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Medical Abbreviations A-B

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STUDY
PLAY
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