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Medical Abbreviation

common medical abbreviations (list of a's)

what does AAO mean? alert, awake, and oriented
what does A&O mean? alert and oriented
what does ABD mean? abdomen
what does ABG mean? arterial blood gas
what does abs mean? absent
what does AC mean? before eating
what does ACLS mean? advanced cardiac life support
what does ADH mean? anti-diuretic hormone
what does adm mean? admission
what does ad lib mean? as much as need
what does ADR mean? adverse drug reaction
what does AFP mean? alpha-fetoprotein
what does amb mean? ambulatory
what does amt mean? amount
what does ant mean? anterior
what does ante mean? before
what does ABO mean? alcohol on breath
what does AP mean? anteroposterior
what does ASAP mean? as soon as possible
Created by: melanietaylor