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MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS
AND SYMBOLS
This appendix is a list of commonly used medical abbreviations and symbols which are
authorized to be used in medical records. (For a complete list of authorized medical
abbreviations and symbols, see AR 40-66.)
A; a
before
AAE
acute allergic encephalitis
Ab
antibodies
abd hyst
abdominal hysterectomy
ABE
acute bacterial endocarditis
ABP
arterial blood pressure
ABR
absolute bed rest
ABS
acute brain syndrome
ac
before meals
ACA
adenocarcinoma
ACH
acetylcholine
ACI
adrenal cortical insufficiency
ACTH
adrenocorticotropic hormone
ACVD
acute cardiovascular disease
AD
right ear
A&D
admission and discharge
ADD
average daily dose
adhib
to be administered
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
adm
admission; admit; admitted
ADS
antibody deficiency syndrome
AE
above the elbow
AF
acid-fast
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