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Medical Abbreviations

-- aa Of Each
Ab Abortion
abd Abdomen
abs Absent
ac Before Meals
Ad Lib As Desired
admin Administer
a.m Before Noon
amt Amount
AP Apical Pulse
Approx Approximately
appt appointment
ASA Aspirin
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BA Backache
b/c Because
BC Birth control
bid Twice A Day
BM Bowel Movement
BP Blood Pressure
BPM Beats Per Min
BS Blood Sugar
BSE Breast self-Examination
-- c With
Caps Capsules
Cath Catheter
CC Chief Complaint
Chemo Chemotherapy
CMA Certified Medical Assistant
c/o Complains Of
CS Cee Section
Cx Cervixs
d Day
/d Per Day
d/c Discontinue
D&I Dry And Intact
dil Dilute
disch Discharge
DNKA Did Not Keep Appt
DOB Date Of Birth
DOI Date Of Injury
DRE Digital Rectal Examination
DSD Dry Sterile dressing
DTaP Diphtheria And Tetanus
D&V Diarrhea And Vomiting
DVA Distant Visual Acuity
ea Each
ED Emergency Department
EDD Expected Date Delivered
Fe Iron
Flex Sig Flexible Sigmiodoscopy
Freq Frequent
F/U Follow Up
GYN Gynecology
H Or Hr Hour
H/A Headache
HBP High Blood Pressure
HC Head Circumference
Hep B Hepatitis B Vaccine
Hg Mercury
H2O Water
HR Heart Rate
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
hs At Bedtime
ht Height
ID Intradermal
IM Intramuscular
IPV Inactivated Polio Vaccine
IV Intravenous
Lab Laboratory
Lac Laceration
Lat lateral
Lax Laxative
LB Lower Back
LBP Lower Back Pain
Liq Liquid
LMP Last Menstrual Period
Meds Med Medications
Min Minute
Created by: daseyijohnson