COMMON ABBREVIATIONS IN MATLRNAL-NEWBORN AND WOMEN'S HEALTH NURSING A AC accel AFAFP A ll AFP AFV AGA AGAAl AMOL

AOP ARBOW AROM ART B BAT BBT BBOW BL BOW ßCG BPD BPP BRB BR CA BSE BSST C CC CC C-H CID CLD CM CMV CNM CNP CNS CP CPAP CPO Abdominal circumference Acceleration of fetal heart rate Amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein Amniotic fluid index Alpha- fetoprotein Amniotic fluid volume Average for gestational age Appropriate for gestational age Amnioinfusion Active management of labor Apnea of prematurity or Anemia of prematurity Artificial rupture of bag of waters Artificial rupture of membranes Artificial reproductive technology

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CRL CRNP C/S CST CT CVA CVS D&C D&E Decels DFMR Dil DTR DV E EAB EMCO EDS EOC EDD EFM EFW EIA ELF ELISA EP epis F FAD FAE FAS FBD FBM FBS FECG FeSO4 FHR FHT Fhx FL FMC FMR FPG

Crown-rump length Certified registered nurse Practitioner Cesarean section (or C-section) Contraction stress test Chlamyclia Costovertebral angle Chorionic villus sampling Dilatation and curettage Dilatation and evacuation Deceleration of fetal heart rate Daily fetal movement response Dilatation Deep tendon reflexes Domestic violence Elective abortion Extracorporal membrane oxygenator Estimated date of birth Estimated date of t confinement Estimated date of delivery Electronic fetal monitoring Estimated fetal weight Enzyme immunoassay Elective low forceps Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay Ectopic pregnancy Episiotomy

FSE FSH FSHRH G G or grav GC GDM GIFT GnRF GnRH GTD GTPAL H HA HAI HC hCG hCS HIV HMD hMG hPL HPV HRT HSV I ICSI IDM IPG ISAM IU IUD IUFD IUGR IUPC IUS IVF L LADA LADP LBW

Fetal scalp elecnode Follicle stimulating hormone Follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing hormone

Gravida Gonorrhea Gestational diabetes mellitus Gamete Intrafallopian transfer Gonadotropin-releasing factor Gonadotropin-releasing hormone Gestational trophoblastic disease Gravida, term, preterm. abortion. Living children; a system of recording maternity history Head-abdominal ratio, Headache Hemagglutination-inhibition test Head compression Human chorionic gonadotropin Human chorionic somatomammotropin (same as hPL) Human immunodeficiency viirus Hyaline membrane disease Human menopausal gonadotropin Human placental lactogen Human papilloma virus Hormone replacement therapy Herpes simplex virus

Brown adipose tissue (brown fat) Basal body temperature Bulging bag of water Baseline (fetal heart rate baseline) Bag of waters Beta-human chorionic gonadotropin Biparietal diameter or Bronchopulmonary dysplasia Biophysical profile Bright red bleeding or breakthrough bleeding Breast cancer Breast self-examination Breast self -stimulation test Chest circumference or Cord compression Cord coil Crown-to-heel length Cromegalic inclusion disease Chronic lung disease Certified midwife Cytomegalovirus Certified nurse-midwife Certified nurse practitioner Clinical nurse specialist Chest pain Continuous positive airway pressure
Cephalopelvic disproportion or Citrate-phosphate-dextrose

Fetal activity diary Fetal alcohol effects Fetal alcohol syndrome Fibrocystic breast disease Fetal breathing movements Fetal blood sample or Fasting blood sugar test Fetal electrocardiogram Iron supplement Fetal heart rate Fetal heart tortes Family history Femur length Fetal movement count Fetal movement record Fasting plasma glucose test

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection Infant of a diabetic mother Impedance phlebography Infant of a substance-abusing mother International units Intrauterine device Intrauterine fetal death Intrauterine growth restriction Intrauterine pressure catheter Intrauterine system In vitro fertilization

Left-acromion-dorsal-anterior Left-acromion-dorsal-posterior Low birth weight

LOR LGA LH LHRH LMA LML LMP LMT LOA LOF LOP LOS LOT L/S LSA LSP LST M MAS mec mec st MLE MSAFP MUGB multi N NEC NGU NP NSCST MST NSVD NTD NTE O OA OCPs OCT OF OFC OGTT OM OP

Labor delivery and recovery room Large for gestational age Luteinizing hormone Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone Left -mentum -anterior Left mediolateral (episiotomy) Last menstrual period or Left ²mentum-posterior Left-mentum-transverse Left ²occiput-anterior Low outlet forceps Left-occiput-posterior Length of stay Left-occiput-transverse Lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio Left-sacrum-anterior Left-sacrum-posterior Left-sacrum-transverse

P P PA Pap smear PDA PEEP PG PID Pit PKU PMS PNV PENN Premie primip PROM PSI PUBS R RADA RADP RDS REM RIA RIP RMA RMP RMT ROA ROM ROP ROT RRA RSA RSP RST S SAB SET SGA SIDS SMB SOB SPA SRBOW

Para Pediatric Age Papaniculaou smear Patent ductus arteriosus Positive end expiratory pressure Phosphatidylglycerol or Prostaglandin Pelvic inflammatory disease Pitocin Phenylketonuria Premenstrual syndrome Prenatal vitamins Persistent pulmonary hypertension Premature infant Primipara Premature rupture of membranes Prostaglandin synthesis inhibitor Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling

SROM STD STI STS SVE T TAB TC TCM TDI or THI TET TOL TORCH TSS U u UA UAC UAU UC UPI US V VBAC VDRL VIP VLBW W WIC ZIFT

Spontaneous rupture of membranes Sexually transmitted disease Sexually transmitted infection Serologic test for syphilis Sterile vaginal exam

Therapeutic abortion Thoracic circumference Transcutaneous monitoring Therapeutic donor insemination (H designates mate is donor) Tubal embryo transfer Trial of labor Toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus,herpesvirus hominis type 2 Toxic shock syndrome

Meconium aspiration syndrome Meconium Meconium stain Midlint episiotomy Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein 4-Methylumbelliferyl quanidinobenzoate Multipara

Necronzing enterocolitis Nongonococcal urethritis Nurse practitioner Nipple stimulation contraction stress test Nonstress test or Nonshivering thermogeressis Normal sterile vaginal delivery Neural tube defects Neutral thermal environment Occiput anterior Oral contraceptive pills Oxytocin challenge test Occipitofrontal diameter of fetal head Occiprtofrontal circumference Oral glucose tolerance test Occipitomental (diameter) Occiput posterior

Right-acromion-dorsal-anterior Right-acromion-dorsal-posterior Respiratory distress syndrome Rapid eye movements Radioimmunoassay Retrolental fibroplasia Right-mentum-anterior Right-mentum-posterior Right-mentum-transverse Right-occiput-anterior Rupture of membranes Right-occiput-posterior or Retinopathy of prematurity Right-occiput-transverse Radioreceptor assay Right-sacrum-anterior Right-sacrum-posterior Right-sacrum-tranverse Spontaneous abortion Surrogate embryo transfer Small for gestational age Sudden infant death syndrome Submentobregmatic diameter Subocciputobregmatic diameter Sperm penetration assay Spontaneous rupture of bag of waters

Umbilicus Uterine activity Umbilical artery catheter Uterine activity units Uterine contraction Uteroplacental insufficiency Ultrasound

Vaginal birth after cesarean Venereal Disease Research Laboratories Voluntary interruption of pregnancy Very low birth weight

Supplemental food program for Women, Infants, and Children Zygote intrafallopian transfer

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