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A
assessment
A&W
alive and well
CC
chief complaint
c/o
complains of
Dx
diagnosis
FH
family history
HEENT
head eyes ears nose throat
H&P
history and physical
Hx
history
HPI
history of present illness
PI
present illness
IMP
impression
L&W
living and well
NAD
no acute distress
NKA
no known allergies
NKDA
no known drug allergies
O
objective info
OH
occupational history
P
plan, recommendation, disposition
PE
physical examination
Px
physical examination
PERRLA
pupils equal round and reactive to light accommodation
PH
past history
PMH
past medical history
ROS
review of systems
SR
systems review
R/O
rule out
S
subjunctive info
SH
social history
Sx
symptom
UCHD
usual childhood diseases
WNL
within normal limits
CCU
coronary (cardiac) care unit
ECU
emergency care unit
ER
emergency room
ICU
intensive care unit
IP
inpatient
OP
outpatient
OR
operating room
PAR
post anesthetic recovery
post-op
post operative
pre-op
preoperative
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
BRP
bathroom privileges
CP
chest pain
DC
discharge
D/C
discontinue
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
L
left
R
right
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
SOB
shortness of breath
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment or traction
VS
vital signs
T
temperature
P
pulse
R
respiration
BP
blood pressure
Ht
height
Wt
weight
WDWN
well developed and well nourished
y/o or y.o.
years old
#
number or pounds
fl oz
fluid ounces
gr
grain
gt
drop
gtt
drops
dr
dram (1/8 oz)
oz
ounce
lb or #
pound
qt
quart
tab
tablet
cap
capsule
a
ante

before
ac
ante cibum

before meals
am
ante meridiem

before noon
bid
bis in die

twice a day
d
day
h
hora

hour
hs
hora somni

bedtime
noc
nocte

night
p
post

after
pp
post prandial

after meals (main meal)
pc
post cibum

after meals
pm
post meridiem

after noon
prn
pro re nata

as needed
q
quaque or quoque

every
qd
quaque die

everyday
qh
quaque hora

every hour
q2h
every 2 hours
qid
quate in die

4X a day
qod
every other day
q2d
every other day
STAT
statim

immediately
tid
ter in die

3X a day
wk
week
yr
year
AD
auris dextra

right ear
AS
auris sinstra

left ear
AU
auris utraque

both ears
ad lib
ad libitum

as desired
aq
aqua

water
B
bilateral
c
cum

with
m
murmur
NPO
nil per os

nothing by mouth
OD
oculus dexter

right eye
OS
oculus sinstra

left eye
OU
oculus uterque

both eyes
per
by or through
po
per os

by mouth
PR
per rectum

thru rectum
PV
per vaginam

thru vagina
qns
quantity not sufficient
qs
quantity sufficient
Rx
recipe, perscription
Sig
signa

label, instruction to pt
s
without
ss
semis

half
wa
while awake