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Glossaire des sigles médicaux anglais


 medical gases

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.


S :

S single
  supinator reflex
S1 1st sacral nerve
  first heart sound [ausculation cardiaque]
S2 second heart sound [ausculation cardiaque]
S3 ventricular gallop / third heart sound [ausculation cardiaque]
S4 atrial gallop / fourth heart sound [ausculation cardiaque]
SaO2 oxygen saturation (arterial blood)
S/A sinoatrial
SA sexual assault
SAARD slow-acting anti-rheumatic drug
SAC sacrum
  short arm cast [plâtre]
SAD seasonal affective disorder
SADS seasonal affective disorder syndrome
  sudden arrhythmic death syndrome
SAE serious adverse event
SAH sub-arachnoid haemorrhage
SALT speech & language therapy
SANE sexual assault nurse examiner
SA node sinoatrial node
SAP statistical analysis plan
SARA sexually acquired reactive arthritis
SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome
SARS CoV severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus
SART sexual assault response team
SAS subarachnoid space
SAT sodium antimony tartrate
sats oxygen saturation level
SB serum bilirubin
  small bowel
  spina bifida
s/b seen by
SBE shortness of breath on exertion
  subacute bacterial endocardititis
SBG serum blood glucose
SB-IV Stanford Binet intelligence scale (4th edition)
SB-5 Stanford Binet intelligence scale (5th edition)
SBO small bowel obstruction
SBP systolic blood pressure
SBR strict bed rest
SBS shaken baby syndrome
SC sickle cell (anaemia)
  spinal cord
  static compliance
S/C subcutaneous
SCA sickle cell anaemia
SCAN suspected child abuse and neglect
scap scapular
SCAT sheep cell agglutination test
SCBU Special care baby unit
SCC squamous cell carcinoma
  spinal cord compression
SCD sudden cardiac death
SCI spinal cord injury
  severe cognitive impairment
SCID severe combined immunodeficiency
SCR skin conductance response
SCU Self Care Unit
S/D systolic / diastolic
SD skin dose
  stable disease
  standard deviation
SDA Severe Disablement Allowance
SDH subdural haematoma
  subdural haemorrhage
SDT single dose treatment
SDU Step Down Unit
SE side effects
S/E side effects
secs secretions
SED skin erythema dose
SEM scanning electron microscope
SEN special educational needs
  state enrolled nurse
SES socio-economic status
SF synovial fluid
SFD small for dates
  somatoform disorder
SFOAE stimulus-frequency otoacoustic emission [audiologie]
SG skin graft
sg specific gravity
SGA small for gestational age
SGOT serum glutamic oxalocetic transaminase
SGPT serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
S&H speech & hearing
SH serum hepatitis
  sexual harassment
  social history
SHO Senior House Officer
SI sacro-iliac
  sexual intercourse
  small intestine
SIADH syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone secretion
sib sibling
SIB self-injurious behaviour
sibs siblings
SICU Surgical Intensive Care Unit
SID sudden infant death
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
sig sigmoidoscopy
SII self-inflicted injury
SIJ sacro-iliac joint
SIMV synchronised intermittent mechanical ventilation
SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome
SIT stress inoculation training
SIW self-inflicted wound
SJ supinator jerk
SkXR skull X-ray
sk tr skeletal traction
sl sublingual
SLD specific learning difficulty
SLE systemic lupus erythematosus
SLN sentinel lymph node
SLNB sentinel lymph node biopsy
SLR straight leg raising
SLRT straight leg raising test
SLT selective laser trabeculoplasty
SLWC short leg walking cast [plâtre]
SM systolic murmur
SMA serial multiple analysis
  spinal muscular atrophy
SMBG self-monitoring of blood glucose
SMD senile macular degeneration
SMG saline moistened gauze
SMO Senior Medical Officer
SMR somnolent metabolic rate
  standard mortality ratio
  submucous resection / submucosal resection
SND sinus node dysfunction
SNHL sensorineural hearing loss
SNR signal-to-noise ratio [audiologie]
SNRI serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
SNS somatic nervous system
SOA swelling of ankles
SOAP subjective, objective, analysis & plan
SOB short of breath
  stools for occult blood
SOBOE short of breath on exertion
SOCO scenes of crime officer [police, Royaume-Uni]
SOL space-occupying lesion
sol solution
SOM secretory otitis media
SOP standard operating procedure
SOPD surgical outpatient department
SOS see other sheet
  si opus sit [si besoin]
  swelling of sacrum
S/P status post
sp cd spinal cord
SPA suprapubic aspiration
SPECT single photon emission computerised tomography
SPF skin protection factor
SpO2 peripheral capillary oxygen saturation
SPOD sexual problems of the disabled
spont spontaneous
Sp Reg Specialist Registrar
spr sprain
SQ subcutaneous
SR sedimentation rate
  Senior Registrar
  sinus rhythm
  slow release [médicament]
  stomach rumble
  sustained release
  systems review
s/r slow release [médicament]
sRF severe renal failure
SRF somatotropin releasing factor
SRI serotonin re-uptake inhibitor
SROM spontaneous rupture of membranes
SROT state-registered occupational therapist
SRS slow-reacting substance
SS saline solution
  saliva sample
  sterile solution
ss semis [la moitié]
S/S signs & symptoms
SSE soapsuds enema
SSG split skin graft
SSK super stabilised knee [prothèse]
SSP Statutory Sick Pay
SSPE subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
SSR solar simulating radiation
SSRI selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor
SSSI skin and skin structure infection(s)
SSS sick sinus syndrome
  sterile saline soak
ST sedimentation time
  Specialist Trainee
ST1 Specialist Trainee, year 1
ST2 Specialist Trainee, year 2
STAN ST waveform analysis
staph staphylococcus
stat statim [immédiatement]
STD skin test dose
  sexually transmitted disease
  standard test dose
STEMI ST-elevation myocardial infarction
STG split thickness graft
STI sexually transmitted infection
  soft tissue injury
STM short term memory
STOP surgical termination of pregnancy
Str streptococcus
strep streptococcus
STS serological test for syphilis
STSG split thickness skin graft
STU skin test unit
SUA serum uric acid
SUADR serious unexpected adverse drug reaction
subac subacute
subcut subcutaneous
subling sublingual
subQ subcutaneous
SUDS sudden unexpected death syndrome
SUNDS sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome
sup supine
supp suppositories
suppos suppositories
SuZI subzonal insemination
SV stroke volume
Sv Sievert
SVC superior vena cava
SVD spontaneous vaginal delivery
SVD spontaneous vertex delivery
SvO2 mixed venous oxygen saturation
SVR slow vertex response [audiologie]
SVT supraventricular tachycardia
SWC standard wound care
SWD short wave diathermy
Sx symptoms
SXR skull X-ray
syr syrup




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