OTA Abbreviations And Symbols A/a - B/b

First In Set Of Abbreviations For Occupational Therapy Assistant Course At WSCC.
Created Jan 16, 2011
by mcmullencove
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Side ASide B
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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