Foundations quiz 5 Abbreviations

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Foundations quiz 5 Abbreviations
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  1. before
    a-
  2. abdomen
    abd
  3. abnormal
    Abn
  4. before meals
    ac
  5. right ear
    AD
  6. American Diabetes Association
    ADA
  7. antidiuretic hormone
    ADH
  8. activities of daily living
    ADLs
  9. as desired
    ad lib
  10. against medical advice
    AMA
  11. ambulatory
    AMB
  12. ampule
    amp
  13. amount
    amt.
  14. anterior
    ant.
  15. anterior-posterior
    AP
  16. left ear
    AS
  17. aspirin
    ASA
  18. axillary
    ax
  19. twice a day
    bid
  20. bilateral
    bil
  21. bowel movement
    BM
  22. blood pressure
    BP, B/P
  23. bed rest
    BR
  24. bathroom priveliges
    BRP
  25. breath sounds
    BS; bs
  26. bedside commode
    BSC
  27. breast self-examination
    BSE
  28. body substance isolation
    BSI
  29. biopsy
    bx
  30. centigrade
    C
  31. with
    c-
  32. capsule
    cap
  33. catheter
    cath
  34. continuous bladder irrigation
    CBI
  35. complete bed rest
    CBR
  36. chief complaint
    CC
  37. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    CDC
  38. cranial nerve
    CN
  39. central nervous system
    CNS
  40. continuous passive motion
    CPM
  41. cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    CPR
  42. cerebrospinal fluid
    CSF
  43. central venous pressure
    CVP
  44. complains of
    c/o
  45. diet as tolerated
    DAT
  46. discontinue
    D/C
  47. do not resuscitate
    DNR
  48. date of admission, dead on arrival
    DOA
  49. dram
    dr
  50. dressing
    drsg
  51. dry sterile dressing
    DSD
  52. deep tendon reflex
    DTR
  53. delirium tremens
    DT's
  54. diagnosis
    Dx.; dx
  55. 5% destrose in 0.9% (normal) saline
    D5NS
  56. 5% dextrose in 0.45% saline
    D51/2NS
  57. 5% dextrose in water
    D5W
  58. estimated blood loss
    EBL
  59. enteric coated
    EC
  60. for example
    e.g.
  61. elixir
    elix
  62. ear, nose, throat
    ENT
  63. extended release
    ER
  64. enterostomal therapist
    ET
  65. alcohol
    ETOH
  66. Fahrenheit
    F
  67. fever of unknown origin
    FUO
  68. fracture
    fx
  69. gram
    g

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