The definition of each term also lists the chapter in which the term first appears.
abduction Movement of the limbs to the side, away from the middle of the body
adduction Movement of the limbs to the middle of the body
ADEs Adverse drug effects
ADLs Activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, grooming, walking, and toileting
advance directive Legal and lay documents that specify certain aspects of care for individuals should they become unable to communicate their preferences
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; late-stage infection by HIV
airborne transmission Carried by air
Alzheimer’s disease Type of irreversible dementia in which cognitive function is progressively lost
a.m. care Personal care provided ...