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@
At
aa
Of Each (Greek ana)
AAA
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
A & P repair
Anterior and Posterior Repair
abd
Abdomen, Abdominal
ABG
Arterial Blood Gases
ac
before meals
ACU
Ambulatory Care Unit
ADA
American Diabetes Association
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
Ad Lib
As desired (latin: ad libitum)
Adm Dx
Admitting Diagnosis
ADN
Associate Degree in Nursing
AFB
Acid Fast Bacillus
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AK
Above the knee
AKA
Above the knee amputation
Alb
Albumin
Alk
Alkaline
A.M./a.m.
Morning
AMA
Against Medical Advice
Amb, amb
Ambulate
Amt, amt
Amount
ant
Anterior
ARDS
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
ASA
Aspirin
ASAP
As soon as possible
ASHD
Arteriosclerotic ASCVD Heart Disease
ASO
Antistreptolysis O Titer
Asst., asst.
Assistance
ASVD
Arteriosclerotic Vascular Disease
Ax
Axillary
AV
Atrioventricular
1 , 2
first, second (degree)
3 AVB
third degree Atrioventricular Block
BaE or BE
Barium Enema
basos
Basophils
bid
Twice a Day (Bis-in-die)
BK
Below the Knee
BKA
Below the knee amputation
BM
Bowel Movement
BMR
Basal Metabolism Rate
BOM
Bilateral Otitis Media
B.O.O.
Bladder Outlet Obstruction
BP, B/P
Blood Pressure
BR
bathroom, Bedrest, Bedrails
BRP
Bath room privileges
BS
Bowel Sounds, Breath Sounds
BS
Blood Sugar
BSC
Bedside Commode
BSO
Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy
BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen
Bx
Biopsy
c
With (Latin cum)
C
Centagrade, Celsius
Ca
Calcium
CA or Ca
Cancer, chronological age
CAD
Coronary Artery Disease
cap
capsule
Cath
Catheter
CBC
Complete Blood Count
CC
Chief Complaint
cc
Cubic centimeter = 15-16 minims (cc=ml)
CCU
Coronary Care Unit
CHD
childhood diseases, congestive heart disease
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
CHO
Carbohydrate
Chol
Cholesterol
CK
check
Cl
Chloride
cm
Centimeter
CNS
Central Nervous System
c/o
Complains of
CO2
Carbon Dioxide
Complic
Complications
cond
condition
Con't, cont'd
continues
COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPK
Creatine Phosphokinase
CPR
Cardiopulmonary Resusitation