Abbreviations List #1(1).doc - HOLY NAME MEDICAL CENTER SISTER CLAIRE TYNAN SCHOOL OF NURSING COMMMON ABBREVIATIONS AAO awake alert and oriented Abd

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HOLY NAME MEDICAL CENTER SISTER CLAIRE TYNAN SCHOOL OF NURSING COMMMON ABBREVIATIONS AAO awake, alert and oriented Abd abdominal ABG Arterial Blood Gas ac before meals ad lib as desired ADA American Diabetic Association ADL Activities of Daily Living AKA above the knee amputation AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome amb ambulate amp ampule A& P anterior and posterior ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease BKA below the knee amputation bid twice a day BM bowel movement BP blood pressure BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy BRP bathroom privileges BSO bilateral salpingo oophorectomy BUN blood urea nitrogen BR bed rest Bx biopsy
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