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CNA medical abbreviations

all abbreviations
STUDY
PLAY
abd
Abdomen
AC; a.c.
Befor meals
ADL
Activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AKA
Above the knee amputation
AM
morning
Amb; amb
ambulate; ambulatory
amt
amount
ap; AP
apical
bid
twice a day
BE
barium enema (x-ray)
BKA
Below the knee amputation
BM; bm
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
c (With line over it)
with
C
centigrade; celsius
ca; CA
cancer
CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
cal
Calories
Cath
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CBR
complete bed rest
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CNA
certified nursing assistant
C/O; c/o
Complains of
CPR
CardioPulmonary Resuscitation
CNS
Central Nervous System
CS
central service; central supply
DOA
Dead on Arrival
DOE
Dyspnea on exertion
DON
Director of Nursing
DRSG
Dressing
Dx
Diagnosis
ECG; EKG
electrocardiogram
EEG
electroencephalogram
EENT
eyes, ears, nose, and throat
ER
Emergency room
F
Fahrenheit
FBS
Fastening Blood Sugar
FL; FLD
Fluid
Fx
Fracture
FUO
Fever of Unknown Orgin
Gal
gallon
GB
gallbladder
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
h; hr
hour
H2O
water
HIV
human immunodefiency virus
ht
height
hx
history
ICU
intensive care unit
I&O
intake and output
IV
intravenous
L
left; liter
Lab
laboratory
lb
pound
liq
liquid
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LOC
level of consciousness