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Medical abbreviation
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  1. ā
    before
  2. abd
    abdomen
  3. ac
    before meals
  4. ACS
    Acute coronary syndrome
  5. AD
    Right ear or Alzheimer’s disease
  6. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  7. AED
    Automated External Defibrillator
  8. AKA
    Above the knee amputation
  9. ALOC
    Altered level of consciousness
  10. AMA
    American Medical Association or against medical advice
  11. AMI
    Acute myocardial infarction
  12. AMS
    Altered Mental Status
  13. ARDS
    Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  14. AROM
    Active range of motion
  15. AS
    Left ear or aortic stenosis
  16. AVR
    Aortic valve replacement
  17. AV
    Atrioventricular (node in the heart)
  18. BID
    Twice daily
  19. BKA
    Below the knee amputation
  20. BM
    Bowel movement
  21. BMP
    Basal Metabolic Profile
  22. BP
    Blood pressure
  23. bpm
    beats per minute
  24. BUN
    Blood urea nitrogen
  25. c
    With
  26. c/o
    Complaints of
  27. CA
    Cancer
  28. CAD
    Coronary artery disease
  29. CAT/CT
    Computerized axial tomography (scan)
  30. Cath
    Catheter
  31. CABG
    Coronary artery bypass graft
  32. CBC
    Complete blood count
  33. cc
    Chief complaint
  34. CHD
    Coronary heart disease
  35. CHF
    Chronic heart failure
  36. CKD
    Chronic kidney disease
  37. CNS
    Central nervous system
  38. COPD
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  39. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  40. cr, sCr
    Creatinine, serum creatinine
  41. CSF
    Cerebrospinal fluid
  42. CXR
    Chest X ray
  43. CVA
    Cerebral vascular accident
  44. DC
    Discharge or discontinue
  45. DJD
    Degenerative joint disease
  46. DM
    Diabetes mellitus
  47. DOA
    Date of admission, Dead on arrival
  48. DOB
    Date of birth
  49. DT
    Delirium tremens
  50. ECG, EKG
    Electrocardiogram

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