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Medical Abbr & Acron

Medical Terminology Abbreviations & Acronyms A's

@ at
A & P anatomy and physiology
abd abdominal
ABG arterial blood gas
a.c. before meals
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
AD right ear
ADL activities of daily living
ad lib as desired
adm admission
AKA above the knee amputation
am morning
amb ambulate, walk
AMI acute myocardial infarction
amt amount
ANS autonomic nervous system
ant anterior
AOx3 alert and oriented to person, place and time
AP apical pulse
approx approximately
aq aqueous
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
AS left ear
ASA aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
ASAP as soon as possible
as tol as tolerated
ATD admission, transfer, discharge
AU both ears
Ax axillary
Created by: MrsLiles