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Flashcards in Module 8 Medical Abbreviations Deck (26):
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A&W

Alive and well

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ADL

Activities of daily living

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amt

Amount

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AP

Anteroposterior (front to back)

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BW

Below waist, birth weight, body weight

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BMI

Body mass index (used in calculation of body fat)

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BMR

Basal metabolic rate (level of energy required for activities to occur)

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Cl

Chloride

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CXR

Chest x-ray

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Ca

Calcium

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CT

Computerized tomography

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Echo

An ultrasound of the heart

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FDA

Food and drug administration

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HDL

High-density lipoprotein

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K

Potassium

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LDL

Low-density lipoprotein

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LL

Left lateral

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Mg

Magnesium

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Na

Sodium

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P

Phosphorus

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PA

Posteroanterior (back to front)

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PET

Positron emission tomography

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ROM

Range of motion

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RL

Right lateral

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TFA

Trans fatty acids

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L

Length