Medical Terminology Abbreviations

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Medical Terminology Abbreviations
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  1. A
    assessment
  2. AAROM
    active assistive range of motion
  3. AC joint
    acromioclavicular joints
  4. a (line above)
    before
  5. ACTH
    adrenocorticotrophic hormone
  6. a & p
    anterior and posterior
  7. AKA
    above knee (amputation)
  8. ad lib
    as desired
  9. ADL
    activities of daily living
  10. AEA
    above elbow amputation
  11. AFO
    ankle foot orthosis
  12. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  13. AIIS
    anterior inferior iliac spine
  14. A.M.
    morning or before noon
  15. AMA
    against medical advice
  16. ant
    anteiror
  17. AP
    anterior-posterior
  18. ARC
    AIDS Related Complex
  19. AROM
    active range of motion
  20. ATNR
    asymmetrical tonic neck reflex
  21. BEA
    below elbow amputation
  22. B.F.S.
    blood fasting sugar
  23. b.i.d.
    twice a day (bis in die)
  24. BKA
    below knee amputation
  25. BM
    bowel movement
  26. B.P. or B/P
    blood pressure
  27. bpm
    beats per minute
  28. B.R.P.
    bath room privileges
  29. B/S
    bedside
  30. BUE
    both upper extremities
  31. BUN
    blood urea (blood test)
  32. C
    Centigrade
  33. c (line above)
    with
  34. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  35. CA
    carcinoma, cancer
  36. Ca
    cancer
  37. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  38. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  39. cal
    calories
  40. CAT scan
    computerized axial tomography scan
  41. CBC
    complete blood count
  42. CC or C/C
    chief complaint
  43. cc
    cubic centimeter
  44. CCU
    coronary care unit
  45. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  46. CHI
    closed head injury
  47. cm
    centimeter
  48. CNS
    central nervous system
  49. c/o
    complains of; complaint (AVOID)
  50. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  51. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  52. cont.
    continue
  53. COTA
    certified occupational therapy assistant
  54. CP
    cerebral palsy, chest pain
  55. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  56. CSF
    cerebral spinal fluid
  57. CT
    computerized tomography
  58. CV
    cardiovascular
  59. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  60. CVD
    cardiovascular disease
  61. Cysto
    cystoscopic examination

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