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AAROM
active & assistive range of motion
abd.
abdomen
ABD
abduction
abd. hyst.
abdominal hysterectomy
AC
after meals
act.
active
act. asst.
active-assistive
ACVD
acute cardiovascular disease
ab
to, up to
ad lib
as desired
ADA
American Diabetic Association
add.
adduction
ADL
Activities of Daily living
adm.
administer
AE
above elbow
AEB
as evidenced by
AFO
ankle foot orthosis
AK
Above Knee
AKA
above knee amputation
alk. phos.
alkaline phosphate
AIDS
acquired immune defciency syndrome
ALS
amyctrophic lateral sclerosis
AM, A.M
morning
AMA
against medical advice
amb.
ambulate
AMI
acute MI
amp.
ampoule, amplue
amp.
amputee
amt
amount
anesth.
anesthesia, anesthesiology
ant.
anterior
AP
apical pulse
approx.
approximately
APS
Adult Protective Services
appt.
appointment
AR
Apical Rate
AROM
active range of motion
ASA
asprine
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASAP
as soon as possible
as tot
as tolerated
ASCVD
arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease