Abbreviation Quiz #1

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a

before

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C

degrees in Centigrade

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F

degrees in Fahrenheit

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Abd

abdomen

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ABG

arterial blood gas

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ac

before meals

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ad lib

freely as desired

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ACS

acute coronary syndrome

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ADL

activities of daily living

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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AKA

above the knee amputation

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ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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AM

morning

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AMA

against medical advice

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction or anterior wall myocardial infarction

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AMS

altered mental status

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ARDS

adult respiratory distress syndrome

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ASA

aspirin

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ASAP

as soon as possible

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ASD

atrial septal defect

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BE

barium enema

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BID

two times a day

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BKA

below the knee amputation

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BM

bowel movement

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BP

blood pressure

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BRP

bathroom priveleges

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BS

breath sounds or bowel sounds or blood sugar

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BSA

body surface area

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BSC

bedside commode

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen