaviour

AB (Dan) alternativ behandling

Ab (Eng) antibody

Åb (Swe) återbesök

A&B (Eng) appearance and behaviour

ABC (Eng) airway, breathing, circulation

ABCD (Eng) age, blood pressure, clinical features, duration of symptoms

abd. (Ger) abdominal

Abd. (Dan) abdomen

ABD (Eng) abdomen

ABDI (Span) abdomen blando depresible e indoloro

ABE (Eng) acute bacterial endocarditis

ABEH (Span) aparente buen estado de hidratación

ABEN (Span) aparente buen estado nutricional

ABEn (Port) Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem

ABEP (Eng) auditory brainstem-evoked potential

ABFP (Eng) abdominal blood flow pattern

ABG (Eng) arterial blood gas(es) (“sats”)

ABHI (Eng) Association of British Health-Care Industries

ABI (Eng) ankle-brachial index

Abl. I, II, III (Ger) Ableitung I, II, III (cardiology)

ABM (Dan) akut bakteriel meningitis

ABMT (Dutch) autologe beenmergtransplantatie

ABO (Eng) [system of classifying blood groups]

ABP (Eng) androgen binding protein

ABPA (Dan) allergisk bronkopulmonal aspergillose

ABPI (Eng) Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

ABPM (Eng) ambulatory blood presure monitoring

ABR (Dutch) algemeen beoordelings- en registratieformulier

ABS (Eng) acrylonitrile/butadiene/styrene

ABU (Eng) asymptomatic bacteriuria

ABVD (Eng) doxorubin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine

ABW (Eng) actual body weight

ABX (Eng) antibiotics

Ac (Fr) anticorps

ac (Ital) anticorpi

AC (Dan) akalkuløs kolecystit

Ac (Fr) anticorps

ac (Latin) ante cibum (= before meals)

ACA (Eng) active cutaneous anaphylaxis

ACAN (Fr) anticorps anti-nucléaire

ACAS (Eng) asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis study

ACAT (Fr) acyl-CoA cholesterol acyltransférase

ACB (Eng) aorto-coronary bypass

ACBG (Dutch) Agentschap College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen

ACBP (Eng) aorto-coronary bypass

AcBU (Fr) accord bon usage des soins

ACBUS (Fr) Accord de Bon Usage des Soins

ACC (Dan) acetylCoA carboxylase

ACCP (Eng) American College of Chest Physicians

ACD (Eng) absolute cardiac dullness

ACE (Dutch) angiotensine-converterend-enzym

ACEi (Eng) ACE inhibitor

ACEP (Eng) American College of Emergency Physicians

ACFA (Fr) arythmie complete avec fibrillation auriculaire

ACG (Eng) angiocardiogram, angiocardiography

AcG (Eng) accelerator globulin

ACh (Fr) acétylcholine

ACI (Latin) arteria carotida interna

ACGIH (Eng) American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

Ach (Eng) acetylcholine

AcHC (Fr) anticorps de l’héptatite C

AchE (Eng) acetylcholinesterase

AChRs (Eng) acetylcholine receptors

ACI (Latin) arteria carotis interna

ACIP (Eng) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

ACL (Eng) anterior coronary syndrome

aCL (Eng) anticardiolipin

ACLA (Eng) anticardiolipin antibody

ACLS (Eng) advanced cardiac life support

ACM (Fr) artère cérébrale moyenne

Ac Mo (Fr) anticorps monoclonal

ACMV (Eng) assist control mode ventilation

ACO (Span) anticonceptivos

ACoA (Eng) anterior communicating artery

ACOG (Eng) American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Acoss (Fr) Agence Centrale des Organismes de Sécurité Sociale

ACP (Fr) artère cérébrale postérieure

ACPI (Fr) artère cérébelleuse postéro-inférieure

ACQ (Eng) agoraphobic cognitions questionnaire

ACR (Eng) American College of Rheumatology

ACRP (Eng) Association of Clinical Research Professionals

ACS (Eng) American Chemical Society

ACSH (Fr) autogreffe de cellules sourches hématopoietiques

ACT (Eng) activated clotting time

ACTA (Dutch) Academisch Centrum Tandheelkunde Amsterdam

ACTAC (Fr) Association de Recherche sur les Traitements Anticancereux

ACTG (Eng) AIDS Clinical Trials Group

ACTH (Dan) adrenokortikotropt hormon

ACTP (Span) angioplastia coronaria transluminal percutánea

AcT/RVET (Eng) acceleration time to right ventricular ejection time

ACV (Fr) accident cérébrovasculaire

ACVA (Span) accidente cerebrovascular agudo

ACVB (Eng) aortocoronary venous bypass

AcVIH (Span) anticuerpo del VIH (= HIVAb)

AD (Dan) autosomal dominant

a.d. (Eng) as directed

ADA (Eng) adenosine deaminase

ADAM (Eng) androgen deficiency ageing male

ADAS (Eng) Alzheimer’s Dementia [Alzheimer’s Disease] Assessment Scale

ADAS COG (Eng) Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale, Cognitive Subscale

ADC (Eng) appparent diffusion coefficient

ADCC (Eng) antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity

ADD (Eng) attention deficit disorder

ADE (Eng) adverse drug event/effect

ADEC (Eng) Australian Drug Evaluation Committee

ADEM (Dan) akut dissemineret encefalomyelitis

adénoK (Fr) adénocarcinome

ADG (Eng) average daily gain

ADH (Dan) alkoholdehydrogenase (enzym)

ADHD (Eng) attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADI (Eng) acceptable (admissible) daily intake

ADICAP (Fr) Association pour le Développement de l’Informatique en Cytologie et Anatomie Pathologique

ADK () adenocarcinoma

ADKA (Eng) azide dextrose kanamycine agar

ADL (Dutch) activiteiten van het dagelijks leven

ad lib (Latin) ad libitum [as desired]

ADM (Fr) Agence du Médicament

ADME (Eng) Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion

ad mod. (Latin) ad modum

ADN (Fr) acide désoxyribonucléique (= DNA)

ADNFLE (Dan) autosomal dominant nocturn frontallapsepilepsi

ADO (Fr) anti-diabétiques oraux

ADOC () Adriamycin (doxorubicin) + cisplatin + vincristine + cyclophosphamide (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

ADOS-G (Eng) autism diagnostic observation schedule – generic

ADP (Eng) adenosine diphosphate

ADPCM (Eng) adaptive differential pulse code modulation

ADPKD (Dan) autosomal dominant polycystisk nyresygdom

ADR (Eng ) adverse drug reaction

ADRG (Eng) adjacent diagnosis related group

ADROIT (Eng) Adverse Drug Evaluation Committee

ADS (Ger) allgemeine Depressionsskala

ADT (Fr) accident du travail

ADTP (Eng) alcohol and drug treatment program

ad us. propr. (Latin) ad usum proprium (for own use)

ADV (Fr) aide de visite médical [selling aid]

ADVI (Span) adictos a drogas por vía intravenosa

ADVP (Span) adictos a drogas por vía parenteral

A&E (Eng) accident and emergency

AE (Dan) arbejds-ekg

A/E (Eng) air entry to lungs

A&E (Eng) Accident and Emergency

a.e. (Ger) am ehesten

ae (Ger) altersentsprechend

AEA (Span) antecedentes de la enfermedad actual

AEC (Fr) autorisation d’essai clinique

AECB (Eng) acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis

AED (Dan) antiepileptikum

æf. (Dan) ægtefelle [spouse]

ÆF (Dan) ætiologisk fraktion

AEG (Fr) altération de l’état général

AEGIS (Eng) Adverse Experience Gathering Information System

ÆKA (Dan) ændringskontrolansøgning (= CCR)

AeL (Ger) ärztlicher Leiter

AEM (Span) Agencia Española del Medicamento

AEMH (Dan) søjleorganisation for overlæger under EMO

AEMPS (Span) Agencia española de medicamentos y productos sanitarios

AEP (Eng) appropriateness evaluation protocol

AEPAR (Span) Asociación Española de Profesionales de Actividades de Registro

AER (Eng) auditory evoked response

AES (Fr) accidents d’exposition au sang (= BEA)

AESGP (Fr) Association Européenne des Spécialités Pharmaceutiques Grand Public (=Association of the European Self-Medication Industry)

AESP (Span) actividad elétrica sin pulso

AET (Fr) aspiration endo-trachéale

AEV (Eng) average exposure value

AEZ (Ger) Allgemeiner Ernährungszustand

AF (Dan) autofluorescens

AFAR (Fr) Association Française des Affaires Réglémentaires

AFB (Eng) acid-fast bacillus/bacilli/bacterium

AFC (Eng) antibody-forming cell

AFDR (Eng) acute febrile respiratory disease

AFE (Eng) amniotic fluid embolus

AFI (Eng) amniotic fluid index

Afib (Eng) atrial fibrillation

A Fib ()

AFID (Eng) alkali flame ionisation detector

AFL (Eng) atrial flutter

afld. (Eng) anteflected

AFLI (Dan) atrieflimren

AFLP (Eng) amplified fragment-length polymorphism

AFMPS (Fr) Agence Fédéral des Médicaments et des Produits de Santé [Belgium]

AFO (Eng) ankle foot orthosis

AFOS (Fi) alkalinen fosfataasi (alkaline phosphatase)

AFP (Eng) alpha-fetoprotein

Afs (Fr) Agence Française du Sang

afs. (Dan) afsnit

AFS (Eng) arteria femoralis sinistra

Afsgp (Fr) Association Française des producteurs de Spécialités Grand Public

AFSSAPS (Fr) Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits de Santé

AFV (Eng) amniotic fluid volume

AGCUS (Eng) atypical glandular cells of undetrmined significance

AG (Dan) aminoglykoside

A/G ratio (Eng) albumin/globulin ratio

ÄG (Ger) äussere Genitalien

Ag (Eng) antigen

AGA (Eng) appropriate [size] for gestational age

AGAS (Dutch) Algemene Gehandicapten Attitude Schaal

AGB (Port) area de grasa del brazo

AGC (Eng) advanced gastric carcinoma

AGE (Eng) advanced glyceration end-product

AGEP (Dan) akut generaliseret eksantematøs pustulose

AGEPC (Eng) Acetyl-glyceryl-ether-prosphorylcholine

AGEs (Eng) Advanced Glycosylation End-products

AGF (Span) angiografía fluoresceínica

AGG (Eng) agammaglobulinaemia

AGHD (Eng) adult GH deficiency

AGID (Eng) agar gel immunodiffusion

agio (Dutch) assistent-geneeskundige in opleiding

AGL (Ital) acidi grassi liberi

AGN (Eng) antigen

AGNE (Ital) acidi grassi non esterificati

agnio (Dutch) assistent-geneeskundige niet in opleiding

AGO (Fr) Assemblée Générale Ordinaire

AGP (Fr) agrégé-préparateur

AGPLC (Fr) acides gras polyinsaturés à long chaine

A. Gral (Span) Atención General

AGRP (Eng) agouti-related peptide

AGS (Eng) adrenogenital syndrome

AgsHB (Span) antigeno de superficie de la hepatitis B (= HBsAg)

AGT (Ital) acidi grassi totali

AG trans (Fr) acides gras tarns

AGW (Ger) Atemgrenzwert

AH (Eng) anti-hyaluronidase

Ah (Eng) hypermetropic astigmatism

AHA (Eng) American Heart Association

AHAG (Fr) assistant associé généraliste

AHAI (Fr) anémie hémolytique auto-immune

AHASP (Fr) assistant associé spécialiste

AHAT (Span) anexohisterectomía ampliada total

AHB (Ger) Anschlußheilbehandlung

AHD (Eng) arteriosclerotic heart disease

AHE (Ger) Amygdalahippokampektomie

AHF (Eng) antihaemolytic factor (factor VIII)

AHG (Fr) assistant généraliste

AHI (Dan) apnø-hypopnø-indeks

AHIA (Fr) anémie hémolytique immunoallergique

AHLR (Swe) avstånd från hjärt- och lungräddning [= DNR]

AHNO (Span) ayuno hasta nueva orden

AHO (Eng) Albright’s hereditary osteodystrophy

AHPPI (Eng) Association of Human Pharmacologists in the Pharmaceutical Industry

AHSCT (Eng) autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation

AHDH (Dan) alpha2-HS-glykoprotein

AHSP (Fr) assistant spécialiste

AHT (Span) anexohisterectomía total

AHU (Eng) air handling unit

AHV (Ger) Alters- und Hinterbliebenenversorgung

AI (Eng) aortic incompetence/insufficiency

a.i. (Dan) alt indkapslet

ÄI (Fi) älykkyysikä (= mental age)

AIB (Dutch) algemene internationale benaming (= INN)

AIBN (Eng) (α,α)-azobisisobutyronitrile

AIC (Eng) Akaike's information criterion

AICAR (Dan) 5-aminoimidazol-4-crboxamid-ribosid

AICARFT (Eng) 5-aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide ribonucleoide formyltransferase

AICD (Eng) automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

AID (Eng) automatic interaction detector

AIDP (Eng) acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

AIDPI (Port) Atenção Integrada as Doenças Prevalentes na Infância

AIDS (Eng) acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AIF (Ital) Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco

AIGR (Eng) amended insulin glucose ratio

AIH (Eng) artificial insemination by husband

AIHA (Swe) autoimmunhemolytisk anemi

AIHI (Eng) auto-immune haemolytic anaemia

AIIA (Dan) angiotensin II-receptorantagonist

AIL (Eng) angiocentric immunoproliferative lesions

AIM (Eng) active ingredient manufacturer

AIMD (Eng) active implantable medical device

AIMDD (Eng) active implanted medical diagnostic devices

AIMS (Eng) APSAC Intervention Mortality Study

AIN (Eng) acute interstitial nephritis

AINE (Span) antiinflamatorios no esteroideos

AINS (Fr) anti-inflammatoire non-steroïdien

AION (Eng) anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy

AIP (Dan) apotekets indkøbspris

AiP (Ger) Arzt im Praktikum

AIPP (Fr) atteinte à l’intégrité physique et psychique

AI/R (Eng) aortic valve replacement

AIS (Eng) abbreviated injury scale

AIT (Fr) accident ischémique transitoire

AIVR (Eng) accelerated idioventricular rhythm

AiW (Ger) Arzt in Weiterbildung

AJ (Eng) ankle jerk

AJCC (Eng) American Joint Committee on Cancer

AJR (Fr) apport journalier recommandé

AK (Dan) antikoagulation // antikoagulans // antikoagulantia

AKA (Dan) alkoholisk ketoacidose

AKG (Ger) Angiokardiogramm, Angiokardiographie

AKE (Ger) Aortenklappenersatz

A-klap (Dan) aortaklap

akt (Dan) aktivitet

akt med (Swe) aktuell medicinering

Al (Swe) avdelningsläkare

AL (Fr) anesthésie locale

ALA (Eng) alpha-linoleic acid

ALARA (Eng) as low as reasonably achievable (occupational medicine)

ALAT (Eng) alanine aminotransferase [formerly SGPT]

ALB (Span) albúmina

Alb (Fr) albumine

ALBP (Eng) acute low back pain

ALD (Eng) approximate lethal dose

ALDH (Dan) aldehyddehydrogenase (leverenzym)

ALE (Eng) active life expectancy

ALF (Eng) acute lung failure

ALFEDIAM (Fr) Association de Langue Française pour l’étude du diabète et des maladies métaboliques

ALG (Eng) antilymphocyte globulin

ALI (Eng) acute lung injury

A-life (Eng) artificial life

ALK (Eng) automated lamellar keratoplasty

ALL (Dan) akut lymfoblastær leukæmi

ALLP (Fr) Association Lyonnaise de Logistique Post-hospitalière

ALM (Eng) acral lentiginous melanoma

ALR (Fr) anesthésie loco-régionale

ALRIV (Fr) anesthésie loco-régionale intraveineuse

ALS (Eng) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

ALT (Eng) alanine transferase (formerlly SGPT)

ALV (Ger) Arbeitslosenversicherung

AM (Eng) alveolar macrophage

am (Latin) ad modum

AMA (Dan) akut modtageafdeling

AMB(c) (Port) area de masa magra de brazo (corregido)

AMC (Fr) autorisation médecin conseil

AMD (Dan) aldersrelateret makuladegeneration

AME (Fr) artère mammaire externe

AMEDOC (Fr) Association des Médecins Experts en Dommage Corporel

AMFarbV (Ger) Arzneimittelfarbstoffverordnung

AMG (Dan) acceleromyografi

AMI (Eng) acute myocardial infarction

A MIBI (Eng) adenosine MIBI

AMID (Ital) arteria mammaria interna destra

AMIG (Fr) artère mammaire interne gauche

AMIS (Ital) arteria mammaria interna sinistra

AMK (Norw) akutmedisinsk kommunkationssentral

AML (Dan) akut myeloblastær leukæmi

AMM (Fr) Autorisation de Mise sur le Marché (= marketing authorisation)

AMN (Fr) aménorrhée

AMNIO (Eng) amniocentesis

AMO (Span) aspirado de médula ósea

AMOS (Fr) ablation du materiel d’ostéosynthèse

AMP (Eng) adenosine monophosphate

amp. (Fr) ampoule

AMPc (Fr) acide asénylique monophosphate cyclique

AMPc (Span) monofosfato de adenosina cíclico

AMPK (Eng) 5’adenosine monophosphate-activated proteinkinase

AMPS (Eng) assessment of motor and process skills

AMR (Ger) Arzneimittelrisiken

AMS (Eng) acute mountain sickness

AMTI (Dan) Afdeling for Mave-/tarminfektioner (at Statens Serum Institut, SSI)

AMTS (Eng) abbreviated mental test score

AMU (Fr) aide médicale urgente

amu (Eng) atomic mass units

AMV (Eng) arteriovenous malformations

AMWHV (Ger) Arzneimittel- und Wirkstoffherstellungsverordnung

AMX (Span) amoxicilina

AMZV (Ger) Arzneimittelzulassungsverordnung (Switzerland)

An (Eng) anaemia

AN (Dan) acanthosis nigricans

ANA (Dan) antinukleært antistof

ANAE (Eng.) alpha naphthyl acid esterase

ANAES (Fr) Agence Nationale d'Accréditation et d'Évaluation en Santé (National Agency for Accreditation and Evaluation in Health);

anat (Swe) anatomisk

ANC (Eng) absolute neutrophil count

ANCA (Dan) antineutrofilocyt-cytoplasmaantistof

ANCOVA (Eng) analysis of covariance

AND (Eng) axillary node dissection

ANDA (Eng) Abbreviated New Drug Application (US)

ANDEM (Fr) Agence National pour le Développement de l’Evaluation Médicale [French Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Procedures]

ANDS (Eng) Abbreviated New Drug Submission (Canada)

ANEMF (Fr) Asssociation Nationale des Etudiants de Médecine de France

ANF (Eng) antinuclear factor

ANGIO (Eng) angiography

ANITR (Span) Análogos nucleosidos Inhibidores de la Transcriptasa Inversa

ANMAT (Span) Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnologia

ANN (Eng) artificial neurone network

ANNITR (Span) Análogos no nucleosidos Inhibidores de la Transcriptasa Inversa

ANNL (Eng) acute nonlymphocytic leukemia

ANOES (Span) anticuerpos anti-órgano específicos

An/OP/UVA (Swe) anestesi, operation och uppvakning

ANORAK (Dan) accelereret nyt optimeret rationaliseret alloplastisk koncept (H:S HH)

ANOVA (Eng) analysis of variance

ANP (Eng) atrial natriuretic peptide

Anpa (Fr) Association Nationale de la Prévention de l’Alcoolisme

ANR (Span) anesthesia y reanimación

ANRED (Fr) Agence nationale pour la récuperation et l'élimination des déchets

ANRS (Fr) Agence National de Recherche sur le Sida

ANRT (Fr) Association Nationale de la Recherche Technique

AnS (Eng) ankylosing spondylitis

ANS (Eng) autonomic nervous system

ant (Eng) anterior

ANT (Fr) accouchement normal à terme

anti-AML (Span) anticuerpos anti-músculo liso

ANUG (Eng) acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis

ANV (Ger) akutes Nierenversagen

ANVISA (Port) Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária

A&O (Eng) alert and oriented

AO (Dan) aorta

ÄO (Fi) älykkyysosamäärä (= intelligence quotient)

Ao (Eng) aorta

ao (Dutch) arbeidsongeschikt

A&O (Eng) alert and oriented

AoBP (Eng) aortic blood pressure

AOC (Eng) advice of charge

AO/CD (Port) aorta-coronária direita

AoCLF (Dan) akut eksacerbation af kronisk leversygdom

AOD (Eng) arterial occlusive disease

AO/DA (Port) aorto-descendente anterior

AOEL (Eng) acceptable operator exposure level (pesticide toxicology)

AÖF (Ger) Aortenklappenöffnungsfläche

AOK (Ger) Aortenklappe

AoKK (Dutch) aortakunstklep

AOM (Eng) acute otitis media

AOMI (Fr) artériopathie oblitérante des membres inférieurs

AOP (Eng) amino-oligopeptidase

AoP (Eng) aortic pressure

AoR (Eng) aortic valve replacement

Ao Tho Asc (Fr) aorte thoracique ascendante

A&P (Eng) anterior and posterior

AP (Dan) akut pankreatit

Ap (Fr) angine de poitrine

A/P (Eng) assessment and plan

ÄP (Ger) ärztliche Praxis

A-P (Span) anteroposterior

A&P (Eng) anterior and posterior

APA (Eng) American Psychiatric Association

APAC (Port) Autorização de Procedimentos de Alto Custo

APAAP (Eng) alkaline phosphatase/anti-alkaline phosphatase

APACHE (Eng) acute physiology and chronic health evaluation

APAP (Eng) acetyl-para-aminophenol

APAT (Ger) ambulante parenterale Antibiotika-Therapie

APB (Eng) arterial premature beat (cardiology)

APC (Dan) adenomatøs polyposis coli [e.g. APC-genet]

APD (Eng) automated peritoneal dialysis

APDC (Eng) ammonium pyrrlidine dithiocarbamate

APDIC (Fr) Aspects des Droits de Propriété Intellectuelle liés au Commerce

APE (Eng) abdominoperineal excision

APEC (Eng) Assymetric Periflexural Exanthema of Childhood

APECED (Eng) autoimmune polyendocinopathy candidiasis ectodermal dysplasia

APENDILAP (Span) apendicectomia laparoscopica

APF (Latin) arteria profunda femoris

APG (Eng) auto-immune polyglandular syndrome

APGAR (Eng) American Pediatric Gross Assessment Record

APH (Dan) arterie pulmonaris hovedstamme

APHA (Eng) American Public Health Association

APhA (Eng) Amercian Pharmaceutical Association

AP-HP (Fr) Assistance publique - Hôpitaux de Paris

API (Eng) active pharmaceutical ingredient

APKD (Eng) adult polycystic kidney disease

APL (Eng) acute promyelocytic leukaemia

APMA (Eng) Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

apoA-I (Eng) apolipoprotein A-I

apoB (Eng) apolipoprotein B

APOE (Dan) apoliprotein E

APP (Eng) avian pancreatic polypeptide

app. (Fr) appendicectomie

APPAMED (Fr) Syndicat de l’Industrie des Dispositifs de Soins Médicaux

APPY (Eng) appendectomy

APR (Dan) abdominoperineal resektion

APRO (Eng) aprotinin

A-prov (Swe) arbetsprov

APRT (Eng) adenine phosphoribosyltransferase

APS (Eng) adult protective services

APSAC (Eng) anisoylated plasminogen-streptokinase activation complex

APT (Eng) amiodarone pulmonary toxicity

APTE (Eng) acute pulmonary thromboembolism

APTL (Fr) angioplastie percutanée transluminale

APTP (Span) tiempo de tromboplastina activado parcialemente (= APTT)

APTT (Eng.) activated partial thromboplastin time (see also TCK)

APUD (Fr) amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation

A-punktur (Dan) arterieblodprøvetagning

APV (Ger) Arbeitsgemeinschaft für pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik

APZ (Dutch) algemeen psychiatrisch ziekenhuis

aq (Latin) aqua (water)

AQ (Ger) Abdomendurchmesser Quer

AQ and CK (Eng) acoustic quantification and colour kinesis [echocardiography]

aq dest (Latin) distilled water

AQL (Eng) admissible quality level (see also NQA)

aq pur (Latin) pure water

ÂQRS (Eng) mean electical axis of QRS

ÂQRST (Eng) mean electrical axis of QRST

aq ster (Latin) sterilised water

AR (Dan) absolut risiko

Ar (Eng) peak area of reference solution

ARA (Eng) American Rheumatism Association

ARA-C (Eng) cytosine arabinoside/cytarabine

ARAII (Span) antagonistas de los receptores de la angiotensina II

ARB (Dan) angiotensin II-receptorblokker

arb enh (Swe) arbiträr enhet

Arbo (Dutch) arbeidsomstandigheden

ARC (Eng) AIDS-related complex

ARCA (Eng) acute respiratory cardiac arrest

ARCI Scales (Eng) Addiction Research Center Inventory Scales

ARD (Eng) acute respiratory disease

ARDS (Eng) acute respiratory distress syndrome

ARE (Port) artéria radial esquerda

AREB (Fr) anémie réfractaire avec excès de blastes

ARED (Eng) arrested or reversed end-diastolic flow

ARF (Dan) Amtsrådsforeningen

ARH (Fr) Agences régionales d'hospitalisation

ARI (Eng) acute respiratory illness(es)

