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before
C
degrees Centigrade
F
degrees Fahrenheit
dr
dram
Abd
Abdomen
ABG
Arterial Blood Gases
ac
before meals
ad lib
freely as desired
ADL
Activities of daily living
AIDS
Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AKA
above the knee amputation
ALS
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
AM
morning
a.m.a.
Against medical advice
AMI
Acute myocardial infarction OR
anterior wall
ARDS
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
ASA
aspirin
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASD
Atrial septal defect
ASHD
Arteriosclerotic heart disease
BE
Barium enema
bid
Two times a day
BKA
Below the knee amputation
BM, bm
Bowel movement
BMR
Basal metabolic rate
BP
Blood pressure
BPH
Benign prostatic hypertrophy
BRP
Bathroom privileges
BS (3)
Bowel sounds OR
Breath sounds OR
Blood sugar
BSA
Body surface area
BSC
Bedside commode
BUN
Blood urea nitrogen