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Abbreviations part 1

TermDefinition
@ At
ABG Arterial blood gas
AD Right ear
Adm Admission
AKA Above the knee
AMA Against medical advice
AMI Acute myocardial infarction
Ant Anterior
Approx. Approximately
ASA Aspirin
As tol As tolerated
AU Both ears
Bid Twice a day
Bl Blood
BLS Basic life support
B/P Blood pressure
BR Bed rest
Bx Biopsy
C &S Culture & sensitivity
CA Cancer
cc Cubic centimeters
CHF Congestive heart failure
CNS Central nervous system
CXR Chest x-rays
DAT Diet as tolerated
DNR Do not resuscitate
DOB date of birth
DW Distilled water
A &P Anatomy and Physiology
a.c. Before meals
Ad lib As desired
afeb Afebrile, no fever
Am Morning
Amb Ambulate, walk
Amt Amount
AP Apical pulse
AS Left ear
asap As soon as possible
ATD Admission, transfer, discharge
Ax Axillary
bil, bilateral Both side
bl wk Blood work
BM Bowel movement
bmp Beats per minute
BUN Blood, urea, nitrogen levels
c With
c-spine Cervical spine
CBC Complete blood count
CC Chief complaint
chol Cholesterol
c/o Complains of
d/c Discontinue
DC Discontinue or discharge
DOA Dead on arrival
DPT Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
Dx Diagnosis
Created by: eska8945