ARIA (Eng) allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma

ARJ (Fr) arthrite rhumatoïde juvenile

ARM (Dan) aldersrelateret maculopati

ARMD (Eng) age-related macular degeneration

ARN (Fr) acide ribonucléique

ARNm (Fr) acide ribonucléique messager

ARNt (Fr) acide ribonucléique de transfert

AROI (Eng) acceptable rate of oral intake (toxicology)

AROM (Eng) artificial rupture of membranes

ARP (Fr) activité rénine plasmatique

ARPKD (Dan) autosomal recessivt arvelig polycystisk nyresygdom

ARR (Eng) absolute risk reduction

ART (Eng) assisted reproduction technology

ARTIC (Span) anticulación

ARTSAT (Eng) arterial saturation

ARV (Dan) antiretroviral (behandling)

ARVD (Ger) arrhythmogene rechtsventrikuläre Dysplasie

ARVs (Eng) antiretroviral medications

AS (Dan) Angelmans syndrom

As (Span) aereos

a.s. (Dutch) actieve stof

ASA (Eng) acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)

A.s.a. (Dan) anamnese som anført

ASAI (Fr) anémie sidéroblastique acquise idiopathique

ASAJ (Port) área de saúde do adolescente e do jovem

ASAP (Eng) as soon as possible

ASAT (Eng) aspartate aminotransferase [formerly SGOT]

ASB (Fr) albumine du sérum bovin (= BSA)

ASBS (Eng) American Society for Bariatric Surgery

ASC (Fr) aire sous la courbe

ASCO (Eng) American Society of Clinical Oncology

ASCUS (Eng) atypical squamous cells of unknown/undetermined significance

ASD (Eng) atrial septal defect/atrioseptal defect

ASE (Fr) aide sociale à l’enfance

ASF (Eng) African swine fever

ASG (Eng) auto-surveillance glycémique

ASGP-R (Eng) asialoglycoprotein receptor

ASH (Eng) American Society of Hematology

ASHD (Eng) arteriosclerotic heart disease

ASI (Eng) acromial spur index

ASIA (Eng) American Spinal Injury Association

ASIH (Swe) avancerad sjukvård i hemmet

ASIS (Eng) anterior superior iliac spine

ASK (Eng) antistreptokinase

ASL (Eng) antistreptolysin

ASLO (Eng) antistreptolysin-O

ASM (Span) anti-músculo liso

ASMA (Eng) anti-smooth muscle antibody

ASMC (Eng) aortic smooth muscle cell

ASMF (Eng) active substance master file

ASMR (Fr) amélioration du service médical rendu

ASO (Eng) antistreptolysin O titre

ASOR (Eng) asialoorosomucoid

ASP (Swe) Apoteksbyråns specialitetsavdelning

ASPA (Ger) Aluminium-Siliko-Polyacrylatzement (dentistry)

ASR (Eng) aggregate safety report

ASRM (Eng) Americal Society for Reproductive Medicine

Ass (Swe) Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen

ASS (Ger) Acetylsalicylsäure

ASt (Ger.) Atemstoßtest (in respiration)

AST (Eng) antistreptolysis titre

ASTL (Fr) antistaphylolysine

ASTM (Eng) American Society for Testing and Materials

ASU (Eng) ambulatory surgery unit

ASV (Eng) anodic stripping voltammetry

ASVD (Eng) arteriosclerotic vascular disease

a.s.w. (Eng) approved social worker

a.t./AT (Swe) allmäntillstånd

AT (Dan) aerob tærskel

A-T (Eng) ataxia-teleangiectasia

ÂT (Eng) Mean electrical axis of T

ATA (Latin) arteria tibialis anterior

AT III (Eng) antithrombin III

ATB (Eng) antibiotic

ATBC (Eng) alpha tocopherol beta carotene

ATBG (Fr) antibiogramme

ATBP (Fr) antibioprophylaxie

ATC (Eng) anatomical therapeutic chemical (classification)

ATCC (Eng) American Type Culture Collection

ATCD (Fr) antécédents

ATD (Eng) antithyroid drug

ATE (Fr) accident thrombo-embolique

ATER (Fr) attaché temporaire d’enseignement

ATG (Span) antígenos

Atg (Eng) anti-human thymocyte globulin

ÅTG (Swe) åtgärd (= action, plan)

ATIH (Fr) Agence technique de l’information hospitalière

ATIN (Eng) acute tubulo-interstitial nephropathy

ATL (Eng) adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma

ATLS (Eng) advanced trauma life support

ATM (Fr) articulation temporo-mandibulaire

ATMI (Span) Asistencia Toxicologica Médica Industrial (Colombia)

ATN (Eng) acute tubular necrosis

ATNC (Eng) agents transmissibles non conventionnels

AT/NC (Eng) atraumatic/normocephalic

ATP (Dan) adenosintrifosfat

ATPS (Eng/Ger) ambient temperature and pressure, saturated (in respiration)

ATR (Eng) attenuated total reflectance

ATRI (Eng) Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (Tokyo)

ATS (Eng) American Thoracic Society

ATs (Russ) (adenylate cyclase)

ATSDR (Eng) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

ATTASS (Fr) attaché associé

ATU (Fr) autorisation temporaire d’utilisation

atü (Ger) Atmosphärenüberdruck, e.g. 5 atü (= atmosphere gauge, atm. gauge)

atv. (Eng) anteverted

AU (Eng) arbitrary units

au (Ger) arbeitsunfähig

AUC (Eng) area under curve

AUF (Ger) Arbeitsunfähigkeit

AUFS (Eng) absorption units full-scale

ÅUH (Dan) Århus Universitetshospital

au n. (Fr) au niveau de

AUP (Dan) apotekets udsalgspris

AUQ (Eng) above upper limit of quantification

AUVB (Ger) allgemeine Versicherungsbedingungen für die Unfallversicherung

aV (Eng) Goldberger limb leads

AV (Eng) arteriovenous

A/V (Eng) ateriolar/venous

AVA (Eng) aortic valve area

AVB (Eng) atrioventricular block

å.v.b. (Swe) åter vid behov (on clinical records, instruction to patient to contact the doctor again only if the patient's problem recurs)

AVC (Fr) accident vasculaire cérébral

AVCH (Port) acidente vascular cerebral hemorrágico

AVCI (Fr) années de vie corrigées de l’incapacité (= DALYs)

AVCT (Fr) accident vasculaire cérébral transitoire (= TIA)

AVD (Eng) apparent volume of distribution

avd (Swe) avdelning

avDO2 (Eng) arteriovenous oxygen content difference

AVE (Port) aneurisma ventrículo esquerdo

AVF (Eng) arteriovenous fistula

AVFL (Latin) ateversio-anteflexio (uteri)

AVH (Fr) anésthesiques volatils halogenés

AVI (Ger) Arzneimittelverkauf Information (drug sales information)

AVK (Fr) antivitamine K

AV-klap (Dan) atrioventrikulær klap

AVM (Eng) arteriovenous malformation

AVN (Eng) avascular necrosis

A/V Nicking (Eng) arteriolar/venous nicking

AVNRT (Eng) atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia

AVOD (Fr) acuité visuelle oeil droit

AVOG (Fr) acuité visuelle oeil gauche

AVP (Eng) arginine vasopressin

AVPU (Eng) alert, verbal, pain, unresponsive

AVQ (Fr) activités de la vie quotidienne (= ADL)

AVR (Eng) aortic valve replacement

A/V Ratio (Eng) arteriolar/venous ratio

AVS (Eng) arteriovenous shunt

Avs (Fr) avortement spontané

AVSS (Eng) afebrile, vital signs stable

AVT (Ger) Astvenenthrombose

AVVZ (Dutch) arm aan verzadigde vetzuren

AW (Eng) atomic weight

aw (Eng) water activity

A&W (Eng) alive and well

AWB (Ger) Anwendungsbeobachtung

AWBZ (Dutch) Algemene Wet Bijzondere Ziektekosten [Exceptional Medical Expenses Act]

AWI (Eng) average weekly intake

AWR (Ger) Aufwachraum

AWS (Ger) Abwehrspannung (= guarding)

Ax (Eng) peak area of test solution

AXR (Eng) abdominal X-ray

AXV (Eng) axillosubclavian vein

AY (Span) ayunas

AZ (Dutch) algemeen ziekenhuis

AZA (Dan) azathioprin

AZL (Dutch) Academisch Ziekenhuis Leiden

AZM (Dutch) Algemeen Ziekenhuis Middelheim (Antwerp)

AZQ (Ger) Atemzeitquotient

AZR (Eng) abdominal X-ray

AZT (Eng) zidovudine (Azidothymidine)

AZU (Dutch) Academisch Ziekenhuis Utrecht (Utrecht University Hospital)

AZV (Ger) Atemzugvolumen

B1, B2, B3, B4 (Fr) S1, S2, S3, S4 (= ‘bruit’ in ‘auscultation cardiaque’)

B I, B II (Swe) Billroth I, Billroth II

B (Eng) biceps jerk/reflex

B (respiration) (Ger) atmosphärischer Druck

B1, 2, 3, 4 (Fr) bruit de coeur (premier, deuxième, troisième, quatrième, cinquième) (cardiology)

B1 (Fr) premier besoin d'uriner

B2 (Fr) besoin normal d'uriner

B3 (Fr) besoin impérieux d'uriner

B4 (Fr) besoin douloureux d'uriner

B&C (Eng) board and care

BA (Eng) bioavailability

Ba () barium

BAA (Ger) Bauchaortenaneurysma

BAAR (Span) bacilos ácido-alcohol resistentes (= AFB)

Bab (Swe) Babinski

BAB (Fr) (plâtre) brachio-antibrachial (= long-arm cast)

BAC (Eng) bacterial arteficial chromosome

BACs (Eng) bacterial artificial chromosomes

bact (Eng) bacteriology

BADGE (Eng) bisphenol-A-diglycidylether

BAE (Dan) børneabsenceepilepsi

BAEPs (Eng) brainstem auditory evoked potentials

BAERs (Eng) brainstem auditory evoked responses

BAFGE (Eng) bisphenol-F-diglycidylether

BAG (Ger) Bundesamt für Gesundheit

BAHA (Eng) bone anchored hearing aid

BAK (Eng) British anti-Lewisite (2,3-dimercaptopropanol)

BAL (Dan) bronkoalveolær lavage

BALT (Eng) bronchial-associated lymphoid tissue

BAN (Eng) British Approved Name

BAO (Eng) basal acid output

BAPC (Dutch) buffycoat-arme packed cells

BAPP () bleomycin + Adriamycin (doxorubicin) + cisplatin + prednisone (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

BAPSA (Fr) Budget Annexe des Prestations Sociales Agricoles

BAQIMEPH (Fr) Bureau d’Assurance Qualité et de l’Information Médico-Economique de l’Hospitalisation Privée

BAR (Eng) bronchial anaphylactic reaction

BARQA (Eng) British Association of Research Quality Assurance

BAS (Eng) glood group automated screening

BASDAI (Eng) Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index

BASFI (Eng) Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index

BASPCAN (Eng) British Assocition for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

BAT (Eng) brown adipose tissue

BAU (Eng) biologically active unit

BAV (Eng) bioavailability

BAVC (Fr) bloc auriculo-ventriculaire complete

BAVI (Fr) bloc-auricul-ventriculaire incomplet

BAVT (Port) bloqueio átrio ventricular total

Bb (Dan) Borrelia burgdorferi

BB (Eng) bin breeding (of mice)

BBB (Eng) blood-brain barrier

BBD (Dutch) Bureau Bijwerkingen Diergeneesmiddelen

BBDx (Ital) blocco di branca dextro

BBDI (Fr) bloc de branche droit incomplet

BB-Ebene (Ger) Beckenbodenebene [Hodge’s plane]

b. Bed. (Ger) bei Bedarf

BBG (Dutch) Bureau Bijwerkingen Geneesmiddelen

BBH (Dan) H:S Bispebjerg Hospital

BBK (Eng) Babinski

BBS (Dan) Bardet-Biedl-syndrom

BBSn (Ital) blocco di branca sinistro

BBT (Eng) basal body temperature

BC (Eng) bone conduction (audiology)

BCA (Eng) bichichonic acid

BCAA (Eng) branched-chain amino acid

BCAR (Eng) biopsy-confirmed acute reaction

BCC (Eng) basal cell carcinoma

BCDF (Eng) B-cell differentiation factor (immunology)

BCE (Eng) basal cell epitheliomas

BCF (Eng) bioconcentration factor

bcg (Eng) Ballistocardiogram (cardiology)

BCG (Dan) Bacille Calmette-Guérin [-vaccine]

BCGF (Eng) B-cell growth factor (immunology)

BCI (Eng) blunt cardiac injury

BCKDC (Eng) branched chain ketoacid dehydrogenase complex

BCM (Eng) body cell mass

BCNU, BiCNU () carmustine

BCO (Fr) bronchopneumopathies chroniques obstructives

BCP (Eng) birth control pill

BCPIA (Fr) ballonet de contrepulsion intra-aortique

BCR (Eng) B cell receptors

BCRD (Span) bloqueo completo de rama derecha

BCRI (Span) bloqueo completo de rama izquierda

BCRIHH (Span) bloqueo completo de rama izquierda del has de His

BCS (Eng) biopharmaceutical classification system

BCT (Eng) bronchial challenge test

bd (Latin) bis in die (twice daily)

Bd (Swe) byrådirektör

BD (Dan) benzodiazepin

B-D (Eng) Beckton-Dickinson

BDA (Eng) British Dental Association

BDC (Fr) bouche du col

BdC (Fr) bruits du coeur

BDD (Eng) body dysmorphic disorder

BDd (Ger) Blutdruck diastolisch

BDE (Dutch) bijna dood ervaring

BDI (Eng) bin density index

BDM (Ger) Blutdruckmessung

BDN (Eng) basic development needs

bDNA (Eng) branched chain DNA (signal amplification)

BDNF (Eng) brain-derived neurotrophic factor

BDR (Eng) background diabetic retinopathy

BDs (Ger) Blutdruck systolisch

bds (Ger) beidseitig

BDT (Ger) Behandlungsdatenträger

BDZ (Eng) benzodiazepine

bdz. (Dutch) beiderzijds

BE (Dan) brysternæring

BEAB (Span) buena entrada de aire bilateral

Bedöm (Swe) sammanfattande bedömning

BECTS (Dan) benign partiel epilepsi med centrotemporale spikes hos børn = benign epilepsi med centrotemporale spikes = Rolandisk epilepsi

BED (Eng) biological equivalent dose

BEFE (Ger) bindegewebseiweißfreier Fleischeiweiß

BEG (Fr) bon état général

BEH (Fr) bulletin épidémiologique hebdomadaire

BEI (Span) borde esternal izquierdo

BEM (Eng) basal Eagle’s medium

BEMA (Eng) Benchmarking of European Medicines Agencies

BEME (Eng) best evidence medical education

BEP-20 () bleomycin + etoposide + cisplatin (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

BEPC (Fr) brevet d’études du premier cycle

BER (Dan) baseexcisionsreparation

BERA (Eng) brain-stem evoked response audiometry

BES (Dutch) boezemextrasystole

BESA (Eng) brain ellectrical source analysis

BET (Eng) benign essential tremor

BEV (Eng) beam’s eye view (radiotherapy)

BF (Dan) bifosfonat

BfArM (Ger) Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte

BFAV (Ger) Bundesforschungsanstalt für Viruskrankheiten der Tiere

BFEF (Fr) Base Française d’Evaluation en Santé

BFU (Eng) burst-forming units

BG (Eng) bronchocentraic granulomatosis

Bg/BG (Fr) Ballistocardiogramme (see bcg)

BGA (Eng) blood gas analysis

BGAR (Ger) bioptisch gesicherte Abstoßungsreaktion

BGD (Dutch) bedrijfsgeneeskundige dienst

BGDF (Eng) B-cell growth factor

B-Glu (Swe) blodglukos

BGMA (Eng) British Generics Manufacturers' Association

BGN (Fr) bacilles à Gram négative

BGP (Fr) bactérie gram positif

BGSA (Fr) biopsite glandes salivaires accessoires

BgVV (Ger) Bundesinstitut für gesundheitlichen Verbraucherschutz und Veterinärmedizin

BH (Fr) bilan hépatique

BHA (Eng) butylated hydroxyanisole

BHC (Fr) bilan hépatique complet

BHCG (Eng) beta human chorionic gonadotropin

BHE (Fr) (blood-brain barrier)

BHK (Eng) baby hamster kidney

BHRUT (Span) biometria hematica de rutina

BHV (Eng) bioprosthetic heart valve

BHyP (Span) bien hidrato y perfundido

BI (Dutch) betrouwbaarheidsinterval

B.I. (Port) bilhete de identidade

BIA (Ger) Berufsgenossenschaftliches Institut für Arbeitssicherheit

BIAM (Fr) Banque d'Informations Automatisées sur les Médicaments

BIB (Eng) brought in by

BIBRA (Eng) British Industrial Biological Research Association

BIC (Port) bicarbonato

BID (Fr) bloc incomplet droit

bid (Latin) twice a day (bis in die)

BIG (Dutch) (Wet op) beroepsbeoefenaars in de individuele gezondheidszorg

BIL. C (Fr) bilirubine conjuguée

BIL L (Fr) bilirubin libre

BIL T. (Fr) bilirubine totale

bilat (Swe) bilateralt

BILAT (Span) bilateral

bilt/2 (Eng) Van den Bergh's test (indirect bilirubin)

BIM (Fr) blocage intermaxillaire

BIP (Fr) diamètre bipariétal (foetal measurement)

BiPAP (Eng) bilevel positive airway pressure

BIRA (Eng) British Institute of Regulatory Affairs

BIRD (Span) bloqueo incompleto de rama derecha

BIRI (Span) bloqueo incompleto de rama izquierda

BIT (Fr) Bureau International de Travail (= ILO)

bitr (Swe) biträdande

BIVAD (Eng) biventricular assist device

BiVPM (Eng) biventricular pacemaker

BJ (Eng) biceps jerk

BJHS (Eng) benign joint hypermobility syndrom

BK (Eng) below knee

BKA (Eng) below-knee amputation

Bkg (Ger) Ballisto-gramm/kardiogramm (see bcg)

BKO (Eng) below-knee orthosis

BKS (Ger) Blutkalkspiegel

BKZ (Dutch) Budgettair Kader Zorg [Health Care Budgetary Framework]

BL (Port) balance

BLA (Eng) Biologics License Application (US)

BL CX (Eng) blood culture

BLH (Port) banco de leite humano

BLL (Ger) Bund für Lebensmittelrecht und Lebensmittelkunde

blp (Dan) blodprøver

BLS (Eng) basic life support

BLSD (Eng) basic life support and defibrillation

BLSE (Fr) b-lactamases à spectre étendu

blskr (Swe) blodsocker

BLST (Eng) bilateral single lung transplant

bltr (Swe) blodtryck

BLZ (Ger) Blutzucker

BM (Eng) biological monitoring

BMA (Eng) bone marrow aspiration

BMAA (Eng) beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine

BMC (Eng) bone mineral content

BMD (Eng) benchmark dose [toxicology]

BmedSci (Eng) Bachelor of Medical Sciences

BMG (Ger) Bundesministerium für Gesundheit

BMGF (Ger) Bundesinstitut für Gesundheit und Frauen (Austria)

BMI (Eng) body mass index (kg/m2)

BMB (Eng) basal metabolism

BMC (Eng) Biomedical Center (at Huddinge)

BMD (Eng) bone mineral density

BMFG (Ger) Bundesministerium für Frauen und Desundheit (Austria)

BMJ (Eng) British Medical Journal

BMJFFG (Ger) Bundesministerium für Jugend, Familie, Frauen und Gesundheit

BMO (Span) biopsia de médula ósea

BMP (Eng) bone morphogenic protein

BMR (Eng) basal metabolic rate

BMR-vaccin (Dutch) bof-mazelen-rubella-vaccin

BMS (Eng) bare-metal stent

BMSG (Ger) Bundesministerium für Soziale Sicherheit und Generationen (Austria)

BMT (Eng) bone marrow transplant(ation)

BMTx (Eng) bone marrow transplantation

BMU (Eng) basic multicellular units

BMW (Eng) balance-middle-weight

BN (Eng) brown Norway (rat)

BNCO (Span) broncopneumopatía obstructiva crónica (= COPD, COLD)

BNF (Eng) British National Formulary

BNHP (Span) bien hidratado, nutrido y perfundido

BNO (Eng) bowels not opened

BNP (Dan) B-type natriuretisk peptid

BNR (Ger) Berechtigtennummer

BNS (Ger) Blutnervenschranke

BO (Eng) bowels opened

B o Å (Swe) bedömning och åtgärd

BOB (Ger) Bundesoberbehörde

BOE (Dan) benign occipital epilepsi

BOEL (Dan) blik orienteret efter lyd

BOG (Dutch) programma BeleidsOnderzoek Geneesmiddelen [Medicines Policy Research Programme]

B.O. I (Eng) Billroth’s operation I

B.O. II (Eng) Billroth’s operation II

BOD (Eng) biochemical oxygen demand (environ.)

BOEL(-prov) (Swe) blicken-orienterar-efter-ljud (-prov)

Böl (Swe) Biträdande överläkare

BOLD (Eng) blood oxygen level dependent

BOM (Fr) biopsie ostéomédullaire

BOOP (Eng) bronchiolitis obliterans organising pneumonia

BOP (Eng) bleeding on probing

BOPS (Ger) Bundesopiumstelle

BOR (Eng) bowels open regularly

BOS (Eng) break-out session

BOTE (Fr) bonne orientation dans le temps et dans l’espace

Bp (Latin) Bordetella pertussis

BP (Eng) blood pressure (or B.P.)

BPA (Dan) bilateral peritonsillær absces

BPAC (Ital) bypass aorto coronario

BPAD (Eng) bipolar affective disorder

BPB (Eng) black pigmented bacteroids

BPC (Eng) bulk pharmaceutical chemical

BPCG (Ital) broncopneumopatia cronica generale

BPCO (Fr) bronchopneumoathie chronique obstructive

BPD (Eng) borderline personality disorder

BPd (Eng) blood pressure diastolic

BPEG (Span) bajo peso para la edad gestacional

BPF (Eng) Brazilian purpuric fever

BPflV (Ger) Bundespflegesatzverordnung

BPH (Eng) benign prostatic hypertrophy

BPharm (Eng) Bachelor of Pharmacy

BPI (Eng) borderline personality index

BPL (Fr) bonnes pratiques de laboratoire

BPM (Fr) bas poids moléculaire

bpm (Eng) beats per minute

BPN (Fr) bronchopneumonie

BPO (Eng) borderline personality organisation

BPP (Eng) biophysical profile [used in OB/Gyn]

BPPH (Port) banco de preços practicados na area hospitalar

BPPV (Eng) benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

BPR (Dutch) bicepspeesreflex

Bprl (Swe) Biträdande provinsialläkare

BPRS (Eng) Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale

BPRSA (Eng) Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale Augmented

BPs (Eng) blood pressure systolic

BPSB (Eng) blinded sampling with the protected-specimen brush

BPSD (Eng) behavioural and psychological symptoms of dimentia

BPTM (Fr) bucco-pharyngectomie transmandibulaire

BPV (Eng) benign positional vertigo

BQ (Span) bioquímica

BR (Eng) bed rest

BRA (Eng) brainstem response audiometry

BRAD (Eng) bradykinin

BRAO (Eng) branch retinal artery occlusion

BRAS (Eng) Belgium Regulatory Affairs Society

BRB (Eng) bright red blood

BRBPR (Eng) bright red blood per rectum

BRCA (Eng) breast cancer

BRD (Port) bloqueio de ramo direito

BrCN (Ger) Bromcyanid

BRD (Dutch) Bureau Registratie Diergeneesmiddelen

BrdU (Ger) Bromdesoxyuridin

BRE (Fr) balles rondes enrubannées (vet.)

