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Medical Abbrevation

@ at
_ a before
A&D admission and discharge
A&P anterior and posterior anatomy and physiology
__ aa of each
Ab abortion
abd abdomen, abdominal
ABG arterial blood gass
ac before meals
ACTH adrenocorticotrophic hormone
AD right ear
ADH antidiuretic hormone
ab lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
adm admisson
AHA American Hospital Association
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
am, AM Morning, before noon
AMA American Medical Association Against medical advice
amal amalgram
amb ambulate, walk
amt amount
ANA American Nurses' Association
ANS Autonomic nervous system
ant anterior
AP apical pulse
approx approximately
aq, aqua Aqueous (Water-based)
ARC AIDS-related complex
ART Accredited records technician
AS left ear
as tol as tolerated
ASAP as soon as possible
ASCVD Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASHD Arteriosclerotic heart disease
AU both ears
av average
AV Arteriovenous Artioventricular
A&W alive and well
Ax axilla, axillary, armpit
Created by: Acannon45



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