Medical Acronyms / Abbreviations

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Acronyms

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D&C Dilation and Curettage
D&E Dilatation and Evacuation
D5W Dextrose 5% in Water (IV)
DAA Denitrogenation Absorption Atelectasis
DAT Diet As Tolerated
DAW Dispense as written
DC (dc) Discontinue
DCCT Diabetes Control and Complication Trials
DDx Differential diagnosis
DEV Duck Embryo Vaccine, Duck Embryo Virus
DEX (DXT) Dexamethasone
DEXA Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry
DI Diabetes Insipidus
DIA Digital Image Analysis
DIC Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
DIP Distal Interphalangeal (Joint), Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
DJD Degenerative joint disease
DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis
DM Diabetic Mellitus
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
DOA Dead On Arrival
DOE Dyspnea on exertion
DOT Directly Observed Therapy
DP Direct Pressure
DPL Diagnostic peritoneal lavage
DPT Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
DRE Digital Rectal Examination
DSA Digital Subtraction Angiography
DT Delirium Tremens, Duration of Tetany
DTR Deep Tendon Reflex
DU Duodenal Ulcer
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
Dx Diagnosis

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Medical Degrees

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DA Diploma in Anaesthetics
DCh Doctor of Surgery
DCH Diploma in Child Health
DCP Diploma in Clinical Pathology
DCPath Diploma College of Pathologists
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery
DFM Diploma in Forensic Medicine
DGM Diploma in Geriatric Medicine
DGO Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Dip GU Med Diploma in Genitourinary Medicine
DMR Diploma in Medical Radiology
DO Diploma in Ophthalmology
DObst Diploma in Obstetrics
DPath Diploma in Pathology
DPhil Doctor of Philosophy
DPhysMed Diploma in Physical Medicine
DPH Diploma in Public Health
DPM Diploma in Psychological Medicine
DR Diploma in Radiology
DRCOG Diploma Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
DRCPath Diploma Royal College of Pathologists
DS Doctor of Surgery
DO Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
DC Doctor of Chiropractic
DMD Doctor of Medical Dendistry
Dr.Med.Dent. Doctor of Medical Dendistry
DP Doctor of Podiatry
DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dphys Diploma in Physiotherapy
DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
DAc Doctor of Acupuncture
DiplAc Diplomate in Acupuncture
DHMS Diploma in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery
DN Doctor of Naprapathy
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