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AB
abortion
Ab
antibody
abd
abdomen
ac, a.c.
before meals
AD
right ear
AS
left ear
AU
each ear
ad lib
freely as desired
AED
automatic external defibrillator
alb
albumin
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
AP, A/P
anteroposterior (front to back)
A&W
alive and well
BE
barium enema
BM
bowel movement; bone marrow
bs
blood sugar, bowel sounds, breath sounds
BSE
breast self examination
BW
birth weight
Bx
biopsy
CA
cancer, carcinoma, cardiac arrest, chronological age
CAD
coronary artery disease
cap
capsule
CBC
complete blood count
CCU
coronary care unit, critical care unit
CF
cystic fibrosis
CHF
congestive heart failure
CKD
chronic kidney disease
CP
chest pain, cerebral palsy
c/o
complains of
C&S
culture and sensitivity
C-section, CS
cesarean section
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
c/w
compare with, consistent with
Cx
cervix
CX, CXR
chest x-ray
D/C
discontinue
D&C
dilation and curettage (of the uterine lining)
DIC
disseminated intravascular coagulation
DKA
diabetic ketoacidosis
DM
diabetes mellitus
DNR
do not resuscitate
DOB
date of birth
DOE
dyspnea on exertion
DRE
digital rectal exam
DTR
deep tendon reflex
Dx
diagnosis
ECC
emergency cardiac care
EEG
electroencephalography
EENT
eyes, ears, nose, throat
ENT
ears, nose throat
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESRD
end-stage renal disease
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FHR
fetal heart rate
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone