Flashcards › Otolaryngology Abbreviations (CH 16)

ABR auditory brainstem response AD, A.D right ear (Latin: auris dextra) AS, A.S. left ear (Latin: auris sinister) AU, A.U. each ear (Latin: auris uterque), both ears (Latin: auris unitas) BAER brainstem auditory evoked response BOM bilateral otitis media C&S culture and sensitivity dB, db decibel EAC external auditory canal ENT ear, nose, throat HEENT head, eye, ear, nose, throat Hz hertz PE pressure-equalizing (tube) PND post-nasal drip RAST radioallergosorbent test SOM serous otitis media T&A tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy TM tympanic membrane TMJ temporomandibular joint URI upper respiratory infection Otolaryngology Abbreviations from Turley (CH 16)

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