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medical abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
ABG arterial blood gas
AD right ear (auris dextra)
AMA against medical advice
ARD acute respiratory disease; adult respiratory disease
BMR basal metabolic rate
ENT ear, nose, throat
HEENT head, eye, ear, nose throat
FUO fever of unknown origin
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
AS left ear
STS serologic test for syphilis
BKA below knee amputation
AKA above knee amputation
LPN licensed practical nurse
od overdose
via by way of
OU both eyes together (oculi unitas)
OD right eye (oculus dexter)
OS left eye (oculus sinistra)
Delta sign or triangle shape change
Created by: sandra.whiteside