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A&D

admission and discharge

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A&P

anterior and posterior or anatomy and physiology

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aa

of each

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abd

abdomen or abdominal

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ABG

arterial blood gas

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ac

before meals

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AD

right ear

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ad lib

as desired

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ADL

activities of daily living

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adm

admission

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AHA

American Hospital Association

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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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am or AM

morning, before noon

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AMA

American Medical Association or against medical advice

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amal

amalgam

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amb

ambulate, walk

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amt

amount

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ANA

American Nurses' Association

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ant

anterior

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AP

apical pulse

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approx

approximately

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aq or aqua

aqueous

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ARC

AIDS-related complex

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ART

accredited records technician

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AS

left ear

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as tol

as tolerated

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ASA

aspirin

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ASAP

as soon as possible

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ASCVD

arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

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ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

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AU

both ears

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av

average

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AV

arteriovenus, atrioventricular

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Ax

axilla, axillary, or armpit

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Ba

barium

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bacti

bacteriology

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B&B

bowel and bladder training

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BBB

bundle branch block

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B&C

biopsy and conization

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BE

barium enema

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bid

twice a day

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bil

bilateral

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Bl

blood

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Bl Wk

blood work

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BM

bowel movement

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BMR

basal metabolic rate

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BP

blood pressure

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BR

bed rest

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BRP

bathroom privileges

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BS

blood sugar

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BSC or bsc

bedside commode

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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Bx or bx

biopsy

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C

degrees Celsius

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c or w/

with

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Ca

calcium

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CA

cancer

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cal

calorie

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Cap

capsule

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CAT

computerized axial tomography

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Cath

catheter

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CBC

complete blood count

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CBET

certified biomedical equipment technician

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CBR

complete bedrest

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cc

cubic centimeter

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CC

chief complaint

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CCU

coronary care unit or critical care unit

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CDA

certified dental assistant

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CDC

Centers for Disease Control

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CEO

chief executive officer

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CHD

coronary heart disease

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CHO

carbohydrate

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chol

cholesterol

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CICU

cardiac intensive care unit

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ck

check

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Cl

chloride or chlorine

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cl liq

clear liquids

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cm

centimeter

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CMA

certified medical assistant

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CNP

certified nurse practitioner

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CNS

central nervous system

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co or c/o

complains of

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CO

carbon monoxide or coronary occlusion

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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Comp

complete or compound

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cont

continued