Medical Terminology

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

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