BREF (Fr) bandage, repos, elevation, froid

Brg (Dutch) Besluit registratie geneesmiddelen

BRIC (Eng) benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis

BRIHH (Span) bloqueo de rama izquierda del has de His

BRMES (Eng) Bech-Rafaelsen Melancholia Scale

BRN (Fr) bruits respiratoires normaux

bronchoG (Fr) bronchogramme

BRP (Eng) bathroom privileges

BRPPR (Eng) bright red blood per rectum

BRR (Span) bilirubina

BrT (Eng) bilirubin turnover

BRVO (Eng) branch retinal vein occlusion

BS (Eng) bowel sounds

BSA (Eng) bovine serum albumin

BSAG (Fr) bloc segmentaire antérieur gauche

BSB (Ger) biologischer Sauerstoffbedarf (= Eng. BOD)

BSC (Eng) best supportive care

BSE (Dutch) bezinkingssnelheid van erytrocyten (= ESR)

BSG (Ger) Blutsenkungsgeschwindigkeit

BSH (Fr) bonne santé habituelle

BSI (Eng) Brief Symptom Inventory

BSMB (Dan) Bedre Sundhed for Mor og Barn [projekt]

BSO (Eng) bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

BSP () Bayer Schering Pharma

BSQ (Eng) Body Sensations Questionnaire

BSR (Eng) blood sedimentation rate (see also ESR)

BSS (Eng) balanced salt solution

BSSL (Eng) bile salt-stimulated lipase

BST (Dan) bedriftssundhedstjeneste (= occupational health service)

BSV (Ger) Bundesamt für Sozialversicherung [Switzerland]

BT (Dan) blodtryk

BTB (Dutch) bundeltakblock

BTBV (Eng) beat to beat variability (fetal heart rate)

BTC (Dutch) basaletemperatuurcurve

BTK (Eng) Bruton’s tyrosine kinase

BTPS (Eng) Body temperature and pressure saturated (in respiration)

btx (Dan) botulinumtoksin

BU (Fr) bandelette urinaire

B.U. (Dan) bakteriologisk undersøgelse

BUA (Dutch) Besluit Uitoefening Artsenijbereidkunst

BUAV (Eng) British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection

BUD (Eng) budesonide

BUI (Eng) brain uptake index

BUN (Eng) blood urea nitrogen

BUP (Swe) barn- och ungdomspsykiatri

BUP-DK (Dan) Børne- og UngdomsPsykiatrisk Selskab i Danmark

BUR (Fr) bureau des urgences

BURI (Eng) burimamide

BUS (Swe) Barn- och Ungdomssjukhuset (Lund)

BV (Dutch) borstvoeding

BVA (Dutch) bureau vertrouwensarts

BVAB (Eng) bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria (1, 2 and 3)

BVC (Swe) barnavårdscentral

BVD (Eng) bovine viral diarrhoea

BVDV (Eng) bovine viral diarrhoea virus

BVM (Eng) bag valve mask

BW (Eng) body weight

BWA (Ger) Brustwandableitung

BWK (Ger) Brustwirbelkörper

BWO (Dutch) Blijvende Werk Onbekwaamheid

BWS (Dutch) beschut-wonenschaal [= schaal ontwikkeld om terugtrekgedrag van chronische psychiatrische patiënten te onderzoeken]

Bx (Dutch) biopsie (verricht)

BX (Span) biopsia

BysZ (Ger) Babinskisches Zeichen

BZ (Ger) Blutzucker

BZD (Eng) benzodiazepine

BzgA (Ger) Bundesverband für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

BZT (Fr) benzodiazépines

BZ-TP (Ger) Blutzuckertagesprofil

BZV (Dutch) biochemisch zuurstofverbruik

BZW (Dutch) begeleid zelfstandig wonen

c (Eng) capillary (respiration)

c' (Eng) end-capillary (respiration)

C (Eng) complement

C+ (Fr) avec contraste

C- (Fr) sans contraste

C 1-9 (Eng) complement factors 1-9

C1-ER (Dutch) C1-esteraseremmer

C2 (Eng) cluster 2 (tuberculosis subtype)

C3S (Fr) Contribution sociale de solidarité des sociétés

C&S (Eng) culture and sensitivity

CL (Eng) lung compliance (dynamic) (respiration)

CaO2 (Eng) arterial O2-content (respiration)

C(a-vDO2) (Eng) arterial-mixed venous O2 content difference (respiration)

CvO2 (Eng) mixed venous O2-content

CA (Eng) complete arrythmia

Ca (Fr) carcinome

CA-Nomenklatur (Ger) Chemical Abstract name

ca (Eng) carcinoma

CAA (Fr) chromatographie des acides aminés

CAB (Eng) coronary artery bypass

CAB-schema (Dutch) circulatie-ademweg-beademing-schema (bij reanimatie)

CABG (Eng) coronary artery bypass graft

CaBP (Eng) calcium binding protein

CAC (Latin/Eng) Codex Alimentarius Commission

C.à.c. (Fr) cuillère à café

CACP (Eng) camptodactyly, arthropathy, coxa vara and pericarditis

C.à.d. (Fr) cuillère à dessert

CAD (Dutch) consultatiebureau voor alcohol en drugs

CADASIL (Dan) cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopati med subkortikale infarkter og leukoencefalopati

CADASILM (Eng) CADASIL + migraine

CADD (Eng) computer-aided drug design

CADES (Fr) Caisse d'amortissement de la dette sociale

CADREAC (Eng) Collaboration Agreement of Drug Regulatory Authorities in European Union Associated Countries

CAE (Eng) carotid artery endarteriectomy

CAF () cyclophosphamide + Adriamycin (doxorubicin) + 5-fluorouracil (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

CAG (Dutch) coronaire angiografie

CAGE (Eng) cutdown, annoyed, guilty, eye opener

CAH (Eng) congenital adrenal hyperplasia

CAI (Eng) community-acquired infection

CAL (Eng) computer assisted learning

CaI (Fr) grande calorie (kilocalorie)

cal (Fr) calorie

CALLA (Eng) common ALL antigen

CALM (Eng) café au lait macules

CALPAS (Eng) California Psychotherapy Alliance Scales

CAM (Eng ) confusion assessment method

CAMEO (Eng) computer-assisted mechanistic evaluation

cAMP (Eng) cyclic adenosine monoophosphate

CAMR (Eng) Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research

CAMSP (Fr) centre d’action médico-sociale précoce

CAMU (Fr) Capacité d'Aide Médicale Urgente

CAN (Span) concentración absoluta de neutrófilos

CANAM (Fr) Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Maladie des Professions (National Health Insurance Fund for the Professions)

c-ANCA (Eng) central antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody

CANDA (Eng) computer assisted new drug application

cand.med.ind. (Dan) cand.med. i industriel medicin

CAO (Fr) conception assistée par ordinateur

CaO2 (Eng) arterial oxygen content

CAP (Eng) community-acquired pneumonia

cap(s) (Eng) capsule(s)

CAPD (Eng) continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

CAPEDOC (Fr) certificat d’aptitude à l’expertise du dommage corporel

CAPLA (Eng) computer assisted product licence application

CAR (Eng) carcinoma-associated retinopathy

CARA (Dutch) chronische aspecifieke respiratoire aandoeningen

CARDS (Eng) cardiology

CARE (Eng) Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAREB (Eng) Caribbean Epidemiology Centre

CARI (Eng) clinical amplitude/velocity reference imaging

CARIM (Dutch) Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht

CART (Eng) cocaine and amphetamine RNA transcript

CAS (Eng) carotid artery stent

C.à.s. (Fr) cuillère à soupe

CASA (Eng) computer-assisted sperm analysis

CASFM (Fr) Comité de l’Antibiogramme de la Société Française de Microbiologie

CASH (Eng) (Centers for Disease Control) Cancer and Steroid Hormone study

CaSR (Dan) calciumsensorreceptor

CASS (Eng) coronary artery surgery study

CAST (Eng) Canterbury Alcoholism Screening Test

CAT (Eng) choline acetyltransferase

CATCH (Eng) cardiac anomalies, anomalous facem thymic aplasia/hypoplasia, cleft palate, hypocalcaemia

CATH (Eng) catheterisation

CATI (Dan) computerassisteret telefoninterview

CATTP (Fr) centre d’accueil thérapeutique à temps partiel

CAV (Eng) cyloxan, adrimycin and vincristine

CAVH (Eng) continuous arteriovenous haemodiafiltration

CAVMAC (Fr) Caisse d'assurance vieillesse invalidité et maladie des cultes

CAVSD (Eng) complete atrioventricular septal defect

CAY (Span) leucocitos en cayado

CB (Dutch) consultatiebureau (= baby clinic)

C/B (Eng) complicated by

CBA (Eng) cost-benefit analysis

CBC (Eng) complete blood count

CBCL (Eng) Child Behaviour Checklist

CBD (Eng) common bile duct

CBER (Eng) Centre for Biologic Evaluation and Research

CBF (Eng) cerebral blood flow

CBG (Dutch) College ter beoordeling van geneesmiddelen [= Medicines Evaluation Board, MEB]

CBH (Eng) Claude Bernard-Horner (syndrome)

CBI (Eng) continuous bladder irrigation

CBM (Span) concentración bactericida minima

CBMC (Eng) cord blood mast cell

CBO (Dutch) Centraal Begeleidingsorgaan voor de Intercollegiale Toetsing

CBP (Dutch) chronisch benigne pijn

CBS (Dutch) Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek

CBT (Eng) cognitive behavioural therapy

CBV (Eng) capillary blood velocity

CBW (Eng) corrected body weight

CBZ (Dan) carbamazepin

CC (Eng) chief complaint

cc (Eng) chief complaint

CCA (Eng) commonn carotid artery

CCAA (Fr) centre de cure ambulatoire en alcologie

CCABG (Eng) conventional coronary artery by-pass grafting

CCAM (Fr) Classification Commune des Actes Médicales

CCAQ (Fr) Comité Central d’Assurance Qualité

CCB (Eng) calcium channel blocker

CCBR (Eng) Centre for Clinical and Basic Research (Denmark, Den Danske Forskningsfond)

CCC (Eng) central corneal clouding

CCCl (Eng) cathodal closure clonus

CCD (Eng) charge-coupled device

CCDS (Eng) company core data sheet

C/C/E (Eng) clubbing, cyanosis, edema

CCE (Eng) clubbing, cynosis, edema

CCEE (Span) consultas externas (= outpatients)

CCF (Eng) congestive cardiac failure

CCG (Span) cinecoronariografia

CCHB (Eng) congenital complete heart block

CCHR (Eng) Canadian CT Head Rule

CCHS (Eng) congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

CCI (Eng) chronic coronary insufficiency

CCIA (Fr) Comité de Coordination Inter Agence (= Inter-Agency Coordination Committee, IACC)

CCID50 (Eng) cell culture infective dose 50%

CCIH (Port) Comissão de Controle de Infecção Hospitalar

CCK (Dutch) cholecystokinine

CCK-PZ (Fr) cholécystokinine-pancréozymine

CCL (Eng) complication and comorbidity level

CCLE (Eng) chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus

CCM (Eng) chronic care model

CCMH (Fr ) concentration corpusculaire moyenne en hémoglobine

CCMHP (Fr) chromatographine sur couche mince à haute performance

CCMO (Dutch) Centrale Commissie Mensgebonden Onderzoek (Central Committee on Research involving Human Subjects)

CCMS (Fr) concentré à chaud en milieu synthétique

CCMSA (Fr) Caisse centrale de mutualité sociale agricole

CCMU (Fr) classification clinique des malades des urgences

CCNE (Fr) comité consultative national d'éthique (pour les sciences de la vie et de la santé)

CCO/A (Span) crónico/a

CCP (Eng) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

CCPD (Eng) continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis

CCPDM (Port) Controle de Cadeia Produtiva e de Distribuicão de Substâncias

CCPPRB (Fr) Comité Consultatif de Protection des Personnes dans [se prêtant à] la Recherche Biomédicale

CCR (Eng) change control request

CCr (Eng) creatinine clearance

Ccr (Span) aclaramiento de creatinina

CCRA (Eng) Certified Clinical Research Associate

CCRC (Eng) Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

CCRP (Eng) Certified Clinical Research Professional

CCS (Eng) Canadian Cardiovascular Society

ccs (Latin) cum correctione sua

CCST (Eng) certificate of completion of specialist training

CCT (Dutch) centraal contacteringsteam

CCU (Eng) clean catch urine

CCV (Eng) compact cell volume

CD (Eng) candidate drug

C/D (Eng) cup to disc ratio

CD4+ (Eng) helper T cell (cluster of differentiation no. 4+)

CDAD (Dan) Clostridium difficile-associeret diaré

CDAI (Eng) Crohn's Disease Activity Index

CdAM (Fr) catalogue/classification des actes médicaux

CDC (Eng) Centers for Disease Control (and Prevention) (US)

C.d.C, (Fr) cahier des charges

CDD (Fr) contrat [de travail] à durée determine [= fixed-term contract)

CDEIS (Eng) Crohn’s Disease Endoscopic Index of Severity

CDER (Eng) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research [in FDA]

CDES (Fr) commissions départementales d’éducation spéciale

CDG (Eng) congenital disorders of glycosylation

CDGS (Eng) carbohydrage deficient glycoprotein syndrome

CDI (Eng) central diabetes insipidus

CDK (Eng) cadaver donor kidney

Cdk (Eng) cyclin-dependant kinase

CDM (Eng) clinical data management

CDMA (Eng) Canadian Drug Manufacturers Association

CD-MS (Eng) clinically definite multiple sclerosis

cDNA (Eng) complementary DNA

CDP (Eng) continuous distending pressure

CDR (Eng) Clinical Dementia Rating

CDS (Eng) continuous dopaminergic stimulation

cds (Dutch) costodiafragmatische sinus

CDSC (Eng) Communicable Diseases Surveillance Centre

CDSM (Eng) Committee on Dental and Surgical Materials

cdt (Eng) carbohydrate-deficient transferase

CE (Eng) centre-edge (angle on hip)

CEA (Eng) carcinoembryonic antigen

CEAP (Eng) clinical, etiology, anatomy, pathophysiology

CEC (Eng) Commission of the European Communities

CECOS (Fr) Centres d'Etude et de Conservation des Oeufs et du Sperme humains

CE-CT (Eng) contrast-enhanced computed tomography

CED (Eng) critical effect dose [toxicology]

CEE (Eng) conjugating equine estrogen

CEFIC (Fr) Conseil Européen des Fédérations des Industries Chimiques

CEG (Fr) carotide externe gauche

CEGM (Ital) concentrazione emoglobinica globulare media

CEGPR (Eng) certificate confirming eligibility for general practice registration

CEIC (Span) comité ético de investigación clinica

CEIO (Fr) corps étranger intra-oculaire

CEIP (Fr) Centre d’Evaluation and d’Information sur la Pharmacodépendence

CEKU (Dan) Center for Klinisk Uddannelse

CEM (Fr) champ éléctromagnetique

CE-MRA (Eng) contrast-enhanced MR angiography

CEMTV (Dan) Center for Evaluering og Medicinsk Teknologivurdering

CEN (Fr) Comité Européen de Normalisation

CEOM (Fr) Conférence Internationale des Ordres des Médecins

CEP (Eng) counterelectrophoresis

CEPA (Eng) Canadian Environmental Protection Act

CEPC (Fr) Centre Européen de Prévention et de Contrôle

CEPH (Eng) cephalic (presentation)

C.E.P.S (Eng) corporate electronic publishing system

CER (Latin) caries, extractio, restauratio

Cer (Fr) céramide

CERA (Eng) continuous erythropoiesis receptor activator

CERC (Fr) centre d’évaluation et de recherché sur le cancer

CERFA (Fr) Centre d’Enregistrement des Formules Administratifs

CES (Eng) critical effect size [toxicology]

cés (Fr) comprimés

CESAM (Fr) Centre d'Enseignement de la Statitistique Appliquée à la Médecine et à la biologie humaine

CESR (Eng) certificate confirming eligibility for specialist registration

CESU (Fr) centre d’enseignement des soins d’urgence

CETP (Eng) cholesteryl ester transfer protein

CEU (Eng) continuing education unit

C.Ext. (Span) consultas externas (= outpatients)

CE-Winkel (Ger) Centrum-Erker-Winkel (= centre-edge angle of Wiberg)

CF (Dan) koloniseringsfaktor

CFA (Eng) complete Freund's adjuvant

CFE (Fr) Caisse des français à l'étranger

CFEF (Fr) Collège Français d’Echographie Foetale

CFF (Eng) critical flicker frequency

CFH (Dutch) Commissie Farmaceutische Hulp [Pharmaceutical Care Committee] [of CVZ, q.v.]

CFI (Eng) cardiac function index

CFLP (Eng) Carworth Farm Lane - Petter (Swiss mice)

CFM (Dan) central fedtfordeling

CFO (Eng) critical feeding operations

CFR (Eng) Code of Federal Regulations (US)

CFRD (Eng) cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

CFS (Eng) Certificate of Free Sale

CFST (Dan) Center for Sundheds-telematik

CFU (Eng) colony-forming unit

CFVs (Eng) cyclical variations in coronary blood flow

CFX/Cfx (Eng) circumflex artery

CG (Fr) colon gauche

cg (Eng) centigram

CGA (Span) camp de gran aumento (high-magnification field)

CGB (Span) concentración de globulos blancos

CGD (Span) cirurgia general y digestiva

CG-EA (Eng) continuous glucose-error grid analysis

CGH (Eng) comparative genomic hydridisation

CGI (Eng) Clinical Global Impression

CGL (Eng) chronic granulocytic leukaemia

CGMH (Fr) concentration globulaire moyenne en hémoglobine

cGMP (Eng) current good manufacturing practice

cGMP (Eng) current Good Manufacturing Practice

CGMS (Eng) continuous glucose monitoring system

CGR (Fr) concentré de globules rouges (= PRC)

CGRP (Dan) calcitonin genrelateret peptid

CGS (Span) coma Glasgow score

CH (Fr) centre hospitalier

Ch (Fr) Charrière (in English ‘French’, abbreviated to ‘Fr’ or ‘F’ [catheters etc]

CHAAAE (Port) corada, hidratada, anictérica, acianótica, afebril e eupneica

CHAI (Eng) Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection

Charr (Ger) Charrière

CHB (Eng) compete heart block

ChB (Eng) Bachelor of Surgery

Ch.-B. (Ger) Chargenbezeichnung (batch no.)

CHBA (Fr) centre hospialier du Bois l’Abbaye (Seraing)

CHC (Fr) carcinome hépatocellulaire

CHCM (Span) concentración de hemoglobina corpuscular media

CHD (Eng) coronary heart disease

CHE (Ger) Cholezystektomie

ChE (Eng) cholinesterase

Chemo (Eng) chemotherapy

chemo tx (Eng) chemotherapy

CHEP (Fr) crico-hyoïdo-épiglotto-pexie

CHF (Eng) congestive heart failure

CHG (Dutch) College voor Huisartsgeneeskunde (= Joint Committee on Vocational Training for General Practice)

CHI (Eng) Commission for Health Improvement

CHIC (Fr) centre hospitalier inter-communal

Chir (Fr) chirurgie

CHMP (Eng) Committee for Medical Products for Human Use

CHO (Eng) Chinese hamster ovary

CHOC (Eng) Chinese hamster ovary cells

CHOL (Eng) cholesterol

Chol (Fr) cholestérol

chöl (Swe) cheföverläkare

choly (Eng) cholycystectomy

CHORIO (Eng) chorioamnionitis

CHOP () cyclophosphamide + vincristine (Oncovine) + prednisone + doxorubicin

CHP (Fr) crico-hyoïdo-pexie

CHR (Fr) centre hospitalier régional

CHROMIC (Eng) chromic gut (suture material)

CHRS (Fr) Centre de réadaptation sociale

CHRU (Fr) centre hospitalier regional universitaire

CHS (Eng) compressive hip screw

CHSCT (Fr) Comité d'Hygiène, de Sécurité et des Conditions de Travail

CHSF (Eng) Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation

ChTX (Eng) charybdotoxin

CHU (Fr) centre hospitalier universitaire

CHW (Eng) community health workers

CHZ (Dutch) coronaire hartziekte

CI (Dan) cochleaimplantat

Ci (Eng) Curie

CIA (Fr) communication intra-auriculaire (= atrial septal defect)

CIB (Eng) Clinical Investigator's Brochure

CIC (Dutch) circulerende immunocomplexen

CICU (Eng) cardiac intensive care unit

CID (Eng) combined immune deficiency

CIDP (Eng) chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

CIE (Eng) counterimmunoelectrophoresis

CIG (Fr) carotide interne gauche

CIH (Fr) Conférence Internationale d’Harmonisation

CII (Span) carótida interna izquierda

CIM (Fr) concentration inhibitrice minimale

CIM-10 (Fr) 10e classification internationale des maladies

CIMAH (Eng) Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazard regulations

CIMS (Eng) clinical investigations monitoring system

CIN (Dan) cervikal intraepitelial neoplasi

CINP (Latin) Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum

CINV (Eng) chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

CIOMS (Eng) Council for International Organisations of Medical Sciences (WHO)

CIP (Eng) cleaning in place

CIP-1 (Eng) cdk-interacting protein

CIR (Eng) committed information rate

CIRC (Fr) Centre International de Recherche sur le Cancer

CIRSE (Eng) Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe

CIS (Eng) Chemical Information System

cis (Eng) carcinoma in situ

CISC (Eng) clean intermittent self-catheterisation

CISIH (Fr) Centre d’information et de soins de l’immunodéficience humaine

CISP (Fr) classification internationale de soins primaires

CISPROQUIM (Span) Centro de Informaciíon de Seguridad sobre Productos

CISTM (Eng) Conference of the International Societ of Travel Medicine

cisto (Span) cistoscopia

CIT (Dan) konventionel insulinbehandling

CITE (Dutch) Chirurgisch Intensieve Therapie Eenheid

CIV (Eng) continuous intravenous

CIVD (Fr) coagulation intravasculaire disséminée/diffuse

CJD (Eng) Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

CK (Eng) creatine kinase

CKB (Dan) kreatinkinase-isoenzym B

CKCL (Dutch) centraal klinisch chemisch laboratorium

CKI (Eng) chronic kidney insufficiency

CKMB (Dan) kreatinkinase-isoenzym MB (also CK-MB)

CL (cardiology) (Eng) Chest-left arm lead

CLA (Eng) chemiluminescent assay

CLB (Dutch) Centraal Laboratorium van de Bloedtransfusiedienst

CL CR (Span) clearance de creatinina

CLD (Eng) chronic liver disease

CLE (Eng) clear lens exchange/extraction

CL&F (Eng) Compound Logistics & Formulations

CLFP (Fr) col long fermé postérieur

CLHP (Fr) chromatographie liquide à haute performance

CLIS (Fr) carcinoma lobulaire in situ

CLL (Dutch) chronische lymfatische leukemie

CLM (Ital) coltura linfocitaria mista

CLO (Eng) Campylobacter-like organism

CLP (Ital) corpo luteo persistente

Clr (Fr) clearance

CLSC (Fr) Centres locaux de services communautaires

CLSM-zorg (Dutch) continue, langdurige, systematische en multidisciplinaire zorg

CM (Eng) contrast medium

CMA (Eng) ceinture de maintien abdominale

CMAS (Fr) complications et comorbidités associées sévères

Cmax (Eng) concentration maximum

CMB (Fr) concentration minimale bactericide

CMC (Eng) chemistry, manufacturing and control

CMD (Eng) Coordination group for Mutual recognition and Decentralised procedures

CME (Dan) kontinuerlig medicinsk uddannelse

c.mes (Fr) cuillère-mesure

CMF (Eng) cyclophosphamide + methotrexate + 5-fluorouracil (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

CMG (Eng) clinical management group

CMH (Fr) test de Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel

CMHO (Fr) cardiomyopathie hypertrophique obstructive

CMI (Eng) cell-mediated immunity

CML (Eng) chronic myeloid/myelocytic leukaemia

CMLP (Dutch) Centrum Medico Legale Psychologie

CMML (Eng) chronic myelomonocytic anaemia

CMNO (Fr) cardiomyopathie non-obstructive

CMO (Dutch) Commissie Mensgebonden Onderzoek

CMP (Eng) cardiomyopathy

CMPD (Ital) cardiomiopatia dilatativa

CMPR (Fr) centre médico-psychologique régional

CMR (Eng) clinical materials requisition

C mott (Eng) Mott cell

CMP (Fr) centre médicopsychologique

CMPA (Eng) cow’s milk protein allergy

CMPD (Ital) cardiomiopatia dilatativa

CMPS (Eng) Cesarec-Marke Personality Scheme (psych. testing)

CMR (Eng) Centre for Medicines Research

CMS (Eng) concerned member state

CMT (Eng) cervical motion tenderness

CMU (Fr) Couverture maladie universelle

CMV (Dan) cytomegalovirus

CN (Eng) cranial nerves

CNAF (Fr) Caisse nationale d'allocations familiales

CNAM (Fr) Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

CNAMTS (Fr) Caisse Nationale de l'Assurance Maladie des Travailleurs et des Salariés (Salaried Employees Mutual Insurance Fund)

CNAVTS (Fr) Caisse nationale d'assurance vieillesse des travailleurs salaries

CNBPC (Eng) China National Biological Products Corporation

CNC (Eng) computerised numerical control

CNCL (Fr) Comité National Consultatif de Labellisation

CNCPI (Fr) Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle

CNDO (Eng) complete neglect of differential overlap

CNEH (Fr ) Centre National de l’Equipement Hospitalier

CNEVA-LPB (Fr) Centre National d’Etudes Vétérinaires et Alimentaires - Laboratoire de Pathologie Bovine

CNG (Span) coronariografia

CNIL (Fr) commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés

CNIS (Eng) carotid non-invasive study

CNM (Eng) centronuclear myopathy

CNP (Fr) coût non proportionnel (non-proportional cost)

CNPC (Fr) cancer non à petites cellules

CNPF (Fr) Conseil National du Patronat Français

Cnps (Fr) Centre National des Professions de Santé

CNRS (Fr) Centre Nationale pour la Recherche Scientifique

CNRV (Fr) Centre National de Recherche Zootechnique

CNS (Eng) central nervous system

CNV (Eng) contingent negative variation

CNW (Eng) certified nurse midwife

CO (Eng) cardiac output

Co (Eng) coenzyme

co (Fr) comprimé

c/o (Eng) complaining of

COA (Eng) certificate of analysis

CoA (Eng) coenzyme A

COAD (Eng) chronic obstructive airways disease

COB (Span) cuadro de obstruccion bronquial

COC (Eng) combined oral contraceptive

COCM (Eng) congestive cardiomyopathy

COD (Eng) chemical oxygen demand (environ.)

