Medical Abbreviations A-B

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a(-)

before

AAROM

active-assistive range of motion

abd

abdomen

a.c.

before meals

ad lib

as desired

adm.

admission

ADLs

activites of daily living

am, AM

morning

amb.

ambulate

amt.

amount

ant.

anterior

a.p/AP

apical pulse

AROM

active range of motion

ASAP

as soon as possible

as tol

as tolerated

ax

axillary

BID, b.i.d

two times a day

BM

bowel movement

BP, B/P

blood pressure

BR

bedrest

BRP

bathroom privileges

BSC

bedside commode

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