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INTRODUCTION

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AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

ABPA

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

ACC

American College of Cardiology

ACS

Acute coronary syndrome

ACTH

Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

ACEi

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor

ADEM

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

ADPKD

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

ADH

Antidiuretic hormone

AEP

Acute eosinophilic pneumonia

AFLP

Acute fatty liver of pregnancy

AFP

Alpha-fetoprotein

AGEP

Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis

AIN

Acute interstitial nephritis

AIP

Acute interstitial pneumonia

AKI

Acute kidney injury

ALF

Acute liver failure

ALL

Acute lymphocytic leukemia

AML

Acute myeloid leukemia

APML

Acute promyelocytic leukemia

ARDS

Acute respiratory distress syndrome

ATN

Acute tubular necrosis

AI

Adrenal insufficiency

AOSD

Adult-onset Still’s disease

ARMD

Age-related macular degeneration

ALT

Alanine transaminase

AlkP

Alkaline phosphatase

tPA

Alteplase

AMS

Altered mental status

ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AAV

ANCA-associated vasculitides

ARB

Angiotensin receptor blocker

ARNI

Angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor

AS

Ankylosing spondylitis

ANA

Antinuclear antibodies-associated connective tissue disorders

APLS

Antiphospholipid syndrome

ART

Antiretroviral therapy

AT

Anti-thrombin deficiency

AR

Aortic regurgitation

AS

Aortic stenosis

AVP

Arginine vasopressin

ABG

Arterial blood gas

AAION

Arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy

AST

Aspartate aminotransferase

ASA

Aspirin

A&P

Assessment and plan

Afib

Atrial fibrillation

ASD

Atrial septal defect

AT

Atrial tachycardia

AR

Attributable risk

AIHA

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

AIP

Autoimmune pancreatitis

AVNRT

AV nodal reentrant tachycardia

AVRT

AV reentrant tachycardia

ANC

Absolute neutrophil count

ARR

Absolute risk reduction

AK

Actinic keratosis

BV

Bacterial vaginitis

BCC

Basal cell carcinoma

BMP

Basic metabolic panel

BPPV

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

BB

Beta blocker

BDG

Beta-D-glucan test

BiPAP

Bilevel positive airway pressure

BNP

B-type natriuretic peptide

CCB

Calcium channel blocker

CPPD

Calcium pyrophosphate deposition arthropathies

CEA

Carcinoembryonic antigen

CRT

Cardiac resynchronization therapy

CAUTI

Catheter-associated UTI

CCR5

C-C chemokine receptor type 5

CLABSI

Central line–associated bloodstream infections

CNS

Central nervous system

CRAO

Central retinal artery occlusion

CRVO

Central retinal vein occlusion

CVP

Central venous pressure

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

CXR

Chest x-ray

CAR

Chimeric-antigen receptor-T cell therapy

CCK

Cholecystokinin

CEP

Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

CKD

Chronic kidney disease

CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

CML

Chronic myeloid leukemia

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CoA

Coarctation of the aorta

CRC

Colorectal cancer

CAP

Community-acquired pneumonia

CBC

Complete blood count

CT

Computed tomography

CI

Confidence interval

CAH

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure

CRRT

Continuous renal replacement therapy

CABG

Coronary artery bypass graft

CAD

Coronary artery disease

CCTA

Coronary CT angiography

CBS

Corticobasal syndrome

CJD

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

CIM

Critical illness myopathy

CIP

Critical illness polyneuropathy

CrAg

Cryptococcal antigen

COP

Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia

CF

Cystic fibrosis

CRS

Cytokine release syndrome

CMV

Cytomegalovirus

DVT

Deep venous thrombosis

DM

Dermatomyositis

DIP

Desquamative interstitial pneumonia

DI

Diabetes insipidus

DM

Diabetes mellitus

DKA

Diabetic ketoacidosis

DISH

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

DLBCL

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

DPP-4i

Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors

DAT

Direct antiglobulin test

DLE

Discoid lupus erythematosus

DMARDs

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

DGI

Disseminated gonococcal infection

DIC

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

DES

Drug-eluting stents

DIHS

Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome

ECG

Electrocardiography

EEG

Electroencephalogram

EFWC

Electrolyte-free water clearance

EMG

Electromyography

ETCO2

End tidal ...

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