CODECS (Fr) Connaissances et Décisions en Économie de Santé

CoFS (Eng) certificate of free sale

COGS (Eng) cost of goods sold

COHb (Eng) carboxyhaemoglobin

COI (Eng) cost of illness

col (Latin) (on prescription) cola (= filter)

COL (Span) colesterol

COLD (Eng) chronic obstructive lung disease

COLELAP (Span) colecistectomia laparoscopica

Collect-AP (Fr) Collectivités - Assistance Publique

comp. (Span) comprimido

COMP (Eng) Comité des medicaments orphelins/Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products [EU]

COMT (Eng) catechol-o-methyltransferase

CON-A (Eng) concavalin-A

conc. (Latin) concentratus

Conf (Ital) confetto

Conj (Ger) Conjunktiva

const. (Latin) constituens

CONT (Span) contracción

cont. (Lat/Dan) continuat

COP () cyclophosphamide + vincristine + prednisolone (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

COPD (Eng) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPP () cyclophosphamide + vincristine + procarbazine + prednisolone (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

CoPuB (Swe/Lat) cor-pulm.-buk (in diagnosis)

COPUM (Eng) congenital obstructing posterior urethral membrane

CoQ (Eng) coenzyme Q

COR (Latin) heart

cor. (Eng) coronal (in MRI)

COREPER (Eng) Committee of Permanent Representatives

Coro (Fr) coronarographie

COS (Eng) Certification of Suitability (of monographs [Ph.Eur.]

COSH (Eng) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

CoSHH (Eng) control of substances hazardous to health

Cosm (Fr) clairance osmotique

COSTART (Eng) Coding System for a Thesaurus of Adverse Reaction Terms

COT (Span) cirurgía ortopédica

Cother (Eng) concomitant therapy

COTOREP (Fr) Commission Technique d’Orientation et de Reclassement Profressionel

COV (Fr) composés organiques volatiles

COX (Eng) cyclooxygenase

Coxib (Fr) inhibiteur des COX2

CP (Dan) cerebral parese

C/P (Latin) cor/pulmo

cp (Fr) comprimé

CPA (Eng) care planning approach

CPAM (Fr) Caisse Primaire d’Assurance Maladie

CPAP (Eng) continuous positive airway pressure

CPAS (Fr) centre publique d'aide sociale

CPB (Eng) cardiopulmonary bypass (surgery)

CPC (Fr ) coeur pulmonaire chronique

CPCh (Fr) coeur pulmonaire chronique

CPD (Eng) Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Directorate

CPD/CME (Eng) continuing professional development/continuing medical education

cpdos (Span) comprimidos

CPE (Eng) cytopathic effect

CPG (Fr) chromatographie en phase gazeuse

CPH (Eng) Certificate in Public Health

CPHS (Eng) committee for the protection of human subjects

CPI (Fr) cardiopathie ischémique

CPIA (Fr) contre-pulsion per ballonet intra-aortique

CPK (Eng) creatine phosphokinase

CPL (Span) cirurgia plastica y reparadora

CPM (Dan) cerebral pontinmyelinolyse

cpm (Eng) counts per minute

CPMA (Fr) centre de procreation médicalement assistée

CPME (Fr) Comité Permanent des Médecins Européens

CPMP (Eng) Committee for Proprietary Medicinal Products (EMEA; EU)

CPMS (Fr) centre psycho-médico-social

CPN (Eng) community psychiatric nurse

CPNS (Fr) carotides palpées et non soufflantes

CPO (Fr) constipation provoquée par les opiacés

CPP (Eng) cerebral perfusion pressure

CPPAR (Port) Centro de Pesquias em Sanidade Animale

CPPC (Fr) cancers pilmonaires à petites cellules

CPPD (Eng) calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate

CPPS (Eng) chronic pelvic pain syndrome

CPPV (Eng) continuous positive pressure ventilation

CPqGM (Port) Centro de Pesquisa Gonçalo Moniz

CPqHEC (Port) Centro de Pesquisa René Rachour

CPR (Eng) cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPRE (Fr) chloangiographie pancréatographie retrograde (par voie) endoscopique

CPRS (Eng) complex regional pain syndrome

CPS (Eng) carbamyl phosphate synthetase

cps. (Ital) capsula

CPSG (Span) convulsiones parciales secundariamente generalizadas

CPSTA (Eng) cost per successfully treated attack

CPT (Fr) capacité pulmonaire totale

CPU (Eng) coproporphyrins in the urine

CPUE (Fr) capacité pulmonaire utilisable à l’effort

C pulm stat (Fr) compliance pulmonaire statique

CPV (Eng) canine parvovirus

CPVI (Dan) cirkumferentiel pulmonal veneisolation

CPX (Eng) cardiopulmonary exercise

CPZ (Eng) chlorpromazine

CPZNO (Eng) chlorpromazine N-oxide

CQI (Eng) continuous quality improvement

CR (cardiology) (Eng) chest-right arm lead

CR (Dan) Cancerregisteret

cr. (Lat) crasse (coarsely)

CRA (Eng) clinical research associate

CRAM (Fr) Caisse Régionale d’Assurance Maladie

CRAO (Eng) central retinal artery occlusion

CRAP (Fr) coefficient de risqué d’accouchement prématurée

CRB (Eng) case record book

CRC (Eng) clinical research coordinator

CRCM (Fr) centres de ressources de de compétences de la mucoviscidose

CRD (Eng) chronic respiratory disease

CRDS (Fr) Contribution au remboursement de la dette sociale

CREA (Fr) compte rendu d’essais analytiques

CREAI (Fr) Centre Régional pour l’Enfance et l’Asolescence Inadaptées

créat. (Fr) créatinine

CREDES (Fr) Centre de Recherche, d’Etude et de Documentation en Economie de la Santé

Credoc (Fr) Centre de recherche pour l'étude et l'observation des conditions de vie

Cr51-EDTA (Eng) Cr-51-labelled ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid

CREI (Fr) compte rendu d’essais industriels

cresc. (Latin) crescat (= increase [dosage]) (used in Danish)

CREST (Eng) calcinosis, Raynaud, esophageal dysphagia, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia

CRF (Eng) chronic renal failure

CRG (Dutch) Commissie Richtlijnen Gevoeligheidsbepalingen

CRH (Eng) corticotropin releasing hormone

CRI (Eng) chronic renal insufficiency

CRIE (Eng) crossed radioimmunoelectrophoresis

CRL (Eng) crown-rump length

CRM (Eng) cardiorespiratory monitoring (aka partial channel poly(somno)graphy or polygraphy)

CRMV (Port) Conselho regional de medecina veterinária

CRN-Aids (Port) Centroes de Referência Nacional de Aids

CRO (Eng) contract research organisation

CRP (Dan) C-reaktivt protein

CRPS (Eng) complex regional pain syndrome

CRPV (Fr) centre régional de pharmacovigilance

CRRT (Eng) continuous renal replacement therapy

CRS (Eng) chemical reference substance

CRT (Eng) cell residence time

CRTS (Fr) Centre Régional de Transfusion Sanguine

CRVO (Eng) central retinal vein occlusion

CRVVC (Ger) chronisch rezidivierende Vulvovaginalcandidose

CS (Eng) circumscribed scleroderma

C/S (Eng) Caesarean section

Cs (Fr) conscience

cs (Eng) saturation concentration of dug in diffusion layer

c.s. (Latin) cum suis (used in Dutch)

C&S (Eng) culture and sensitivity

CSA (Eng) Controlled Substances Act

CsA (Eng) cyclosporin A

CSAS (Dan) centralt søvnapnøsyndrom

CSB (Ger) chemischer Sauerstoffbedarf

CSC (Eng) central study coordinator

c.s.c. (Latin) cum/sine correctione

CSD (Span) conteo sanguíneo diferenciado

CSE (Eng) cross-sectional echo

C-section (Eng) caesarean section

CSeREMG (Ital) Centro studi e richerche in medicine generale

CSEO (Fr) concentration sans effet(s) observé(s) (= NOEC)

CSF (Eng) cerebrospinal fluid

Csg (Fr) contribution sociale généralisée [supplementary social security contribution]

CSH (Fr) cellules souches hématopoïétiques

CSHPF (Fr) Conseil supérieur d'hygiène publique de France

CSI (Eng) core safety information

CSII (Dan) insulinpumpebehandling

CSIS (Fr) Conseil Stratégique des Industries de Santé

CSK (Swe) Centrala Sjukhuset Kristianstad

CSM (Eng) Committee on Safety of Medicines

CSME (Eng) clinically significant macular edema

CSNE (Fr) coopérant au service national de l’entreprise

CSOM (Eng) chronic suppurative otitis media

CSP (Eng) chiral stationary phase

c. spec. (Fr) compliance spécifique

C-spine (Eng) cervival spine

CSPV (Fr) Centre Suissue de Pharmacovigilance

CSR (Eng) clinical study report

CsRsSs (Span) (pulsos) carotídeos rítmicos, simétricos

CSS (Dan) Churg-Strauss’ syndrom

CST (Eng) contraction stress test

CSTH (Fr) Comité de Sécurité Transfusionnelle et d’Hémovigilance

Csv (Swe) cerebrospinalvätska

CSV (Dan) cerebrospinalvæske

CSWS (Eng) continuous spike waves during slow wave sleep

CT (Dan) koleratoksin

ct (Eng) concentration of drug in dissolution

CTA (Eng) clear to auscultation

ctA (Ger) chemisch-technischer Assistent

CTAB (Dan) cetyltrimethylammonium-bromid

Ctal (Ger) Talspiegel [= trough level]

CT-antigen (Dan) cancer testis-antigen

CTC (Eng) Clinical Trial Certificate

CTCG (Span) convulsiones tónico clónicos generalizadas

CTD (Eng) cumulative trauma disorder

CT-DST (Port) Centros de Treinamento em Doençaos Sexualmente Transmissívelis

CTEPH (Eng) chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

CTG (Dan) kardiotokografi

Ctgb (Dutch) College voor de toelating van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen

CTH (Eng) Certificate in Travel Health

C thor stat (Fr) compliance thoracique statique

CTI50 (Eng) convulsion threshold increase 50%

CTIP (Fr) Centre de traitement de l’information du PMSI

CTJ (Fr) coût de traitement journalier

CTK (Dan) CT-kolografi

CTL (Eng) cytotoxic T-lymphocyte

CTM (Eng) clinical trials materials

CTMC (Eng.) connective tissue mast cells (immunology)

CTMP (Eng) clinical trial of a marketed product

CTN (Eng) Clinical Trial Notification (Australia(

cTNM (Eng) clinical TNM

CTO (Ital) Commissione Terapeutica Ospedaliera

CTP (Eng) clinical trial protocol

CTR (Dan) central tilskudsregister

CTS (Eng) carpal tunnel syndrome

CTV (Eng) clinical target volume

CTX (Eng) Clinical Trial Exemption [Certificate]

CTZ (Eng) chemoreceptive trigger zone

CU (Eng) counting units

Cu (Fr) clairance urée

CUA (Eng) cost-utility analysis

CUEEP (Fr) Centre Université-Economique d’Education Permanente

CUF (Ital) Commissione Unica del Farmaco

CUG (Fr) concentré unitaire de granulocytes

CUP (Fr) concentré unitaire de plaquettes

CUPS (Eng) cancer of unknown primary site

CUS (Fr) cardiogramme ultrasonique

CUSA (Eng) cavitational ultrasonic surgical aspiration/aspirator

CUT (Eng) content uniformity test

cuti (Fr) cuti-réaction

CV (Eng) closing volume (respiration)

CVA (Dutch) cerebrovasculair accident

C + V + A (Dan) koronararteriografi, ventrikulografi og aortografi

CVAS (Span) catarro de vias aereas superiors

CVAT (Eng) costo-vertebral angle tenderness

CVB () cisplatin + vinblastin + bleomycin (cancer chemotherapy regimen)

CVC (Eng) central venous catheter (central line)

CVD (Dutch) centraal veneuze druk

CVE (Eng) cerebrovascular examination

CVE TE (Ital) cardioversione elettrica transesofagea

CVF (Fr) capacité vitale forcée

CVH (Eng) common variable hypogammaglobulinaemia

CVI (Eng) cerebrovascular insufficiency

CVID (Eng) common variable immunodeficiency (or immune deficiency)

CVK (Swe) central venkateter

CVL (Eng) cerebrovascular lesion

CVLP (Eng) chimeric virus-like particle

CVMP (Eng) Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products

CVN (Eng) central venous nutrition

CVP (Eng) central venous pressure

CVR (Fr) capacité vitale résiduelle

CVRF (Eng) cardiovascular risk factors

CVS (Dutch) chronisch vermoeidheidssyndroom

CVSF (Eng) conduction velocity of the slower fibres (ulnar nerve)

CVT (Eng) congenital vertical talus

CVU (Dan) Centre for Videregående Uddannelser

CVVH (Dan) kontinuerlig venovenøs hæmodiafiltration

CVVHDF (Eng) continuous veno-venous haemodiafiltration

CVZ (Dutch) College voor Zorgverzekeringen [Health Care Insurance Board]

CvZ (Dutch) Classificatie van Ziekten

CW (Eng) continuous wave (lasers)

c/w (Eng) consistent with

CWD (Eng) chronic wasting disease

CWE (Eng) constant work exercise

CWH (Ger) Cotton Wool Herd

CWK (Dutch) cervicale wervelkolom

CWT (Eng) Colour-Word Test (psychological testing)

CWZ (Dutch) Canisius-Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis (Nijmegen)

CX (Eng) circumflex artery

Cx (Eng) cervix

cx (Swe) cervix

CXp (Fr) circomflexe proximale (= LCXp)

CXR (Eng) chest X-ray

Cy (Eng) cyanosis

CyA (Eng) cyclosporin A

CyC (Span) cabeza y cuello

cyl (Ger) cylindrisch

CyO (Span) consciente y orientado/a

cysto (Eng) cystoscopic examination

cytol (Swe) cytologisk

Cz () central (electrode, on head)

CZP (Dan) clonazepam

CZS (Dutch) centraal zenuwstelsel

D (Dan) døgn

d. (Latin) da (give, dispense)

D1 (Eng) first diagonal branch

D2 (Eng) second diagonal branch

D5LR (Eng) dextrose 5% in lactated Ringer’s solution

D5NS (Eng) dextrose 5% in normal saline

D5W (Eng) dextrose 5% in water

DL (Eng) diffusion capacity ("transfer factor")

DLCO (Eng) diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide

DLO2 (Eng) diffusion capacity for oxygen

D1, 2, 3 (Fr) dérivation 1, 2, 3 (cardiology)

DA (Eng) dopamine

DAA (Span) diarrea asociada a antibioóticos

DAB (Ger) Deutsches Arzneibuch

DAC (Eng) disease awareness campaign

DAD (Eng) diode array detection

DAE (Eng) discontinuation due to adverse event

DAF (Span) derivación aorto-femoral

DAG (Ger) Diacylglycerol

dagant (Swe) daganteckning

dagl (Swe) dagligen

DAHD (Span) desorden de falta de atención hyperactividad (= ADHD)

DAI (Eng) drug attitude inventory

DAINE (Span) drogas antiinflamatorios no esteroideas

DAK (Dan) Det Almenmedicinske Kvalitetsprojekt

DALE (Eng) disability-adjusted life expectancy

DALM (Eng) dysplasia-orientated lesion or mass

DALY (Eng) disability-adjusted life years

DAM (Fr) demande d’autorisation de modification

DAMM (Fr) Demande d'Autorisation de Mise au Marché

DAMOS (Eng) drug application methodology with optical storage

DAMP (Eng) deficits in attention, motor control and perception

DAN (Fr) douleur aiguë du nouveau-né

DANAK (Eng) Danish Accreditation

DAO (Dan) Danske Anæstesiologers Organisation

Dao (Fr) dissection aortique

DAP (Eng) dose-area product

DaPT (Span) difteria, pertusis acelular, tétanos

DAR (Fr) duration de l’action résiduelle

D-Arzt (Ger) Durchgangsarzt

DAS (Eng) double antibody sandwich

DASAIM (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Anæstesiologi og Intensiv Medicin

DASI (Eng) Duke Activity Status Index

DASL (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Hepatologi

DAT (Eng) differential agglutination titration

DATASUS (Port) Departamento de Informática do SUS

dATP (Fr) désoxy-ATP

DAV (Fr) différence artério-veineuse

DAW (Ger) differenzierte Årztewerbung

DB (Dan) dobbeltblindet

Dbl (Ger) Durchblutung

DBC (Dutch) diagnoses behandeling combinatie [= DTC]

DBCG (Eng) Danish Breast Cancer Cooperative Group

DBD (Eng) disruptive behaviour disorders

DBP (Eng) diastolic blood pressure

DBPCFC (Dan) dobbeltblindet, placebokontrolleret fødevareprovokation

DBS (Eng) deep brain stimulation

DBSD (Eng) Dictionary Based Semantic Disambiguation

DBT (Span) diabetes

D&C (Eng) dilatation and curettage

DC (Dan) dendritcelle

D/C (Eng) discharge(d)

D&C (Eng) dilatation and curettage

DCA (Eng) directional coronary atherectomy

DCB (Port) Denominaçãos Communs Brasileiras

DCBA (Eng) dichlorobenzoic acid

DCBV (Port) distúrbio cerebral vascular

DCC (Eng) dextran-coated charcoal

D-C-C (Span) desayuno, comida y cena

DCCG (Dan) Danish Colorectal Cancer Group

DCCT (Eng) diabetes control and complications trial

DCD (Fr) décédé

DCE (Port) doença coronária estável

DCEM (Fr) deuxième cycle d’études médicales

DCF (Eng) data clarification form

DCG (Fr) décompensation cardiaque gauche

DCh (Eng) Doctor of Surgery

DCI (Fr) Dénomination Commune Internationale

DCIP (Eng) dichloroisopropanol

DCIR (Fr) Dénomination Commune Internationale Recommandée

DCIS (Eng) ductal carcinoma in situ

DCIt (Ital) Denominazioni Communi Italiane

DCM (Port) doença cardíaca

DCO (Eng) diffusion capacity of oxygen

DCP (Eng) Decentralised Procedure

DCR (Fr) dacrocystorhinostomie

DCS (Eng) distributed control system

DCSI (Ital) development core safety information

DCT (Eng) drug challenge test

DCTB (Dan) Dansk Center for Translationel Brystkræftforskning

dCTP (Fr) désoxy-CTP

DCZ (Span) peso desnudo con zapatos

DD (Dan) døgndiurese

d.d. (Latin) [used in Dutch] de die (3 d.d. = 3 x daily)

dd (Dan) dags dato

DD (Fr) diagnostic différentiel

d.D. (Ger) der Deklaration

DDA (Span) deorden de falta de atención (= ADD)

DDASS (Fr) Direction Départmentale des Affaires Sanitaires et Sociales

DDAVP (Eng) deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin

DDB (Fr) dilatation des bronches

DDC (Eng) 2',3'-dideoxycytidine (immunology)

ddc (Fr) des deux côtés

DDD (Dan) definerede døgndoser

DDD/t.i.d. (Swe) definerad daglig dos per 1 000 invånare och dag

DDE (Span) disnea de esfuerzo

DDG (Fr) date de début de grossesse

DDH (Eng) development dysplasia of the hip

DDI (Eng) didavosine

dd in d (Eng) from day to day

ddl (Fr) degré de liberté

DDM (Fr) dysharmonies dento-maxillaires

DdP (Fr) demandeur de projet

DDR (Fr) date des dernières règles

DDS (Eng) doctor of general surgery

DDSP (Eng) dorsal displacement of the soft palate

DDVG (Fr) dimension diastolique du ventricule gauche (= LVED)

DDVI (Span) diámetro diastólico de ventrículo izquierdo

DDX (Eng) doctors and dentists exemption

Ddx (Eng) differential diagnosis

DE (Eng) dextrose equivalents

DE (50) (Fr) dose efficace (50) - see ED (50)

DEA (Eng) Drug Enforcement Agency (US)

DEAE (Fr) diéthylaminoéthyl

DEC (Fr) détection électrochemicale

DECP 50 (Fr) dose d'effet cytopathique 50%

DECS (Eng) Dual Employed Coping Scales

DEG (Eng) diethylene glycol

DEGUM (Ger) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin

DEHP (Eng) di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

DEJZ (Eng) dermo-epidermal junction zone

DELM (Eng) Department of Epidemiology and Disease Control

DEM (Fr) débit expiratoire maximal

dem (Latin) deminuatur [used in Danish]

DEMEB (Fr) Direction de l’Evaluation des Médicaments et des Produits Biologiques

DEMS (Dan) Dansk Etnomedicinsk Selskab

DEP (Fr) débit expiratoire de pointe (= PEF)

DER (Span) derecho

DERBH (Fr) diplôme d’études et de recherches en biologie humaine

derm (Fr) dermatologie

DES (Dan) Dansk Endokrinologisk Selskab

DESC (Fr) diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées

DESS (Fr) diplôme d’études spécialisées

dest. (Latin) destillatus

DEVD (Span) doble entrada del ventrículo derecho

DEVI (Span) doble entrada del ventrículo izquierdo

DEX (Eng) dexamethasone

DEXA (Eng) dual energy X-ray absorptiometry

DF (Eng) degrees of freedom

df (Eng) degree of freedom

D.farinae (Latin) Dermatophagoides farinae

DFA (Eng) deep femoral artery

DFD (Span) densitometria fotónica dual

DFE (Eng) dilated fundus examination

DFF (Eng) diastolic forward flow

DFG (Fr) débit de filtration glomérulaire

DFH (Span) difenilhidantoína

DFKS (Dan) Dansk Forening for Klinisk Sexologi

DFLE (Eng) disability-free life expectancy

DFO (Dan) desferrioxamin

DFP (Ger) Dosisflächenprodukt

DFS (Eng) disease-free survival

DFU (Span) densitometria de fotón único

DFZ (Ger) dendritische Follikelzellen

DG (Ger) Darmgeräusche

Dg (Ger) (erste grosse) Diagonalast

dg. (Dan) døgn

DGAS (Fr) Direction générale de l’action sociale

DGD (Dan) Dansk Galde Database

DGE (Ger) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung

DGF (Eng) delayed graft function

DGH (Eng) district general hospital

DGHM (Ger) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie

DGI (Eng) disseminated gonococcal infection

DGIS (Eng) DiGeorge’s syndrome

DGKS (Ger) Diplomierte Gesundheits- und Krankenschwester

DGM (Ital) diametro globulare medio

DGN (Dutch) Dialysegroep Nederland

DGPC (Port) Direccão-Geral de Proteccão das Culturas

DGPharmMed (Ger) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pharmazeutische Medizin

DGRST (Fr) Délégation Générale à la Recherche Scientifique et Technique

DGS (Fr) Direction générale de la santé

dGTP (Fr) désoxy-0GTP

DGV (Dutch) stichting DGV, Instituut voor verantwoord geneesmiddelengebruik [Institute for the Responsible Use of Medicines]

DGW (Dutch) diergeneesmiddelenwet

DH (Fr) durée d’hospitalisation

D/H (Eng) drug history

DHA (Eng) docosahexaenoic acid

DHB (Ger) Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin

DHBP (Eng) dehydrobenzperidol

DHCP (Eng) Dear Health Care Professional (letter)

