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Medical Terminology

CH 2 Table 2 - 14 Abbreviations and Symbols - A

A&O alert and oriented
ā before
ac before meals
ad lib. as desired, at discretion
ADLs activities of daily living
BRP bathroom privileges
bid twice a day
AMA against medical advice
B/S bedside
eval. evaluate, evaluation
EOB edge of bed
ELOS estimated length of stay
Dx diagnosis
DOB date of birth
DNR do not resuscitate
D/C, d/c discharge, discontinue
cont. continue
CC, C/C chief complaint
ć with
c/o complains of
Created by: cindymiller