Browse Medical Abbreviations

E
E Escherichia; eye
E Ab elective abortion
E&A evaluate and advise
E&M evaluation and management
e-IPV enhanced potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine
e-MAR electronic medication administration record
E. coli Escherichia coli
e.g. for example
EA environmental assistance; epidural anesthesia
EAA essential amino acids
EAB elective abortion
EAC external auditory canal; erythema annulare centrifugum
eAG estimated average glucose
EAR estimated average requirement
EB epidermolysis bullosa
EBA epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
EBB endobronchial biopsy
EBBS equal bilateral breath sounds
EBF exclusively breastfed
EBH evidence-based healthcare
EBL estimated blood loss
EBLL elevated blood lead level
EBM evidence-based medicine
EBNA Epstein Barr nuclear antigen
EBV Epstein Barr virus
EC emergency contraception; energy conservation; emergency center
ECC endocervical curettage
ECF extracellular fluid; extended care facility
ECG electrocardiogram
Echo echocardiogra(m/phy)
ECL electrochemiluminescence
ECLAM European Consensus Lupus Activity Measure
ECMO extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation
ECP emergency contraceptive pill
ECQ executive code qualifications
ECR emergency chemical restraints
ECRB extensor carpi radialis brevis
ECRL extensor carpi radialis longus
ECT electroconvulsive therapy
ECU emergency care unit
ECV extra cellular volume
ED erectile dysfunction; effective dose; emergency department
ED&C electrodessication and curettage
EDB extensor digitorum brevis
EDC extensor digitorum communis; estimated day of confinement
EdD Doctor of Education
EDD expected date of delivery; estimated date of discharge
EDL extensor digitorum longus
EDP erythema dyschromicum perstans
EDTA edetate calcium disodium
educ education
EDV epidermodysplasia verruciformis
EE Ethinyl estradiol
EED erythema elevatum diutinum
EEG electroencephalogram; electroencephalography
EENT eye, ear, nose, and throat
EER estimated energy requirement
EES Erythromycin (erythromycin ethylsuccinate)
EF eosinophilic fasciitis; ejection fraction
eff effect
EFM electronic fetal monitor
EFW estimated fetal weight
EGA estimated gestational age
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate (case sensitive)
EGFR epidermal growth factor receptor; epidermal growth factor receptor gene (case sensitive)
EGG electogastrography
EH employee health
EHB extensor hallucis brevis
EHC emergency hormonal contraception
EHL electrohydraulic lithotripsy; extensor hallucis longus
EHR electronic health record
EHS employee health service
EI early intervention
EIA enzyme immunoassay
EIA U enzyme immunoassay unit
EID electronic infusion device
EIP extensor indicis proprius
eIPV enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine
EJ external jugular
EKG electrocardiogra(m/phy)
EL early latent
el elect, elective
elb elbow
ELDU extra-label drug use
elev. elevated
ELF elective low forceps
ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
elix elixir
ELS endolymphatic shunt
EM electron microscopy; emergency medicine
Em emmetropia
EMA-IgA immunoglobulin a antiendomysial
EMB ethmbutol; endometrial biopsy
Emb embryo
EMC electromagnetic compatibility
emer emergency
EMG electromyography; electromyogram
emot emotion(al)
emp as directed (modo praescripto)
EMR electronic medical record
EMS electrical muscle stimulation; emergency medical service
EMT emergency medical technician
EMT-P emergency medical technician paramedic
EN erythema nodosum
ENA extractable nuclear antigen
Endo endocrine
ENDO endoscop(y/ic)
Enf Enfamil
ENG electronystagmography
ENL erythema nodosum leprosum
enl enlarged
ENT ears, nose, and throat (otorhinolaryngology/otolaryngologist)
EOA esophageal obturator airway
EOG electrooculogram
EOLC end of life care
EOM extraocular muscles; extraocular movements
EOMI extraocular movements intact
EOP emergency operations plan
EOS end of study
eos eosinophil
EP extrapyramidal; escape/elope precautions; electrophysiologic; ectopic pregnancy
EPA environmental protection agency
EPB extensor pollicis brevis
EPEP end positive expiratory pressure
epi epinephrine
Epi epidural
EPI epidemiology or epidemiologist; echo planar imaging
epis episiotomy
EPITH epithelial
EPL extensor pollicis longus
EPO erythropoietin
EPR emergency physical restraints; electronic patient record
EPS elastosis perforans serpiginosa; electrophysiologic study; extrapyramidal symptoms
EPSDT early periodic screening diagnosis and treatment
EPSE extrapyramidal side effects
eq equal
equip equipment
equiv equivalent
ER emergency room; extended-release (medication); external rotation
Er Erbium (element)
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ERG electroretinogram
ERP emergency response plan
ERS education resource specialist; extended rotated side bent
ERT emergency resuscitation team; estrogen replacement therapy
ERV expiratory reserve volume
ery/dL erythrocytes per deciliters
ES extra strength; electrical stimulation; effect size
ESBL extended-spectrum beta laminase
ESD electrostatic discharge
eSET elective single-embryo transfer
ESG estrogen
ESIG electronic signature
ESLD end-stage liver disease
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESSG spondylarthropathy study group
EST electroshock therapy
esub electronic submission
ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
ET estrogen therapy; enterostomal therapist; endotracheal
ET-1 endothelin-1
ETA estimated time of arrival
etc. etcetera, and so on
ETCO2 end-tidal carbon dioxide
ETD eustachian tube dysfunction
EtOH Ethanol or Ethyl alcohol
ETP elective termination of pregnancy
ETS environmental tobacco smoke (exposure)
ETT endotracheal tube; exercise tolerance test
ETU endotoxin unit
Eu Europium (element)
EU endotoxin unit; ELISA unit
EUA emergency use authorization; examination under anesthesia
EUS endoscopic ultrasound
EV ELISA value
evac evacuate, evacuation
eval evaluation
EVD external ventricular drain
EVH endoscopic vein harvesting
EVOO extra-virgin olive oil
Ex examination
exam examination
exer exercise
expir expire, expiration
ext extend, extension; exterior, external; extremity
ext. extensor; external