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abd
abdomen
ABGs
arteriole blood gasses
ADH
antidiuretic hormone
ad lib.
as desired
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AKA
above-knee amputation
ALS
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Angio
angiography
AP
anteroposterior
A-V
arteriovenous
b.i.d.
twice a day (bis in die)
BKA
below-knee amputation
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
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c
with
Ca
cancer
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
Cath
catheter
CAT scan
computed (axial) tomography
CBC
complete blood count
CCU
coronary care unit
CHD
coronary heart disease
CHF
congestive heart failure
CHI
closed head injury
CMV
cytomegalovirus
CNS
central nervous system
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPK
creatine phosphokinase
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
C-spine
cervical spine films
CT scan
computed tomography
CVA
cerebrovascular accident