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abd
abdominal
ABG
arterial blood gas
a.c.
before meals
ac & cl
acetest and clinitest
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
AD
right ear
ADL
activities of daily life
ad lib
as desired
adm
admission
AFB
acid-fast bacillus
AKA
above the knee
alb
albumin
alt dieb
alternate days
AMA
against medical advice
amal
amalgam
amb
ambulate, walk
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
ANS
automatic nervous system
ant
anterior
AOx3
alert & oriented to person, time, place
Ap
apical
AP
apical pulse
aq
aqueous
ARDS
acute respiratory distress syndrome
AS
left ear
ASA
aspirin
as tol
as tolerated
ATD
asmission, transfer, discharge
AU
both ears
Ax
axillary
BE
barium enema
bid
twice a day
bil
bilateral
BK
below knee
BKA
below knee amputation
bl
blood
bl wk
blood work
BLS
basic life support
BM
bowel movement
BOW
bag of waters
B/P
blood pressure
BR
bedrest
BRP
bathroom privileges
BS
breath sounds
BSI
body substance isolation