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AB, ab, Ab
abortion
abd
abdomen
AC, ac
before meal
AD
right ear
ad lib
as desired
Amb, amb
ambulatory, ambulance
AR
apical rate
ARMD
age related macular degeneration
AROM
active range of motion
AS
left ear
ASA
apirin, acetylsalicylic acid
AU
both ears
as
ailla, axillary
BE
barium enema
BID, bid
twice a day
bil, bilat
bilateral
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BX, Bx
biopsy
CA, Ca
cancer/carcinoma
CAP, cap
capsule
cath
catheterization
CBC
complete blood count
CC
chief complaint
cc
cubic centimeter
CCU
cardiac care unit
C/O, c/o
complaining of
COLD
chronic obstructive lung disease
COPD
chronic obstrucrivw pulmonary disease
CPE
complete physical exam
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CXR
chest x-ray
CVA
cerebrovascular accident, cardiovascular accident
DOB
date of birth
D/C, d/c
discontinue
D & C
dilating and curettage
DOA
dead on arrival
DOD
date of death
DPT
diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
DUB
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Dx
diagnosis
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
EENT
eyes, ears, nose and throat
ER
emergency room
exam
examination