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Abbreviations A-C

Medical Abbreviations A-C

a (line over it) before
abd abdomen, abdominal
ABG arterial blood gas
ac before meals
AD right ear
AP aplical pulse
aq, aqua aqueous (water base)
as tol as tolerated
ASAP as soon as possible
AU both ears!
Ax axilla, alillary, armpit
bid twice a day
bil bilateral
BP blood pressure
BR bed rest
CA cancer
Cath catheter
CBR complete bed rest
cc cubic centimeter
CICU cardiac intensive care unit
cl liq clear liquids
co, c/o complains of
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
C culture and sensitivity
Cx cervix, complication, complaint
Created by: bre0595