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Abbr. 1-50

Medical Abbreviations # 1-50 (A-F)

Adm Admission/Admitted
Am morning
AMA Against Medical Advise
b.i.d. / bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
B.P./ BP blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
BR bathroom
BRcBRP bedrest with bathroom privileges
BRP bathroom privileges
BS bowel sounds
bs breath sounds
Bx biopsy
c with
CA cancer
Cap capsule
CBR complete bedrest
CC chief complaint
CCU coronary or cardiac care unit
c/o complains of
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT cat (scan)
CXR chest x-ray
dc discontinued
D/C discharge
DHEC department of health and environmental control
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
Dr. doctor
DSS department of social services
Dx diagnosis
E emeses (vomit)
ea each
ECG / EKG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
EENT ears, eyes, nose, throat
E.g. / eg / ie for example
EMS emergency medical service
EMT emergency medical technician
ENT ears, nose, throat
EOB edge of bed
ER emergency room
EtOH ethyl alcohol
Exam examination
FM fetal movement
fl. / fld. fluid
Fm family
FOB foot of bed
Fx fracture
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