Common Medical Abbreviations A - C


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What does the abbreviation ad lib mean?

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1. What does the abbreviation CSF mean?

2. Which abbreviation means walking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is pretty straightforward. You will be tasked with questions regarding different examples of medical abbreviations and you will demonstrate your ability to attach meaning to the various acronyms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To get a little more specific, you will be asked about:

  • The medical shorthand for walking
  • The meaning of the abbreviation bid
  • How to abbreviate for both ears
  • CSF's meaning in a medical context
  • What afeb means

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about medical lingo in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about medical abbreviations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding examples of medical abbreviation and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Accept the aide of the accompanying lesson, Common Medical Abbreviations A - C, to learn more about medical abbreviations. This lesson will delve much deeper into:

  • Examples of medical abbreviation
  • The significance of capital and lowercase lettering
  • The prevalence of certain medical abbreviations