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Nursing Abbreviations (A)

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kwiley's version from 2015-12-28 20:51

Section 1

Question Answer
abefore
@at
AAAlcoholics Anonymous
abdabdomen
ABGarterial blood gases
abxantibiotics
a.c.before meals
ACLSadvanced cardiac life support
ACSAmerican Cancer Society
ADAAmerican Diabetic Association
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Section 2

Question Answer
ADHantidiuretic hormone
ADL activities of daily living
ad libas desired
adm.admitted
A.F.B. acid fast bacillus
A.Fibatrial fibrillation
A Flutteratrial flutter
AHAAmerican Hospital Association
AIDSacquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AKAabove knee amputation
a.m.before noon
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Section 3

Question Answer
AMAagainst medical advice
A.M.A.American Medical Association
ambambulate
amtamount
ANAAmerican Nurses Association
anes.anesthesia
antanterior
A&Oalert and oriented
A/Rapical radial (pulse)
ARFacute renal failure
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Section 4

Question Answer
AROMactive range of motion
ASAaspirin
ASAPas soon as possible
ASHDarteriosclerotic heart disease
asp.aspiration
AVatrioventricular
AX/axaxillary
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