Posture Abbreviations

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  1. A
    Assistance
  2. a
    before
  3. ABI
    acquired brain injury
  4. afib
    atrial fibrillation
  5. A-line
    arterial line
  6. A-V
    arterio-venous
  7. AAA
    abdominal aortic aneurysm
  8. AAL
    anterior axillary line
  9. AAROM
    active assistive range of motion
  10. Abd
    abduction
  11. ABG
    arterial blood gas
  12. ACL
    anterior cruciate ligament
  13. Add
    adduction
  14. ADL
    activities of daily living
  15. AFO
    ankle foot orthosis
  16. ALS
    amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease
  17. AMA
    against medical advice
  18. amb
    ambulation
  19. ANS
    autonomic nervous system
  20. AP
    anterior posterior
  21. ARD
    adult respiratory distress
  22. ARDS
    adult respiratory distress syndrome
  23. ARF
    acute renal failure
  24. AROM
    active range of motion
  25. ASAP
    as soon as possible
  26. ASCVD
    arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  27. AVM
    arteriovenous malfunction
  28. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  29. AVN
    avascular necrosis
  30. AVR
    aortic valve replacement
  31. AVS
    arteriovenous shunt
  32. B
    bilateral
  33. BBB
    bundle branch block
  34. BBFA
    both bone forearm (fracture)
  35. BID
    twice a day
  36. BOS
    base of support
  37. BP
    blood pressure
  38. BPD
    bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  39. BPF
    bronchopleural fistula
  40. BR
    bedrest
  41. BS
    breath sounds, bowel sounds
  42. c-
    with
  43. c/o
    complaints of
  44. CA
    carcinoma/cancer
  45. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  46. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  47. CAT
    computerized axial tomography
  48. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  49. C & DB
    cough and deep breathing
  50. CHD
    congenital hip dislocation
  51. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  52. cm
    centimeter
  53. CMV
    cytomegalovirus
  54. CN
    cranial nerve
  55. CNS
    central nervous system
  56. CO
    cardiac output
  57. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  58. CPAP
    continuos positive airway pressure
  59. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  60. CPT
    chest physical therapy
  61. CPM
    continuos passive motion
  62. CRF
    chronic renal failure
  63. CSF
    cerebral spinal fluid
  64. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  65. CXR
    chest x-ray
  66. D/C
    discontinue/discharge
  67. DIC
    disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
  68. DIP
    distal interphalangeal (joint)
  69. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  70. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  71. DNR
    do not resuscitate
  72. DOB
    date of birth
  73. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  74. DSD
    dry sterile dressing
  75. DTR
    deep tendon reflex
  76. DVT
    deep venous thrombosis
  77. DX, dx
    diagnosis

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