435 abbreviations
AbbreviationMeaning
CPIConsumer price index
CPRCardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPRCustomary, prevailing, and reasonable (charges) … also Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation
CPTCurrent procedural terminology
CQIContinuous quality improvement
CRNACertified registered nurse anesthetist
CVACerebrovascular accident, a stroke
CVICerebrovascular Insufficiency
D&CDilatation and curettage
D&EDilatation and evacuation
DCDoctor of Chiropractic
DDDifferential diagnosis
DDSDoctor of Dental Surgery
DEADrug enforcement administration
DHSDepartment of Human Services (Iowa)
DIFF.Differential blood count
DMATDisaster Medical Assistance Team
DMATDisaster medical assistance team
DMEDurable medical equipment … also Direct medical education
DMORTDisaster Mortuary Operational Response Team
DNRDo not resuscitate; also Do not report
DNRDepartment of Natural Resources … also Do not resuscitate … also Do not report
DODoctor of Osteopathic Medicine
DOTDepartment of Transportation
DPIBureau of Disease Prevention and Immunization
DPMDoctor of Podiatric Medicine
DPSDepartment of Public Safety
DPTDiphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
DRADeficit Reduction Act of 2005
DRGDiagnosis-related group
DSADisproportionate share adjustment
DSCDoctor of Surgical Chiropody
DSHDisproportionate share hospital
DVMDoctor of Veterinary Medicine
EBPEvidence-based practice
ECCEmergency coordination center
ECFExtended care facility
ECUEnvironmental control unit
EEGElectroencephalogram
EENTEye, ear, nose and throat
EEOCEqual Employment Opportunity Commission
EHRElectronic health record
EKG, ECGElectrocardiogram
EMACEmergency Management Assistance Compact
EMGElectromyogram
EMRElectronic medical record
EMSEmergency medical service
EMSEmergency medical services
EMTEmergency medical technician
EMTALAEmergency Medical Transfer Active Labor Act