Medical >> Physical Therapy Abbreviations

Look through 383 acronyms and abbreviations related to Physical Therapy:

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a Assessment    
A Artery    
A-V ArterioVenous    
AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm    
AAROM Active Assistive Range of Motion    
ABD abduction    
ABG Arterial Blood Gas "Sats"    
ABI Acquired Brain Injury    
AC Assist-Control (a form of mechanical ventilation)    
ACJ Acromioclavicular Joint    
ACL Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ligament often torn in knee injuries)    
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic Hormone    
ad lib at discretion    
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder    
ADL activity of daily living    
ADM Admission    
AE Above Elbow    
AFIB Atrial Fibrillation Investigation with Bidisomide    
AFO Ankle-Foot Orthosis    
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (see also SIDS and HIV)    
AIIS Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine    
AJ Ankle Jerk    
AK Above Knee    
AKA Above Knee Amputation (orthopaedic Usage)    
ALS Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis    
AM After Morning    
AMA Against Medical Advice    
amb Ambulate    
ANS Autonomic Nervous System    
ANT Anterior    
AP Anterior-posterior    
ARDS Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome    
ARF Acute Renal Failure    
AROM Active Range Of Motion    
AROME Active Range of Motion Exercise    
ASA A Standard Aspirin    
ASA Aspirin Sensitive Asthma    
ASAP As Soon As Possible (pronounced AY-sap)    
ASCVD Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease    
ASHD Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease    
ASIS Anterior Superior Iliac Spine    
assist Assistance Support & Self-help In Surviving Trauma    
AVM Arteriovenous Malformation    
B Bilateral    
B/S bedside    
BE Below Elbow    
bed mob bed mobility    
BID Twice A Day    
BILAT Bilateral