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ABG
arterial blood gas
a.c.
before meals
ACE
angiotensin converting enzyme
AD
right ear
ad lib
as desired
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
alb
albumin
amt
amount
AP
anterior posterior
AS
left ear
ASD
arterial septal defect
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
AU
both ears
AV
atrioventricular
B
bilateral
b.i.d.
twice a day
BM
black male; bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BS
blood sugar; breath sounds
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
Bx
biopsy
C&S
culture and sensitivity
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
cap
capsule
CAT
computer axial tomogaphy
CBC
complete blood count
cc
cubic centimeter of milliliter
CHF
congestive heart failure
CIS
carcinoma in situ
CNS
central nervous system
CO
cardiac output
c/o
complains of
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CP
cerebral palsy; chest pain
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CT
computed tomography
CVA
cerebrovascular accident
CXR
chest x-ray
d
day
DC. D/C
discharge; discontinue
D.C.
doctor of chiropractic medicine
DJD
degenerative joint disease
D.O.
doctor of osteopathic medicine