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Abbreviations - A

@ at
_ a before
A&D Admission & Discharge
A&P Anterior & Posterior
__ aa of, each
Ab Abortion
abd Abdomen, Abdominal
ABG Aterial Blood Gas
ac Before Meals
ACTH adrenocorticotrophic hormone
AD Right Ear
ADH Antidiuretic Hormone
ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
adm admission
AHA American Hospital Association
AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
am, AM morning, before noon
AMA Association against medical advice
amalgam mixture of mercury , silver, and other metals commonly used as dental filling
amb ambulate, work
amt amount
ANA American Nurses' Associaion
ANS Autonomic Nervous System
ant anterior
AP Apical Pulse
approx Apoproximately
aq, aqua aqueous
ARC AIDS- related complex
ART accredited records technician
AS Left Ear
As tol As tolerated
ASA Aspirin
ASAP As Soon as Possible
ASCVD Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Heart Disease
ASHD Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
AU Both Ears
au average
AV arteriovenous atrioventricular
A&W Alive & Well
AX Axilla, Axcillary,Armpit
Created by: tyrique00