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before
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abd
abdomen
ABG
arterial blood gases
Abx
antibiotics
A.C.
before means (ante cibum)
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
ACS
American Cancer Society
A.D.
right ear (auris dextra)
ADA
American Diabetes Association
ADH
Antidiuretic hormone
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired (ad libitum)
Adm
admitted
A.F.B.
acid-fast bacillus
A.Fib
Arterial Fibrillation
A Flutter
Arterial Flutter
A Flutter
Atrial Flutter
AFO
ankle foot orthosis
AFP
alpha fetal protein
AHA
American Hospital Association
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AK
above the knee
A.M. (a.m.)
before noon (ante meridiem)
AMA
against medical advice
A.M.A.
American Medical Association
amt
amount
Anes.
Anesthesia
ant
anterior
A & )
alert and oriented
A/R
apical radial (pulse)
ARF
Acute Renal Failure
AROM
active range of motion or Artificial Rupture of the Membranes
A.S.
left ear (aures unitas)
ASA
aspirin
asap
as soon as possible
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
au
gold
A.U.
both ears (auris unitas)
AV
atrioventricular
AX/ax
axillary
Asp.
aspiration
ANA
Anti-nuclear-Antibody
nursing
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