Browse Medical Abbreviations

W
W Tungsten (element); white
w watt; with
w/ with
W/C wheelchair
W/D withdrawal
w/n well nourished
w/o without
w/u work up
w/v. weight in volume
WA while awake
WAIS Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
WAP wandering atrial pacer; written action plan
WB whole blood; western blot; weight bearing
WBAT weight bearing as tolerated
WBC white blood cells (count)
WD well developed
WD/WN well developed, well nourished
Wed Wednesday
wf white female
WFL within functional limits
WG Wegener's granulomatosis
WGL within good limits
WH well-hydrated
wh white
WHO World Health Organization
WIB western immunoblot
WIC women, infants, children
wk week
wks weeks
WKS Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome
wm white male
WN well nourished
WNL within normal limits
WNV West Nile Virus
WNWD well-nourished, well-developed
WO wide open
WOB work of breathing
WOC wound, ostomy, and continence nurse
WPD warm, pink, dry (skin signs)
WS work simplification
wt. weight