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Glossaire des sigles médicaux anglais


 Surgical procedure

Dictionnaire des abréviations médicales et paramédicales du Royaume-Uni

Les sigles courants, et les sigles désuets des 50 dernières années. Current abbreviations, and obsolete abbreviations from the last 50 years.


C :

C canine [dent]
  centigrade [Celsius]
C smear cervical smear
c calorie
  centum [cent]
  child, children
c cum [avec]
C1 1st cervical vertebra
C2H5OH alcool
C' complement
C chlamydia
Ca calcium
CA calcium
  calcium agonist
  cardiac arrest
Ca2+ calcium
CAA cerebral amyloid angiopathy
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CABS coronary artery bypass surgery
CAD coronary artery disease
CaEDTA calcium disodium edetate
CAG coronary artery graft
CAGS coronary artery graft surgery
CAHB chronic active hepatitis B
Cal calorie
CAL chronic airflow limitation
cAMP cyclic adenosine monophosphate
cann cannula
CANS central auditory nervous system
CAO chronic airways obstruction
CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
  central auditory processing disorder
CAPE Clifton Assessment Procedures for the Elderly
CAPS centrally mediated abdominal pain syndrome
  Clinician Administered PTSD Scale
caps capsules
CAS Casualty department
CAT choline-acetyl transferase
  computerised axial tomography
cath catheter
CAVHD continuous arterio-venous haemodialysis
CB cognitive behavioural (therapy)
CBC complete blood count
CBCL child behaviour checklist
CBD common bile duct
CBF cerebral blood flow
CBP chronic bacterial prostatitis
CBR complete bed rest
CBS chronic brain syndrome
CBT cognitive behavioural therapy
CBW chemical & biological warfare
cc carcinoma
  cubic centimetre
CC chief complaint
C&C collar & cuff [écharpe de bras]
CCB calcium channel blocker
CCCR closed chest cardiac resuscitation
CCDC consultant for communicable disease control
CCF congestive cardiac failure
CCFP Certificate of the College of Family Physicians
CCI Charlson comorbidity index
CCK cholecystokynin
CCO clostridial collagenase ointment
CCPD continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
CCS clean catch specimen [urine]
CCU Cardiac Care Unit
  Coronary Care Unit
CCUS clean catch urine specimen
CD cluster of differentiation [CD4, etc]
  controlled drug
  conversion disorder
CD4 cluster of differentiation 4 [glycoprotéine]
CDAI Crohn’s disease activity index
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CDP computerized dynamic posturography
CE carotid endarterectomy
CEA carcinembryonic antigen
ceph cephalic
CERA cortical evoked response audiometry
cert certificate
CF cardiac failure
  Factor IX, Christmas factor
  complement fixation
  counting fingers [acuité visuelle]
  cystic fibrosis
CFQ cognitive failures questionnaire
CFS chronic fatigue syndrome
  cutaneous field stimulation
CFT complement fixation test
CFTR cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator
CFU colony forming unit
CGD complicated grief disorder
CGI Clinical Global Impression scale
CGI-S Clinical Global Impression (severity) Scale
CGL chronic granulocytic leukaemia
cGMP cyclic guanosine monophosphate
CGN chronic glomerular nephritis
CRGP calcitonin gene-related peptide
CGS centimetre-gramme-second
CH cholesterol
CHART continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy
CHB complete heart block
ChB Bachelor of Surgery
CHC Child Health Clinic
  Community Health Council
CHD congenital heart disease
  congenital hip dislocation
  coronary heart disease
ChD Doctor of Surgery
ChE cholinesterase
CHF congestive heart failure
CHL conductive hearing loss
CHM Committee on Human Medicines
ChM Master of Surgery
CHO carbohydrate
chol cholesterol
CHOP cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin, oncovin and prednisone [chimiothérapie par]
CHP charcoal haemoperfusion
chr chronic
ChVS chorionic villus sampling
CI cardiac index
  colour index
  confidence interval
Ci Curie
ci contraindications
cib cibus [un repas]
CIBD chronic inflammatory bowel disease
CIC cardioinhibitory centre
  completely in-canal [aide auditive]
CICr creatinine clearance
CIED cardiac implantable electronic device
CIEN cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia
CIS central inhibitory state
CISD critical incident stress debriefing
CIV continuous infusion
CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
CK creatine kinase
CL clubbing
  corpus luteum
CLE cutaneous lupus erythematosus
CKD chronic kidney disease
CLL chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
CLR renal clearance
CLR total clearance
CM cryptococcal meningitis
  cochlear microphonic [audiologie]
cm centimetre
c/m counts per minute
CMax maximum concentration
CMChM Master of Surgery
CMF cranio-maxillo-facial
CMI cell-mediated immunity
CMin minimum concentration
c/min counts per minute
CML chronic myelocytic leukaemia
CMR centrally acting muscle relaxant
CMMV continuous mandatory mechanical ventilation
CMV continuous mandatory ventilation
CMW community midwife
CN cranial nerves
CN XII cranial nerve [twelfth]
CNS central nervous system
  clinical nurse specialist
CNV contingent negative variation [audiologie]
CO carbon monoxide
  cardiac output
c/o complains of
C/o complains of
CO2 carbon dioxide
COAD chronic obstructive airway disease
COC combined oral contraceptive
COCP combined oral contraceptive pill
COD cause of death
COETT cuffed oral endotracheal tube
COLD chronic obstructive lung disease
comm community
CON certificate of need
COMAH Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations
comp compounded of
Cons consultant
cons consciousness
contra against
Conveen Conveen™ [condom de cathéter]
COP cryptogenic organising pneumonia
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CORA conditioned orientation response audiometry
CORD chronic obstructive respiratory disease
COS control of symptoms
COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
COT College of Occupational Therapists
  cuffed oral tube
CP canal paresis [audiologie]
  candle power
  cerebral palsy
  chemically pure
  chronic prostatitis
cp compare
C&P cystoscopy & pyelogram
CPA cyproterone acetate
  cerebello-pontine angle [audiologie]
CPAP continuous positive airway pressure
CPB cardiopulmonary bypass
CPD cephalo-pelvic disproportion
  citrate phosphase dextrose
  continuous peritoneal dialysis
CPE chronic pulmonary emphysema
CPK creatine phosphokinase
CPM continuous passive motion
c.p.m. counts per minute
CPN Community Psychiatric Nurse
CPPS chronic pelvic pain syndrome
CPPV continuous positive pressure ventilation
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPS chronic pain syndrome
c.p.s. cycles per second
CPT cold pressor test
  cognitive processing therapy
C-PTSD complex post traumatic stress disorder
CR central ray
  closed reduction
  complete response
Cr creatinine
C&R convalescence & rehabilitation
CRC colorectal carcinoma
CRCP Certificate of the Royal College of Physicians
CRCS Certificate of the Royal College of Surgeons
CRD chronic renal disease
  chronic respiratory disease
CRF cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis
crem cream
creps crepitation
CRF chronic renal failure
  corticotropin releasing factor
CRI chronic renal insufficiency
CRIES children’s revised Impact of Events scale
CROS contralateral routing of signals [audiologie]
CRP C-reactive protein test
  current return pad
CRRT continuous renal replacement therapy
CRS congenital rubella syndrome
CRT cathode ray tube
CRT-D cardiac resynchronisation therapy - debrillation
CRT-P cardiac resynchronization therapy - pacemaker
CS caesarian section
  cardiovascular system
  coronary sclerosis
C&S culture & sensitivity [prélèvement]
CS&CC culture sensitivity & colony count [prélèvement]
c-section caesarean section
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
  colony stimulating factor
CSF1 macrophage colony stimulating factor
CSF2 granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factors
CSF3 granulocyte colony-stimulating factors
CSII continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion
CSP Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
CSR Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  combat stress reaction
CSSD central sterile supplies department
CSSU central sterile supplies unit
CSM cerebrospinal meningitis
  Committee on the Safety of Medicines
CSU catheter specimen of urine
CSWD conservative sharp wound debridement
CT calcitonin
  cautery tool
  circulation time
  clotting time
  coarse touch
  cognitive therapy
  computerised tomography scan
  coronary thrombosis
CT1 Core Trainee, year 1
CT2 Core Trainee, year 2
C/T continue treatment
CTA clear to auscultation
  computerised tomographic arteriography
  computerised tomography of the abdomen
CTAB cetrimonium bromide [cétrimide]
CTC clinical trial certificate
  common toxicity criteria
CTD cumulative trauma disorder
CTG cardiotocograph
CTL cytotoxic lymphocyte
CTR cardiothoracic ratio
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CTX clinical trial exemption certificate
CTZ chemoreceptor trigger zone
CUC chronic ulcerative colitis
CUP carcinoma of unknown primary
CUSA cavitron ultrasonic surgical aspirator
CuTS cubital tunnel syndrome
CV cardiovascular
  coefficient of variation
CVA cerebrovascular accident
  costo-vertebral angle
CVC central venous catheter
  consonant-vowel-consonant [audiologie]
CVD cardiovascular disease
CVHR complex ventral hernia repair
CVI cerebral vascular insufficiency
CVP central venous pressure
CVS cardiovascular system
  chorionic villus sampling
  clean voided specimen
CVSo cardiovascular system normal
CWC Child Welfare Clinic
Cx cervical spine
  circumflex artery
CXR chest X-ray
Cy cyanosis




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