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¨
to (in the direction of)
a.c.
before meals
pre-op
before operation
h/o
history of
prep
prepare for
h.s.
at bedtime
WNL
within normal limits
CCU
coronary care unit
TPR
temperature, pulse, respiration
I&O
intake and output (measurement of patient's fluids)
Tx
treatment
GYN
Gynecology
«
below, decrease
ENT
ears, nose, throat
SH
social history
HTN
hypertension (high blood pressure)
WT, wt
weight
CXR
chest x-ray
T
temperature
abd
abdomen
post-op
after operation
D/C
discontinue; discharge
1º,2º
primary, secondary to
DOB
date of birth
-
negative
Hx
history
R/O
rule out
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
female
ER
emergency room
WBC, wbc
white blood cell; white blood count
BP
blood pressure
>
is greater than
b.i.d.
twice a day
‚
unequal
OR
operating room
‰
male
c/o
complains of
t.i.d.
three times a day
FUO
fever of unknown origin
TB
tuberculosis
FBC
fasting blood sugar
SOB
shortness of breath
CBC
complete blood count
v/s
vital signs
Dx
diagnosis
p.o.
by mouth
F/u
follow-up
p.r.n.
as needed
p.c.
after meals
pt
patient
BM
bowel movement
q
every
BS
Blood sugar
s
without
p
after
ª
above, increase
PE
physical examination
=
equal
OPD
outpatient department
+
positive
NPO
nothing by mouth
Rx
Prescription
PMH
past medical history
<
is less than
ounce
UA, U/A
urinalysis
w/u
work-up
PT
physical therapy