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@
at
a
before
A fib
atrial fibrillation
A & D
alcohol and drug
AA
Alcoholics Anonymous
aa
of each
AB
antibiotic
abd
abdomen
ABG
arterial blood gas
ABN
abnormality
ABO
Blood Group System
(A, B, AB, & O)
ABS
absent
ac
before meals
Ach
acetylcholine
ACL
anterior cruciate ligament
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
AD
right ear
ad lib
as desired
ADA
American Diabetic Association
ADD
attention deficit disorder
ADHD
attention deficit hyperactive disorder
ADL
activities of daily living
adm
admission
ADT
admit, discharge, transfer
AE
above elbow
AED
Automated External Defibrillator
AFB
acid-fast bacillus
AG, Ag
antigen
AGN
acute glomerulonephritis
AgNo3
silver nitrate
AHA
American Heart Association
AICD
automatic implanted cardioverter defibrillator
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AK
above knee
AKA
above knee amputation
alb
albumin
alk phos
alkaline phosphate
ALS
amyotropic lateral sclerosis
Lou Gherig Disease
alt
alternate
AM
morning
between midnight and noon
AMA
American Medical Association
ANS
autonomic nervous system
AP
anteroposterior
ARDS
acute renal distress syndrome
ARF
acute renal failure
AS
left ear
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
Ast
astigmatism
ATN
acute tubular necrosis
AU
both ears
AV, A-V
atrioventricular
BCC
basal cell carcinoma
BE
barium enema, below elbow
BID
twice a day
BK
below the knee
BKA
below the knee amputation
BLS
basic life support
BM
bowel movement
BMD
bone mineral density
BMI
body mass index
BMR
basal metabolic rate
BNO
bladder neck obstruction
BP
blood pressure
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy
bpm
beats per minute
BR
bed rest
BRAT
banana,rice,applesauce,toast
BrCA
breast cancer (gene 1 & 2)
BRP
bathroom privileges
BS
blood sugar,bowel sounds,breath sounds
BSE
breast self examination
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
Bx
biopsy