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ADL.

Activities of daily living

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ABG

Arterial blood gases

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ad lib

As desired

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ADA

American diabetic association

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AKA

Above knee amputation

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A&O

Alert and oriented

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AP

Angina pectoralis (chest pain)

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ARF

Acute renal failure

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ASA

Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)

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AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurism

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B/P

Blood pressure

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BKA

Below knee amputation

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BM

Bowel movement, bone marrow

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BMR

Basal metabolic rate

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BS

Bowel sounds, breath sounds

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BUN

Blood urea nitrogen