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O:
objective data
O2 stat
oxygen saturation
OA
osteoarthritis
OASIS
outcome and assessment information sets
OB
obstetrics
OBS
organic brain syndrome
occ
occasional
OCD
obsessive compulsive disorder
OD
overdose
OGT
oral gastric tube
OM
otitis media
(middle ear infection)
OOB
out of bed
OOT
out of town
OP
outpatient
OR
operating room
ORIF
open reduction, internal fixation
ortho
orthopedics
OT
occupational therapist
OTR
registered occupational therapist
oz
ounce(s)
p with a line over it
post, after
P
poor (muscle strength, balance)
P/
passive
P:
plan (treatment plan)
PA
posterior/anterior
para
paraplegia
p.c.
after meals
PC
pressure control
PCA
patient controlled analgesia
PCL
posterior cruciate ligament
PCP
primary care physician
PCO2
partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PD
postural drainage
PDA
patent ductus arteriosus

a condition in which a blood vessel called the ductus arteriosus fails to close normally in an infant soon after birth. (The word "patent" means open.) https://health.google.com/health/ref/Patent+ductus+arteriosus
PDR
physician desk reference
PE
pulmonary embolus
peds
pediatrics
PEEP
positive end expiratory pressure
PF
plantar flexion
PFT
pulmonary function test
P.H., PH, PMH
past history, past medical history
pH
hydrogen-ion concentration
PHO
physician/hospital organizations
PIP
proximal interphalangeal
PiTx
pelvic intermittent traction
PKU
phenylketonuria
pm, p.m.
afternoon
PMH
past medical history
PNF
proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
PO
by mouth
POC
plan of care
POD
post-operative day
POE
prone on elbows
polio
poliomyelitis
POMR
problem-oriented medical record
POS
point of service plan
post.
posterior
post
after
post-op
after surgery or operation
PPO
preferred provider organization
pps
pulses per second
PPS
prospective payment system
Pr
problem
PRE
progressive resistive exercise
pre-op
before surgery or operation
prn
whenever necessary, as needed
PROM
passive range of motion
pro time
prothrombin time
prox.
proximal
Prx
prognosis
PSIS
posterior superior iliac spine
PSP
problem, status, plan
PSPG
problem, status, plan, goals
pt
protime
PT
physical therapist, physical therapy
Pt., pt.
patient
PTA (2)
physical therapist assistant (us!),
prior to admission
PUW
pick up walker (standard walker)
PVD
peripheral vascular disease
PWB
partial weight-bearing
q with a line over it
every
qd
every day
qh
every hour
qhs
at bedtime
qid
four times a day
qm
every minute
qod
every other day
qt
quart
quad
quadriplegic
quads
quadriceps
qw
once weekly
R circled
right
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
RAD
reactive airway disease
RBBB
right bundle branch block
RBC
red blood cells
R.D.
registered dietician
RDS
respiratory distress syndrome
re:
regarding
re-ed
reeducation
REM
rapid eye movement
reps
repetitions
ret.
return
RLE
right lower extremity
RLL
right lower lobe
rm
room
RN
registered nurse
R/O, R.O.
rule out
ROM
range of motion
rot.
rotation
rr
respiratory rate
RROM
resistive range of motion
RT
respiratory therapist
RUE
right upper extremity
RUGs
resource utilization groups
RUL
right upper lobe
Rx
therapy, treatment
s with a line over it
without
S
supervision
S:
subjective data
SAH
subarachnoid hemorrhage
SAQ
short arc quadriceps
SB
spontaneously breathing
SBA
standby assist
SCI
spinal cord injury
SDH
subdural hemotoma
sec
second(s)
SEC
single-end cane
SGA
small for gestational age
SICU
surgical intensive care unit
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
SLB
short leg brace
SLC
short leg cast
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SLP
speech language pathologist
SLR
straight leg raise
SNF
skilled nursing facility
SO
significant other
SOAP
subjective, objective, assessment, plan
SOB
shortness of breath
SOMR
source-oriented medical record
S/P
status post
SPTA
student physical therapist assistant, physical therapist assistant student
SSI
supplemental security income
stat.
immediately, at once
STG
short-term goal
str.
strength
strep
Streptococcus
STSG
split-thickness skin graft
sup.
superior
SWD
shortwave diathermy
Sx
symptoms