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at
(A)
Assistance
A-aDO2
Alveolar-Arterial differential for Oxygen
AA
Alcoholics Anonymous
AAA
abdominal aortic aneurysm
aa
of each
AAO
awake, alert and orientated
AAO x3
awake and orientated to time, place and person
ab
abortion
abd
abduction
Abd
abdomen
ABG
arterial blood gas
ABI
Arterial Brachial Index
abd
abnormal
ac
before meals
ACBE
air contrast barium enema
acc
accurancy
AC joint
acromioclavicular joint
ACL
anterior cruciate ligament
ACL/S
Allen Cognitive Level Screening
act.
activities
ACTH
adrenocorticotrophic hormone
ad
right ear
ADA (diet)
American Dietetic Association
ADA
American Diabetes Association
add
adduction
ADH
antidiuretic hormone
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
adm
admission
admin
administer, administration
A/E
adaptive equipment
AEB
as evidenced by
AF
atrial fibrillation
AFB
acid fast bacilli
A-fib
atrial fibrillation
AFO
ankle/foot orthosis
AFP
alpha fetoprotein
AGA
average for gestational age
AGE
arterial gas embolism
AGN
acute glomerulonephritis
A/G
albumin-globulin ratio
AH
auditory hallucinations
AHCPR
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
AI
aortic insufficiency
AIDS
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
AK
above the knee
AKA
above the knee amputation
A/L
arterial line
alb
albumin
alk
alkaline
Alk.Phos.
alkaline phosphatase
ALL
acute lymphocytic leukemia
ALS
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
ALT
alanine aminotransferase (liver fn. test)
am
before noon
AMA
against medical advice
amb
ambulatory
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
amp
ampule
amt
amount
amy
amylase
ANA
antinuclear antibody
anes
anesthesia
ant
anterior
ante
before
A & O
alert and oriented
AODM
adult onset diabetes mellitus
A & P
auscultation and percussion
AP
anterior-posterior
AP and lat
anteroposterior and lateral
A & P repair
anterior and posterior repair
aph
aphasia
approx
approximate
appt
appointment
aq
water
ARDS
adult respiratory distress syndrome
ARF
acute renal failure
AROM
Artificial Rupture of Membranes
arom
Active Range of Motion
artic
articulating
AS
aortic stenosis
as
left ear
ASA
aspirin
ASA
American Society of Anesthesiologists
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASCVD
arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASD
atrial septal defect
ASHD
artiosclerotic heart disease
ASO (titer)
anti-streptolysin titer (of blood antibodies)
ATA
Atmospheres Absolute
ATC
Ambulatory Treatment Center
ATN
acute tubular necrosis
Atr fib
atrial fibrillation
Attn
attention
AUB
abnormal uterine bleeding
Au
gold
aud
auditory
audio
audiological
aug
augment
A-V
arteriovenous
avg
average
ax
axillary
AZT
Aschheim-Zondek Test