Nursing Arts

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Nursing Arts
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2010-10-21 23:55:19
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Medical Abbreviations Test # 1
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  1. AB, ab, Ab
    abortion
  2. abd
    abdomen
  3. AC, ac
    before meals
  4. ad lib
    as desired
  5. Amb, amb
    ambulatory, ambulance
  6. AR
    apical rate
  7. ARMD
    age related macular degeneration
  8. AROM
    active range of motion
  9. ASA
    aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid
  10. ax
    axilla, axillary
  11. BE
    barium enema
  12. BID, bid
    twice a day
  13. bil, bilat
    bilateral
  14. BM
    bowel movement
  15. BP
    blood pressure
  16. BX, Bx
    biopsy
  17. CA, Ca
    cancer/ carcinoma
  18. CAP, cap
    capsule
  19. cath
    catheterization
  20. CBC
    complete blood count
  21. CC
    cheif complaint
  22. cc
    cubic centimeter
  23. CCU
    cardiac care unit
  24. C/O, c/o
    complaining of
  25. COLD
    chronic obstructive lung disease
  26. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  27. CPE
    complete physical exam
  28. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  29. CXR
    chest x-ray
  30. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident, cardiovascular accident
  31. DOB
    date of birth
  32. D/C, d/c
    discontinue
  33. D&C
    dilating and curettage
  34. dec
    deceased
  35. DOA
    dead on arrival
  36. DOD
    date of death
  37. DPT
    diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus

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