The Medical Abbreviations & Acronyms Study Brief is intended as a quick reference for medical and nursing students as well as individuals affiliated with the medical profession. It presents commonly used medical abbreviations and acronyms in a condensed format. The handy charts presented in this Study Brief follow a task-based flow and are organized into categories related to their use, including units of measurement, initial assessments/physical examinations, diagnostic/laboratory tests, treatments, pathologic conditions, specialized hospital areas, drugs, drug formulations, and selected medical affiliations. This title features selected abbreviations and acronyms associated with cardiovascular, endocrine, genitourinary, integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, respiratory, and reproductive systems. Abbreviations for selected vaccines, hormones, and enzymes are also included.