These are 5 of the over 30 new entries added to medabbev.com this week ending February 21 st
|CRNMB||clinically relevant nonmajor bleeding |
|IFOF || inferior fronto-occipital fasciculus|
|HDFT ||high-definition fiber tractography|
|VIGS||virus-induced gene silencing |
|VEC|| vecuronium bromide inj; a dangerous abbreviation if misinterpreted outside of the operating room, it could be disastrousvecuronium bromide inj; a dangerous abbreviation if misinterpreted outside of the operating room, it could be disastrous |
Changes/additions to the medabbrev.com Do Not Use List- 1. Slang Definition: Slang (this includes unique abbreviations and symbols used in texting which would not be understood be all), 2. IT (Intrathecal, Intratracheal, Intratumor, Intratympanic, and Inhalation therapy)
The 2020 print version of medabbrev.com is available, Medical Abbreviations: 55,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety, 16th ed, author Neil M Davis, (723 page). Available from Amazon Books; it makes a great gift.