435 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
CPI Consumer price index
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPR Customary, prevailing, and reasonable (charges) … also Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation
CPT Current procedural terminology
CQI Continuous quality improvement
CRNA Certified registered nurse anesthetist
CVA Cerebrovascular accident, a stroke
CVI Cerebrovascular Insufficiency
D&C Dilatation and curettage
D&E Dilatation and evacuation
DC Doctor of Chiropractic
DD Differential diagnosis
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery
DEA Drug enforcement administration
DHS Department of Human Services (Iowa)
DIFF. Differential blood count
DMAT Disaster Medical Assistance Team
DMAT Disaster medical assistance team
DME Durable medical equipment … also Direct medical education
DMORT Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team
DNR Do not resuscitate; also Do not report
DNR Department of Natural Resources … also Do not resuscitate … also Do not report
DO Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
DOT Department of Transportation
DPI Bureau of Disease Prevention and Immunization
DPM Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
DPS Department of Public Safety
DPT Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
DRA Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
DRG Diagnosis-related group
DSA Disproportionate share adjustment
DSC Doctor of Surgical Chiropody
DSH Disproportionate share hospital
DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
EBP Evidence-based practice
ECC Emergency coordination center
ECF Extended care facility
ECU Environmental control unit
EEG Electroencephalogram
EENT Eye, ear, nose and throat
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EHR Electronic health record
EKG, ECG Electrocardiogram
EMAC Emergency Management Assistance Compact
EMG Electromyogram
EMR Electronic medical record
EMS Emergency medical service
EMS Emergency medical services
EMT Emergency medical technician
EMTALA Emergency Medical Transfer Active Labor Act