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abd
abdomen
ac
before meals
ADA
American Diabetes Association, American Dental Association
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
adm
admission
am or AM
morning
AMA
against medical advice or American Medical Association
amb
ambulatory or ambulate
amt
amount
AIDS
acquired imunne deficiency syndrome
AP
apical pulse
AP & LAT
anteroposterior and lateral
A/R
apical/radial
ASA
aspirin
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
asst
assistant
as tol
as tolerated
ax
axillary temperature
BE
barium enema
bid or BID
two times a day or twice a day
bilat
bilateral
BM
bowel movement
BMR
basal metabolic rate
BP
blood pressure
BR
bathroom
BRP
bathroom privileges
BS
bowel sounds
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
Bx
biopsy
C
centigrade
CA
cancer
cal
calorie
cap
capsule
cath
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CBR
complete bedrest
cc
cubic centimeter
CC
cheif complaint
C+DB
cough & deep breathe
CHF
congestive heart failure
CHO
carbohydrate
circ
circumcision or circulation
cl liq
clear liquid
cm
centimeter
CMS
color, movement, sensation
CNS
central nervous system
c/o or C/O
complaint of
cont
continue
COPD or COLD
chronic obstructive pulmonary or lung disease
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
C + S
culture and sensitivity
CV
cardiovascular
CVA
cerebral vascular accident
CXR
chest x-ray
DC
discontinue
D + C
dilation and curettage
DDS
doctor of dental surgery
del
delivery