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aa.

Of each

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abd

Abdomen or abdominal

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a.c.

Before meals

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ad lib.

As desired

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adm.

Admitted or admission

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A.D.L.

Activities of daily living

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a.m.

12 midnight to 12 noon

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amp.

Ampule

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am't

Amount

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aq or H2O

Water

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A.S.A. Comp.

A.S.A. Compound (aspirin compound)

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Ax.

Axillary

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b.i.d.

2x a day

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B/P

Blood pressure

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B.M.R.

Basal metabolic rate

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B.R.P.

Bathroom privileges

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C

Centigrade

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-
c

With

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C.B.C.

Complete blood count

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CO2

Carbon dioxide

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comp.

Compound

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cm

Centimeter

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CVA

Cerebral vascular accident

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D & C

Dilation and curettage

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dil.

Dilute

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discon't or DC

Discontinued

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Dr.

Doctor

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E.E.N.T.

Eye, ear, nose, throat

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elix.

Elixir

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et

And