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AHS II Abbreviations

AHS II Abbreviations A - C

@ at
abd abdomen, abdominal
ABG arterial blood gas
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Amb ambulatory
ASA aspirin
ASAP as soon as possible
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
Ax axilla
BE barium enema
bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BR bedrest
BRP bathroom privileges
BS blood sugar
Bx biopsy
c with
Ca calcium
CA cancer
CAT computerized axial tomography
Cath catheter
CBC complete blood count
CBR complete bed rest
cc cubic centimeter
CC chief complaint
CCU coronary or criticl care unit
CHF congestive heart failure
Cl chloride
cl liq clear liquids
cm centimeter
c/o complaints of
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CS central supply
C&S culture and sensitivity
CS central supply
CVA cerebral vascular accident
CXR chest x-ray
Created by: lorirn