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Abbreviation A

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AAA
abdominal aortic aneurysm
A-a gradient
alveolar to arterial gradient
AAD
antibiotic-associated diarrhea
AAO
alert, awake, and oriented
A&O
alert & oriented
AAS
acute abdominal series
ABD
abdomen
ABG
arterial blood gas
AC
before eating
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
ACTH
adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH
anti-diuretic hormone
ADR
adverse drug reaction,| acute dystonic reaction
ad lib
as much as needed
AED
antiepileptic drug
AF
atrial fibrillation or afebrile
AFB
acid-fast bacilli
AFP
alpha-fetoprotein
A /G
albumin/globulin ratio
AI
aortic insufficiency
AKA
above the knee amputation
ALD
alcoholic liver disease
ALL
acute lymphocytic leukemia
amb
ambulate
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
ANA
antinuclear antibody
ANS
autonomic nervous system
AOB
alcohol on breath
AODM
adult onset diabetes mellitus
AP
anteroposterior or abdominal - perineal
ARDS
acute respiratory distress syndrome
ARF
acute renal failure
AS
aortic stenosis
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASCVD
atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASD
atrial septal defect
ASHD
atherosclerotic heart disease
AV
atrioventricular
A-V
arteriovenous
A-VO2
arteriovenous oxygen