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  1. A
    Assessment
  2. A and W
    Alive and Well
  3. L and W
    Living and Well
  4. CC
    Chief Complaint
  5. c/o
    Complaints of
  6. Dx
    Diagnosis
  7. FH
    Family History
  8. HEENT
    Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat
  9. H and P
    History and Physical
  10. HPI; PI
    History of Present Illness; Present Illness
  11. Hx
    History
  12. IMP
    Impression
  13. NAD
    No Acute Distress
  14. NKDA
    No Known Drug Allergies
  15. O
    Objective information
  16. OH
    Occupational History
  17. P
    Plan
  18. PH; PMH
    Past Hisory; Past Medical History
  19. PERRLA
    Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to Light and Accommodation
  20. R/O
    Rule Out
  21. ROS; SR
    Review Of Systems; Systems Review
  22. S
    Subjective information
  23. SH
    Social History
  24. Sx
    Symptom
  25. UCHD
    Usual CHildhood Diseases
  26. WNL
    Within Normal Limits
  27. CCU
    Cardiac Care Unit
  28. ECU
    Emergency Care Unit
  29. ER
    Emergency Room
  30. ICU
    Intensive Care Unit
  31. IP
    InPatient
  32. OP
    OutPatient
  33. OR
    Operating Room
  34. PACU
    PostAnesthetic Care Unit
  35. PAR
    PostAnesthetic Recovery
  36. postop
    after surgery
  37. Preop
    before surgery
  38. RTC
    Return To Clinic
  39. RTO
    Return To Office
  40. DC or D/C
    DisCharge or DisContinue
  41. BRP
    BathRoom Privileges
  42. CP
    Chest Pain
  43. ETOH
    EThyl Alcohol
  44. L and R (circle)
    Left and Right
  45. m (circle)
    murmur
  46. Pt
    Patient
  47. RRR
    Regular Rate Rhythm
  48. SOB
    Shortness of Breath
  49. Tr
    Treatment
  50. Tx
    Treatment; Traction
  51. VS
    Vital Signs
  52. T
    Temperature
  53. P
    Pulse
  54. R
    Respiration
  55. BP
    Blood Pressure
  56. Ht
    Height
  57. Wt
    Weight
  58. WDWN
    Well-Developed and Well-Nourished
  59. y/o or y.o.
    year old
  60. gr
    grain
  61. gt
    drop
  62. gtt
    drops
  63. Tablet (tab), Capsule (cap)
    • Oral (p.o.) - by mouth
    • Sublingual (SL) - under the tongue
    • Buccal - in the cheek
  64. Suppository (suppos)
    • Vaginal (per vagina [PV]) - inserted in vagina
    • Rectal (per rectum [PR]) - inserted in rectum
  65. fluid
    Inhalation - through nose or mouth, (aerosol - spray, nebulizer (device to make a fine srpay, metered dose)
  66. a.c.
    before meals
  67. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  68. d, h
    day, hour
  69. h.s.
    hour of sleep
  70. noc
    night
  71. p (line above)
    after
  72. p.c.
    after meals
  73. p.r.n.
    as needed
  74. q
    every
  75. q.d.
    every day
  76. qh, q2h
    every hour, every two hours
  77. q.i.d.
    four times daily
  78. q.o.d.
    every other day
  79. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  80. wk, yr
    week, year
  81. AD
    Right Ear
  82. ad lib.
    as desired
  83. AS
    Left Ear
  84. AU
    Both Ears
  85. c (line over)
    with
  86. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  87. OD, OS, OU
    right eye, left eye, both eyes
  88. per
    by or through
  89. p.o.
    by mouth
  90. PR
    through rectum
  91. PV
    through vagina
  92. Rx
    recipe, prescription
  93. s (line over)
    without
  94. Sig
    label
  95. ss (line over)
    one-half

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