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Abbrs. A-C & symbols

Mrs. Driscoll's Health Science 1 Abbreviations A-C

QuestionAnswer
ac before meals
Cl chloride or chlorine
AP Apical pulse
c with the line over it with
BP blood pressure
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
higher, elevate, or up
low, below average
female
male
AED automated external defibrillator
BMI body mass index
bid twice a day
cc cubic centimeter
AM in morning, before noon
BR Bed Rest
BRP Bathroom Privileges
CCU coronary care unit; critical care unit
Bl Wk Blood Work
CBC Complete Blood Count
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
cap capsule
ADL activities of daily living
cl liq Clear liquid
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
π two
CVA Cerebral vascular accident (stroke)
CT computerized tomography scan
ACLS Advanced cardiac life support
C/o complains of