OTA Abbreviations And Symbols A/a - B/b


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assistance
 
"A" in a circle
before
 
line over "a"
Alcoholics Anonymous
 
AA
active assisted range of motion
 
AAROM
abduction
 
abd
adduction
 
add
attention deficit disorder
 
ADD
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
 
ADHD
activity of daily living
 
ADL
as desired
 
ab lib.
above elbow
 
AE
ankle-foot orthosis
 
AFO
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
 
AIDS
above knee
 
AK
above knee amputation
 
AKA
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
 
ALS
morning
 
a.m., AM
against medical advice, American Medical Association
 
AMA
ambulation
 
AMB
amount
 
amt.
anterior
 
ant
anterior-posterior
 
AP
appointment
 
appt.
active range of motion
 
AROM
as soon as possible
 
ASAP
arteriosclerotic heart disease
 
ASHD
bilateral
 
"B" in a circle
basic activity of daily living
 
BADL
below elbow
 
BE
below knee
 
BK
below knee amputation
 
BKA
bowel movement
 
BM
blood pressure
 
BP
bathroom privileges
 
BRP
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