Medical Terminology Abbreviation Part 3

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Medical Terminology Abbreviation Part 3
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  1. L
    liter
  2. LASER
    Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  3. lb
    pound
  4. LBP
    low back pain
  5. LE
    lower extremity
  6. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  7. m
    meter
  8. max assist x3
    takes 3 people to transfer
  9. MD
    medical doctor, doctor of medicine
  10. MED
    minimal erythermal dose
  11. Meds
    medications
  12. mg
    milligram
  13. MI
    myocardial infarction
  14. min
    minutes
  15. ml
    milliliter
  16. mm
    millimeter
  17. mo
    month
  18. MP, MCP
    metacarpalphalangeal
  19. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  20. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  21. N
    normal muscle strength
  22. NBS
    normal bowel sounds
  23. NH
    nursing home
  24. NDT
    neurodevelopmental treatment
  25. neg
    negative
  26. npo
    nothing by mouth (noting per os)
  27. NSAID
    non-steroidal antiinflammatory
  28. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  29. NWB
    non weight bearing
  30. O
    objective
  31. O
    oriented (x3, x4)
  32. OA
    osteoarthritis
  33. OB
    obstetrics
  34. OBS
    organic brain syndrom
  35. od
    once daily
  36. OR
    operating room
  37. ORIF
    open reduction, internal fixation (of a fx)
  38. -ostomy
    surgically formed artificial opening
  39. OT
    occupational therapist, occupational therapy
  40. O2
    oxygen
  41. P
    poor muscle strength
  42. P
    plan (treatment plan)
  43. P (line after)
    after (post)
  44. PA
    physician's assistant or associate
  45. PA
    posterior/anterior
  46. para
    paraplegia
  47. PEG
    percutaneous epigastric (feeding tube)
  48. per
    by/through
  49. PERRLA
    pupils, equal, round, reactive to light, and accommodates
  50. PE
    Pulmonary Embolism or Phsycial Exam
  51. PIP
    proximal interphalangeal joint
  52. PM
    afternoon or evening
  53. PMH
    past medical history
  54. -plegia
    paralysis
  55. PNF
    proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
  56. po
    by mouth (per os)
  57. pos
    positive
  58. ppd
    packs per day (cigarette smoking)
  59. PRE
    progressive resistive exercise
  60. pre-op
    before surgery operation
  61. prn
    according to needs (pro re nata)
  62. PROM
    passive range of motion
  63. PSIS
    posterior superior iliac spine
  64. PT
    physical therapy
  65. Pt, pt
    patient
  66. PTA
    physical therapist assistant
  67. PTB
    patellar tendon bearing
  68. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  69. PWB
    parital weight bearing

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