Peds Abbreviations Column 1

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Column 1 (A-D) pediatric abbreviations
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  1. ABCs
    Airway, Circulation, Breathing
  2. Abd
    Abdominal
  3. ABX
    Antibiotics
  4. Ad lib
    As much as desired
  5. ADAT
    Advance diet as tolerated
  6. ADH
    Antidiuretic hormone
  7. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  8. AGA
    Appropriate for gestational age
  9. AMA
    Against Medical Advice
  10. ANC
    Absolute Neutrophil Count
  11. AP & Lat
    Anteroposterior and lateral
  12. As Tol
    As Tolerated
  13. ASA
    Asprin
  14. ASD
    Atrial Septal Defect
  15. Ax
    Axillary
  16. BE
    Barium Enema
  17. bili
    Bilirubin
  18. BM
    Bowel Movement
  19. BM
    Breast Milk
  20. BOM
    Bilateral Otitis Media
  21. BPD
    Bronco Pulmonary Dysplasia
  22. bs
    Bowel sounds
  23. BS
    Breath Sound or Blood Sugar
  24. BUN
    Blood Urea Nitrogen
  25. Bx
    Biopsy
  26. C&S
    Culture and sensitivity
  27. CBG
    Capillary Blood Gas
  28. CF
    Cystic Fibrosis
  29. CHD
    Congenital Heart Disease
  30. CHF
    Congestive Heart Failure
  31. CMU
    Children's medical Unit
  32. CSU
    Children's Surgical Unit
  33. CMV
    Cytomegalovirus
  34. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  35. Coarc
    Coarctation of Aorta
  36. CP
    Cerebral Palsy
  37. CPAP
    Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  38. CPT
    Chest Physical Therapy
  39. CSF
    Cerebrospinal Fluid
  40. CT
    Chest tube or cardiothoracic
  41. CT scan
    Computerized Axial Tomography
  42. CVC
    Central venous catheter
  43. CXR
    Chest X-Ray
  44. D5W
    5% dextrose in distilled water
  45. DAT
    Diet as tolerated
  46. DFA
    Diet for age
  47. DNR
    Do not resuscitate
  48. DOB
    Date of Birth
  49. DPT
    Diptheria, pertussis, tetanus
  50. Dsg
    Dressing
  51. DT
    Diptheria Tetanus
  52. Dx
    Diagnosis

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