OTA Abbreviations and Symbols A/a - B/b

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First in set of abbreviations for Occupational Therapy Assistant Course at WSCC.


 
  
Created Jan 16, 2011
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mcmullencove

 

 
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1
assistance
 
"A" in a circle
2
before
 
line over "a"
3
Alcoholics Anonymous
 
AA
4
active assisted range of motion
 
AAROM
5
abduction
 
abd
6
adduction
 
add
7
attention deficit disorder
 
ADD
8
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
 
ADHD
9
activity of daily living
 
ADL
10
as desired
 
ab lib.
11
above elbow
 
AE
12
ankle-foot orthosis
 
AFO
13
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
 
AIDS
14
above knee
 
AK
15
above knee amputation
 
AKA
16
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
 
ALS
17
morning
 
a.m., AM
18
against medical advice, American Medical Association
 
AMA
19
ambulation
 
AMB
20
amount
 
amt.
21
anterior
 
ant
22
anterior-posterior
 
AP
23
appointment
 
appt.
24
active range of motion
 
AROM
25
as soon as possible
 
ASAP
26
arteriosclerotic heart disease
 
ASHD
27
bilateral
 
"B" in a circle
28
basic activity of daily living
 
BADL
29
below elbow
 
BE
30
below knee
 
BK
31
below knee amputation
 
BKA
32
bowel movement
 
BM
33
blood pressure
 
BP
34
bathroom privileges
 
BRP

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