DHE (Dan) dihæmatoporfyrin-ether/ester

DHEA (Eng) dehydroepiandrosterone

DHEAS (Dan) dihydroepiandrosteronsulfat

DHETE (Eng) dihydroxy-eicosatetraenoic acid

DHGP (Eng) gancyclovir

DHM (Ger) Deutsches Herzzentrum München

DHODH (Eng) dihydroorotate deshydrogenase

DHOS (Fr) Direction de l'Hospitalisation et de l'Organisation des Soins Réunion

DHPC (Eng) Direct Healthcare Professional Communication

DHP (Eng) dihydropyridine

DHR (Dan) diskushøjdereduktion

DHS (Eng) demographic health surveys

DHT (Eng) dihydrotestosterone

DHx (Eng) drug history

DI (Eng) diabetes insipidus

DIA (Eng) Drug Information Association

Diag (Fr) diagnostic

Diag1 (Fr) diagonale 1

Diag2 (Fr) diagonale 2

diam teled (Span) diámetro telediastólico

diap (Eng) diaphyseal

DIC (Eng) disseminated intravascular coagualopathy

DICC50 (Fr) dose infectieuse 50% en culture de cellules

DICOM (Eng) Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

DICT50 (Fr) dose infectieuse 50% sur culture de tissu

DID (Eng) delayed ischaemic dysfunction/deterioration

DIDMOAD (Dan) Wolframs syndrom, karakteriseret af diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optisk atrofi og døvhed

DIEP (Eng) deep inferior epigastric perforator

DIF (Eng) direct immunofluorescence

DIFF (Eng) differential blood count

Diff.-BB (Ger) Differential-Blutbild

dig (Fr) (appareil) digestif

DIG (Ger) disseminierte intravasale Gerinnung

DIGA (Fr) position dorso-antérieure gauche (de foetus) see LDA (Eng)

DIK (Ger) disseminierte intravasale Koagulation

dil (Eng) dilatation, dilated, dilation

DIL (Eng) diltiazem

DIM (Fr) Département d’Information Médicale

dim. (Latin) diminuat (used in Danish)

DIMDI (Ger) Deutsches Institut für Medizinische Dokumentation und Information

DiMeR (Ital) Dipartimento di Medicina Riabilitiva

DIN (Eng) disease impact number

DIND (Eng) delayed ischemic neurological deficits

DIO (Fr) distance/diameter inter-orbitaire

DIOE (Eng) diamètre inter-orbitaire externe

DIOS (Eng) distal intestinal obstructive syndrome

DIP (Eng) distal interphalangeal [joint]

DIPAF (Port) Divisão Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária de Portos, Aeroportos e Fronteiras

DIRVISH (Eng) direct visual hybridisation

DISH (Eng) diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

DISI (Eng) dorsiflexed intercalated segment instability

DIT (Eng) diidotyrosine

Di-Te-Ki (Dan) difteri-stivkrampe-kighoste

DIU (Eng) drug-induced uveitis

div (Latin) (on prescription) divide (= divide)

DIVA (Eng) digital intravenous arteriography

DIVLD (Fr) dispositif intraveneux de longue durée

DJA (Fr) dose journalière acceptable

DJD (Eng) degenerative joint disease

DK (Ger) Dränagekatheter

DKA (Dan) diabetisk ketoacidose

DKG (Ger) Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft

DKIP (Swe) dikloroisopropanol

DKMS (Ger) Deutsche Knochenmarkspendendatei

DKST (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Klinisk Telemedicin

DL (Dan) Dieulafoy-læsion

Dl (Fr) douleur

dl (Swe) distriktläkare

d.l. (Eng) detection limit

DL (50) (Fr) dose létale (50) - see LD (50)

D-LAD (Eng) distal left anterior ascending

DLAO (Port) dupla lesão aórtica

DLB (Eng) dementia with Lewy bodies

DLBCL (Eng) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

DLco (Eng) diffusing capacity of carbon monoxide in lungs

DLD (Fr) décubitus lateral droit

DLE (Eng) discoid lupus erythematosus

DLG (Fr) décubitus latéral gauche

DLI (Dan) Dansk Lægemiddelinformation A/S

DLM (Port) dupla lesão mitral

DLN (Span) dentro de limites normales

DLP (Eng) dose length product

DLU (Fr) Durée Limite d'Utilisation

DLZ (Ger) Durchleuchtungszeit

d.m. (Eng) dry matter

DM (Eng) diabetes mellitus

DMA (Eng) Danish Medines Agency (= LMS)

DMARD (Eng) disease-modifying antirheumatic drug

DMB (Fr) dystrophie musculaire de Becker

DMC (Eng) Drug Monitoring Committee

DMCG (Dan) de danske multidisciplinære cancergrupper

DMCJ (Span) diabetes mellitus de comienzo juvenil

DMD (Eng) disease-modifying drug

DME (Ital) diabete minima emolizzante

DMEM (Eng) Dulbecco’s modified Eagle’s medium

DMF (Eng) drug master file

DMG (Dan) Dansk Melanom Gruppe

DMHD (Eng) dimethyl hexanedione

DMID (Span) diabetes mellitus insulino dependiente

DMS (Fr) durée moyenne de séjour

DMIT (Ital) diabete mellito insulino-dipendente

Dmix (Eng) diffuse mixed (lymphocytic and histiocytic)

DMLA (Fr) dégénérescence maculaire liée à l'âge

DMME (Fr) debit maximal median expiratoire

DMNID (Span ) diabetes mellitus no insulino dependiente

DML (Fr) déchirure musclo-ligamentaire

DMO (Fr) densité minérale osseuse

DMOS (Fr) diverses mesures d’ordre social

DMP (Fr) dossier médical personnel

DMPK (Eng) drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics

DMPP (Ger) Diamethylpiperazine

DMPS (Dan) dimercaptopropansulfat

DMR (Eng) Device Master Record

DMS (Dan) Dansk Medicinsk Selskab

DMSA (Dan) dimercaptoravsyre

DMSO (Eng) dimethylsulphoxide

DMT (Fr) dose maximale tolérable

DMU (Fr) dispositif médical à usage unique

DNA (Eng) deoxyribonucleic acid

DNAp (Eng) DNA polymerase

DNA-p (Fr) fraction principale du DNA

DNAR (Eng) do not attempt resuscitation

Dnase (Fr) deoxyribonucléase

DNCG (Ger/Lat) Dinatrium Cromoglicicum

DNET (Eng) dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour

DNF (Fr) dégénerescence neuro-fibrillaire

DNI (Eng) do not intubate

DNID (Fr) diabète non-insulino-dépendent

DNN (Span) despresión neonata

DNPH (Eng) dinitrophenylhydrazine

DNPM (Port) desenvolvimento neuro-psico-motor

DNR (Eng) do not resuscitate

DNS (Ger) Desoxyribonucleinsäure

DNU (Fr) dyspepsia non ulcéreuse

D/N+V (Eng) diarrhea/nausea and vomiting

DO (Eng) dopamine

D/O (Eng) disorder

DO2 (Eng) dissolved oxygen

DOA (Eng) date of admission

DOB (Eng) date of birth

DOC (Eng) dissolved organic carbon (in soils)

doc (Swe) docent

DOCA (Eng) de-oxy corticosterone acetate

DOE (Eng) dyspnoea on exertion

DOI (Fr) Direction de l'Organisation et de l'Informatique

DOPA (Eng) 3,3-dihydroxyphenylalanine

DOQI (Eng) dialysis outcomes quality initiative

DORT (Port) distúrbio osteomuscular relacionado ao trabalho

DOT (Eng) directly observed therapy

DOTE (Span) desorientación temporoespecial

DOU (Eng) direct observation unit

DO2I (Eng) oxygen delivery index

DP (Eng) Doppler pressure

dp (Fr) depuis

DP50 (Fr) dose protectrice 50%

DPAP (Eng) diastolic pulmonary artery pressure

DPC (Fr) duodéno-pancréatomie céphalique

DPCA (Fr) dialyse péritonéale continue ambulatoire

DPE (Fr) débit pulmonaire effectif

DPG (Eng) 2,2-diphosphoglycerate

DPH (Eng) diphenylhydantoin

DPI (Eng) dry powder inhaler

DPL (Eng) diagnostic peritoneal lavage

DPM (Fr) désintégrations par minute

DPN (Fr) diagnostic prenatal

DPOC (Port) doença pulmonar obstrutiva crônica

DPP (Span) desprendimiento precoz de placenta

DPPI (Span) derivación portosistémica percutanea intrahepática

DPPNI (Fr) décollement prématuré d’un placenta normalement inséré

DPS (Span) déficit de preteína S

DPT () Dermatophagoides

DPTP (Eng) DPY-poliovirus vaccine

DPV (Fr) décollement postérieur du vitré

DPx (Span) diagnóstico principal

DQ (Eng) design qualification

DR (Eng) diabetic retinopathy

DRA (Eng) Drug Regulatory Authority

DPAC (Span) diálisis periotoneal ambulatoria continua (= CAPD)

DPASV (Eng) differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry

DPCA (Span) dialysis peritoneal crónica ambulatoria

DPE (Fr) dossier patient électronique

DPI (Span) demente, postrado, incontinente

DPL (Eng) diagnostic peritoneal lavage

DPN (Span) disnea paroxística nocturna

DPP (Fr) dilatation à petite paume (obstetrics)

DPS (Dan) Dansk Psykiatrisk Selskab

DPT (Latin) Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

dpt () diopter

DPV (Span) desprendimiento de vitreo posterior

dpv (Dutch) dagen post vaccinatie

DQ (Eng) design qualification

DQSE (Fr) Direction Qualité Sécurité Environnement

DR (Port) descolamento de retina

DRAE (Eng) drug-related adverse event

drag (Swe) dragé

DRASS (Fr) Direciton Régionale des Affairs Sanitaires and Sociales

DRC (Fr) dystrophie rachidienne de croissance

DRDG (Fr) Département de Recherche et Développement Galénique

DRE (Eng) diagnostic/digital rectal examination

DREES (Fr) Direction de la Recherches, des Etudes, de l’Evaluation et des Statistiques

Dres.med. (Ger) Doctores medicinae

DRESS (Eng) drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms

DREZ (Eng) dorsal root entry zone

DRG (Dan) diagnoserelaterede grupper.

DRG-pris (Dan) pris for diagnose-relaterede grupper

Dr h.c. (Latin) doctor honoris causa

DRIRE (Fr) direction régionale de l’industrie, de la recherché et de l’environnement

DRK (Ger) das Deutsche Rote Kreuz

DRPLA (Eng) dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy

DRR (Eng) digitally reconstructed radiograph

DRS (Fr) douleur rétrosternale

DRSP (Fr) drospirénone

DRUG (Ger) distales Radioulnargelenk

DRUJ (Eng) distal radioulnar joint

DRVL (Dan) Dansk Register for Vanskelig Luftvej

DRVV (Eng) dilute Russell venom viper

d.s. (Dutch) droge stof/drogestofpercentage

DS (Dan) dissemineret sklerose [= multiple sclerosis]

D/S (Eng) dextrose-saline solution

DSA (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Allergologi

DSAI (Fr) dépistage simple des anticorps irréguliers

DSAIM (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Anæstesiologi og Intensiv Medicin

DSAM (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Almen Medicin

DSAV (Span) defecto del septo auriculoventricular

DSC (Eng) differential scanning calorimetry

DSCG (Eng) Danish Secretariat for Clinical Guidelines (= SfR in Danish)

dsDNA (Eng) double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid

DSDF (Dan) Dansk Studiegruppe for Den Diabetiske Fod

DSE (Fr) dose sans effet

DSFP (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Patientsikkerhed

DSID (Span) diabetes sacarina insulínodependiente

DSIM (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Intern Medicin

DSIP (Eng) delta sleep-inducing peptide

DSIT (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Intensiv Terapi

dsk (Swe) distrikssköterska

DSKS (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Kvalitet i Sundhedssektoren

d-sköt (Swe) distriktssköterska

DSM (Eng) Drug Safety Monitoring

DSMB (Eng) Drug Safety Monitoring Board

DSM-IV (Eng) (American Psychiatric Association) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition

DSO (Eng) drug safety officer

DSOG (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Obstetrik og Gynækologi

DSPaM (Dan) Dansk Selskab for Palliativ Medicin

DSPC (Eng) di-saturated phosphatidyl choline

D.sp.nr. (Dan) Dansk Specialitetsnummer

DSR (Span) distrofia simpatico refleja

DSPR (Dan) diagnostisk sand positivrate

DSR (Eng) dynamic spatial reconstruction

DSS (Eng) Drug Safety and Surveillance

Dssn (Latin) da signa suo nomine [used in Norway, signer med sit navn]

DSST (Eng) Digital Symbol Substitution Test

DST (Eng) dexamethasone suppression test

DSTA (Span) demencia senile tipo Alzheimer

DSUR (Eng) developmental safety update report

DSV (Span) defecto del septo ventricular

DSVG (Fr) dimension systolique du ventricule gauche (= LVES)

DSZ (Span) peso desnudo sin zapatos

DT (Dan) diastolisk tryk

dT (Span) difteria, tétanos para adultos

d/t (Eng) due to

DT2 (Fr) diabète type 2

DTA (Span) defecto del tabique auricular (= ASD)

DTC (Eng) direct-to-consumer [drug advertising]

DTCA (Eng) direct-to-consumer advertising

DTDVI (Span) diámetro telediastolico de ventriculo izquierdo

DTF (Fr) distance talon-fesse (heel to buttock distance)

dTGV (Span) dextrotrasposición de los grandes vasos

DTH (Eng) delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction

DTh (Fr) diamètre thoracique interne

DTI (Eng) Doppler tissue imaging

DTIC (Eng) dacarbazine

DTN (Span) defecto del tubo neural

DTP (Eng) diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

DTPA (Dan) diethylen-triamin-penta-acetat (diethylen-triamin-eddikesyre)

DTR (Eng) deep tendon reflexes

DTS (Fr) dépense total de santé

DTs (Latin) delirium tremens

DTSVI (Span) diámetro telesistolico de ventriculo izquierdo

DTT (Fr) drain transtympanique

DTTAB (Eng) diphtheria, tetanus, typhoid and paratyphoid A and B

DTTOD (Span) drenaje transtimpánico de oído derecho

DTTOI (Span) drenaje transtimpánico de oído izquierdo

DTV (Eng) deer tick virus

DU (Eng) duodenal ulcer

DUAG (Eng) Danish University Antidepressant Group

DUB (Eng) dysfunctional uterine bleeding

DUDS (Dan) Dansk Ultralydsdiagnostisk Selskab

DUR (Eng) dfferential uptake ratio

DV (Fr) décubitus ventral

D&V (Eng) diarrhoea and vomiting

DVA (Port) disfunção válvula aórtica

DVC (Fr) dérivation ventriculo-cardiaque

DVE (Fr) distribution de volume érythrocytaire

DVG (Fr) dysfonctionnement ventriculaire gauche

DVI (Span) disfunción ventricular izquierda

DVM (Eng) diurnal variation of mood

DVP (Fr) dérivation ventricul-péritonéale

DVPA (Span) drenaje venos pulmonar anómalo

Dvpt (Fr) développement

DVR (Ger) Datenverarbeitungsregister

DVT (Eng) deep-vein thrombosis

DW (Eng) distribution width

D/W (Eng) dextrose in water

D/w (Eng) discuss with

DWI (Eng) diffusion-weighted imaging (MRI)

DWZ (Dutch) dorsale wervelzuil

DX (Span) diagnóstico

DXA (Eng) dual (energy) X-ray absorptiometry

Dx (Eng) diagnosis

dx, dxt (Latin) dexter (= right)

DXA (Dan) dobbeltenergi røntgenabsorption

DXL (Eng) dual X-ray and laser

DXMS (Eng) dexamethasone

DXP (Eng) dextropropoxyphene

DXT (Eng) deep X-ray treatment

DyL (Span) dilatación y legrado

DZ (Ger) Durchleuchtungszeit

Dz (Eng) disease

E, e (Eng/Ger) expiratory / exspiratorisch (respiration)

e (Fr) absorbance molaire

E (Fr) élastance

E1 (Eng) estrone

E2 (Eng) estradiol

E3 (Eng) estriol

EA (Dan) epiduralanæstesi

e.a. (Fr) entre autres

EAA (Eng) essential amino acid

EAACI (Eng) European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology

EAB (Span) equilibrio ácido-base

EABV (Eng) endarterial blood volume

EAC (Fr) erythrocyte-anticorps-complément

EACH (Eng) European Association for Communication in Healthcare

EAD (Eng) early afterpolarisation

EAE (Ital) encefalomielitie acuta emorragica

EAEC (Eng) entero-aggregant E. coli

EAF (Eng) eosinophil activating factor

EAK (Ger) Eidgenössische Arzneimittelkommission

EAM (Eng) external auditory meatus

EAN (Eng) European Article Numbering

EANM (Eng) European Association of Nuclear Medicine

EAO (Eng) European Association for Osseointegration

EAP (Span) edema agudo de pulmón

EAS (Ger) Erregungsausbreitungsstörung

EASD (Eng) European Association for the Study of Diabetes

EASn (Ital) extrasistoli atriali sinistri (cardiology)

EASS (Eng) extracellular actin scavenger system

EAST (Ger) Enzym-Allergo-Sorbent-Test

EAV (Dutch) eenheidsafleveringsverpakking

EB (Dan) enkeltblindet

EBA (Eng) European Blood Alliance

EBD (Ger) ergänzende bilanzierte Diät

EBIC (Eng) European Brain Injury Consortium

EBL (Eng) estimated blood loss

RBLSE (Fr) entérobactéries productrices de béta-lactamases à spectre étendu

EBM (Dan) evidensbaseret medicin

EBMT (Fr) European Group for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant

EBNA (Eng) Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen

EBO (Eng) endobrachyoesophage

EBR (Fr) efficacité biologique relative

EBRT (Eng) external beam radiation therapy

EBUS (Eng) endobronchial ultrasound

EBUS-TBNA (Eng) endobronchial sultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration biopsy

EBV (Eng) Epstein-Barr virus

EC (Eng) effective concentration

e.c. (Eng) extracellular

e-c (Eng) enteric-coated

ECA (Eng) external carotid artery

ECAA (Ital) epatite cronica attiva autoimmune

ECAE (Span) enfermedad cardiovascular arteriosclerótica

ECBC (Fr) examen cytobacteriologique des crachats

ECBU (Fr) examen cytobactériologique des urines/urinaire

ECC (Eng) extracorporeal circulation

ECCE (Eng) European Council on Chiropractic Education

ECCO (Eng) European Cancer Conference

ECD (Eng) electrochemical detection

ECDC (Eng) European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

eCDT (Eng) electronic common technical document

ECDEU (Eng) early clinical drug evaulation unit

ECEF (Eng) eosinophil cytotoxic enhancing factor

ECF (Eng) eosinophil chemotactic factor

ECG (Eng) electrocardiogram

ECH (Eng) epicholorohydrin

ECHO (Eng) echocardiography

ECI (Eng) extra-corporeal irritation

e.c.i. (Latin) e causa ignorata [used in Dutch]

ECL (Eng) enterochromaffin-like

ECM (Eng) extracellular matrix

ECMO (Eng) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

ECN (Eng) early candidate notification

ECO (Fr) extenseur commun des orteils

Eco (Span) ecografía

ECO 2D (Span) ecografía bidimensional

ECOG (Eng) Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

ECoG (Dan) elektrokortikografi

E.coli (Latin) Escherichia coli

ECP (Eng) eosinophil cationic protein

ECPHIN (Eng) EC Pharmaceutical Information Network

ECR (Eng) extra contractual referral

ECRC (Fr) essais cliniques randomizes controlés

eCRF (Eng) electronic case report form

ECRL (Latin) extensor carpi radialis longus

ECRP (Eng) endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram

ECS (Eng) endocannabinoid system

EC-SOD (Dan) ekstracellulær hypokalciurisk hyperkalcæmi

ECT (Dan) elektrochokterapi

ECUN (Fr) entérocolite ulcéro-nérosante [du nouveau-né]

ECV (Span) enfermedad cardiovascular

ECVH (Span) enfermedad cardiovascular hipertensiva

ED (Eng) erectile dysfunction

ED50 (Eng) median effective dose

EDA (Eng) exploratory data analysis

EDB (Latin) extensor digitorum brevis

EDC (Eng) expected/estimated date of confinement

EDD (Eng) estimated date of delivery

EDF (Fr) extension, dérotation, flexion

EDI (Eng) Electronic Data Interchange

EDIFACT (Eng) Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport [standard]

EDL (Eng) Essential Drug List

EDM (Eng) electronic document management

EDMD (Eng) Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy

EDMF (Eng) European Drug Master File

EDP (Eng) energy dependent phase

ED (Eng) everyday combined (pill)

EDMF (Eng) European Drug Master File

EDQM (Eng) European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines

EDPS (Fr) exempt d’organismes pathogens spécifiques (= SPF)

EDRF (Eng) endothelium-derived relaxing factor

EDS (Dan) Ehlers-Danlos syndrom

EDSS (Eng) Expanded Disability Status Scale

EDT (Eng) emergency duty team

EDTA (Eng) ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid

EDV (Eng) end-diastolic volume

EDXA (Eng) energy dispersive X-ray analysis

EE (Eng) eosinophilic esophagitis

e.e. (Eng) enantiometer excess

EEA (Eng) European Economic Area

EECC (Span) ensayos clínicos

EEE (Fr) Espace Economique Européenne (= EEA)

EEG (Eng) electroencephalogram

EEI (Span) esfínter esofágico inferior

EEII (Span) estremidades inferiores

EENT (Eng) eye, ear, nose, throat

EER (Fr) épuration extra-rénale

EES (Eng) everolimus-eluting stent

EET (Eng) epoxyeicosatrienoic acid

EF (Dan) ekstrem fedme

EFA (Eng) enhancing factor of allergy

EFF (Eng) effacement (of the cervix)

EFG (Span) Especialidad Farmacéutica Genérica

EFGCP (Eng) European Forum for Good Clinical Practice

EFM (Eng) electronic fetal monitoring

EFPIA (Eng) European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations

EFR (Fr) exploration fonctionelle respiratoire

EFS (Eng) electrical field stimulation

EFW (Eng) estimated fetus/fetal weight

EG (Eng) embryonic germ (cells)

EGA (Eng) European Generic medicines Association

EGC (Eng) early gastric carcinoma

EGD (Eng) eosinophilic gastroduodenoscopy

EGF (Eng) epidermal growth factor

EGFR (Eng) epithelial growth factor receptor

eGFR (Eng) estimated glomerular filtration rate

eg gl (Swe) egna glasögon (ophthalmology)

EGID (Eng) eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder

EGO (Ital) esofagogastroduodenoscopia

EGTA (Eng) ethylene glycol-bis (b-aminoethyl ether) N,N,N’,N’-tetraacetic acid

EGTM (Eng) European Group on Tumour Markers

EGW (Ger) Einwohnergleichwert (environ.)

