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abd
Abdomen
ac
Before meals
ADL
Activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
Adm
Admission
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AM (am)
Morning
amb
Ambulate
Amt
Amount
A/O
Alert & oriented
b.i.d.
Twice a day
BM (bm)
Bowel moment
BP
Blood pressure
Br
Bedrest
BRP
Bathroom Privileges
BSC
Bedside commode
c
With
C
Centigrade
Ca
Cancer
Cath
Catheter
CBC
Complete blood count
cc
Cubic centimeter
CCU
Coronary care unit
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
cm
Centimeter
CNA
Certified Nurse Assistant
c/o
Complains of
CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CVA
Cerebrovascular accident, stroke
dc (d/c
Discontinue
DOA
Dead on arrival
DON
Director of nursing
drsg
dressing
Dx
Diagnosis
ECG (EKG)
Electrocardiogram
EEg
Electroencephalogram
ER
Emergency Room
F
Fahrenheit
FBS
Fasting blood sugar
FF
Force fluids
Ft
Foot or feet
Fx
fracture
GI
Gastrointestinal
h (hr)
Hour
HOB
Head of bed