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Glossaire des sigles médicaux anglais


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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.


Q :

Q quantity
q quaque [tous les... ou chaque...]
QA quality assurance
  Queen Alexandra’s...
QAH Queen Alexandra Hospital
QALY quality adjusted life years
QARANC Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
q.d. quaque die [chaque jour]
q.d.s. quater die sumendum [quatre fois par jour]
QEH Queen Elizabeth Hospital
QEMH Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital, Woolwich
q.h. quaque hora [une fois par heure]
q.h.s. quaque hora somni [chaque soir au coucher]
q.i.d. quater in die [quatre fois par jour]
q.l. quantum libet [au besoin, à volonté]
q.o.d. quaque altera die [un jour sur deux]
QOL quality of life
q.q.h. quarta quaque hora [toutes les quatre heures]
q.s. quantum sufficiat [assez]
q.v. quantum vis [au besoin, à volonté]



R :

R Roentgen
Rx traitement médical prescrit
(R) right
R&R rate and rhythm
RA rheumatoid arthritis
  right arm
  right atrium
  right auricle
RADS reactive airways dysfunction syndrome
rad radical
  radiation absorbed dose
radiol radiological
  radiology department
RAI radioactive iodine
RAMC Royal Army Medical Corps
RAP recurrent abdominal pain
  right atrial pressure
RAS reticular activating system
  robotically assisted surgery
RAST radioallergosorbent test
RBB right breast biopsy
  right bundle branch
RBBB right bundle branch block
RBC red blood cells
  red blood count
RBF renal blood flow
RBOW rupture of bag of waters [sac amniotique]
RBS random blood sugar
RCA right coronary artery
RCBF regional cerebral blood flow
RCD relative cardiac dullness
RCM right costal margin
RCN Royal College of Nursing
RDA right dorsoanterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RDP right dorsoposterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
RE rectal examination
  right ear
  right eye
re en ce qui concerne
REBT rational emotive behaviour therapy
recur recurrent
Reg registra
rehab rehabilitation
Relax relaxation training
REM rapid eye movement
rep repetatur [à répéter]
RES reticuloendothelial system
RF radio frequency
  renal failure
  rheumatic fever
  rheumatoid factor
RFA right frontoanterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RFT renal function test
  respiratory function test
RGN registered general nurse
RH releasing hormone
Rh Rhesus factor
Rh+ Rhesus positive
Rh- Rhesus negative
Rh fever rheumatic fever
RhA rheumatoid arthritis
RHC respirations have ceased
RhD rheumatic heart disease
rhEPO recombinant human erythopoietin
RhF rheumatic fever
RI Royal Infirmary
RIA radioimmunoassay
RIB rest in bed
RICE rest, ice, compression & elevation
RICP raised intracranial pressure
RIDDOR Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
RIES revised impact of event scale
RIF right iliac fossa
RIH right inguinal hernia
RIHSA radioiodinated human serum albumin
RIP requiescat in pace [repose en paix]
RIQ right inner quadrant
RIST radioimmunosorbent test
RJAH Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry
RK radial keratotomy
RL right leg
  right lung
RLD right lateral decubitus
RLE right lower extremity
RLF retrolental fibroplasia;
RLL radiolucent lines
  right lower lobe of lung
RLQ right lower quadrant
RM radical mastectomy
RMP right mentoposterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RMS rhabdomyosarcoma
RMT right mentotransverse [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RMT radical nephrectomy
RNA ribonucleic acid
RNH Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse
RNY Roux-en-Y
R/O rule out
RO reality orientation therapy
ROA right occipito-anterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
ROL right occipito-lateral [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
ROM range of motion
  range of movement
  rupture of membranes
ROP retinopathy of prematurity
  right occipito-posterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
ROQ right outer quadrant
ROS review of systems
ROT right occipito-transverse [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
rotn rotation
RP radial pulse
  rectal prolapse
RPCF Reiter protein complement fixation test
RPF renal plasma flow
  retroperitoneal fibrosis
RPMI 1640 Roswell Park Memorial Institute no. 1640 [milieu utilisé en culture cellulaire]
RPO right posterior oblique [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
rpt repeat
RW respiratory quotient
RR recovery room
  respiration rate
  rate & rhythm of pulse
RR&E (pupils) round regular & equal
RRR regular rate and rhythm
RS respiratory system
  Reye’s syndrome
RS° respiratory system normal
RSA right sacroanterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RScA right scapuloanterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RScP right scapuloposterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RSD reflex sympathetic dystrophy
RSF rheumatoid serum factor
RSI repetitive strain injury
RSM Royal Society of Medicine
RSP right sacroposterior [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RST right sacrotransverse [position du fœtus dans l'utérus]
RSR regular sinus rhythm
RSV respiratory syncytial virus
  Rous sarcoma virus
RT radiotherapy
  reaction time
  reading test
RTA renal tubular acidosis
  road traffic accident
RTC return to clinic
RTI respiratory tract infection
rtPA recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator
RTW return to work
RUA reduction under anaesthetic [réduction d'une fracture, d'une luxation]
RUL right upper lobe
RUQ right upper quadrant
RV residual volume
  right ventricle
r/v review
RVH right ventricular hypertrophy
RVOT right ventricular outflow tract
Rx drugs prescribed
RYGB Roux-en-Y




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