EH (Eng) eye history

EHBO (Dutch) eerste hulp bij ongelukken

EHEC (Eng) enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli

eHF (Dan) ekstensivt hydrolyseret modermælkserstatning

EHF (Eng) ebola haemorrhagic factor

EHM (Eng) external heart massage

EHMA (Eng) European Health Management Association

EHN (Eng) European Heart Network

EHPAD (Fr) Etablissement d’Hébergement pour Personnes Agées Dépendantes

EI (Fr) effet indésirable

EIA (Eng) enzyme immunoassay

EIC (Eng) epidermal inclusion cyst

EID (Fr) Entente interdépartementale pour la démoustication du littoral méditerranéen

EIG (Fr) événement indésirable grave

EII (Span) enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal

EIGI (Fr) effets indésirables graves inattendus

EIH (Span) estancia intra-hospitalaria

EIM (Eng) electrical impedance myography

EINECS (Eng) European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances

EIT (Ital) evento ischemico transitorio

EJ (Eng) external jugular

EJA (Fr) exposition journalière admissible (= PDE)

EJM (Fr) entre jour même

EK (Ger) Ethikkommission

EKA (Ger) Expositionsäquivalent für krebserzeugende Arbeitsstoffe

EKBB (Ger) Ethikkommission beider Basel

EKC (Dan) Elektivt Kirurgisk Center [Frederiksberg Hospital]

EKG (Dan) elektrokardiogram

EKH (Swe) epiklorhydrin

EKK (Dutch) endogene kreatinineklaring

EKN (Ger) Einzelknopfnaht

Ekstr. (Dan) ekstremiteter

EKZ (Ger) extrakorporale Zirkulation

e.l. (Dan) egen læge

ELA (Eng) establishment licence application (US)

ELAM (Eng) endothelial leukocyte adhesion molecule

ELF (Eng) elective low forceps

el.fys. (Dan) elektrofysiologisk undersøgelse

ELHI (Eng) European Leaders for Health Care Improvement

ELISA (Eng) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

ELSCS (Eng) emergency lower segment caesarean section

ELT (Eng) endovenous laser treatment

elts (Eng) elements

ELU (Eng) enzyme-linked immunoassay unit

ELVS (Eng) echocardiographic left ventricular shortening

ELWP (Dutch) externe leer-/werkperiode

EM (Dan) elektronmikroskopi

EMA (Eng) European Midwives Association

EMBL (Eng) European Molecular Biology Laboratory

EMC (Eng) electromagnetic compatibility

EMCDDA (Eng) European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addication

EMD (Eng) Emergency Medicine Department

EME (Fr) état de mal épileptique

EMEA (Dan) Det europæiske lægemiddelagentur

EMG (Eng) electromy(el)ogram/electromyography

EMH (Span) enfermedad de la membrana hialina

EMI (Fr) epaisseur intima media (assessed on Doppler imaging study)

e.m.i. (Eng) elderly mentally ill

EMIT (Eng) enzyme multiplication immunoassay technique

EMLC (Eng) European Midwives Liaison Committee

EMLA (Eng) eutectic mixture of local analgetics

EMN (Eng) European Myeloma Network

EMO (Eng) European Medical Organisation

EMS (Fr) établissement médico-social [= nursing home]

EMSP (Fr) équipe mobile soins palliatifs

EMT (Eng) emergency medical treatment

EMTC (Span) enfermedad mixta del tejido conectivo

EMU (Eng) early-morning (specimen of) urine

EMW (Eng) early morning waking

EN (Eng) enteral nutrition

ENA (Eng) enalapril

ENAP (Eng) excisional new attachment procedure

END (Span) endoscopía

ENFET (Eng) enzyme field effect transistor

ENG (Eng) head engaged (baby)

enh (Swe) enhet

ENL (Latin) erythema nodosum leprosum

ENMG (Eng) electroneuromyography

ENNO (Eng) European Network of Nurses Organisations

ENOG (Eng) electroneurography

ENRD (Eng) endoscopy-negative reflux disease

ENS (Fr) énolase neurone spécifique

ENT (Eng) ear, nose and throat

enzm (Dan) enzymmængde

EO (Span) eosinófilos

E/O (Eng) evidence of

e.o. (Dan) efter ordre

E.O. (Ital) esame obiettivo (= physical examination)

EOA (Eng) effective opening area

EOCCD (Eng) European Organisation for the Control of Circulatory Diseases

EOD (Fr) estomac, œsophage, duodénum

EOG (Eng) electro-oculogram/electro-oculography

EOJ (Dan) elektronisk omsorgsjournal

EOM (Eng) extraocular movement

EOMI (Eng) extraocular movements intact

EON (Ital) esame obiettivo neurologico

EOPA (Span) estudio post-autorización de tipo observacional

EOPS (Fr) Exempt d'Organismes Pathogènes Spécifiques

EOQ (Eng) European Organisation for Quality

EORTC (Eng) European Organisation for Research on Treatment of Cancer

EOS (Eng) end of study

Eos (Eng) eosinophils

EOT (Port) entubação orotraqueal

EP (Eng) European Pharmacopoeia

Ep (Fr) épanchement pleural

e p (Fr) en passant [used in Swedish]

EPA (Eng) Environmental Protection Agency

EPAP (Eng) expiratory positive airway pressure

EPAR (Eng) European Public Assessment Report

EPBRS (Eng) European Pharmacopoeia Biological Refence Substance

EPBS (Eng) European Association for Professions in Biomedical Science

EPC (Eng) entothelial progenitor cell

EPCO (Span) enfermedad pulmonar crónica obstructiva (= COPD)

EPCRS (Eng) European Pharmacopoeia Chemical Reference Substance

EPD (Fr) espace péridurale

EPEC (Eng) enteropathogenic E. coli

EPF (Fr) erytheme pigmenté fixe

EpG (Eng) eggs per gram

EPH gestosis (Eng/Ger) Edema/proteinuria/hypertension gestosis

EPHA (Eng) European Public Health Alliance

EPHMRA (Eng) European Pharmaceutical Market Research Association

EPI (Eng) extended programme of immunisation (WHO)

EPIC (Eng) Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage

EPIG (Span) epigastrio

epikath (Dan) epidural katheter

EPIN (Eng) epinephrine

epi-pumpe (Dan) epidural pumpe

EPIS (Eng) episiotomy

EPIT (Span) epitelio

EPJ (Dan) elektronisk patientjournal

EPK (Swe) erytrocytpartikelkoncentration

EPL (Eng) effective patent life

EPM (Span) excitación psicomotriz

EPN (Swe) etikpövningsnämnd

EPO (Eng) erythropoietin

EPOC (Span) enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica

EPPI (Fr) eau pour préparation injectable

EPR (Eng) electronic patient record

Epr (Swe) Extra provinsialläkare

EPRG (Eng) European Pharmacovigilance Research Group

EPS (Eng) extrapyramidal symptoms/syndrome

EPSP (Dan) excitatorisk postsynaptisk potentiale

EPSS (Eng) E-point to septal separation

EPT (Eng) (o)estrogen and progestin therapy

EPU (Fr) électrophorèse des proteins urinaires

EPX (Fr) époux/épouse

Eq (Fr) équivalent

Eq Ac-b (Span) equilibrio ácido-base

EQUALIS (Swe) Extern kvalitetssäkring inom laboratoriemedicin i Sverige

ER (Dan) østrogenreceptor

E+R (Ger) Erreger und Resistenz

ERA (Eng) electric response audiometry

ERB (Ger) Erregungsrückbildung (repolarization)

ERC (Dan) endoskopisk retrograd kolangiografi

Erc (Dan) erythrocytter

ERCP (Dan) endoskopisk retrograd kolangiopankreatikografi

ERBD (Eng) endoscopic-retrograde biliary drainage

ERBS (Ger) Erregungsrückbildungsstörung

ERC (Eng) endoscopic-retrograde cholangiography

ERCP (Eng) endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

ERD (Eng) erosive reflux disease

ERE (Eng) estrogen responsive element

ERF (Eng) enzyme releasing factor

ERG (Ger) Elektrookulogramm

EG (Fr) électrorétinogramme

EPV (Eng) events per variable

ERGE (Span) enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico

ERICA (Eng) estrogen-receptor immuno-cytochemical assay (identification of estrogen-receptor proteins)

Erk. (Ger) Erkrankung

EROD (Eng) 7-ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase

ERP (Eng) endoscopic retrograde pancreatography

ERPC (Eng) evacuation of retained products of conception

ERPF (Eng) effective renal plasma flow

ERS (Ger) Erregungsrückbildungsstörung (cardiology)

ERT (Eng) estrogen replacement therapy

ERTF (Span) etapa final de enfermedad renal (= ESRD)

ERV (Eng) expiratory reserve volume

ES (Dan) endoskopisk sfinkterektomi

ESA (Eng) erythropoeisis-stimulating agent

ESAF (Eng) endothelial cell angiogenic factor

ESB (Fr) encéphalopathie spongiforme bovine

ESBL (Eng) extended spectrum beta-lactamase

ESBLPE (Eng) extended-spectrum beta-lactamase–producing enterobacteriaceae

ESC (Eng) European Society of Cardiology

ESCA (Eng) electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis

ECSMID (Eng) European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

ESD (Eng) electrostatic discharge

ESF (Fr) extrémité supérieur du fémur

ESHD (Span) estenosis subaórtica hipertrófica dinámica

ESHI (Span) estenosis subaórtica hipertrófica idiopática

ESI (Eng) epidural steroid injection

ES(-Kompressen) (Ger) eingeschlagene Schnittkanten

ESLD (Eng) end-stage liver disease

ESM (Eng) ejection systolic murmur

e.s.mi.i. (Eng) elderly severely mentally ill

ESMO (Eng) European Society for Medical Oncology

ESN (Fr) examen sous narcose

ESO (Span) esófago/esofágico

e s o (Swe) efter/enligt särskild ordination

ESP (Span) espiración/espiratorio

ESPA (Eng) European Sterilisation Packaging Association

ESPDR (Eng) end-systolic pressure-diameter reltion

ESPGHAN (Eng) European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

ESR (Eng) erythrocyte sedimentation rate

ESRD (Eng) end-stage renal disease

ESRS (Eng) extrapyramidal symptom rating scale

ESS (Eng) Epworth Sleepiness Scale

ESST (Fr) encéphalopathie spongiformes subaigue transmissible

ESSV (Fr) extrasystole supraventriculaire

EST (Fr) exsanguinotransfusion

ESTI (Eng) Electronic Standards for Transfer of Information

ESTRI (Eng) Electronic Transfer of Regulatory Information Gateway

ESUR (Eng) European Society of Urogenital Radiology

ESV (Eng) end-systolic volume

ESWL (Eng) extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy

ET (Dan) ernæringstilstand

ETA (Eng) endotracheal aspirate

ETB (Ger) empfohlene Tagesdosis

ETC (Eng) epirubicin, paclitaxel and cyclophosphamide

ETE (Span) ecocardiografía transesofágica

ETEC (Dan) enterotoksigene Escherichia coli

ETF (Dan) ekstremt tidligt født

Etio (Fr) étiologie

ETN (Latin) erythema toxicum neonatorum

ETO (Eng) extended trochanteric osteotomy

EtO (Eng) ethylene oxide

ETOH (Eng) ethanol

ETOMEP (Eng) European Technical Office for Medical Products

ETP (Ger) epilepsie-typische Potentiale

ETRS (Eng) European Tissue Repair Society

ETS (Fr) établissement de transfusion sanguine

ETT (Eng) exercise tolerance test

ETt (Eng) endotracheal tube

EU (Eng) endotoxin unit

EUA (Eng) examination under anaesthesia

EUCALB (Eng) European Concerted Action on Lyme Borreliosis

EUCOMED (Eng) European Confederation of Medical Devices Associations

EUDRA (Eng) European Union Drug Regulatory Authorities

EudraCT (Eng) European drug application for clinical trials

EUG (Dutch) extra-uteriene graviditeit

EUL (Dan) endoskopisk ultralyd

EUL-FNA (Dan) endoskopisk ultralydvejledt finnålsaspirationsbiopsi

EuropASI (Eng) European Addiction Severity Index

EUS (Eng) external urethral sphincter

EUS-FNA (Eng) endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration

EUSOL (Eng) Edinburgh University solution

EV (Eng) EudraVigilance

ev (Span) endovenoso (= iv)

e.v. (Ital) endovena

EVA (Eng) ethylene vinyl acetate (copolymer)

EVB (Ger) Erythrozytenverteilungsbreite (= RDW)

EVD (Eng) external ventricular drain

EVF (Dan) erytrocyt volumen fraktion

EVLW (Eng) extravascular lung water

EVS (Dutch) elektronisch voorschrijfsysteem [see EPS]

EVSI (Fr) espérance de vice sans incapacité

EVT (Eng) empirically validated treatment

EWCL (Eng) extended-ear contact lens

EWG (Eng) expert working group

EYLS (Eng) equity-adjusted years of life saved

EVMPD (Eng) EudraVigilance Medical Product Dictionary

EWET (Eng) enlarged waist combined with elevated triglycerides

EWMA (Eng) European Wound Management Association

EX (Span) examen

Ex (Eng) on examination

exc (Eng) excision

EX FIX (Eng) external fixation

Ex. läk. (Swe) Extra läkare

EX LAP (Eng) exploratory laparotomy

EXP (Span) expirado

exp. iv. (Swe) expeditionsintervall

EXPL (Span) exploradora

EXT (Eng) extremities

ext (Eng) external

extr (Swe) extremitet

EZ (Ger) Ernährungszustand

EZV (Ger) Extrazellulärvolumen

F (Dan) fæces

F+ (Fr) fièvre

f (Dan) fastende

f. (Latin) formula

Fab (Eng) antigen-binding fragment (of immunoglobulin)

Fc (Eng) -ditto- combines with complement (immunology)

FA (Dan) fysisk aktivitet

fa (Ital) fibrillazione atriale

FAAS (Eng) flameless atomic absorption spectrometry

FAB (Eng) French-American-British

Fab (Eng) antigen binding fragment

FABP (Dan) fedtsyrebindingsprotein

FAC (Span) fosfatasa ácida

FACS (Eng) Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

FACT (Eng) Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy

FAD (Eng) flavine adenine dinucleotide

FADL (Dan) Foreningen Af Danske Lægestuderende

FAEP (Ger) Frühe akustisch evozierte Potentiale

FAF (Eng) fatty acid free

FAH (Eng) Factor VIII antihemofilico

FAI (Span) frontoanterior izquierda

FAKL (Dan) Foreningen af Kommunallæger

FAKS (Dan) Foreningen af Kroniske Smertepatienter

FAL (Span) fosfatasa alcalina

FAM (Ger) Fertigarzneimittel

FAME (Span) fármacos modificadores de la enfermedad (= DMARDs)

FAN (Fr) facteur anti-nucléaire

FANS (Ital) farmaci antiinflammatori non-steroide [= NSAIDs]

FANT (Span) fontanela anterior no tensa

FAO (Eng) Food and Agriculture Organisation

FAP (Dan) familiær adenomatøs polypose

FAPS (Dan) Foreningen af Praktiserende Speciallæger

FAR (Eng) final assessment report

FaR (Swe) fysisk aktivitet på recept

farm (Swe) farmakologi (-sk)

FARAL (Span) fármacos antreumáticos de acción lenta (= SAARDs)

FARES (Fr) Fondation contre les Affections Respiratoires and pour l’Education à la Santé

Farmindustria (Ital) Association of Italian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

FAS (Dan) Foreningen af Speciallæger

FASEB (Eng) Federation of the American Societies for Experimental Biology

FASS (Swe) Farmacevtiska specialiteter I Sverige

FAST (Eng) Fourier acquisition in the steady state (in MR)

FAT (Eng) fluorescent antibody technique/test

FAU (Eng) fetal assessment unit

FAV (Fr) fistule artério-veineuse

FB (Eng) foreign body

F/B (Eng) followed by

FBA (Ger) Fingerspitzenbodenabstand

FBC (Eng) full blood count

FBG/S (Eng) fasting blood glucose/sugar

FBHH (Eng) familial benign hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia

FBK (Dan) fremskredet brystkræft

FBM (Eng) fetal breathing movements

FBS (Eng) fasting blood sugar

FBSS (Eng) failed back surgery syndrome

FC (Eng) flow compensation (in MR)

Fc (Fr) fraction cristallisable

f-c (Eng) film-coated

FCA (Eng) Freund's complete adjuvant

FCC (Eng) food chemical codex

FCE (Span) factor de crecimiento epidérmico

FCF (Span) frecuencia cardíaca fetal

FCG (Ital) fonocardiografia

FCHL (Eng) familial combined hyperlipidaemia

FCKW (Ger) Fluorchlorkohlenwassertoff(e) (= CFC)

FCM (Fr) fréquence cardiaque maximum

FCMT (Span) frequencia cardiáca maxima teórica

F_CO2 (Eng) end-expiratory CO2 concentration

FCP (Fr) fonds commun de placement

FCR (Dutch) fludarabine, cyclofosfamide, retaximab

FCRB (Cat) Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomédica

FCS (Eng) fetal calf serum

FCV (Fr) frottis cervico-vaginal

FD (Eng) forceps delivery

Fd (Ger) Fundus

FDA (Eng) fluorescein diacetyl (microscopy)

FDC (Dan) follikulære dendritiske celler

FDDF (Eng) fast-dissolving dosage form

FDE (Ger) Farbdopplerechokardiographie

FDG (Dan) 18F-deoxy-glukose (= fluorodeoxyglukose)

FDG-PET (Dan) 2-[F-18]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glukose-PET

FDI (Eng) feeder density index

FDN (Span) fecha de nacimiento

FDP (Eng) fibrin(ogen) degradation product

FDR (Fr) facteur de risque

FDRCV (Fr) facteur de risque cardio vasculaire

FE (Eng) functional enquiry

FEC (Fr) formulaire d'exposé de cas

FEDESA (Fr) European Federation of Animal Health Associations

FEF (Eng) forced expiratory flow

FEF 25%-75% (Ital) flusso medio espiratorio tra il 25% ed il 75% della CVF

FEH (Eng) family eye history

FEHAP (Fr) Fédération des Etablissements Hospitaliers et d'Assistance Privé

FEK (Swe) Forskningsetikkommitté

FeL (Eng) feline leukaemia

FEM (Eng) femoral

FEMA (Eng) failure modes and effects analysis

FENa (Eng) fractional excretion of sodium

FEP (Span) flujo pico espiratorio

FER (Eng) fractional esterification rate

FES (Eng) functional electrical stimulation

FESS (Eng) functionel endoscopic sinus surgery

FET (Eng) forced expiration time

FEV (Dan) forceret ekspiratorisk volumen

FEV1 (Dan) forceret ekspiratorisk volumen i første sekund

FEVD (Fr) fraction d’éjection du ventricule droit

FEVG (Fr) fraction d’éjection du ventricule gauche

FF (Eng) filtration fraction

FFA (Eng) free fatty acids

FFAMCE (Fr) Fédération Française des Associations de Médecins Conseils Experts

FFbH (Ger) Funktionsfragebogen Hannover

f.f.d. (Swe) föregående fosterdel (obstetrics)

FFI (Fr) faisant fonction d’interne

FFM (Dan) fedtfri masse

FFP (Dan) frisk frosset plasma

FFR (Eng) fractional flow reserve

FFT (Dan) faldforebyggende træning

FFV (Ger) Finger-Finger Versuch (= finger-to-finger test)

FG (Fr) filtration glomérulaire

fg. (Dan) fungerende

FGD (Eng) functional gastrointestinal disorders

FGF (Eng) fibroblast growth factor

FGH (Dutch) familiaire gecombineerde hyperlipidemie

FGR (Span) filtrado glomerular

FGS (Ger) Fettgewebsstück

FH (Dan) fundus hypertonicus

FHA (Eng) filamentous haemogglutin

F-Hb (Swe) fekal hemoglobin

FHF (Eng) fulminant hepatic failure

FHH/R (Eng) fetal heart heard/regular

FHL (Eng) familial haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

FHR (Dan) føtal heart rate

FHS (Swe) förvärvad hjärnskada

FHTG (Eng) familial hypertriglyceridaemia

FHV (Swe) företagshälsovård

FHx (Eng) family history

FI (Fr) facteur intrinsèque

FIBC (Eng) flexible intermediate bulk containers

Fibro (Fr) fibroscopie

FIC (Span) fluido intracelular

FICS (Eng) Fellow of the International College of Surgeons

FID (Fr) fosse iliaque droite

Fidd (Eng) fibrin D-dimer

Fidte (Fr) fosse iliaque droite

FIE (Eng) feline infectious enteritis

Fiehp (Fr) Fédération intersyndicale des établissements d’hospitalisation privée

FIF (Eng) forced inspiratory flow

FIG (Fr) fosse iliaque gauche

FIGO (Fr) Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d’Obstétrique

FII (Span) fosa ilíaca izquierda

FIO2 (Eng) inspiratory O2 concentration

FIARO (Ital) Federazione Italiana Associazioni Regionali Ospedaliere

FID (Eng) flame ionisation detector

FIGO (Fr) Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et Obsétrique

FIM (Eng) functional independence measure

FIMMG (Ital) Federazione Italiana dei Medici di Medicina Generale

FIMR (Eng ) functional ischaemic mitral regurgitation

Finess (Fr) Fichier National des Etablissements Sanitaires et Sociaux

FiO2 (Eng) fraction of inspired/inhaled oxygen

FIP () International Pharmaceutical Federation

FISH (Dan) fluorescens (fluorescerende) in situ-hybridisering

FIT (Fr) fiche d'information thérapeutique

FITS (Fr) Fonds International de Solidarité Therapeutique

FIV (Eng) forced inspiratory volume

FIVETE (Fr) fécondation in vitro et transfert d'embryon

FK (Swe) försäkringskassa

fk (Swe) fältkontroll (in radiotherapy)

FKDS (Ger) farbkodierte Duplexsonographie

FKG (Swe) fonokardiografi

FKK (Dan) Forskningsrådet for Kultur og Kommunikation

FL (Eng) fetal length

Fl (Swe) Första läkare

FL/HL (Ger) Femurlänge/Humeruslänge

fl (Eng) fluid

FLA (Ger) Fluoreszenzangiographie

Fla (Span) flora

FLAIR (Eng) fluid-attenuated inversion recovery

fldr (Swe) föräldrar

FLC (Fr) forme à libération contrôlée

FLEX (Span) flexión

Flex Sig (Eng) flexible sigmoidoscopy

FLI (Fr) forme à libération immediate

FLIA (Span) familiia

FLJ (Swe) fosterljud (obstetrics)

FLM (Eng) fetal lung maturity test

FLOS (Dan) Forskningscenter for Ledelse og Organisation i Sygehusvæsenet

FLP (Fr) (sustained release form)

FM (Eng) Facilities Management

FMA (Dan) forældre med alkoholmisbrug

fmb (Dan) føtomaternel blødning

FMC (Fr) formation médicale continue

FMD (Eng) foot-and-mouth disease (vet.)

FMEA (Eng) failure modes and effects analysis

FMECA (Eng) fiailure mode, effects and criticality analysis

FMF (Dan) familiær middelhavsfeber

FMG (Eng) foreign medical graduate

FMGMS (Eng) foreign medical graduate examination in the medical sciences

FMH (Latin) Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum [Swiss Medical Association]

FML (Fr) fibre musculaire lisse

FMLP (Eng) formyl-methionyl-leucyl-phenylalanine

FMMP (Span) Fundacion Medica de Mar del Plata

FMN (Fr) flavine mononucléotide

FMP (Eng) final menstrual period

FMR-1 (Eng) fragile X mental retardation - 1

fMRI (Eng) functional MRI (q.v.)

FMS (Dutch) fulminante meningokokkensepsis

FMSS (Fr) fibre musculaire striée squelettique

FMT (Dan) føtomaternel transfusion

FMTC (Eng) familial medullary thyroid cancer

FN (Fr) faux négatifs

F&N (Eng) febrile and neutropenic

FNA (Dutch) fijnenaaldaspiratie

FNAB (Eng) fine-needle aspiration biopsy

FNAC (Dan) finnålsaspirationscytologi

FNB (Eng) Food and Nutrition Board (USA)

FNCLCC (Fr) Fédération des Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer

FND (Fr) fosse nasale droite

FNG (Fr) fosse nasale gauche

FNH (Eng) focal nodular hyperplasia

FNMF (Fr) Fédération nationale de la mutualité française

FNOM CeO (ITAL) Federazione Nazionalw degli Ordini dei Medicini-Chirurghi e degli Odontoiatri

FNP (Eng) fine-needle puncture

FNT (Dutch) Federatie van Nederlandse Trombosediensten

FNU (Dan) Forskningsrådet for Natur og Univers

FNV (Ger) Finger-Nase-Versuch (finger-to-nose test)

FO (Eng) focused operation

FOB (Eng) fibre-optic bronchoscopy

FOBT (Eng) faecal occult blood test

FOD (Ger) frontookzipitaler Durchmesser

FOFI (Ital) Federazione Ordini Farmacisti Italiani

FOGD (Fr) fibroscopie oeso-gastro-duodénale

FOOSH (Eng) fall on outstretched hand

FOP (Fr) Foramen ovale perméable

FOQ (Fr) fiche observation qualité

föreg. (Swe) föregående (cf f.f.d.)

fort. (Latin) fortis

FOS (Eng) full of stool

FOT (Eng) forced oscillation technique

FoU (Swe) forskning och utveckling

FOV (Eng) field of view (in MR)

FOX (Eng) forkhead-box

FP (Dan) facialisparese

fp (Swe) försöksperson

F + P (Fr) face et profil (radiography, = anteroposterior [AP] and lateral)

FPD (Eng) flame photometric detector

FPG (Dan) fasteplasmaglukose

FPI (Span) frontoposterior izquierda

FPIA (Eng) fluorescence polarisation immunoassay

FPP (Span) fecha probable de parto

FPPP (Fr) fermeture plan par plan [wound closed in layers]

FPR (Span) flujo plasmático renal

FPRE (Span) flujo plasmático renal efectivo

fPSA (Eng) false PSA

FQ (Span) fisicoquímico

FQ1 (Fr) formation qualifiante 1e année

fqt (Fr) fréquement

FR (Eng) Federal Register

Fr (Eng) French (see ‘Ch’ – Charrière)

fr. (Cat) fracción

FRA (Ital) febbre reumatica acuta

fra (Span) fiebre reumàtica aguda

FRALE (Eng) frangible anchor-linked effector

FRC (Eng) functional residual capacity

FRCGP (Eng) Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners

FRCP (Eng) Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

FRCS (Eng) Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCV (Fr) facteurs de risque cardiovasculaires

FRE (Fr) Fonds de Roulement d'Exploitation

FREC (Span ) frecuentes

FRH (Eng) follicle-releasing hormone

FRI (Eng) Fractionation Research Inc.

