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Definition of DNA (did not attend)

DNA (did not attend): In the UK, DNA is an abbreviation for "did not attend." (In the US, the term used for a patient who missed an appointment is "no-show.")

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=13963
Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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