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AA or aa

Alcoholics Anonymous; African American

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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Ab

antibody; abortion

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Abd

abdomen

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ABG

arterial blood gas

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Abx

antibiotics

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AC

Acromio-clavicular and Before meals

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ACE-I

angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor

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ACL

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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ACLS

advanced cardiac life support

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ACS

Acute coronary syndrome

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Ad lib

As desired

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ADA

American diabetes association

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ADD

attention deficit disorder

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ADE

Adverse drug effect

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ADHD

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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ADL

activities of daily living

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ADR

Adverse drug reaction

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AFib

Atrial fibrillation

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AF

afebrile or anterior fontanel

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AFP

alpha fetoprotein

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Ag

antigen

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AIDS

acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome

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AKA

above knee amputation

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ALL

allergies; acute lymphocytic leukemia

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ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; advanced life support

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AMA

against medical advice; american medical association

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Amb

ambulate

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction; anterior myocardial infarction

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ANGIO

angiography