FRK (Swe) Finlands Röda Kors (= Finnish Red Cross)

FRM (Fr) fauteuil roulant manuel

FROM (Eng) full range of movement

FS (Dan) facialisschwannom

FSa (Eng) full analysis set

FSC (Span) flujo sanguíneo cerebral

FSD (Eng) female sexual dysfunction

FSE (Dan) Forskningsrådet for Samfund og Erhverv

FSG (Eng ) fingerstick gluclose

FSGS (Eng) focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

FSH (Eng) follicle-stimulating/follicular stimulating hormone

FSL (Fr) flux sanguine local

FSME (Ger) Frühsommer-Meningoenzephalitis

FSPF (Fr) Fédération des Syndicats Pharmaceutiques de France

FSPs (Eng) fibrin split products

FSR (Span) flujo sanguíneo renal

FSS (Dan) Forskningsrådet for Sundhed og Sygdom

FST (Ger) Fluss-, Schmier und Trennmittel

FT3 (Eng) free T3

FT4 (Eng) free T4

FTA (Eng) fault tree analysis

FTA-ABS (Eng) fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption (test)

FTbl. (Ger) Filmtablette

FTD (Eng) formal thought disorder

FTI (Eng) farnesyl protein transferase inhibitor

FTIR (Eng) Fourier transform infrared spectrometry

FTN (Eng) finger-to-nose

FTND (Eng) full-term normal delivery

FTO (Dutch) Farmaco Therapie Overleg

FTP (Dan) Forskningsrådet for Teknologi og Produktion

FTT (Eng) failure-to-thrive

FTTO (Dutch) Farmacotherapeutisch Transmuraal Overleg [Interdisciplinary Pharmacotherapeutic Forum]

FU (Eng) follow-up

F/U (Eng) follow-up

FUAP (Dan) Faglig Udvikling i Almen Praksis

FUFOL (Fr) fluoro-uracile + acide folinique

FUM (Span) fecha de última menstruación

FUO (Eng) fever of unknown/undetermined origin

FUR (Span) fecha de últimas reglas (= LMP)

FUT (Dan) fysisk uddannelse og træning [military]

FUTA (Ger) Fahruntauglichkeitsaufklärung

FV (Dan) fødselsvægt

fv (Norw) fostervann

FVA (Dan) fødevareallergi

FVAR (Eng) Final Variation Assessment Report

FVC (Eng) forced vital capacity

FVE (Eng) Federation of Veterinarians of Europe

FVF (Ger) Flimmerverschmelzungsfrequenz (= flicker fusion frequency)

FVL (Dan) faktor V Leiden

FVO (Dan) fødevareoverfølsomhed

FVR (Eng) feline rhinotracheitis virus

FVS (Eng) fetal valproate syndrome

FVT (Ital) fremito vocale tattile

FWHM (Eng) full width at half maximum

FX (Eng) fracture

fx/Fx (Eng) fracture

fys (Swe) fysikalisk (undersökning)

Fz () frontal (electrode)

FZ (Ger) Fingerzählen: an ophthalmological test for the ability to count fingers (= CF in Engish)

fz (Dutch) fysiologisch zout

FZhEL1 (Russ) (FEV1)

, G, _ (Fr) gradient ventriculaire

(cardiology) (Eng) ventricular gradient

G (Eng) gonorrhoea

g (Eng) gram

G1,2,3 etc. (Fr) grossesse 1, 2, 3 etc.

G#P# (Latin) gravida # para #

G2 (Latin) gravida 2 (2nd pregnancy)

G6P (Eng) glucose-6-phosphate

G6PD (Eng) glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

GA (Dan) gestationsalder

g.a. (Dutch) geen afwijkingen

GA1 (Eng) glutaric acidaemia

GAAZ (Dutch) geriatrische afdeling van een algemeen ziekenhuis

GAB (Span) gasometría arterial basal

GABA (Eng) gamma-aminobutyric acid

GAD (Dan) glutaminsyredecarboxylase

gad (Eng) gadolinium chelates

GAD2 (Dan) glutamatdecarboxylase 2

GADD (Eng) growth-arrest DNA damage-inducible

ga-DTPA (Dan) gadolinium-diethylen-triamin-penta-acetat

GAF (Eng) Global Assessment of Functioning

GAG (Dan) glykosaminoglykan

GAJ (Fr) glycémie à jeun

Gal (Fr) galactose

Galant (Eng) Galant's reflex

GALP (Eng) Good Automated Laboratory Practice

GALT (Eng) gut-associated lymphoid tissue

Gamma-GT (Fr) gamma-glutamyl transférase

GAMP (Eng) Good Automated Manufacturing Practice

GAO (Fr) glaucoma à angle ouvert

GAP (Dan) galdestenskorreleret akut pankreatitis

Gap (Eng) interslice gap (in MR protocols)

GAPZ (Dutch) geriatrische afdeling van een psychiatrisch ziekenhuis

GAQ (Fr) Groupe d'Amélioration de la Qualité

GARF (Eng) Global Assessment of Relational Functioning

GARFT (Eng) glycinamide ribonucleotide formyltransferase

GAS (Eng) Global Assessment Scale

gastroc (Eng) gastrocnemius

GAU (Ger) grösster anzunehmender Unfall (nuclear technology)

GAUZ (Dutch) geriatrische afdeling van een universitair ziekenhuis

GAVI (Eng) Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunisation

GB (Eng) gallbladder

GB-3 (Fr) globotriaosylcéramide

g.b. (Dutch) geen bijzonderheden

GBD (Eng) global burden of disease

GBL (Dan) gammabutyrolaceton

GBM (Dan) gestationel diabetes mellitus

Gbn (Ger) Gläser bessern nicht

GBP (Eng) good business practice

GBS (Dan) Guillain-Barrés syndrom

GC (Eng) gas chromatography

gc (Swe) gonorré

GC-ECD (Eng) gas chromatography with electron capture detection

GC/FID (Eng) gas chromatography/flame ionisation detection

GCLP (Eng) Good Control Laboratory Practice

GC/MS (Eng) gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

GCP (Eng) Good Clinical Practice

GCP-V (Ger) GCP-Verordnung

GCRP (Eng) Good Clinical Research Practice

GCS (Eng) glucocorticosteroid

GCSF (Eng) granulocyte colony stimulating factor

GCT (Dan) granularcelletumor

GCVP (Eng) glood computer validation practices

GD (Fr) grande distinction

gda (Dutch) geen duidelijke afwijkingen

GDE (Span) grande

GDF (Eng) Global Drug Facility

GDM (Dan) gestationel diabetes mellitus

GDNF (Eng) glial cell-line derived neutrotrophic factor

GDP (Eng) Good Distribution Practice

GDS (Eng) geriatric depression scale

GDSA (Fr) gaz du sang artériel

GDVG (Ger) Gesundheitsdienst- und Verbraucherschutzgesetz

GDx (Eng) glaucoma detection system

GE (Eng) gastroesophageal

(Fr) gélule

GE (2-) (Ger) Gefässerkrankung ((two-)vessel disease)

GEA (Dan) gastroenteroanastomose

GEB (Ger) grosse Eigenblutbehandlung

Geb.Nr. (Ger) Gebührennummer

GEDV (Eng) global end diastolic volume

GEF (Eng) glycosylation enhancing factor

Gef (Ger) Gefäße

GEFS (Eng) Generalised Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures

gel. (Ger) gelesen [checked by person who dictated]

GEM (Fr) glomérulo-néphrite extra-membraneuse

GEMs (Eng) gemini of the coiled bodies

GEMSA (Fr) groupes d'etude multicentriques des services d'accueil.

GEN (Eng) genetics

gen (Eng) general

gen mod (Eng) generalised moderate

gen.utr. (Latin) genu(s) utriusque

GEO (Eng) genetically engineered organism

G-EPJ/GEPJ (Dan) grundstrukturen for elektronisk patientjournal

GEPKA (Dan) Grundstruktur for Elektronisk Patientjournal, Prototype, Klinisk Afprøvning

GERD (Eng) gastroesophageal reflux disease

GE reflux (Eng) gastroesophageal reflux [scan]

GERI (Eng) geriatrics

GES (Fr) gestes élémentaires de survie

GEST (Span) gestacional

GET (Eng) general endotracheal

GETT (Eng) general, endotracheal tube (anaesthesia)

GEU (Fr) grossesse extra-utérine

GF (Eng) growth factor

GFAP (Eng) glial fibrillary acidic protein

GFATM (Dan) Globale Fond til bekæmpelse af Aids, TB og Malaria

GFR (Eng) glomerular filtration rate

GG (Ger) Geburtsgewicht

GGD (Dutch) gemeenschappelijke gezondheidsdienst

GGf (Eng) glial growth factor

GGL (Fr) ganglions

GGLAS (Port) gerencia geral de laboratarios de saude publica

GGO (Dutch) genetisch gemanipuleerde organismen (= GMO)

ggr (Swe) gånger

GGT (Dan) gamma-glutamyl-transferase

GGTP (Eng) gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase

GGZ (Dutch) geestelijke gezondheidszorg

GH (Eng) growth hormone

GHA (Dan) generaliseret hypermobilitas articulorum

GHB (Dan) gammahydroxybuturat

GHb (Eng) glycosylated haemoglobin

GHBP (Eng) growth hormone binding protein

GHM (Fr) groupes homogènes de maladies [diagnosis related groups]

GHP (Eng) Good Hospital Practice

GHR (Fr) grossesse à haut risque

GHRF (Eng) growth hormone releasing factor

GHRH (Eng) growth hormone-releasing hormone

GHRIH (Eng) growth hormone releasing inhibiting hormone

GI (Eng) gastrointestinal

GIA (Eng) gastrointestinal anastomosis

GIB (Eng) gastrointestinal bleeding

GIC (Eng) glass ionomer cement

GIF (Eng) glycosylation inhibition factor

GIFAP (Fr) Groupement International des Associations Nationales de Fabricants de Produits Agrochimiques

GIFIC (Fr) Groupe Intersyndical de Fournisseurs de l'Industrie Chimique

GIFT (Eng) gamete intrafallopian transfer

GIK (Dan) glukose-insulin-kalium-infusion

GILSP (Eng) Good Industrial Large-Scale Practice

GIN (Span) ginecologia

GINA (Eng) Global Initiative for Asthma

GIP (Eng) gastric inhibitory peptide

GIR (Eng) glucose infusion rate

GIS (Dan) geografiske informationssystemer

GISA (Eng) glycopeptide insensitive Staphylococcus aureus

GISSI (Ital) Gruppo italiano per lo studio della Streptochinase nell' Infarto miocardico

GIST (Dan) gastrointestinal stromatumor

GIT (Eng) gastro-intestinal tract

GIU (Fr) grossesse intra-utérine

GIZ (Ger) Glassionomerzement (dentistry)

GK (Dan) glukokortikoid

GKV (Ger) gesetzliche Krankenversicherung

g.l. (Span) grados de libertad

GLC (Eng) glaucoma

Glc (Fr) glucose

GLDH (Eng) glutamate dehydrogenase

GLO (Span) glucemia

GLP (Dan) glukagonlignende peptid

GLP-1 (Eng) glucagon-like peptide-1

GLT (Eng) glucose loading test

Glu (Fr) glutamate

GM (Fr) grand mal

GMA (Dan) glatmuskelcelle-aktin

GMC (Dutch) Geneesmiddelencommissie (Belgium)

GM-CSF (Eng) granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor

GMD (Span) ganancia media diaria

GME (Fr) germes multi-résistants

GMFM (Eng) gross motor function measure

GMM (Eng) genetically modified microorganism

GMN (Fr) goîte multinodulaire

GMNMP (Span) glomerulonefritis membranoproliferativa

GMNPE (Span) glomerulonefritis post estreptocóccia

GMO (Dan) genetisk modificeret organisme

GMOI (Fr) gammapathie monoclonale d’origine indéterminée

GMP (Eng) Good Manufacturing Practice

GMPc (Fr) GMP cyclique

GMR (Eng) gallops, murmurs, rubs

GMTs (Eng) geometric mean titres

GN (Eng) glomerular nephritis

GNA (Fr) gomérulonéphrite aiguë

GNAPS (Fr) gomérulonéphrite aiguë post-streptococcique

GNB (Eng) Gram-negative bacilli

GNC (Fr) syndrome de glomérulonéphrite chronique

GNEM (Fr) glomérulonéphrite extra-membranaire

GNMP (Fr) glomérulonéphrite membrano-proliférative

GNR (Eng) Gram-negative rod

GNRP (Fr) syndrome de glomérulonéphrite rapidement progressive

GnRH (Eng) gonadotrophin releasing hormone

GO (Fr) Gynécologie-Obstétrique

GOÄ (Ger) Gebührenordnung für Ärzte

GOD (Eng) glucose oxidase

GOO (Eng) gastric outlet obstruction

GORD (Eng) gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

GOT (Eng) glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase

GOX (Eng) glyphosphate oxydoreductase

GP (Dan) galdestenspankreatitis

G-P- (Eng) gravida, para (pregnancies, deliveries)

GPAO (Fr) Gestion de Production Assistée par Ordinateur

GPC (Eng) Gram-positive coccus

GPCR (Eng) G protein-coupled receptors

GPF (Eng) glomerular plasma flow

GPIA (Eng) Generic Pharmaceutical Industry Association

GPM (Eng) general preventive medicine

GPP (Eng) Good Pharmacy Practice

GPR (Dan) godt partielt respons

GPS (Dan) mobiltelefon med satellitovervågning

GPT (Eng) glutamate pyruvate transaminase

Gpt/l (Ger) Gammapartikel/l

Gpx (Eng) glutathione peroxide

GPU (Eng) guinea-pig unit

GQ (Eng) general qualification

GQM (Fr) gain quotidien moyen

GR (Eng) glucocorticoid receptor

gr (Eng) grain

grag. (Span) gragea

gral. (Span) general

GRAS (Eng) generally recognised as safe

GRC (Fr) globules rouges congelés

GRE (Eng) gradient echo series (in MRI)

GRF (Eng) growth hormone-releasing factor

GRH (Eng) growth hormone-releasing hormone

GRK (Dan) G-receptor-kinase

GRP (Eng) Good Regulatory Practice

GRT (Span) geriatria

GRTH (Fr) generalised resistance thyroid hormone

Grx (Eng) gravida

GS (Dan) det grønne system (et patientregistersystem)

GSA (Span) gases de/en sangre arterial (= ABG)

GSD (Eng) gestational sac diameter

GSG (Ger) Gesundheitsstrukturgesetz

GSI (Eng) genuine stress incontinence

GSK (Eng) GlaxoSmithKline

GSL (Eng) General Sales List

GSP (Eng) Good Study Practice

GST (Eng) glutathione-S-transferase

GSV (Eng) great saphenous vein

GSW (Eng) gun shot wound

GT (Dan) Gastaut type = sent indsættende idiopatisk occipital epilepsi i barnealderen

gt (Latin) gutta [drop]

GTBB (Fr) groupe de travail sur les bébés à risque

GTM (Eng) global trial manager

GTN (Dan) glyceryltrinitrat

GTNDO (Fr) Groupe Technique National de Définition des Objectifs de Santé Publique

GTP (Eng) guanosine triphosphate

GT-Stopfen (Ger) Gefriertrocknungsstophen

GTT (Eng) glucose tolerance test

gtt (Lat ) guttae [drops]

GTV (Eng) gross tumor volume

GU (Eng) gastric ulcer

GUM (Eng) genitourinary medicine

GUP (Eng) Good Uncertainty Practice

GUS (Eng) genitourinary system

GUT (Eng) genitourinary tract

GV (Span) globo vesical

G/V (Ger) Gewicht/Volumen

GVH (Eng) graft-versus-host (GVHR = reaction, GVHD = disease)

GVHD (Eng) graft versus host disease

GVM (Fr) volume globulaire moyen [mean corpuscular volume – MCV]

GVO (Dutch) gezondheidsvoorlichting en –opvoeding

GVS (Dutch) geneesmiddelenvergoedingssysteem [Medicines Reimbursement System]

Gw (Ger) Gesamtwert

GxP (Eng) [term referring collectively to GCP, GLP, GMP]

GYN (Eng) gynaecology

gyn (Swe) gynekologisk

GxP (Eng) good [pharmaceutical] practice

GXT (Eng) graded exercise stress test

GyO (Span) ginecología y obstetricia

H () Hoffmann (reflex)

H2 (Eng) histamine 2

H2RA (Dan) H2-receptorantagonist

h (Eng) hour

HA (Dan ) hereditært angioødem

HAA (Eng) hepatitis-assoiated antigen

h.a. (Dutch) huisarts

HAART (Dan) højaktiv antiretroviral terapi

HAC (Span) hiperplasia adrenal congénita

HACA (Eng) human anti-chimeric antibody

HACCP (Eng) hazard analysis critical control points

HACE (Eng) high-altitude cerebral edema

HACT (Span) hormona adrenocorticotrópica

HACU (Eng) high-affinity choline uptake

HAD (Fr) hospitalisation à domicile

HADS-D (Eng/Ger) Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale – Deutsche Version

HAE (Dutch) hereditair angio-oedeem

HAES (Dan) hydroxyethylstivelse

HAG (Fr) hypertrophie atriale gauche

hagro (Dutch) huisartsengroep

HAH (Eng) hospital at home

HAI (Eng) haemagglutination-inibiting/inhibition

haio (Dutch) huisarts in opleiding

HALE (Eng) health-adjusted life expectancy

HALH (Fr) hemi-anopsie latérale homonyme

HALS (Dan) hiv-associeret lipodystrofisyndrom

HALY (Eng) health-adjusted life years

HAMA (Eng) Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety

HAMD (Eng) Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression

HA-Milch (Ger) hypoallergene Milch

HAP (Eng) hospital-acquired pneumonia

HAPE (Eng) high-altitude pulmonary edema

HAQ (Eng) health assessment questionnaire

HA-Nr. (Ger) Herstellungsanweisung

HAR (Dutch) hemagglutinatie-remmende (antistoftiter)

HARS (Eng) Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (cf. HAMA)

HAS (Eng) Hamilton Anxiety Scale

HÄS (Ger) Hydroxyäthylstärke

HASL (Eng) hypothetical active-site lattice

HAST (Ger) Hauptstamm

HAT-SO (Fr) hysterectomie abdominale totale – salping-ovarectomie

HAU (Eng) haemagglutinin units

HAV (Eng) hepatitis A virus

HAZOP (Eng) hazard and operability study

Hb (Dan) hemoglobin

HB (Ger) Handbewegungen: an ophthalmological test for the ability to assess movements of the hand (= HM in Eng.)

HBA (Span) hipertrofia biauricular

HBAG (Fr) hémibloc antérieur gauche

HBAI (Span) hemíbloqueo anterior izquierdo

HBcAg (Eng) hepatitis B core antigen

HbCO (Eng) carboxyhaemoglobin

HBD (Eng) healthy blood donor

HbE (Ger) Hämoglobingehalt pro Erythrozyt

HBe-Ag (Eng) hepatitis B envelope antigen

HBIG (Eng) hepatitis B immunoglobulin

HbO2 (Fr) oxyhémoglobine

HBP (Span) hiperplasia benigna de la próstata

HBPG (Fr) hémibloc postérieur gauche

HBPI (Span) hemibloqueo posterior izquierdo

HBPM (Fr) héparines à/de bas poids moléculaire

HBsAg (Eng) hepatitis B surface antigen

HBT (Swe) homosexuella, bisexuella och transpersoner (= LGBT, qv)

HBV (Eng) hepatitis B virus

Hbw (Ger) Handbewegungen

HC (Eng) haemoglobin concentration

HCA (Eng) healthcare assistant

HC/AC (Eng) head circumference-to-abdominal circumference (ratio)

HCAI (Eng) healthcare-associated infections

HCAP (Eng) healthcare-associated pneumonia

HCC (Eng) hepatocellular carcinoma

HCD (Fr) hypochondre droit

HCFA (Eng) Health Care Financing Administration

HCFCs (Eng) hydrochlorofluorcarbons

HCG (Dan) humant choriongonadotropin

HCH (Eng) hospital care at home

HCL (Eng) hard contact lens

HCM (Eng) hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

HCP (Eng) healthcare provider

HCPB (Dan) Hovedstadens Center for Prospektive Befolkningsstudier

HCS (Eng) heparin-coated stent

HCS (Eng) human chorionic somatomammotropin

HCT (Span) hidroclorotiazidas

Hct (Eng) haematocrit

HCTZ (Eng) hydrochlorthiazide

HCV (Eng) hog cholera virus

HCW (Eng) health care worker

Hcy (Eng) homocysteine

HD (Dan) henvisningsdiagnose

H de C (Span) hidratos de carbono

HDA (Span) hemorragia digestiva alta

HDB (Span) hemorragaia digestiva baja

HDC (Fr) hernie discale cervicacle

HDCVV (Span) hemodiálisis continua venovenosa

HDD (Fr) hernie discale dorsale

HDFAVC (Span) hemodiafiltración arteriovenosa continua

HDG (Ger) Hauptdiagnosengruppe

HDH (Fr) hémorragie digestive haute

HDI (Dan) hexamethylen-diisocyanat

HDJ (Fr) hôpital du jour

HDL (Eng) high-density lipoprotein

HDM (Dan) husstøvmider

HDLM (Fr) histoire de la maladie

HDN (Eng) haemolytic disease of newborn

HDNV (Fr) hémodilution normovolémique

HDR (Fr) high-dose radiation

HDT (Eng) heat distortion temperature

HDU (Eng) high-dependency unit

HDW (Eng) haemoglobin concentration distribution width

HE (Span) hemodinámicamente estable

H&E (Eng) haematoxyline and eosine

HeALY (Eng) healthy life years

HEC (Eng) haemorrhagic Escherichia coli

HED (Fr) hématome extradural

HEENT (Eng) head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

HEFA (Eng) The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

HEGP (Fr) Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou (Paris)

HELLP (Eng) haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets

HEM (Eng) health effect monitoring

HEMA (Eng) hydroxyl-ethyl methacrylate

HEME/ONC (Eng) haematology/oncology

HEP (Ger) Histaminäquivalent (im Prickhauttest)

HEP-2 (Fr) human epithelioma pharynx 2

HEPA (Eng) high efficiency particulate air

HepBsAg (Eng) hepatitis B surface antigen

hERG (Eng) human ether-a-go-go related gene

HES (Dan) hypereosinofilt syndrom

hESC (Eng) human embryonic stem cell

HETE (Eng) hydroxy-eicosatetraenoic acid

HEV (Eng) hepatitis E virus

HF (Dan) håndkøbsmidler i frihandel (= OTC, open sale)

Hf (Norw) helseforetak

HFA (Eng) high-functioning autism

HFCVV (Span) hemofiltración continua venovenosa

HFK (Dan) hoftefrakturkirurgi

HFPPV (Eng) High frequency positive pressure ventilation

HG (Dan) heterotrop graviditet

Hg (Eng) haemoglobin

HGA (Ger) hintere Glaskörperabhebung

HGAC (Eng) Human Genetics Advisory Committee

Hgb (Eng) haemoglobin

HGB (Eng) haemoglobin

HGE (Eng) human granulocytic ehrlichiosis

HGF (Eng) hepatocyte growth factor

HGH (Eng) human growth hormone

HGOP (Fr) hyperglycémie orale provoquée

HGPO (Fr) hyperglycémie provoquée [par voie] orale

HGPRT (Eng) hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribasyl transferase

HGT (Eng) height

HGV (Eng) hepatitis G virus

HH (Eng) hiatus/hiatal hernia

H/H (Dan) hæmoglobin/hæmatokrit

HHD (Ger) Hemmhofdurchmesser (diameter of inhibitory zone)

HH-HW (Ger) Hornhaut-Hinterwand

HHM (Dan) humoral hyperkalcæmi ved malignitet

HHN- (Ger) Hypothalamus-Hypophysen-Nebennierenrinden..

