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against medical advice AMI acute myocardial infarction AML acute myelogenous (myeloblastic) leukemia AMLS Advanced Medical Life Supportamp ampule; amputation ANA antinuclear antibodyanat anatomy or anatomic ANNA anti-neuronal nuclear antibody ANP atrial natriuretic peptideant. astigmatism ASA acetylsalicylic acid ASC atypical squamous cellsasc. British Pharmacopeia BPH benign prostatic hyperplasiabpm beats per minute BRM biologic response modifier BROW barley, rye, oats, and wheat BSA body surface area BSE breast self-examination BUN blood urea nitrogen BW birth weight; body weight Bx biopsy C Calorie (kilocalorie); Celsiusc calorie (small calorie) calcium carbonate CAD coronary artery disease CAH chronic active hepatitis Cal large calorie CAP let (the patient) takecap. orally POLST physician orders for life-sustaining therapypost.
Disregarding the fact that alcoholism is an addiction like any other, and disregarding the “a drug is a drug is a drug” of NA, keeping drugs out of the conversation is the custom at the majority of AA meetings.
Alley – Space between images or columns of type on a page, as compared to gutter.
Alteration – Any change made by the customer after copy or artwork has been given to the service bureau or printer.
U.”; “every day” instead of “q.d.”; “every other day” instead of “q.o.d.”; and “unit” instead of “U.”Medical Abbreviations is a sample topic from the Taber's Medical Dictionary.
To view other topics, please sign in or purchase a subscription. aortic second soundaa of each; arteries AAA abdominal aortic aneurysmabd abdominal/abdomen ABG arterial blood gas ABI ankle-brachial index ABO three basic blood groups AC adrenal cortex; air conduction; alternating current; axiocervical a.c., ac before a mealacc. to saturation AED antiepileptic drug AF atrial fibrillation AFB acid-fast bacillus AFP alpha-fetoprotein A/G; A-G ratio albumin/globulin ratio Ag silver; antigen AGC atypical glandular cells Ag NO silver nitrateah hypermetropic astigmatism AHF antihemophilic factor AI aortic incompetence; aortic insufficiency AICD automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AK above the knee Al aluminum Alb albumin ALL acute lymphocytic leukemia ALP alkaline phosphatase ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ALT alanine aminotransferasealt. compound; compounded of COMT catechol-O-methyltransferase COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COX-2 cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors CP cerebral palsy; cleft palate CPAP continuous positive airway pressure CPC clinicopathologic conference CPD cephalopelvic disproportion CPHSS Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale CPK creatine phosphokinase CPM continuous passive motion CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation CR conditioned reflex; controlled release; crown-rump length CREST calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia (cluster of features of systemic sclerosis scleroderma)CRP c. dolor while pain lasts DVT deep vein thrombosis Dx diagnosis D5W dextrose 5% in water DWI driving while intoxicated E eye; Escherichia EBV Epstein-Barr virus ECF extended care facility; extracellular fluid ECG electrocardiogram, electrocardiograph ECHO echocardiography ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ECT electroconvulsive therapy ED emergency department; effective dose; erythema dose; erectile dysfunction EDD estimated date of delivery (formerly EDC: estimated date of confinement)EEG electroencephalogram EENT eye, ear, nose, and throat EF ejection fraction EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy EIA enzyme immunosorbent assay EKG electrocardiogram; electrocardiograph ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assayelix. as neededpro time/PT prothrombin time PSA prostate-specific antigen PSV prostate-specific antigen PT prothrombin time; physical therapy Pt platinum; patientpt pint PTT partial thromboplastin time Pu plutonium PUBS percutaneous umbilical blood sampling PUVA psoralen ultraviolet Ap.v. sacral S-A; S/A; SA sinoatrial SAD seasonal affective disorder SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome SB small bowel Sb antimony SBP systolic blood pressure SC, sc, s.c. half an hour SERM selective estrogen receptor modulator SGA small for gestational age SI international system of units Si silicon SIADH syndrome of inappropriate diuretic hormone SIDS sudden infant death syndrome Sig.