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39 Cards in this Set

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Axillary (armpit)
ax
Ambulatory, walking
amb
Bowel sounds
BS
Of Each
aa
Bilateral otitis media
BOM
Appropriate (size) for gestational age
AGA
Blood pressure
B.P.
Above the knee
AK
acetylsalicylic acid (asprin)
ASA
amount
amt
Benign prostatic hypertrophy
BPH
adult respiratory distress syndrome
ARDS
bowel movement
B.M.
Water (aqueous)
aq
Blood urea nitrogen (in blood)
BUN
Before meals
a.c.
barium
Ba
abdomen
abd
Bilateral salpingooophorectomy
BSO
Arterial blood gases
ABGs
twice a day
b.i.d.
Right ear
A.D.
Bathroom privileges
B.R.P.
As desired, as needed
ad. lib
Bundle branch block
BBB
Against medical advice
A.M.A
Bedside commode
BSC
Morning
A.M.
Arterio-sclerotic heart disease
A.S.H.D.
Approximately (about)
approx
barium enema
BE
Anterior and Posterior
A&P
left ear
A.S.
acid fast bacilli (T.B)
A.F.B.
arterio-sclerotic cardio-vascular disease
A.S.C.V.D.
basic metabolic rate
B.M.R.
below the knee
B.K.
Bag of waters (amniotic fluid)
BOW
Bladder outlet obstruction
BOO