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Medical Abbreviations artworkMedical Abbreviations
QD Ideas, LLC

Price: $0.99
Release Date: November 16, 2008

** Thanks to our awesome users, Medical Abbreviations now contains more than 14,000 abbreviation definitions!! **

Save time when confronted with abbreviations in your practice. Medical Abbreviations provides simple, fast and convenient access to more than 14000 medical abbreviations at your fingertips. Easily search the abbreviations and definitions and see the search results as you type. Browse the abbreviations by sliding your finger along the convenient index. Lookup the meanings of abbreviations in Wikipedia and Google.

Features in version 1.3
- Improved searching; an exact abbreviation match is shown first
- 14045 meanings for 8118 abbreviations
- Quickly lookup definitions in Wikipedia (full or mobile) or search Google
- Save abbreviations to favorites list for easy retrieval
- Search results update as you type
- Search for both abbreviations and definitions at the same time
- Easy browsing with the index
- Abbreviations are sorted and grouped by first letter

New abbreviations will be added to the application with future updates. The Medical Abbreviations application uses a community-supported database of abbreviations. To suggest abbreviations to the database or provide feature requests, please email us at medabbr@qdideas.com.

© 2008 QD Ideas, LLC


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Tue, 31 May 2016 02:30:23 GMT

The Denver Post

CU study: Narcotic painkillers cause chronic pain
The Denver Post
You'll understand, quickly, the need for abbreviations and shortened words, as longer words waste a grip of time on cheap phones.P.S. I, typically, use the abbreviation "meds", when asking if my wife picked up my prescription, though "script" is ...

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Tue, 31 May 2016 09:09:53 GMT

Automated Medication Reconciliation, Part 1 of 4
Texas Examiner
Hospitals required that abbreviations, particularly Latin abbreviations, not be used in hospital records. Medication lists given to patients were required to be written in English instead of Latin abbreviation, i.e., instead of “Sig: 1 po qid ...


Mon, 16 May 2016 18:12:25 GMT

Shaler Area senior shows his skills in medical terminology
For the medical terminology contest, students take a test. One section may require test takers to convert a doctor's order into the appropriate abbreviations while others may list prefixes, Bresch said. “They're all Latin, Roman and Greek derivatives ...


Sun, 29 May 2016 04:04:14 GMT

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Consumer Watch: Personal health tips for any hospital visit
Chattanooga Times Free Press
If you're unsure, a nurse can help "translate" instructions and abbreviations into plain language so that you understand exactly what is going into your body and why. It's imperative to know your daily medication schedule; your hospital bracelet should ...


Sat, 28 May 2016 17:19:31 GMT

Glens Falls Post-Star

One seriously injured in Northway rollover
Glens Falls Post-Star
courtesy Sara Stout Kaiser. State Police work the scene of a rollover crash Saturday afternoon in the northbound lanes of the Northway between exits 18 and 19. One passenger was seriously injured in the crash and was Medflighted to Albany Medical Center.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 18:17:06 GMT

Business 2 Community

E.g.—The Abbreviation for “For Example”
Business 2 Community
For example, the Texas Law Review Manual on Usage and Style requires writers to italicize Latin-derived abbreviations. Fowler's Modern English Usage advised against commas after e.g. There are also informal exceptions, such as when British writers omit ...


Fri, 27 May 2016 20:56:32 GMT

Sarasota County residents can now text message their emergency to 911
"Great idea, especially medical moreso criminally, if somebody's in your house and you're in your house and can get to a phone," said Cathy Edmonds, a soon-to-be resident of Venice. "It sounds like it's probably a good thing," said Dana Tims, a visitor ...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:58:16 GMT

LETTER: Gender identity
Leavenworth Times
I suggest that the doctor use new categories or abbreviations for transgender individuals. The "reassigned to" gender would be the legal gender e.g. TF=changed to female; TM=changed to male. The question is resolved by medical authority not political ...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 01:59:03 GMT

Salem Rescue Squad to buy equipment with grant
Glens Falls Post-Star
The squad, which has been active for more than 45 years and provides emergency medical services to citizens and visitors in Salem, Hebron, Jackson, East Greenwich and Rupert, is seeking new members. For more information, call 854-7199 or email ...

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:02:35 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

GPs do not understand medical abbreviations used by hospital doctors: Medical Journal of Australia study
Sydney Morning Herald
While one solution would be to ban abbreviations, the researchers said it would be more practical to create a new list of approved medical abbreviations in hospital discharge letters to GPs or to use computer software that could help translate them.

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