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Down, less, decrease, lower
Up, more, increase, raise
>
Greater than
<
Less than
Primary, 1st Degree
Secondary, 2nd Degree
Tertiary, 3rd Degree
~
Approximately
Female
Male
+
Plus
=
Equals
#
Pounds
@
At
Δ
Change
ā
Before
AFib
Atrial Fibrillation
AAA
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
AB
Abortion
abd
Abdomen, Abdominal
ABG
Arterial Blood Gas
ABx, abx
Antibiotic
a.c.
Before meals
ACLS
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
ad lib.
As desired
adol
Adolescent
AIDS
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AKA
Above-knee amputation
ALB
Albumin
ALK-P
Alkaline phosphatase
ALS
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
a.m.
Before noon
AMA
Against Medical Advice
AMB, amb
Ambulatory, ambulate
AMI
Acute Myocardial Infarction
amnio
Amniocentesis
AMS
Altered mental status
amt
Amount
AMY
Amylase
anes
Anesthesia, anesthesiology
ant.
Anterior
AODM
Adult-onset diabetes mellitus
AP
Anteroposterior
approx
Approximate, approximately, approximation
appt
Appointment
appy
Appendectomy
art.
Arterial, artery
ASA
Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin)
ASAP
As soon as possible
ATLS
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Auto/Ped
automobile vs. pedestrian
AVB
Atrioventricular block
A&Ox3
Alert & Oriented x3 (person, place, time)
A&P
Auscultation and Percussion
band
Neutrophil
BBB
Bundle Branch Block
BBBB
Bilateral Bundle Branch Block
BBS
Bilateral Breath Sounds
BC
Blood culture
BCP
Birth Control Pill
BID, b.i.d.
Twice daily
Bilat
Bilateral