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easy way to study some medical abbreviations

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ac before meals
AP apical pulse
AED automated external defribilation
AM morning
ADL activities of daily living
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
BMI body mass index
Bid twice a day
BP blood pressure
BR bed rest
BRP bathroom privlages
BL Wk Blood work
BUN Blood urea Nitrogen
CL chloride or chlorine
c w/ a dash ontop with
c/o complaints of
CBC complete blood count
CCU coronary care unit
CDC centers for disease control and prevention
cc cubic centimeters
cap capsule
cl liq chlorine liquid
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CVA cerebral vascular accident
CT computerized tomography
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