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PACU
Postanesthesia Care Unit
per
by
PID
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PMH
past medical history
PMI
point of maximum impulse
po
by mouth
postop
after surger
preop
before surgery
prn
as needed
pt
patient
P.T
physical theraphy
PTT
partial thromboplastin time
px
prognosis
PVD
peripheral vascular disease
q
every
q
every
qd
everyday
q2h
every 2 hrs
qid
4 times a day
qod
every other day
qs
sufficient quality
rbc
red blood cells/red blood count
RLQ
right left quadrant
r/o
rule out
ROM
range of motion
r/t
related to
R.T
respiratory therapist
RUQ
right upper quadrant
rx
treatment
s with line over it
without
sc(SQ)
subcutaneous
SOB
shortness of breath
SR
sustained release
ss with line over it
one half
STAT
immediately
STD
sexually transmitted disease
supp
suppository
susp
suspension
sx
symptoms, signs
sl(SL)
sublingual
tab
tablet
TB
tuberculosis
TCDB
turn, cough, deep breath
temp
tempature
tid
three times a day
tpn
total parenteral nutrition
turp
transurethral resection of prostate
ua
urinalysis
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urintary tract infection
vs
vital signs
WBC
white blood cell/ white blood count
WC
wheel chair
WNL
within normal limits
wt
weight
red
orange