Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Medical Terminology Flash Cards: Abbreviations Starting with N: Part 1

This set of Medical Terminology flash cards features 15 abbreviations starting with the letter N. A few terms are older and may not be used in the clinical setting regularly. Several abbreviations have multiple meanings while some terms may have more than one abbreviation. You can typically determine which term is abbreviated by considering the context. If in doubt, spell the word out. Follow facility policy regarding use of abbreviations.

Directions
  1. Click on the first slide to enlarge to full screen.
  2. Click on the slide or thumbnail at the bottom to advance to the next slide.
  3. Study the abbreviations backwards by clicking on the last slide and clicking on the thumbnails to advance to the previous slides.

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Medical Abbreviation Flash Cards by Katrena

NS

nephrotic syndrome; normal saline; not stated; not sufficient

NaCl

sodium chloride

NF

National Formulary; necrotizing fasciitis; neurofibromatosis

N&T

nose and throat

NIDDM

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

NPO

nothing by mouth

NYD

not yet diagnosed

ng

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

N/C

no complaints

N&V, N/V

nausea and vomiting

NEG, neg

negative

NTG

nitroglycerin

NM

nuclear medicine

Nt

neutralization

NHL

non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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