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abbreves

abbreves for nerve system

AbbreviationMeaning
a with a line over it before
AB or ab abortion
a.c. before meals
ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
AgNO3 silver nitrate
AIDS acquired immune dificiency syndrome
AKA above the knee amputation
AMA against medical advice
amb ambulate
abd abdomen
amt amount
anesth anesthesia
AODM adult onset diabetes mellitus / diabetes mellitus type II
AP/A&P anterior and posterior
ASA aspirin
ASCVD arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
A & W alive and well
B.E. barium enemia
bid twice a day
BKA below the knee amputation
BLF black female
BLM black male
BM bowel movement
WNWD well nourished well developed
AD ALZHEIMER
AFP ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN
ALS AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
AVM ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATION
CNS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CSF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
CT COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
EEG ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
GABA GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID
ICP INTRECRANIAL PRESSURE, NORMAL PRESSURE IS 5-15mmHg
LP LUMBAR PUNCTURE
MAC MONITORED ANESTHETIC CARE
MG MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
MRA MAGNETIC RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY
MRI MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
MS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
1/2P HEMIPARESIS
PET POSITRON EMMISION TOMOGRAPHY
Sz SEIZURE
TBI TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
TENS TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION
TIA TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
tPA TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR
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