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Medical abbreviation

a-o

TermDefinition
D/O discontinue
OR operating room
prn whenever necessary
ac before meal
CL chloride or chlorine
AP apical pulse
NPO nothing by mouth
c with
BP blood pressure
Na sodium
CDC centers for disease control and prevention
DRG diagnostic related groups
LMP last menstrual period
HIPAA health insurance probability and accountability act
AED automated external difibulation
LTC long term care
BMI body mass index
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeter
Ht height
AM morning, before noon
BR C BRP bed rest with bathroom privileges
mL milliliter
N/S normal saline
IV intravenous
ECG electrocardiogram
CCU coronary care unit
NaCL sodium chloride
HS hours of sleep
Bl Wk blood work
CBC complete blood count
BUN blood urea nitrogen
FBS fasting blood sugar
cap capsule
mm millimeter
Hg mercury
EENT ears, eyes, nose , throat
Ob obstetrics
Gyn gynecology
mg milligram
ADL activities of daily living
FFL force fluids
cl liq clear liquid
Dx diagnosis
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
O2 carbon dioxide
IPPB Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing
CVA cerebral vascular accident
CT computerized tomography
EMT emergency medical technician
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
Created by: KaylinRivero