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Saint Thomas River Park Hospital

Medical Terms and Acronyms Guide

Unless you work in healthcare, you might be unfamiliar with some of the medical terms and acronyms mentioned in the healthcare setting. Though River Park Hospital employees always try to explain things in lay terms, there might be times when acronyms or “jargon” is used. In this downloadable guide from the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA), you will find a listing of medical terms and acronyms, along with their meanings. As always, feel free to ask if you ever have questions about the information you’re given in the hospital.


pdf  THA Terms and Acronyms Guide