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13 Abbreviations for OET

Apr 05 2022

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Here are 13 abbreviations that every medical professional knows. Check to see where you stand!

13 Abbreviations for OET - First Academy

Here is something that will help you prepare for the OET. If you want to know how well you will perform in the OET, here are a set of abbreviations that every medical professional knows.

Do you know them all?

Some of them are quite common - they might be familiar to even a non-medical person, but some are location specific and you might not be aware of them since those are not commonly used in some regions. But remember, the OET Test is common for all medical professionals and it is always best if you are ready for abbreviations to come from anywhere at all. So here are the

13 Abbreviations Every Medical Professional Should Know

Some really basic and some no so!

ALL

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

AMI

Acute myocardial infarction (heart attack)

B-ALL

B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

FSH

Follicle-stimulating hormone. A blood test for follicle-stimulating hormone is used to evaluate fertility in women.

HAPE

High altitude pulmonary oedema

HPS

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. A type of contagious, infectious disease is transmitted by rats infected with the virus.

IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (A medical disease that involves the gastrointestinal tract.)

IDDM

Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Type 1 diabetes.

MDS

Myelodysplastic syndrome

NBCCS

Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

PE

Pulmonary embolism. A type of blood clot in the lungs.

SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome

TSH

Thyroid-stimulating hormone. A blood test for TSH is used to diagnose thyroid disease.


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