These are 5 of the over 30 new entries added to medabbev.com this week ending January 17th
|BBR||berberine; a bioactive constituent extracted from berberis (barberry) |
|LTVV ||low tidal volume ventilation|
|NOWS||neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome |
|laBCC||locally advanced basal cell carcinoma |
|MfIOL||multifocal intraocular lens |
1. The abbrevation, IT has been added to the medabbrev Do Not Use list because of the possible disastrous results from a misunderstanding (Intrathecal, Intratracheal, Intratumor, Intratympanic, and Inhalation therapy).
2. For those who prefer working with print copies, the 2020 version of medabbrev.com is available, Medical Abbreviations: 55,000 Conveniences at the Expense of Communication and Safety, 16th edition, authored by Neil M Davis, (723 page). Available from Amazon Books; it makes a great gift for students.