Abbreviations abound in the medical field! I do not know why or how many there are, but the number used daily in a healthcare setting is staggering. It is important to know, use, and interpret medical abbreviations correctly.
Take the quiz now and see how you do. If using an iPad, use vertical view.
Note: There is no official ‘use list’ of approved abbreviations; however, the Institute for Safe Medical Practice (ISMP) has a list of error-prone abbreviations which may be of help to you.
Like this post? Share with friends!