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Common Abb. ADN

medical abbreviations
STUDY
PLAY
ac
before meals
adm
admission
AIDS
Aquired immunodeficeincy Syndrome
alk phos
alkaline phosphate
AMA
against medical advice
AS
left ear
bid
twice a day
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
Ca
calcium
cal
calorie
CBC
complete blood count
chemo
chemotherapy
Cl
chloride
CNS
central nervous system
c/o
complains of
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder
CPK
creatinine phosphokinase
C&S
culture and sensitivity
CTA
clear to ausculation
D&C
dilatation and curettage
DM
diabeties mellitus
DOA
dead on arrival
DPT
diphtheria-pertussin-tetanus
DTR
deep tendon reflexes
Dx
diagnosis
e.g.
example
EMG
electromyogram
EOM
extraocular movements
et
and
fl
fluid
fx
fracture
gm
gram
GTT
glucose tolerance test
GU
genitourinary
HA
headache
Hct
hematocrit
htn
hypertension
HOH
hard of hearing