HHV (Eng) human herpesvirus

HI (Dan) hæmolyseindeks

HIA (Eng) health impact assessment

HIB (Fr) hernie inguinale bilatérale

Hib (Eng) Haemophilus influenza type B

HIC (Eng) hydrophobic interaction chromatography

HID (Fr) hernie inguinale droite

HIDS (Eng) hyper IgD syndrome

HIE (Dan) hyoksisk isk_misk encefalopati

HIES (Eng) hyper IgE syndrome

HIFU (Eng) high intensity focused ultrasound

HIG (Fr) hernie inguinale gauche

HIGA (Span) Hospital Interzonal General de Agudos

HIMA (Eng) Health Industry Manufacturers Association

HIMS (Eng) hyper IgM syndrome

HIPA (Eng) heparin-induced platelet activation

HIPIP (Eng) Hospital Information, Performance Information Program

HIS (Dutch) huisartsinformatiesysteem

HISS (Eng) head injury severity scale

HIST (Eng) histamine

HIT (Eng) heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

HIV (Dan) humant immundefekt virus

HIV CT (Eng) HIV counselling and testing

HIV-G (Eng) HIV-associated gingivitis

HIV-P (Eng) HIV-associated periodontitis

HJR (Eng) hepatojugular reflex

HK (Fr) hypokinésie

HKB (Swe) hälsokonsekvensbeskrivning (= health impact assessment, HIA)

HKL (Ger) Herzkatheterlabor

HKST (Ger) Herz-Kreislauf-Stillstand

HKV (Ger) Hacken-Knie-Versuch

HKW (Ger) Halogen-Wasserkohlenstoff

HL (Eng) Hooded Lister (rat)

HLA (Dan) humant leukocyt-antigen

HLB (Eng) hydrophilic-lipophilic balance

HKD (Eng) hyperkinetic disorder

HLE (Eng) healthy life expectancy

HLH (Eng) haematophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

HLH G (Fr) hémianopsie latérale homonyme gauche

HLHS (Ger) hypoplastisches Linksherzsyndrom

HLM (Dan) hjerte-lunge-maskine

HLO (Ger) Helicobacter (H. pyloris)

HLPN (Fr) hyperleucocytose à polynucléaires neutrophiles

HLR (Eng) heart-lung resuscitation

HLTs (Eng) high-level terms

HLV (Eng) herpes-like virus

HM (Eng) human milk

HMA (Eng) Heads of Medicines Agencies

HMC (Span) hemoglobina corpuscular media

HMD (Span) hijo de madre diabética

HME (Eng) human monocytic erlichiosis

HMFG (Eng) human milk fat globulin

HMG (Fr) hépatomégalie

hMG (Eng) human menopausal gonadotropin

HM-HT (Ger) Herzmuskelhypertrophie

HMO (Eng) Health Maintenance Organization

HMPAO (Dan) hexamethyl propylen-amin-oxim

HMPC (Eng) Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products

hMGP (Eng) human matrix GIa protein

hMPV (Dan) human metapneumovirus

HMR (Fr) (syndrome des) hématuries macroscopiques récidivantes

Hmt (Span) [haematocrit]

HMS (Dan) hypermobilitetssyndrom(et)

HMTA (Eng) hexamethylenetetramine

HMV (Eng) hours of mechanical ventilation

HMW (Eng) high molecular weight

HN (Fr) hors nomenclature

HNAP (Ger) Hirnnervenaustrittspunkte

HNAST (Ger) Hirnnervenaustrittspunkte

HNF (Fr) héparine non-fractionée [= unfractionated heparin]

HNIG (Eng) human normal immunoglobulin

HNP (Eng) herniation of [herniated] nucleus pulposus

HNPCC (Eng) hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer

HNPU (Eng) has not passed urine

HO (Eng) house officer

ho. (Ger) hierorts (Austrian)

(Swe) höger

HoA (Eng) Heads of Agencies

hOAT1 (Eng) human organic anion transporter 1

HOB (Eng) head of bed

HOCM (Eng) hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

hOCT1 (Eng) human organic cation transporter 1

HOH (Eng) hard of hearing

HOMA (Eng) homeostatsis model assessment

HOMA-IR (Eng) homeostasis model of insulin resistance

HONK (Eng) hyperosmolar non-kerotic state

HOPS (Ger) hirnorganisches Psychosyndrom

HOSM (Eng) high osmolality contrast medium

HOT (Ger) hämatogene Oxydationstherapie

HP (Dutch) huispostnummer

HPA (Eng) hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal

HPAL (Eng) Hamburg Pain Adjective List

HPB (Eng) Health Protection Board (Canada)

HPC (Eng) history of presenting complaint

HPc (Eng) capillary hydrostatic pressure

HPD (Dan) hæmatoporfyrinderivat

HPETE (Ger) Hydroxy-peroxy-eicosa-Tetraensäure

HPF (Eng) high power field

hpf (Eng) high-power field

hP-GH (Eng) human placental growth hormone

hpGRF-40 (Eng) human pancreas growth hormone-releasing factor-40

HPI (Eng) history of present illness

HPif (Eng) interstitial fluid hydrostatic pressure

HPL (Dutch) humane placentale lactogeen

HPLC (Eng) high-performance liquid chromatography

HPLC-GPC (Eng) high-performance liquid chromatography – gel permeation chromatography

HPN (Fr) hydrocéphalie à pression normale

HPO (Fr) hyperglycémie provoquée par voie orale [= oral GTT]

HPOI (Eng) history of present illness

HPN (Span) hemoglobinuria paroxística nocturna

HPOA (Eng) hypophyseal-pituitary-ovarian axis

HPP (Eng) human pancreatic polypeptide

HPT (Swe) hyperparatyreoidism

HPV (Eng) human papillomavirus

HQ (Span) herida quirúrgica

HR (Dan) hormoneceptorer

HRA (Eng) histamine-releasing activity

HRB (Fr) hyperréactivité bronchique

HRCT (Eng) high-resolution CT

HRE (Eng) hormone responsive element

HR-CGH (Dan) højopløsningskomparativ genomisk hybridisering

HRCT (Dan) højopløsningscomputertomografi

HRG (Eng) histidine-rich glycoprotein

HRI (Eng) Hagedorn Research Institute

HROP (Eng) horseradish peroxidase

HRP (Eng) horseradish peroxidase

HRPE (Eng) human retinal pigment epithelium

HRS (Eng) health research system

HRST (Ger) Herzrhythmusstörung

HRT (Eng) hormone replacement therapy

HRV (Eng) heart rate variability

HS (Dan) Hovedstadens Sygehusfællesskab

HS I + II + ? (Eng) heart sounds 1 and 2 (+? added sounds)

hs (Latin) hora somni (= at bedtime)

HSA (Eng) human serum albumin

HSAL (Ger) Hamburger Schmerzadjektiveliste

HSAN (Dan) hereditær sensorisk og autonom neuropati

HSC (Eng) haematopoietic stem cell

HSCC (Eng) hybrid systems, computation and control

HSD (Fr) hématome sous-dural

HSE (Dan) højt specialiseret enhed

HSF (Fr) hyalinose segmentaire et focale

HSG (Fr) hystérosalpingographie

HSHC (Fr) hémisuccinate d’hydrocortisone

HSIL (Dutch) hooggraadige squameuze itnra-epitheliale laesie

HSL (Eng) hormone-sensitive lipase

HSM (Eng) hepatosplenomegaly

HSMG (Fr) hépatosplenomégalie

HSMN (Eng) hereditary sensory motor neuropathy

HSN (Swe) hälso- och sjukvårdsnämnden

HSP (Eng) Hennoch Shonlein Purpura

Hsp (Eng) heat shock proteins

HSR (Ger) Harnsäure

HST (Ger) Hirn-Schädel-Trauma

Hst (Ger) Harnstoff

HSV (Eng) herpes simplex virus

Ht (Dutch) hematocriet

HT (Dan) hormonterapi

HTA (Eng) Health Technology Assessment

HTAP (Fr) hypertension artérielle pulmonaire [= PAH]

HTE (Span) hipertensión endocraneana

HTG (Dutch) hematogram, hematotachografie

Hte (Fr) hématocrite

HTF (Eng) high torque floppy (guidewire for angioplasty)

HTIC (Fr) hypertension intracrânienne

HTLV (Eng) human T-lymphtropic virus

HTN (Eng) hypertension

HTO (Span) hematocrito

HTP (Fr) hypertension portale

HTQ (Ger) Herz-Thorax Quotient

HTS (Eng) high-throughout screening

HTSH (Eng) human thyroid stimulating hormone

HTLV (Eng) human T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma viris

HTLX (Eng) heart and lung transplantation

HTN (Eng) hypertension

HTP (Fr) hypertension pulmonaire

HTQ (Ger) Herz-Thorax-Quadrant

HTS (Eng) heel to shin test

HTx (Eng) heart transplant(ation)

HU (Eng) Hounsfield unit

HUCH (Eng) Helsinki University Central Hospital

HUGO (Eng) Human Genome Organisation

HUS (Dutch) hemolytisch uremisch syndroom

HV (Fr) hémorragie vitréenne

HVA (Eng) homovanilic acid

HVAA (Eng) heated vaporisation atomic absorption

HVB (Swe) hem för vård eller boende

HVD (Eng) high-vacuum distillation

HVE (Port) hipertrofia ventricular esquerda

HVG (Fr) hypertrophie ventriculaire gauche

HVH (Dan) højvolumenhospital

HVI (Span) hipertrofia de ventrículo izquierdo

HVL (Ger) Hypophysenvorderlappen

HVLP (Eng) hybrid virus-like particle

HVT (Eng) healthy volunteer trials

HW (Ger) Hinterwand

HWA (Ger) Hinterhauptwandabstand (occiput-wall distance)

HWI (Ger) Harnwegsinfektion

HWK (Ger) Halswirbelkörper

HWS (Ger) Halswirbelsäule

HWZ (Ger) Halbwertszeit

HX (Dan) (see HA, HF); explanation by Danish Medicines Agency: HX betyder, at du kun kan købe én pakning af lægemidlet pr. dag og kun i bestemte tilladte (små) pakningsstørrelser. Ønsker du en større pakning, kan den kun købes på apotekerne, herunder apoteksfilialer og apoteksudsalg.

Hx (Eng) history

HY (Port) hysteria

HYE (Eng) healthy years equivalents

hypo (Eng) hypodermically

HX (Dan) (see HA, HF); explanation by Danish Medicines Agency: HX betyder, at du kun kan købe én pakning af lægemidlet pr. dag og kun i bestemte tilladte (små) pakningsstørrelser. Ønsker du en større pakning, kan den kun købes på apotekerne, herunder apoteksfilialer og apoteksudsalg.

Hx (Eng) history (of)

HY (Fi) Helsingin yliopisto (= University of Helsinki)

HYKS (Fi) Helsingin yliopistollinen keskussairaala (= HUCH, qv)

HypoG (Fr) hypogastre

HZV (Eng) herpes zoster virus

HZVA (Ger) Herstellung, Zubereitung, Vertrieb und Anwendung [types of pharmaceutical waste]

I (Eng) inspiratory

I3 sin (Latin) [third left intercostal space] (used in Swedish)

(Swe) intelligensålder

i.a. (Eng) intra-arterial (ly)

ia (Swe) intraarteriellt

IA (Eng) interim analysis

i.a. (Dan) ingen anmærkning

IABP (Eng) intraaortic balloon pump

IABC (Eng) intraortic balloon counterpulsation

IABVD (Span) independiente para las actividades básicas de la vida diaria

IAC (Eng) internal auditory canal

IACB (Eng) improvement in actual clinical benefit

IACC (Eng) Inter-Agency Coordination Committee (WHO)

IAD (Fr) insémination artificielle par donneur

IADE (Fr) infirmière anésthésiste diplomé d’état

IADL (Eng) instrumental activities of daily living

IADM (Dutch) van insuline afhankelijke diabetes mellitus

IAE (Span) inseminación artificial por esposo (= AIH)

IAG (Span) indice de albúmina y globulina

IAHA (Eng) immunoallergic haemolytic anaemia

IAM (Fr) infarctus aigu du myocarde

IAMI (Fr) insuffisance artérielle des members inférieurs

IAMLT (Eng) International Association of Medical Laboratory Technologists

IAMRA (Dan) forum for tilsyndsmyndighederne etc.

IAO (Fr) infirmiere d'accueil et d'orientation

IAo (Fr) insuffisance aortique

IAP (Ital) ipertensione arteriosa polmonare

IAR (Eng) infusion associated reaction

IARC (Eng) International Agency for Research on Cancer

IASP (Eng) International Association for the Study of Pain

IAT (Swe) indirekt antiglobulinteknik/antiglobulintest

IB (Eng) investigator's brochure

IBC (Eng) intermediate bulk container

IBD (Eng) inflammatory bowel disease

IBE (Eng) individual bioequivalency

IBL (Swe) Institutet för Biomedicinsk Laboratorievetenskap (Swedish Institute for Biomedical Laboratory Science)

IBNR (Engi) incurred but not reported

IBODE (Fr) Infirmière de Bloc Opératoire Diplômé d’Etat

IBP (Eng) invasive blood pressure

IBR (Eng) infectious bovine rhinotracheitis

IBS (Eng) irritable bowel syndrome

IBW (Eng) ideal body weight

IC (Eng) informed consent

IC50 (Eng) inhibiting concentration 50%

IC95% (Fr) intervalle de confiance à 95%

i.c. (Eng) intracellular

ICA (Dan) øcelle-antistof

Ica (Fr) inhibiteur calcique

ICALIN (Fr) Indice composite d'évaluation des activités de Lutte contre les Infections Nosocomiales

ICAM (Eng) intercellular adhesion molecule

ICC (Eng) intraclass correlation coefficient

ICCS (Eng) International Children's Continence Society

ICD (Dan) implanterbar defibrillator

ICDH (Eng) isocitic dehydrogenase

ICDRG (Eng) International Contact Dermatitis Research Group

ICE (Eng) intermittent cyclical etidronate

ICER (Eng) incremental cost-effectiveness ratio

ICF (Eng) intracellular fluid

ICG (Eng) indocyanine green

ICH (Eng) International Conference on Harmonisation (of technical requirements for registration of pharmaceuticals for human use)

ICIN (Dutch) Interuniversitair Cardiologisch Instituut Nederland

ICK (Eng) inhibitor of cyclin-dependant kinase

ICL (Eng) intraocular contact lens

ICM (Eng) International Confederation of Midwives

ICMJE (Eng) Committee of Medical Journal Editors

ICN (Eng) International Council of Nurses

ICNIRP (Dan) International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection

ICO (Port) insuficiência cardíaca obstrutiva

ICOMT (Fr) inhibiteur de la catéchol-O-methyltransférase

ICP (Eng) intracranial pressure

ICPC (Eng) International Classification of Primary Care

ICPI (Eng) Intracerebral Pathogenicity Index

ICPM (Eng) International Classification of Procedures in Medicine

ICR (Dutch) intercostale ruimte

ICRT (Eng) International Consumer Research and Testing Organisation

ICS (Eng) inhaled corticosteroid

ICSH (Eng) interstitial-cell stimulating hormone (= LH)

ICSI (Eng.) intracytoplasmic sperm injection/injector

ICSRs (Eng) Individual Case Safety Reports

ICT (Dan) intrakutantest

ICU (Eng) intensive-care unit

ICV (Eng) intracerebrovascular

ICVA (Eng) ischemic cerebrovascular accident

ICVD (Dan) ischaemic cerebrovascular disease

ID (Dan) imprintingdefekt

I&D (Eng) incision and drainage

Id (Eng) idiotype

i.d. (Eng) intradermal(ly)

id (Eng) infectious disease

IDA (Eng) Interchange of Data between Administrations

IDB (Fr) Investigator’s Drug Brochure

IDC (Eng) in-dwelling catheter

IDD (Span) internación domiciliaria diferencial

IDDM (Eng) insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

IDE (Fr) infirmier/infirmière diplômé(e) d’état (= SRN)

IDEC (Fr) inhibiteur de l’enzyme de conversion de l’angiotensine

IDET (Eng) intradiscal electrothermal therapy

IDF (Dan) Immun Defekt Foreningen

IDM (Fr) infarctus du myocarde

IDP (Fr) indice de disribution des plaquettes

IDSA (Eng) irritability, depression, self-irritability, anxiety

IDL (Eng) intermediate-density lipoprotein

IDM (Fr) infarctus du myocarde

IDR (Eng) intradermal

IDU (Eng) intravenous drug user

IDV (Eng) intermittent demand ventilation

IDW (Eng) ideal body weight

IE (Dan) infektiøs endokardit

I&E (Eng) Instrumentation and Equipment

I-Ebene (Ger) Interspinalebene [Hodge’s planes]

IEC (Eng) independent ethics committee

IECA (Fr) inhibiteurs de l'enzyme de conversion de l'angiotensine

IECAS (Span) inhibidores des enzima de conversión de la angiotensina

IEE (Span) immunoensayo de enzimas (= EIA)

IEG (Eng) immediate early gene

IEL (Eng) intra-epithelial lymphocytes

IELT (Eng) intravaginal ejaculation latency time

IELTS (Eng) international English language testing system

IEP (Fr) imunoélectrophorèse

IEPS (Fr) immunoélectrophorèse des protéines sériques

IES (Span) índice de eritrosedimentación (= ESR)

IF (Eng) intrinsic factor

IFA (Eng) immunofluorescent antibody

IFAH (Eng) International Federation for Animal Health

IFAT (Eng) Immunofluorescent Antibody Test

IFD (Fr) immunofluorescence directe

IFG (Eng) impared fasting glucose

IFI (Fr) immunofluorescence indirecte

IFLG (Eng) improved formate lactose glutamate

IFM (Fr) Intergroupe Francophone du Myélome

IFN (Dan ) interferon

IFOE (Dan) idiopatisk fotosensitiv occipital epilepsi

IFPMA (Eng) International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations

IfSG (Ger) Infektionsschutzgesetz

IFST (Eng) International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth

IFT (Eng) indirect fluorescence test

IG (Dutch) intensieve geneeskunde

Ig (Eng) immunoglobulin

IgA (Eng) immunoglobulin A

IGD (Span) infección gonocócica diseminada

IgD (Eng) immunoglobulin D

IgE (Eng) immunoglobulin E

IGF (Eng) insulin-like growth factor

IGFBP (Eng) insulin-like growth factor-binding protein

IGFIR (Eng) insulin-line growth factor I-receptor

igG (Eng) immunoglobulin G

IgG anti-D (Dan) anti-D immunoglobulin

IGGSD (Eng) IgG subclass defect

IGM (Swe) informationsgranskningsmannen

IgM (Eng) immunoglobulin M

IGPA (Eng) International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance

IGR (Fr) Institut Gustave Roussy

IGRA (Eng) interferon-gamma releases assays

IGS (Eng) isotonic glucose solution

IGT (Eng) impaired glucose tolerance

IGV (Fr) Institut Gustave Roussy

IGVG (Dutch) Instituut voor Geneesmiddelen, Veiligheid en Gedrag

IGZ (Dutch) Inspectie voor de Gezondheidszorg

IH (Eng) inguinal hernia

IHA (Eng) indirect haemagglutination--IHA test

IHC (Eng) inner hair cells (of ear)

IHD (Eng) ischaemic heart disease

IHE (Swe) Institutet för hälso- och sjukvårdsekonomi (Lund)

IHEA (Eng) International Health Economics Association

IHN (Fr) insuffisance hépatique néonatale

IHP (Fr) interne des hôpitaux de Paris

IHS (Dan) iskæmisk hjertesygdom

IHSS (Eng) idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis

II (Eng) icteric index

IIA (Fr) invagination intestinale aiguë

IIEF (Eng) International Index of Erectile Function

IIF (Ger) indirekte Immunofluoreszenz

IJ (Eng) internal jugular

i.k. (Dan) ikke kendt

IK (Ger) Institutionskennzeichen

IKA (Dutch) Integraal Kankercentrum Amsterdam

IKC's (Dutch) integrale kankercentra

IKER (Dutch) incrementele kosteneffektiviteitsratio

IKMN (Dutch) Integraal Kankercentrum Midden Nederland

IKR (Dutch) Integraal Kankercentrum Rotterdam

IKRK (Ger) Internationales Komitee des Roten Kreuzes

IKS (Ger) Interkantonale Kontrollstelle für Heilmittel

IKST (Dutch) Integraal Kankercentrum Stedendriehoek Twente

IKZ (Dutch) Integraal Kankercentrum Zuid

IL (Dan) interleukin

IL 1, 2, 3, etc. (Eng) interleukin 1, 2, 3, etc.

IL-2Ra (Eng) interleukin 2 receptor antagonist

ILAE (Eng) International League Against Epilepsy

ILCOR (Eng) Interntional Liaison Committee on Resuscitation

ILD (Eng) interstitial lung disease

ILI (Eng) influenza-like illness

ILP (Eng) isolated limb perfusion

ILS (Dan) influenzalignende symptomer

ILVD (Eng) ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction

ILVEN (Eng) infllammatory linear verrucous epidermal naevus

im (Eng) intramuscular (ly)

IM (Eng) intramuscular

IMA (Eng) internal mammary artery

IMACS (Eng) Image Management Archiving and Communication System

IMAO (Fr) inhibiteur de la monoamine oxydase

IMB (Eng) intermenstrual bleeding

IMC (Fr) insuffisance motrice cérébrale (= cerebral palsy)

IMCA (Eng) Icelandic Medicines Control Agency (Lyfjastofnun)

IMCI (Eng) Integrated Management of Childhood Illness

IMCL (Eng) intramyocellular lipid

IMD (Dutch) intima-mediadikte

IMG (Fr) interne en médecine générale

IMI (Eng) inferior myocardial infarction

IMIG (Eng) intramuscular immunoglobulin

IML (Fr) Institut Médico-Légal

IMLS (Eng) internal mammary lymphoscintigraphy

IMM (Fr) Institut Mutualiste Montsouris

IMO (Ital) [arteria del] margine ottuso

IMOC (Fr) insuffisance moteur cérébral

IMP (Eng) investigational materials plan

IMPD (Eng) investigational medicinal product dossier

IMRAD (Eng) introduction, matreials and methods, results and discussion

IMRT (Dan) intensitetsmoduleret radioterapi

IMS (Fr) inspection médicale scolaire

IMSS (Span) Instituto mexicano de seguridad social

IMT (Dan) intima media-tykkelse

IMV (Eng) intermittent mandatory ventilation

IN (Fr) infection nosocomiale

i.n. (Eng) intranasal (ly)

INA (Norw) ikke nærmere angitt [= NOS]

INAIL (Ital) Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione Contro Infortuni sul Lavoro

INAMI (Fr) Institut National d'Assurance Maladie Invalidité

INASTI (Fr) Institut National d’Assurance Sociale pour Travailleurs Indépendants

INC (Span) incompleto

INC AB (Eng) incomplete abortion

INCI (Eng) International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients

INCQS (Port) Instituto Nacional de Controle de Qualidade em Saúde

IND (Eng) indomethacin

INDA (Enf) Investigational New Drug Application (US)

INDO () indomethacin

INDSR (Eng) investigational new drug safety report

inf (Eng) inferior

INF (Eng) interferon

INFRAMED (Port) Instituto nacional de farmácia e do medicamento

Infl (Fr) inflammatoire

infl (Swe) inflammation

inh. (Span) inhalación

INHTA (Eng) International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment

inj (Eng) inject

inkomp (Swe) inkompensation

INM (Span) inmunologia

INMi (Ital) Instituto Nazionale Malattie Infettive

INN (Eng) international non-proprietary name

INNTI (Fr) inhibiteur non nucléosidique de la transcripase inverse

INO (Eng) internuclear ophthalmoplegia

iNOS (Dan) inducérbar nitrogenoxidsyntase

INPS (Ital) Istituto Nazionale della Previdenzia Sociale

INR (Eng) international normalised ratio

INRCA (Ital) Istituto Nazionale Riposo e Cura Anziani

inrem (Swe) inremitterad

INRS (Fr) Institut Nationale de Recherche et de Sécurité

INS (Eng) International Network Services

INSEE (Fr) Institut national de statistiques et des études économiques

INSERM (Fr) Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale

INSP (Eng) inspiration

insuff (Swe) insufficiens

INT (Fr) intubation naso trachéale

int (Eng) internal

INTI (Fr) inhibiteurs nucléosidiques de la transcriptase inverse (du VIH) (= NRTI)

INVIMA (Span) Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (Colombia)

INVS (Fr) Institut de veille sanitatire

IO (Eng) intraosseous

IOA (Span) incontinencia de orina de apremio

IOC (Eng) intraoperative cholangiography

IOE (Span) incontinencia de orina de esfuerzo

IOEO (Eng) intraoral and extraoral examination

I&O (Eng) input and output

IOD (Dutch) intra-oculaire druk

IOL (Eng) intraocular lens

IOP (Eng) intraocular pressure

IOPC (Eng) inducible osteogenic precursor cell

IOPS (Fr) indemne d’organismes pathogènes spécifiques (= SPF)

IOT (Fr) intubation oro-trachéale

IOTC (Eng) International Obesity Task Force

IOV (Eng) iso-oscillatory volume

IP (Dan) intraperitonealt

IP3 (Eng) inositol triphosphate

i.p. (Eng) intraperitoneal(ly)

IPAP (Eng) inspiratory positive airway pressure

IPB (Ital) ipertrofia prostatica benigna

IPBV (Eng) intrapulmonary blood volume

IPC (Eng) in-process control

IPCI (Eng) integrated primary care information

IPE (Fr) insuffisance pancréatique exogène

IPEC (Eng) International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council

IPEX (Eng) immunodysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked

IPF (Dan) idiopatisk lungefibrose

IPG (Eng) impedance plethysmography

IPI (Eng) International Product Information

IPK (Ger) In-Prozeß-Kontrolle (= IPC)

IPL (Dan) intenst pulserende lys

IPM (Eng) in-process material

IPNP (Eng) intermittent positive negative pressure ventilation

IPOPI (Eng) International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiency

IPP (Eng) intermittent positive pressure

IPPA (Eng) inspect, palpate, percuss, auscultate

IPPB (Eng) intermittent positive pressure breathing

IPPV (Eng) intermittent positive pressure ventilation

IPRG (Eng) interdisciplinary pharmacogenomics review group

IPRO (Eng) independent pharmaceutical research organization

IPS (Eng) systolic pressure index.

IPSC (Fr) index de pression systolique de cheville

IPSP (Ger) inhibitorisches postsynaptisches Potential

IPSS (Eng) International Prostate Symptom Score

IPT (Eng) intermittent preventive (or presumptive) therapy [for malaria]

IP-TFS (Dan) industrielt fremstillet transfedtsyre

IPTi (Eng) intermit