Common Medical Abbreviations D - J


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What is the abbreviation for intramuscular?

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1. Which abbreviation is used to mean at bedtime?

2. What does the abbreviation gtt mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Medical phrases and terms can be long, so common abbreviations are used to make communication faster and easier. This quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of medical abbreviations starting with the letters D, E, F, G, H, I, and J. The questions in the quiz will ask you to identify the best definition or abbreviation for a variety of medical terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be quizzed on the correct abbreviation of:

  • At bedtime
  • Diagnosis
  • Intramuscular

Skills Practiced

The assessment and worksheet can help the students develop the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the use of case sensitive medical abbreviations in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read definitions of medical abbreviations and interpret them correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the definitions of medical abbreviations starting with the letters D-J
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why the use of medical abbreviations was implemented

Additional Learning

To learn more about medical abbreviations, review the accompanying lesson entitled Common Medical Abbreviations D-J. The lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Learn the definitions of medical abbreviations that begin with D-J
  • Understand that the meaning of medical abbreviations can change depending on the case of the letters
  • Identify the benefits of utilizing accurate medical abbreviations
  • Know that the letter J does not have any common medical abbreviations