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Abdomen
abd
before meals
ac
American Diabetes Association or Americal Dental Association
ADA
Activities of Daily Living
ADL
as desired
ad lib
Admission
adm
Morning
am or AM
against medical advice or American Medical Association
AMA
ambulatory or amulate
amb
amount
amt
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
AIDS
apical pulse
AP
anteroposterior and lateral
AP & LAT
apical/radial
A/R
asprin
ASA
as soon as possible
ASAP
arteriosclerotic heart disease
ASHD
assistant
asst
as tolerated
as tol
axillary temperture
ax
barium enema
BE
two times a day or twice a day
bid or BID
bilateral
bilat
bowel movement
BM
basal metabolic rate
BMR
blood pressure
BP
bathroom
BR
bathroom privileges
BRP
bowel sounds
BS
blood urea nitrogen
BUN
biopsy
bx
centigrade
C
cancer
CA
calorie
Cal
capsule
cap
catheter
cath
complete blood count
CBC
cubic centimeter
cc
chief complaint
CC
C + DB
cough + deep breathe
congestive heart failure
CHF
carbohydrate
CHO
circumcision or circulation
circ
clear liguid
cl liq
centimeter
cm
color, movement, sensation
CMS
cerebral nervous system
CNS
complaint of
c/o or C/O
continue
cont
chronic obstructive pulmonary or lung disease
COPD or COLD
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPR
culure and sensitivity
C + S
cardiovascular
CV
cerebral vascular accident
CVA
chest x-ray
CXR
discontinue
DC
dilation and curettage
D + C
doctor of dental surgery
DDS
delivery
del